Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 12, 2012
Orchestras that Play Video Game Music

Are you a fan of epic video game soundtracks? To some gamers, the music in the game is just as captivating as the gameplay and plot. While a video game's soundtrack can add to immersion (ever play a great Mystery game with spooky music?), there has been a growing number of ways to experience the music on its own.Read more

Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 6, 2012
Series Spotlight: Phantasmat

To celebrate the release of Phantasmat: Crucible Peak, I sat down with lead designer Vladimir Kozik about how the series got it's start! We all have a lot of chores to get done this holiday season, but don't forget to set aside some "me time" so you can try Phantasmat: Crucible Peak!Read more

How to Improve Your Eyesight by Playing Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on December 3, 2012
How to Improve Your Eyesight by Playing Games

Have you ever been told that sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyesight? That advice is actually outdated now that television technology has advanced enough to include proper shielding between radiation and your eyes. These days, planting your face directly in front of the TV or computer doesn't hurt your vision, and if there’s a fun Mystery game on the tube, it might even get you to see in 20/20!’Read more

Sneak Peek – Phantasmat: Crucible Peak Collector’s Edition

Posted by Margie B. on November 29, 2012
Sneak Peek – Phantasmat: Crucible Peak Collector’s Edition

This has happened to us all. You plan that perfect ski vacation, then BLAM, avalanche! But most of us have not discovered a village trapped under the ice with eerie denizens. ERS Game Studio’s new release of Phantasmat: Crucible Peak Collector’s Edition is a worthy successor to Codeminion’s original Phantasmat. Each citizen of the snow …Read more

NASA Uses Video Games to Explore Space

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 27, 2012
NASA Uses Video Games to Explore Space

Just imagine what the scene must look like over at NASA - a team of researchers focused on satellite and telescope images, as well as a lot more calculus than anyone ever wants to see. Oh, and video games.Read more

Developer Focus: ERS Game Studios

Posted by Isaias on November 22, 2012
Developer Focus: ERS Game Studios

Hi! My name’s Isaias Vallejo, and I’m the Director and Executive Producer for Big Fish. I recently got a chance to sit down with Vladimir Savenkov, one of the owners of ERS Game Studios, and talk to him about their company roots, successes, and challenges. ERS is known for several successful casual game franchises, including …Read more

Twitter Q&A with Lea Thompson Recap

Posted by Big Fish Games on November 20, 2012
Twitter Q&A with Lea Thompson Recap

Last Friday, we held a Question & Answer session with Lea Thompson using Twitter. Big Fish fans helped make the event a resounding success, with over two-hundred questions asking about Lea’s work on Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake and her other film & television projects. She wasn’t able to answer every question in the hour …Read more

Sneak Peek – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Collector’s Edition

Posted by Margie B. on November 16, 2012
Sneak Peek – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Collector’s Edition

There are many things to look forward to when Thanksgiving time rolls around. Spending quality time with family and friends, good food, door-buster holiday sales and the biggest one of all – the next Mystery Case Files. The wait is almost over, Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Collector’s Edition is almost here! Those who know …Read more

#AskLea: Lea Thompson to Host Live Q&A on Twitter

Posted by Big Fish Games on November 16, 2012
#AskLea: Lea Thompson to Host Live Q&A on Twitter

Ever since hearing that Lea Thompson would be featured in the upcoming Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake, I'm sure you've had a million questions that you'd like to ask her.Read more

Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 15, 2012
Ask the Developer – Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake

As the launch of Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake draws near, I was able to sit down with our very own Big Fish Studios development team last week to interview them about the inspiration behind the immensely popular Mystery Case Files game series. Director Kale Stutzman and developers Garth Bonikowski  & Ben Schofield were kind enough to answer …Read more

Series Spotlight: Haunted Legends

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 15, 2012
Series Spotlight: Haunted Legends

In today’s Series Spotlight, I spoke with ERS Game Studios about how they came up with the Haunted Legends game series. After checking out the interview, we recommend you celebrate “Novemberfest” with the newest addition to the series – Haunted Legends: The Undertaker! How did you come up with the Haunted Legends game series? The inspiration for the …Read more

Women in Gaming: Felicia Day

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 12, 2012
Women in Gaming: Felicia Day

One of the interesting things about the growing popularity of video games is that they have inspired projects on separate media platforms. And we're not just talking about rare Mario collectibles - video games have also been making their way into television and popular web videos.Read more