3 Tools to Make You A Happier and Healthier Gamer

3 Tools to Make You A Happier and Healthier Gamer

Here on the BFG Blog we’ve been talking about how games themselves can be healthy for the mind and body. For example, a game that …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 27, 2015
10 International Video Game Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

10 International Video Game Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

Penny Arcade Expo AUS (PAX) Location: Melbourne, AUS Dates: October 30 – November 1, 2015 Penny Arcade Expo, arguably the most important video game convention …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on March 16, 2015
Learn Better, Faster, and Stronger By Playing Video Games

Learn Better, Faster, and Stronger By Playing Video Games

The amount of time we spend playing video games every day is on the rise: between 2008 and 2013, our daily game consumption increased 28% …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 9, 2015
Top 5 Gaming Headsets Under $100

Top 5 Gaming Headsets Under $100

So, you want a headset for gaming, but have run into a common complication: life is expensive. Gas costs money, food costs money, rent costs …

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on February 18, 2015
University Projects: The Future of Video Games

University Projects: The Future of Video Games

Attention college-bound seniors! You’ve very likely sent in your last application and are now spending time stressing over acceptances, finances, and that pesky thing called …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on February 3, 2015
Are Video Games Too Long?

Are Video Games Too Long?

In the most recent PBS Game/Show video, host Jamin Warren tackled the question of whether video games are too long (with some games taking over …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on January 22, 2015
Love in the Virtual Worlds

Love in the Virtual Worlds

If you’ve ever read the Everquest or World of Warcraft Widows mailing lists (a bit of a guilty pleasure), you’d think that the road to …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 13, 2014
13 Iconic Video Game Scenes Built Out of Lego Parts

13 Iconic Video Game Scenes Built Out of Lego Parts

Lego blocks. Video games. Two great tastes that go great together, especially when you can combine them for maximum childhood nostalgia. Here are a thirteen …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 17, 2014
Thrill of the Chase: What Are Blind Box Mystery Mini Toys?

Thrill of the Chase: What Are Blind Box Mystery Mini Toys?

Remember those sticker and gumball machines at pizza joints and grocery stores when you were a kid? Put a quarter in, turn the crank, and …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 8, 2014
5 Reasons to Try Mobile Gaming

5 Reasons to Try Mobile Gaming

You know, for such a small device, the iPhone sure packs a pretty big punch. No, we don't mean your phone is going to start fights with you. However, it has had a pretty significant impact on the entertainment world.

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 22, 2014
Video Game Back to School Supplies for Every Gamer

Video Game Back to School Supplies for Every Gamer

Remember when you were in grade school and you had the choice between colors, movie characters, or MAYBE some early Nintendo characters on your school …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on September 15, 2014
The History of Video Game Conventions

The History of Video Game Conventions

It’s convention fever here at Big Fish. With PAX Prime just around the corner (we really mean it, only 1.9 miles from Big Fish Seattle), …

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 28, 2014