Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove Sacred Grove Released!

Posted by Carlos Rodela on December 1, 2014
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove Sacred Grove Released!

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove, the 11th installment in the Mystery Case Files series, is available today for PC and Mac, and releasing on Thursday, November 27th on smartphones and tablets.  The Mystery Case Files  series is Big Fish’s most popular hidden object adventure game franchise, with over 53 million downloads across all …Read more

Worldwide iOS Gaming Statistics 2014: Apple’s Got Bite!

Posted by lana.cooper on October 17, 2014
Worldwide iOS Gaming Statistics 2014: Apple’s Got Bite!

Whether you’re a mobile gamer or a proud smartphone geek, chances are, you are either a fan of Android or iOS. We’ve already taken a look at how Android and its games fared in 2014, now let’s turn an eye toward iOS to investigate mobile gaming statistics for the platform and its performance in 2014. …Read more

5 Big Trends in Console Gaming

Posted by Taylor Stein on September 3, 2014
5 Big Trends in Console Gaming

As we move into Q3 of the gaming calendar year, we continue to take a statistical look at what’s hot in the world of gaming in 2014.  In this installment, we’ll be taking a deeper dive into the realm of console gaming statistics for 2014, examining what’s hot, which consoles are winning the “war,” and just how — …Read more

2014 Mobile Gaming Stats: Where We Are & Where We’re Going

Posted by Taylor Stein on August 13, 2014
2014 Mobile Gaming Stats: Where We Are & Where We’re Going

5 Surprising Stats About Mobile Gaming in 2014 If you have looked at any mobile gaming statistics in the past decade, then you’ve seen just a fraction of how lucrative publishing video games for smartphone and tablets can be. In 2014, while console gaming is still extremely popular, the explosive potential for the mobile gaming industry …Read more

2014 Mobile Gaming Predictions

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on June 23, 2014
2014 Mobile Gaming Predictions

The new year is an excellent time to ponder the future, and mobile devices are one of the most exciting areas of developing technology.  In this article, I take a look at a variety of predictions for 2014 with a focus on the mobile space and what it might mean for mobile gaming.  For one …Read more

E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 13, 2014
E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the event for all electronic gaming launches on the horizon. Unlike gaming conventions like Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), E3 is locked down and restricted to industry only. It hasn’t even been a decade since a gamer outside the industry could slip in by knowing someone who knows someone at …Read more

Virtual Reality in Your Living Room: A Glimpse into the Future of Video Games

Posted by Taylor Stein on June 5, 2014
Virtual Reality in Your Living Room: A Glimpse into the Future of Video Games

Video games are a constantly evolving medium, growing and changing in response to the technological advancements around us. Through such innovation and the ambitious vision of industry pioneers, a number of developers are actively redefining the landscape of gaming, expanding the boundaries of what video games are and what they could be. A couch and …Read more

2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 16, 2014
2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

In this follow-up to Conor Murphy’s 2012 article Stereotype-defying Gaming Statistics, we’ll look at the global gaming landscape and highlight some of the shifting trends that will affect how 2014 shapes up in terms of games. While recent 2014 statistics are no doubt intriguing, examining these statistics against the past, present, and future of gaming helps …Read more

Square Enix Knocks It Out of the Park at E3!

Posted by Taylor Stein on July 5, 2013
Square Enix Knocks It Out of the Park at E3!

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is notable within the gaming community as the celebration of all celebrations, the pinnacle of shock, awe, and utter anticipation for the entire year. Tightlipped industry bigwigs spill it all in glorious fashion while diehard onlookers sit eyes glued on their television screens or computer monitors. E3 is truly a …Read more

Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 12, 2012
Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Are you a fan of epic video game soundtracks? To some gamers, the music in the game is just as captivating as the gameplay and plot. While a video game's soundtrack can add to immersion (ever play a great Mystery game with spooky music?), there has been a growing number of ways to experience the music on its own.Read more

Happy birthday, video games!

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 30, 2012
Happy birthday, video games!

Video games have reached significant milestone, according to a recent Smithsonian blog post. No, Hidden Object games haven’t achieved sentience (yet). Our beloved form of entertainment has hit the big 4-0. That’s right – playing video games as a form of home entertainment turned 40 years old on approximately August 29. So, bring out the …Read more

5 Feline-themed Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 28, 2012
5 Feline-themed Games

Did you know there are approximately 86.4 million owned cats in the United States? If you're one of those proud cat owners or even a cat enthusiast, your cat sense has probably been tingling lately. That's because we've been working on compiling a list of games featuring our feline friends!Read more