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 marc.trani 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
What Gets You in the Christmas Spirit?

What Gets You in the Christmas Spirit?

For many, it is reading the beloved Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol which introduced to the world the tale of the much maligned Ebenezer …

Posted by marc.trani on December 11, 2013
Found: A Hidden Object Adventure Game Has Been Updated!

Found: A Hidden Object Adventure Game Has Been Updated!

Have you tried Found: A Hidden Object Adventure Game for iOS and PC yet? It just received a new update and is more fun than …

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 10, 2013
Gamer DIY and Real Life Crafting

Gamer DIY and Real Life Crafting

One of the things I love most about gamers is how incredibly creative so many of them are. In this article we’ll explore the worlds …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 3, 2013
Hope You Had a Playful Thanksgiving!

Hope You Had a Playful Thanksgiving!

We game lovers have to stop and pause a few minutes to think about the best possible ways to spend Thanksgiving with play and fun …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 28, 2013
Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival is Finally Here!

Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival is Finally Here!

The cards are on the table. Are you ready to face your fate?   Big Fish’s “Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival” is the tenth installment …

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 27, 2013
Learning to Draw Game Characters

Learning to Draw Game Characters

Great characters are fundamental to just about every type of media, and games take the options to entirely new levels.  If you’re an aspiring game …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 26, 2013