Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 13, 2009

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.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

Vancouver Team Releases Unwell Mel for Download

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 20, 2009

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.Read more

The Real Return to Ravenhearst Case File

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 13, 2009

Prior to the release of Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst, a press kit was created to help promote the game. This kit was delivered in an official Mystery Case Files satchel and included a version of the real case file featured in the game. This case file was created to give those who had the opportunity to read it a unique glimpse inside the return visit to Ravenhearst Manor. The content of the case file helps lay the framework for the game as it briefly mentions the events leading up to the return to Ravenhearst Manor. Readers are taken back to Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst and Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate to help set the stage for the next chapter in the Mystery Case Files series.Read more

Virtual Villagers: A New Home Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 4, 2009

Big Fish Games’ Studios is proud to announce the release of Virtual Villagers: A New Home for the iPhone and iPod touch. These poor villagers washed up on shore after surviving a horrific volcanic eruption. It’s up to you to guide them in learning how to survive in this real-time simulation game. Islanders learn by doing, but you might have to keep an eye on them to make sure they don’t give up too easily. They need to become farmers, builders, scientists, parents and more in order to thrive on this new island. You are the leader and the only one who can help the villagers build a proud new home. How will you lead your tribe?Read more

Diana Fortune in the Lost Temple of Gold

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 21, 2009

Big Fish Games Studios is proud to announce Diana Fortune in the Lost Temple of Gold, a new free online game available for Big Fish Games Community players! Join archaeologist and adventurer Diana Fortune as she travels to the overgrown jungles near Tikal to explore a recently discovered Mayan temple. The floor of the temple is mostly quick sand, so you'll have to create paths for Diana using ornate stepping stone tiles. She can use these paths to travel around and collect valuable treasures to send to local museums!Read more

Big Fish Games on the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 9, 2009

With so much buzz around mobile gaming on the Apple iPhone, it was only a matter of time before a Big Fish Games title made its way to this capable and exciting platform. Following on the heels of the successful development and release of Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir for the Nintendo DS, Hidden Expedition: Everest was targeted as the first release for the iPhone. Learn more about this great title and other Big Fish Games for the iPhone and iPod touch. Shawn Wood (Lead Artist) and Tyson Chihaya (Lead Programmer) were tasked with transitioning Everest from the PC to the iPhone. A downloadable gaming hit, the Hidden Expedition series of games have established themselves as a well known brand among casual gamers. This resulted in the redesign of Hidden Expedition: Everest carrying with it certain expectations. "We wanted to make sure we kept the core integrity of the game intact, however, our #1 goal was to make sure it remained a good game. Also, this was our first game for the iPhone so we felt a bit of pressure to get it right," said Shawn Wood.Read more

Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Release Date Announced

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 22, 2008

The official release date for Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst was announced today in the form of a new teaser video. The game is set for release to the general public on November 27th, 2008 with Big Fish Game Club members gaining access game on November 26th, 2008. Check out the Official Big Fish …Read more

Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Teaser 2

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 21, 2008

Rose is back on Facebook and has released the second in what appears to be a series of Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst images. The door behind Emma's locket is being removed to reveal whatever lies beyond. We'll continue to keep our eyes on Rose's Facebook page and will post whatever we find here.Read more

Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir – Developer’s Voice Trailer

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 17, 2008

In early September, members of the Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir development team were interviewed for the Developer's Voice series on the Nintendo Channel. Shawn Seavers and Adrian Woods of Big Fish Games were featured in the video as well as Sean Harrold and Elaine Eudy of Griptonite Games. The interview took the better part of the day and gives you a unique glimpse inside the art of game development.Read more

Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Teaser

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 10, 2008

The latest teaser image from Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst surfaced over the weekend on Facebook. We grabbed it and are posting it here for you to see. As more images pop up around the internet, we'll be sure to post them here for your enjoyment.Read more

Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Announced

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 22, 2008

Today, Big Fish Games announced the next installment in the Mystery Case Files game franchise. Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst is currently in production and is scheduled to be released in time for the 2008 holiday season.Read more