Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake Announced!

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 …

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

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 …

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 15, 2012
HvZ: A Real-Life Zombie Game!

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.

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 12, 2012
Series Spotlight: Mystery Trackers

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 …

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 9, 2012
Smartphones Responsible for Big Gaming Boom

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?

Posted by Carmen Bleything on October 8, 2012
Sneak Peek: Mystery Trackers – The Four Aces

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 …

Posted by Margie B. on October 4, 2012
Middle and High School Students Design Video Games

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.

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 1, 2012
Series Spotlight: Haunted Halls

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 …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 27, 2012
Sneak Peek: Haunted Halls – Revenge of Dr. Blackmore

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 …

Posted by Margie B. on September 24, 2012
Big Fish Scholarship Contest Announcement!

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. …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 24, 2012
Series Spotlight: Dark Parables

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 …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 21, 2012
Morality in Video Games

Morality in Video Games

The debate over whether video games can cause real-world violence has been going on for a while now, but a recent Forbes article written by Erik Kain asked another question: "Do real-world morals have a place in video games?"

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 20, 2012