Drawn: The Painted Tower Release Date Announced

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 31, 2009

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 DirectorRead more

Drawn: The Painted Tower Concept Sketches

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 29, 2009

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.Read more

Atlantis Sky Patrol Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 24, 2009

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!Read more

Rainbow Web II Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 2, 2009

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.Read more

Hidden Expedition: Titanic Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 1, 2009

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.Read more

Announcing Big Sea Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 31, 2009

On August 18, 2009, the Big Fish Game Community will become Big Sea Games. Bigger and better than ever, Big Sea Games will feature many of your favorite games, redone with larger graphics and new challenges as well as a host of other features. It is the same community you know and love, but with more features and more fun. Big Sea Games will launch with many of your favorite Game Community titles including Unwell Mel, Fairway Solitaire and L.O.B.E. If you have played on the Big Fish Game Community, never fear - your tokens and game progress will be making the move to Big Sea Games.Read more

iPhone Games From Big Fish Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 14, 2009

You can now play Big Fish Games anywhere on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. With many titles available and many more to come, we’re very excited about the future of Big Fish Games on this new gaming platform. As of today (May 14th, 2009), you’ll find the following games available from the iTunes store: Hidden Expedition: Everest, Cooking Quest, Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace, and Virtual Villagers: A New Home. While it is true that each of these games has already released for the PC and/or Mac, the gaming experience won’t be the same. The iPhone / iPod touch offer an entirely new way to play our games as they incorporate a touch screen interface, an accelerometer, dual viewing options, and mobility!Read more

Video Game Hall of Fame Likely for Ottumwa, Iowa

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 4, 2009

Ottumwa, Iowa may be small in population, but it’s video game aspirations are off the charts. In a movement started by Ottumwa resident Chris Hoeksema, city officials met on April 29th and dubbed their city "Video Game Capital of the World". Plans were also launched for a new Video Game Hall of Fame featuring over 35-years of gaming nostalgia and world-record gaming competitions. Ottumwa is renowned as the home of the Twin Galaxies Arcade where in 1982, Billy Mitchell set a world-record high score on Donkey Kong during the Video Game World Championship.Read more

Cooking Quest Available for the iPhone

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 24, 2009

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.Read more

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