The Best YouTube Channels for Gamers

Posted by on May 20, 2013
The Best YouTube Channels for Gamers

One of the best things about being a gamer is that it makes you part of a large, diverse community of people. Sure, some arguments tend to come up over which game is the best, but we’re generally a cordial bunch. When YouTube was founded back in 2005, most people probably didn’t know what to …Read more

15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 16, 2013
15 Irresistible Video Game Knee Socks

Who can resist knee socks – especially when they’re adorned with your favorite video game characters? They’re versatile, too. Even if you’re not into wearing skirts, shorts, or dresses to show them off, these socks look great with a simple pair of jeans and some flats that expose just a hint of the pattern on …Read more

How to Learn from Losing in Video Games

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on May 13, 2013
How to Learn from Losing in Video Games

Nobody likes losing. We play games to win and winning feels great. Sadly, sometimes there can only be one winner, and sometimes that person isn’t you. Making mistakes and proverbially (and sometimes literally) dropping the ball is a part of both gaming and life, and a necessary one at that. Ever met someone who claims …Read more

Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Posted by Selena Hutchins on May 12, 2013
Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Being Seattle natives, spring time is a welcome respite from the rain. And what’s a better way to enjoy the sunshine than putting together the perfect garden?! The developers of Bush Whacker 2, DJ Arts, feel the same way so they’re hosting a limited time spring event and a photo contest to go with it. …Read more

How to Make a Video Game Out of a TV Show

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 7, 2013
How to Make a Video Game Out of a TV Show

Ever wanted to learn about how to adapt a television show to a video game? How do game developers and show producers work together? We asked those questions and more when we sat down with games developer GameMill Entertainment a few weeks ago. Learn how GameMill overcame the pitfalls & captured the spirit of the …Read more

How to Change Any Bad Habit Using Game Mechanics

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 6, 2013
How to Change Any Bad Habit Using Game Mechanics

“If only I could read through all the books I own.” “If only I could get more work done in less time.” “If only I could lose weight.” Yup, those sound familiar. Sometimes it feels impossible to make a change. The good news is that I’ve done the research on how it can be easier. …Read more

Tips & Tricks for Playing Games on iPad & iPhone

Posted by Conor Fitzgerald on May 2, 2013
Tips & Tricks for Playing Games on iPad & iPhone

Do you love to play your favorite Big Fish mobile games on your iPad or iPhone? If so you will want to get the most from your games on your iPhone or iPad. Check out the guide below to learn all the best tips & tricks for gaming on the iPad and iPhone!Read more

Tips for Playing Hidden Object Games

Posted by Big Fish Games 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