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
3 Epic Video Game Marriage Proposals

3 Epic Video Game Marriage Proposals

What's your fantasy wedding proposal? Do you imagine a simple candlelit dinner or something showy like, say, a flash mob wedding proposal complete with a marching band?

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 18, 2012
Developer Focus: Boomzap Entertainment

Developer Focus: Boomzap Entertainment

In our first ever Developer Focus article on Boomzap Entertainment, I was able to catch up with co-founder Chris Natsuume, to talk about his game studio and philosophy on …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 14, 2012
Plants vs Zombies Achievements Guide

Plants vs Zombies Achievements Guide

Everyone knows Popcap Games designs great games. Seems like you can’t get on an airplane these days without see someone playing Bejeweled or Plants vs …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 12, 2012
Series Spotlight: Margrave

Series Spotlight: Margrave

In this very special “Series Spotlight” we peer behind the development curtain of the beautiful Margrave game series. I recently caught up with the project’s …

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 12, 2012
Plants vs Zombies Cheat Codes, Tips & Tricks

Plants vs Zombies Cheat Codes, Tips & Tricks

Those of us who have played Plants vs Zombies know what an addictive, fun game it is. From the fifty different plants available for your army to the multitude of wacky Zombies crossing your lawn, you’re bound to get a laugh from every new level. Want to have even more fun protecting your brains? How about Zombies in retro sunglasses or Zombies dancing? These are just two of the cheats coded into the game to ’enhance’ play. If you don't want to "cheat" you can also check out our free Plants vs. Zombies strategy guide!

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 10, 2012