2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

In this follow-up to Conor Murphy’s 2012 article Stereotype-defying Gaming Statistics, we’ll look at the global gaming landscape and highlight some of the shifting trends that …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 16, 2014
How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

It’s that time of year again. New year’s resolutions. A clean slate brings newfound hope—we imagine our ideal self: healthier, smarter, kinder, wealthier. Read more …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2014
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12 Days of Christmas Sweepstakes Official Rules

Official Sweepstakes Rules Big Fish Games – 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway   NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR …

Posted by Carlos Rodela on January 12, 2014
Best Android Games — January 2014

Best Android Games — January 2014

A famous author once asked: Do androids dream of electric sheep? While it’s hard to know if or what a robot (or tablet or smartphone) …

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 10, 2014
How Games Can Change Your Brain for the Better!

How Games Can Change Your Brain for the Better!

If you were ever told playing video games all day would rot your brain, we have some good news - it's not true! In fact, playing all of those video games may have given you a mental edge.

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 10, 2014
Raising a Gamer Kid

Raising a Gamer Kid

If you’re a parent you’ll understand that some of our little ones are simply crazy for video games and any technology that stimulates their agile, …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 7, 2014
Ten Ways We Learn From Games

Ten Ways We Learn From Games

One of the things that has most amazed me about studying gamers is just how fertile their learning skills are. The gamer generation has developed …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 2, 2014
Games-inspired Holiday Baking

Games-inspired Holiday Baking

Baked goods are a creative staple of gaming fan cultures, and excellent inspiration if you are hoping to improve your baking skills.  You can bake …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 30, 2013
Easy last-minute gifts that will save the world (or at least make you feel good)

Easy last-minute gifts that will save the world (or at least make you feel good)

Zoinks! Less than a week left until Christmas and there’s still holiday shopping to do, huh? Are you allergic to anxious holiday shopping crowds? Don’t …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on December 21, 2013
“Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond” is Yours to Have in Your House!

“Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond” is Yours to Have in Your House!

The First Collaboration by the Smithsonian on a Video Game!   You can’t have the actual Hope Diamond, but you can take off on an …

Posted by Jessica Sachs on December 20, 2013
Holiday Gamer Gift Guide

Holiday Gamer Gift Guide

The great thing about the holidays in 2013 is that there are now more options available than ever before, with new ones on the way …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 17, 2013
Behind the Curtain: The Making of Awakening Kingdoms

Behind the Curtain: The Making of Awakening Kingdoms

Have you ever played the Awakening game series? The Awakening hidden object puzzle adventure (HOPA) series is a story set in a light fantasy theme …

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 12, 2013