A Free Game Every Day in April on Twitter

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 31, 2009
A Free Game Every Day in April on Twitter

Beginning April 1st, Big Fish Games will be giving away one (1) free game coupon code every day on the Big Fish Games Twitter page. The coupon code will give one lucky fan a 100% discount on a game of their choice! Each new coupon code will be posted at a random time every day in April. The first person to take the coupon code to Big Fish Games and apply it to a game of their choice will get the discount.Read more

Announcing Faunasphere!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 19, 2009

Announcing Faunasphere, a browser-based massively multiplayer social game where players adopt lovable and quirky creatures called Fauna and collaborate to create and explore shared virtual worlds. Faunasphere has been in development for nearly two years and we are all excited to see it enter the last leg of development. Faunasphere was started by a company named Thinglefin who Big Fish Games acquired in 2008. Thinglefin was founded by Toby Ragaini, the designer of Asheron's Call and The Matrix Online, along with Jeremy Friesen, and Ryan O'Rourke.Read more

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 17, 2009

Just a quick note to wish all our fans a happy and safe St. Patrick's Day! See if you have what it takes to find the leprechaun and unlock the mysterious Chest of Wisdom in Riddle O'Day. This game is free to play in our Game Community and offers a new riddle every day.Read more

The Luck of the Ire-Fish!

Posted by Conor Murphy on March 16, 2009

On Sunday, March 15th, a group of Big Fish Games employees got together in Seattle to run in the 25th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dash and boy, was it cold! Snow is pretty uncommon in Seattle, but this winter has been quite an exception. It's hard to believe we're still seeing flurries in March. It definitely made for a unique running experience and who doesn't like that? The race went off without a hitch. We all warmed up nicely once we got moving and everyone finished with no problems.Read more

Felix Goes to Rome

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 19, 2009

Recently Rebecca Reynolds, aka Roodypooh2, an active Big Fish Games user (and up-and-coming Clownfish in the Big Fish Games Forums!), took a trip to Rome for some amazing site seeing. Big Fish Games' very own Felix was lucky enough to make the trip. Here in Seattle, we're all quite jealous... Rebecca and Felix were able to visit the amazing sites throughout Rome with Rebecca snapping pictures all the while. We hope you enjoy this amazing collection of photos that let the Big Fish Games' community take a peak at what must have been an amazing trip.Read more

Seattle’s Big Fish Getting Bigger – King5 News Reports

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 4, 2009

Last night, Glenn Farley of King5 News, Seattle reported on the continuing growth of Big Fish Games in the face of the global economic slowdown. Highlighting total downloads for 2008 (400 million) and growth of 70 percent for the year, Farley showcases the Big Fish culture and gives viewers an inside look at our Seattle office. CEO Jeremy Lewis sat down with Farley and weighed in on our continued success.Read more

Big Fish Games in The Wall Street Journal

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 3, 2009

On Thursday, January 29th, Nick Wingfield of the Wall Street Journal visited our Seattle office to do research for an article titled, "Out of Office: Job Loss in the Age of Blogs and Twitter". The article, which appears in today's Wall Street Journal, discusses how the internet is acting as a social anesthetic for Americans "grappling with layoffs and grim economic news".Read more

Big Fish Games in Times Square

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 30, 2009

The recent Big Fish Games / Harlequin partnership announcement has made its way to New York City! The licensing agreement was featured on the Reuters Sign in Times Square. The 7,400 square foot digital billboard captured the headline, "Harlequin and Big Fish Games Announce Licensing Agreement" while the smaller photo board featured the Big Fish Games logo.Read more

Big Fish Games Featured on Q13 Fox News Seattle

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 30, 2009

Big Fish Games was featured last night on Q13 Fox Seattle News! Reporter Amy Allen and crew visited our Seattle office to do a piece on Puget Sound companies that are still hiring despite the current economic situation. Paul Thelen (Company Founder and Chief Strategy Officer) and Peter Anderson (Vice President, HR & Recruiting) were featured along with several BFG employees.Read more

Big Fish Games Teams Up with Harlequin Enterprises

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 27, 2009

On January 23rd, Big Fish Games and Harlequin Enterprises Limited announced a new licensing partnership. The agreement will see Big Fish Games publishing a new line of interactive games beginning summer, 2009. The games will be inspired by Harlequin Presents, the most popular romance-novel series in the world. Additionally, Harlequin will publish a branded series of books inspired by the Mystery Case Files series of games and written by Harlequin's bestselling authors beginning the second quarter of 2010. The award winning Mystery Case Files line of games has sold over 3 million units and is widely recognized as a leading franchise throughout the gaming world.Read more

Online Games Redesign Preview

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 28, 2008

Word around the fish tank is that a complete remodel of the Big Fish Games Online Games section is coming soon. We put on our hard hats and ventured into the engineering zone to get a sneak peek at the new design from Product Manager Gina Lopez. Shhh, don't tell - we brought back screenshots! First off, the Online Games section is getting a new orange background to help distinguish it from downloadable games and the Game Community.Read more

About the Plush Fish Toy

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 1, 2008
About the Plush Fish Toy

We've received a lot of interest in the plush Fish toy we've been mailing out. Just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know a bit about it. The Fish toy is a free reward to all Game Club members who have maintained their membership for 12 consecutive months. We want to reward those of you who have been with us for over a year and let you know how much we appreciate your loyalty to Big Fish Games. These toys are not sold or given to anyone else so be sure to take special care of your happy new friend!Read more