Have you ever heard of a sizzle reel? In the gaming industry, a "sizzle reel" is something very similar to a game trailer. However, the sizzle reel typically shows a bit more of the actual game play and less marketing footage - although, I guess it’s all marketing footage when you think about it... The studio who creates the sizzle reel wants to release footage that helps bridge the gap between what the game is about and how the game plays. In addition, interesting content such as story boards or concept art is often included to ’spice things up’ a bit. Sizzle reels, of course, are meant to help build buzz and get fans even more excited about the upcoming game release.
Download Drawn: The Painted Tower In what seems like Christmas in September for this blogger, Big Fish Games’ Studios has released the third pack of teaser content for Drawn: The Painted Tower in as many days. Following on the heels of early sketches for Drawn: The Painted Tower and concept art for Drawn: The Painted Tower comes screenshots taken from actual game play. The Painted Tower is the first installment in the Drawn story and promises to be an amazing gaming experience for Big Fish Games’ fans.
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Drawn: The Painted Tower on Friday, September 4th, 2009. "We are extremely excited to release Drawn: The Painted Tower. In this first installment of the Drawn story, we have focused on creating a richly painted world with differentiated game play and fantastic puzzles." "Drawn represents the collective efforts of a strong and dynamic development team and reflects the overall values and vision of Big Fish Games; To bring the best experiences possible to our customers. I think Drawn will surprise current customers and will appeal to new users as well. Play Drawn for an enticing and mind-bending visual treat." - Brian Thompson, Art Director
With the release of Drawn: The Painted Tower just around the corner, we took the time to visit with Big Fish Games' Studios and see what insight we could share about the game. Of course, if you're reading this, you've likely seen the Drawn: The Painted Tower trailer. If not, here is where you'll find the Official Drawn: The Painted Tower trailer video. However, we were hoping to get our hands on something a bit more raw. Big Fish Games' Studios came through with a collection of early concept sketches for us to share.
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Atlantis Sky Patrol for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s your job to take flight and knock out more than 100 doomsday devices that have been planted around the world. Travel to each destination on the map and eliminate chains of marbles by strategically matching colors in sets of three. Knock out cleverly placed stationary marbles to block additional chains from entering the track and destroy the device on each level. Easy to learn, but difficult to master, this unique new twist on the classic marble-popping game is nearly impossible to put down!
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Hidden Mysteries: Civil War for the iPhone and iPod touch. Travel back in time to join General Alexander, loyal follower of Abe Lincoln, for a riveting Civil War reenactment. Members of a secret society left letters and clues that will lead you to millions of dollars in gold, cash, and coin - if you can find them! Scour 18 hidden object levels that lead you through the original Civil War battlefields as you advancing through time from the Battle of Fort Sumter (1861) to Lee’s surrender at Appotomattox (1865). Cross rivers and grassy knolls to unearth Hidden Mysteries of the Civil War.
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Rainbow Web 2 for the iPhone and iPod touch. Rainbow Web II welcomes you again to the wonderful world of the Rainbow Kingdom - now on your iPhone and iPod touch! The Royal Palace is still in the grip of the Sorcerer Spider, who has weaved a web of spells, making the palace into the last citadel of evil in the magic kingdom. Match gems on webs, play a Hidden Object mini-game, and put together jigsaw puzzles to rid the land of evil.
Big Fish Games' Studios is proud to announce the release of Hidden Expedition: Titanic for the iPhone and iPod touch. Return to the wreck of the great steamship RMS Titanic as you travel back to 1942 and dive to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. As a member of the Hidden Expedition Adventure League (HEAL), you must explore the wreckage of this once-majestic ship and collect antique artifacts for the Titanic Museum. Scour 17 locations on the ship over 14 dive missions as you search for cleverly-hidden clues that will lead you to the ultimate artifact: The Crown Jewels.
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the upcoming release of Drawn: The Painted Tower. Due out later this summer, Drawn: The Painted Tower immerses players in a kingdom where shadows have darkened the landscape. A legend tells of a young girl who will rise above the darkness to restore the light. Within the stone walls of the Painted Tower, the girl lives out her dreams in near solitude imagining the world as she sees it, filled with magic and wonder. But darkness has gathered around the tower and she has been imprisoned by its curse. Only someone who believes in the magic of dreams can unlock the secrets...
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Cooking Quest for the iPhone and iPod touch. Congratulations, you’ve been awarded a coveted entry for the Chef’s Challenge contest in Foodville’s Restaurant Row! Grease the cast-iron skillets as you gather ingredients to smoke the competition away. Manage your budget as you create multi-course gourmet meals in Foodville’s most elite restaurants. Can you stand the heat and become a Master Chef? Start at Chop City Steakhouse on Restaurant Row and find out in this time-management Cooking Quest.
Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace for the iPhone and iPod touch. In Hidden Mysteries ™: Buckingham Palace you must peel back the curtains on one of the grandest buildings in the western world to look for treasure and uncover its deepest secrets. Learn fun facts about several royal locations while you search for hidden objects and play ingenious mini-games. Follow romantic notes strewn across beautifully rendered scenes in this exciting sequel to Hidden Mysteries: Civil War. Learn fun royal facts as you play clever mini-games and use collected items to solve challenging puzzles.
Today we're excited to announce the first game release from our new development team in Vancouver, BC! Unwell Mel, a popular game found only in our Game Community, is now available for download. The new Vancouver team that is responsible for bringing you this new game - including artists and developers - allows us to more effectively expand our genre expertise without sacrificing our depth, quality and creativity.