New Forums Are Coming!

Posted by Big Fish Games on June 13, 2013
New Forums Are Coming!

UPDATE: June 20, 4:30pm PDT While making the big move over to the New Forums, we ran into a few issues that are taking a bit longer to resolve than we had originally anticipated. Don’t worry, we’re still hard at work! Rather than leave the Forums down indefinitely until everything is resolved though, we wanted to …Read more

Best Mac Games of Spring 2013

Posted by Mac QA Team on June 11, 2013
Best Mac Games of Spring 2013

Every so often, there comes a moment in a Mac Tester’s career where they get to test a game they absolutely love. It’s so good that they would play this game overtime without pay and it makes other testers jealous that they don’t get to play it. This spring, we’ve played a lot of great …Read more

13 Adorably Disturbing Kids Costumes

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 7, 2013
13 Adorably Disturbing Kids Costumes

The convention season is in full swing. We’ve seen plenty of adults decked out in geek hommages – what really grabs attention is a child in tow, enthusiastically portraying their favorite superhero. But what about the occasional costumed kid that makes you do a double-take? Among the adorable Jakes and Finns, hidden beyond the fuzzy …Read more

Behind the Curtain: Meet the Mac QA Team

Posted by Mac QA Team on June 4, 2013
Behind the Curtain: Meet the Mac QA Team

Game QA is generally described as the department that breaks games. We test the games and find bugs during the production cycle to ensure a stronger and better product at release. In Mac QA, we test games ported from PC to Mac, ensuring that the Mac experience is as similar as possible to the PC …Read more

How to Find Cheap Games — 5 Ways to Save Money Gaming

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on June 4, 2013
How to Find Cheap Games — 5 Ways to Save Money Gaming

As kids, us gamers saved money, dollar by dollar, often committing entire allowances for the newest games hitting the shelves. Not much has changed. Twenty years later, we, along with new generations of gamers, continue purchasing games, albeit a much wider variety of them on numerous platforms. Gaming, like most hobbies and fun things in …Read more

Imagineering the Xbox One: New Genre & Game Ideas

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on May 31, 2013
Imagineering the Xbox One: New Genre & Game Ideas

The release of any new gaming hardware sets the imagination afire about the possibilities for new gaming genre and content. The announcements this week for the Xbox ONE are chock-full of such sparks of inspiration. What fantastic new games and genres of games will emerge from this new creative sandbox? And, as we know women …Read more

6 Geeky Earrings To Unleash Your Inner Gamer

Posted by Carmen Bleything on May 29, 2013
6 Geeky Earrings To Unleash Your Inner Gamer

So you’ve decked out your video gaming library with everything you currently need. There’s only one problem: How can you show off your geekiness? With some gaming-themed earrings, of course! Jewelry is a pretty versatile, so you can showcase your style or make a bold fashion statement, whether you’re a gamer guy or gamer gal. …Read more

Play Hidden Object Games & Find Your Keys Faster!

Posted by Niels on May 27, 2013
Play Hidden Object Games & Find Your Keys Faster!

Are you a fan of Hidden Object Games? Have you ever felt they helped you to find things faster in the real world? Well now science may be able to back up your claims! According to new research from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore playing casual games can enhance the spatial memory. The two researchers …Read more

The Best YouTube Channels for Gamers

Posted by on May 20, 2013
The Best YouTube Channels for Gamers

One of the best things about being a gamer is that it makes you part of a large, diverse community of people. Sure, some arguments tend to come up over which game is the best, but we’re generally a cordial bunch. When YouTube was founded back in 2005, most people probably didn’t know what to …Read more

15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 16, 2013
15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Who can resist knee socks – especially when they’re adorned with your favorite video game characters? They’re versatile, too. Even if you’re not into wearing skirts, shorts, or dresses to show them off, these socks look great with a simple pair of jeans and some flats that expose just a hint of the pattern on …Read more

How to Learn from Losing in Video Games

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on May 13, 2013
How to Learn from Losing in Video Games

Nobody likes losing. We play games to win and winning feels great. Sadly, sometimes there can only be one winner, and sometimes that person isn’t you. Making mistakes and proverbially (and sometimes literally) dropping the ball is a part of both gaming and life, and a necessary one at that. Ever met someone who claims …Read more

Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Posted by Selena Hutchins on May 12, 2013
Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Being Seattle natives, spring time is a welcome respite from the rain. And what’s a better way to enjoy the sunshine than putting together the perfect garden?! The developers of Bush Whacker 2, DJ Arts, feel the same way so they’re hosting a limited time spring event and a photo contest to go with it. …Read more