Hidden Object Games FTW!

Posted by Lisa Brunette on February 18, 2013
Hidden Object Games FTW!

We know you increasingly turn to Big Fish looking for story, adventure, and exploration, but the root of the HOPA (Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure) genre is the hidden-object scene (HOS). Spotting games like these hold huge appeal for Big Fish customers and have a rich tradition in U.S. culture, from the “slug bug” you played in …Read more

How to get Flash for Android, Without Rooting

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 14, 2013
How to get Flash for Android, Without Rooting

Trouble getting Flash working on your Android device? That’s because Flash is no longer being supported on Android phones and tablets. HTML5 beat out Adobe Flash in the mobile war last August when the company said it was ceasing development of Flash for mobile devices. To make matter worse, the Flash plugin was removed from the Google Play …Read more

10 Geeky Valentine’s Day Gifts to Express Your Love

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 11, 2013
10 Geeky Valentine’s Day Gifts to Express Your Love

Every day is a geek celebration with your honey. I really don’t think you need an excuse like Valentine’s Day to acquire these symbols of geeky love. But since it’s that time of year and I had an excuse to go shopping for you, let’s revel in the awesomeness that is hand-made Amor del Empollón …Read more

Video Game Obsessed? 3 Ways to Turn Your Obsession into a Career

Posted by Kendall Bird on February 8, 2013
Video Game Obsessed?  3 Ways to Turn Your Obsession into a Career

There are many media outlets and sources these days claiming that video games are negative and that video gaming is bad for kids. But how can gaming be a bad thing when there are plenty of positive video game stories  out there? The dictionary definition of “obsession” is something for which someone over-compensates.  It is …Read more

Prolific Video Game Voice Actors

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 7, 2013
Prolific Video Game Voice Actors

When people think of careers in video games, they often think of programmers or graphic artists. However, there are actually quite a few ways to make a name in the industry – writing, marketing, and don’t forget voice acting! Speaking of which, have you ever been playing a video game and thought you’ve heard a particular character’s voice before? That might be because quite a few actors have made names for themselves through their work in a large number of games. One video game voice actor even has a world record!Read more

Big Fish featured in Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

Posted by Melissa Dingmon on February 4, 2013
Big Fish featured in Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

The Museum of History and Industry has been a hidden gem of Seattle, but after a move into the Naval Reserve Armory in South Lake Union, it has an even brighter future. MOHAI offers a fresh take on the traditional history museum, weaving in current issues to create a unique and engaging experience that highlights …Read more

Series Spotlight: Grave Mania

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 31, 2013
Series Spotlight: Grave Mania

In this week’s Series Spotlight, we take a look at the Grave Mania game series from Anino Games. I was able to sit down with Team Loca, the group responsible for Grave Mania’s development. The second game in the series, Grave Mania: Pandemic Pandemonium,  was just released earlier this week so remember to check it out here …Read more

The Word of the Year is a Win for the Internet

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 30, 2013
The Word of the Year is a Win for the Internet

When I was a kid, we didn’t have mobile phones to entertain us. Our friends had to visit our house to play a cooperative video game together. And to see the latest movie VHS release, we had to leave the house to rent a movie from the store. But you know what entertained me then …Read more

Sneak Peek – Nightmare Adventures: The Turning Thorn

Posted by Margie B. on January 25, 2013
Sneak Peek – Nightmare Adventures: The Turning Thorn

Oh boy! I feel like Steve Martin in The Jerk announcing the arrival of the new phone books. “The new Nightmare Adventures game is here, the new Nightmare Adventures game is here!” The team at Ghost Ship Studios has answered our begging… er, numerous requests and brought us Nightmare Adventures: The Turning Thorn, the sequel …Read more

Sneak Peek – Amaranthine Voyage: The Tree of Life Collector’s Edition

Posted by Margie B. on January 24, 2013
Sneak Peek – Amaranthine Voyage: The Tree of Life Collector’s Edition

Eipix Entertainment’s tag line of “Creating Worlds” is certainly fitting. They have created a visually stunning game with both an intriguing storyline and exciting gameplay. Amaranthine Voyage: The Tree of Life delivers what you expect from an exceptional game and then some. Although the Tree of Life is said to be a myth, your research …Read more

Games for Young Kids

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 22, 2013
Games for Young Kids

These days, kids and technology seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Kids are able to understand and work with everything from cellphones to computers at an increasingly younger age. Many of you know exactly what I’m talking about as you have little ones who are eager to curl up with your smart …Read more

Fairway Solitaire Wins 2012 People’s Choice Award!

Posted by Melissa Dingmon on January 15, 2013
Fairway Solitaire Wins 2012 People’s Choice Award!

Fairway Solitaire has recently garnered some pretty cool awards even though an evil gopher, McDivot, has been wrecking havoc on players. Apparently, McDivot’s antics weren’t enough to discourage editors and audiences at IGN, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Science, and Pixelated Sausage from giving their hearts to Fairway Solitaire. IGN.com is a leading entertainment …Read more