Tips for Playing Hidden Object Games

Posted by Niels on April 26, 2013
Tips for Playing Hidden Object Games

Hidden object games are great to play. It is always a joy to dive into the worlds and go explore all corners of those games. Here at Big Fish we have tons of these games and also tons of people making, playing and testing them all day long. So I set forth to ask some …Read more

Witty and Loving it: How to Inject Humor into Video Games!

Posted by Joanie Rich on April 24, 2013
Witty and Loving it: How to Inject Humor into Video Games!

I fondly remember playing the PC adventure games of the nineties. What they lacked in visuals they made up for in spades with their amazing writing, whose characters made me laugh. The Secret of Monkey Island used clever puns to sword fight, and Torin’s Passage had one area designed like a 50’s sitcom, complete with …Read more

Body Image in Tomb Raider — Lara Croft’s Changing Look

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 22, 2013
Body Image in Tomb Raider — Lara Croft’s Changing Look

Lara Croft of TOMB RAIDER fame is a video game icon. She was one of the first female protagonists in a gaming industry filled with women in supporting roles. And she has come a long way. Lara has a strikingly different look in the latest release of TOMB RAIDER. Her evolution of character development – both physical design and story depth – says something about how we see women in pop culture and society over the last two decades that transcends...Read more

Behind the Curtain: How to Make a Scary Game

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 18, 2013
Behind the Curtain: How to Make a Scary Game

Do you like games that make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Want to learn what makes a game scary? Read the interview below where we sat down with Redemption Cemetery developer Galina Meretina to talk about the how to make a video game experience spooky! If you’re a fan of scary mysteries, make …Read more

How to Pick the Best Gaming Headset

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on April 16, 2013
How to Pick the Best Gaming Headset

Sound is a key elements of PC gaming, and investing in a decent headset/headphones is a must have for both the casual and serious gamer. Although visuals and dependable controls are the skeleton of gameplay, sound really fleshes out and completes the gaming experience. Let's take a brief look at why owning a good headset is important, and then check out some headsets which can make your gaming even more fun.Read more

Behind the Curtain: Making Games at MumboJumbo

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 9, 2013
Behind the Curtain: Making Games at MumboJumbo

In this week’s developer interview, we go behind the scenes with MumboJumbo’s Digital Partnership Manager, Ryan Hilz, to talk about the MumboJumbo’s development team & ask him some questions about the future of gaming. Enjoy the interview and make sure to check out all of MumboJumbo’s titles here! Can you tell us a bit about …Read more

Behind the Curtain: Strange Cases Interview & Concept Art

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 7, 2013
Behind the Curtain: Strange Cases Interview & Concept Art

Want to learn about the Strange Cases game series and the steps that go into making a Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure? Check out our interview with Sulus Games below, and continue the latest adventure in Strange Cases: The Faces of Vengeance! How did you come up with the Strange Cases  game series? Strange Cases: The Tarot Card …Read more

Sneak Peek – Redemption Cemetery: Salvation of the Lost Collector’s Edition

Posted by Margie B. on April 6, 2013
Sneak Peek – Redemption Cemetery: Salvation of the Lost Collector’s Edition

Out for a leisurely afternoon walk with your dog, his ball goes into the cemetery. The cemetery’s guardian, a specter named Hina, enlists you to help to save some tormented souls. Now, this is the point in the movie when you turn to look at me and all you see is the dust my running …Read more

Here’s What It Means To Be A Gamer

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on April 4, 2013
Here’s What It Means To Be A Gamer

A recent Nintendo campaign for their 3DS had a very puzzling tagline: a young female celebrity is caught playing the portable gaming device and proclaims, “My name is [insert celebrity name here] and I am not a gamer.” For example Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas:   The commercial is repeated with two TV actresses. How …Read more

Best iPad Games — April 2013

Posted by Conor Murphy on April 3, 2013
Best iPad Games — April 2013

There were quite a few fantastically explosive titles to hit the mobile gaming scene in March & April, including wizards that shoot fire from their fingertips and deep dungeons filled with monsters. If you’re still deciding which titles to snag after recovering from holiday-induced exhaustion, we put together a list of the best iPad games …Read more

New Community Page Preview

Posted by Big Fish Games on April 2, 2013
New Community Page Preview

Update: Our new Community page is now LIVE! You can get to it by clicking on the Community tab at the top of this page, or by visiting bigfishgames.com/community. – Starting next week, there will be a new way to find everything Community here at Big Fish. We’re happy to share a preview of our …Read more

Best iPhone Games — April 2013

Posted by marc.trani on April 1, 2013
Best iPhone Games — April 2013

March was a pretty awesome month, featuring both St. Patrick’s Day and Easter this year. While you’re still reveling in the tastiness of corned beef and Cadbury eggs (hopefully not at the same time), don’t forget to have a healthy appetite for mobile gaming. Here is a list of the best iPhone games of March …Read more