Series Spotlight: Grim Tales

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 5, 2013
Series Spotlight: Grim Tales

In today’s Series Spotlight, we let you in on our chat with Elephant Studios, the team that brought you the Surface & Grim Tales game series. We wanted to discuss the roots of the Grim Tales series and hear more about their newest game Grim Tales: The Stone Queen. Have some fun this weekend and …Read more

Series Spotlight: Nightmare Realm

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 31, 2012
Series Spotlight: Nightmare Realm

To commemorate the release of Nightmare Realm: In the End, I spoke with lead designer Vladimir Fokin about how the Nightmare Realm series got it’s start. After reading the interview below, treat yourself and celebrate the new year a day early by checking out Nightmare Realm: In the End!Read more

Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Early Concept Art

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 29, 2012
Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Early Concept Art

The process of creating a new Mystery Case Files game requires a great deal of work by many talented people within Big Fish Games. Some of those individuals are the Big Fish Studios' artists. These artists spend a great deal of time drawing, painting, and rendering the graphics you see in select Big Fish Games releases. Before developers began creating Return to Ravenhearst, concept sketches and paintings were created to help the development team better visualize game play locations. These works also help everyone involved better understand the style, tone, and overall feeling of the game.Read more

Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 6, 2012
Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

To celebrate the release of Phantasmat: Crucible Peak, I sat down with lead designer Vladimir Kozik about how the series got it's start! We all have a lot of chores to get done this holiday season, but don't forget to set aside some "me time" so you can try Phantasmat: Crucible Peak!Read more

Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 15, 2012
Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

As the launch of Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake draws near, I was able to sit down with our very own Big Fish Studios development team last week to interview them about the inspiration behind the immensely popular Mystery Case Files game series. Director Kale Stutzman and developers Garth Bonikowski  & Ben Schofield were kind enough to answer …Read more