Sneak Peek – Botanica: Into the Unknown

Posted by Margie B. on October 16, 2012
Sneak Peek – Botanica: Into the Unknown

Get out your baseball gloves, because Boomzap has hit another one out of the park! Botanica: Into the Unknown Collector’s Edition is simply a gorgeous gem of a game and this writer dearly hopes it is the beginning of a new and wonderful series. Boomzap has become famous for their high quality games and this …Read more

Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Announced!

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 15, 2012
Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Announced!

There’s going to be one big reason for gamers to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Big Fish is proud to announce the ninth game in the Mystery Case Files series: Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake will be available for Macs and PCs on November 21st, 2012!! And if the news of a new Mystery Case Files game, is not …Read more

CoderDojo Fun with Big Fish

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 15, 2012
CoderDojo Fun with Big Fish

Arriving at the Big Fish Games Offices in Cork, Ireland on a Tuesday evening you might mistakenly think that the average age of an employee in our office is 12 years of age as streams of kids aged between 7 and 17 make their way to reception carrying their laptop bags. These kids are in …Read more

HvZ: A Real-Life Zombie Game!

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 12, 2012
HvZ: A Real-Life Zombie Game!

Video games have inspired a number of new forms of entertainment, some of which are things very few people ever imagined - like building video game collections that sell for thousands of dollars.Read more

Series Spotlight: Mystery Trackers

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 9, 2012
Series Spotlight: Mystery Trackers

In this week’s “Series Spotlight,” we take a look at the newest game in the Mystery Trackers series, Mystery Trackers: Four Aces. I was able to talk with Peter Efimov the Chief Product Officer of Elephant Games to talk about the creative & artistic processes behind this amazing series of games. Check out Mystery Trackers: Four Aces …Read more

Smartphones Responsible for Big Gaming Boom

Posted by Carmen Bleything on October 8, 2012
Smartphones Responsible for Big Gaming Boom

What's your favorite device to play games on? Do you like the freedom of the iPad or the iPhone? Or do you prefer to sit down and relax at the computer when you play? Read more

Sneak Peek: Mystery Trackers – The Four Aces

Posted by Margie B. on October 4, 2012
Sneak Peek: Mystery Trackers – The Four Aces

Strange creatures, a secret association, and bizarre experiments disturb the peace in the small town of Brightfield. With its fourth installment, Mystery Trackers: The Four Aces, from Elephant Games, promises another rollercoaster ride of gaming experience. In Mystery Trackers: The Four Aces few things are what they seem to be in the beginning. When entering …Read more

Middle and High School Students Design Video Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 1, 2012
Middle and High School Students Design Video Games

Some people are just born to be gamers, and others are born to be game developers. One intrepid student from Mount Vernon, Illinois recently showed that, with enough determination, dreams of programming great video games can come true.Read more

Series Spotlight: Haunted Halls

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 27, 2012
Series Spotlight: Haunted Halls

In this week’s Series Spotlight,  I was able to catch up with ERS Game Design Director Alexander Motylev, to talk about the genesis of the Haunted Halls game series. Check out how ERS makes these amazing games below! Please introduce yourself/development team Hello, my name is Alexander Motylev, Game-design director at ERS Game Studios. How did you come …Read more

Sneak Peek: Haunted Halls – Revenge of Dr. Blackmore

Posted by Margie B. on September 24, 2012
Sneak Peek: Haunted Halls – Revenge of Dr. Blackmore

Just when you thought you could relax, Dr. Blackmore kidnaps you, Tim, and several others. ERS’ Game studio’s popular Haunted Halls series is back with its third installment, Haunted Halls: Revenge of Dr. Blackmore! Haunted Halls: Revenge of Dr. Blackmore continues your adventures of trying to best the evil Dr. Blackmore and save your fiancé …Read more

Big Fish Scholarship Contest Announcement!

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 24, 2012
Big Fish Scholarship Contest Announcement!

Do you have a college-age child? How about one that is already in school? As you probably already know, higher education can be very expensive. Even worse, tuition costs seem to go up every year. To do our small part, Big Fish is proud to announce our first annual Online Games Scholarship Contest! This is …Read more

Series Spotlight: Dark Parables

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 21, 2012
Series Spotlight: Dark Parables

For this week’s Series Spotlight,  the owner of Blue Tea Games, Steven Zhao was kind enough to sit down  and talk about the development process behind the Dark Parables series of games. In addition to the great interview below, make sure to  set aside some time this weekend to play the free trial of the newest Dark …Read more