Games Aren’t Just for Fun!

Posted by Kelly M. on July 17, 2012
Games Aren’t Just for Fun!

You’ve probably come across the idea that video games can provide other, more “serious” benefits along with their entertainment value. There are a number of reports that games can be especially effective for stroke victims, and that those results have recently been extended to ICU patients as well.  Big Fish Games offers a number of …Read more

Week in Review: June 17 – 23

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 23, 2012
Week in Review: June 17 – 23

If you're in need of a vacation, sit back and enjoy the tropical delights of Hawaii in Big Kahuna Reef 3. If it has been a while since your brain has had a lexical workout, then Wordary could be the word game for you.Read more

Video Game Industry Breaks From Tradition, Finds New Way to Deliver Entertainment

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 21, 2012
Video Game Industry Breaks From Tradition, Finds New Way to Deliver Entertainment

The nature of traditional video games and television tends to separate the two mediums. Watching TV is usually a relaxing, low commitment activity – something you can do while cooking, cleaning or reading. Playing video games, on the other hand, typically calls on you to be more actively engaged and focused. Historically, the two entertainment …Read more

Week in Review: June 10 – 16

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 15, 2012
Week in Review: June 10 – 16

A long-dead pirate romance in Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart brings plenty of heart-pumping action and intrigue to this week's collection of new releases . If a pirate's life isn't for you, Paris Mahjong could take the edge off with a relaxing night steeped in French culture.Read more

Week in Review: June 3 – 9

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 9, 2012
Week in Review: June 3 – 9

Hidden-object mysteries lurk behind many corners this week with “Theatre of the Absurd” and “Rite of Passage: The Perfect Show!” If you’re not in the mood for dark intrigue and unscrupulous characters, we’ve also released the quirky, light-hearted “Coronation Street: Mystery of the Missing Hotpot Recipe.” Of course, we’ve got plenty of gameplay variety as …Read more

Fun Game Stats: Is Full Freemium on the Horizon?

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 6, 2012
Fun Game Stats: Is Full Freemium on the Horizon?

We sure get emotionally invested when it comes to big shifts in the gaming market, but we also like to taper our video game-born excitement with some cold, hard facts from time to time.Read more

Week in Review: May 27 – June 2

Posted by Big Fish Games on June 2, 2012
Week in Review: May 27 – June 2

Have you ever wanted to travel through time? “Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch” sends you through a time traveling, hidden object-finding adventure. If a trip in time sounds like it’d cause motion sickness, we’ve also brought you “Burger Bustle: Ellie’s Organics,” a restaurant, time management game that has health in mind. Check out …Read more

Week in Review: May 20 – 26

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 26, 2012
Week in Review: May 20 – 26

This week brings a good balance to your gaming diet with a little family-friendly puzzle solving in Mermaid Adventures: The Magic Pearl and a hefty helping of spooky mysteries and family secrets from Final Cut: Death on the Silver Screen. We've also brought back a classic with Slingo Supreme 2!Read more

Five Games Based on Crime TV Shows

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 23, 2012
Five Games Based on Crime TV Shows

Did the season finale of Criminal Minds leave you thirsty for more? One episode of CSI: NY not quite enough? Here’s a list of games that might help those between-season blues. 1. Criminal Minds In “Criminal Minds,” players take on the role of an agent in the elite behavioral analysis unit from the TV show. …Read more

Week in Review: May 13 – 19

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 19, 2012
Week in Review: May 13 – 19

If you have a craving for pirates and adventure, this week brought “Secrets of the Seas: Flying Dutchman” and “Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart Collector’s Edition.” If pirates are a little too rambunctious for your liking, you’ll be able to relax and admire Japanese woodwork in “Shadomania.” And if you’re still not sure …Read more

Week in Review: May 5 – 11

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 11, 2012
Week in Review: May 5 – 11

This week, we released a fun title for the romantically adventurous with "Tiger Eye: The Sacrifice," and a fresh, engaging option for the purely adventurous with "New Yankee in King Arthur's Court." If you can't decide whether you want romance, adventure or romance-adventure, we've compiled a list of this week's new releases to help you along.Read more

Week in Review: April 30 – May 4

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 4, 2012
Week in Review: April 30 – May 4

With a new game coming out every day, the biggest challenge might be deciding which one you'll enjoy the most. To help you along, we crafted reviews of some of the newly released game for the week ending May 4. Check out games like Theater of the Absurd, Gardenscapes and Secrets of the Dark Eclipse: Eclipse Mountain.Read more