An Interview with Artem Yershov of Alawar Entertainment

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 12, 2011
An Interview with Artem Yershov of Alawar Entertainment

Earlier this summer, Big Fish Games released Alawar Entertainment’s latest adventure game, "Magic Encyclopedia: Moon Light". Game Producer, Artem Yershov, took the time to sit down with us and answer our questions about the game and its development process. Alawar Entertainment has specialized in the development, publication and distribution of casual games since 1999. The company has published over 200 titles worldwide and is the largest provider of casual games in Eastern Europe. Today, Alawar works with five internal studios and more than 30 external developers, providing a full range of services that includes game production, distribution and marketing.Read more

Top Cookie Recipes Selected for Taste Testing

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 9, 2011
Top Cookie Recipes Selected for Taste Testing

Once again the Big Fish Games community has spoken and our top 5 cookie recipes have been decided! This weekend our moderators and community team get the honor and (oh so yummy) pleasure of recreating these sugary treats for next Monday’s taste test. The Drawn team will then be lucky enough to nibble on each …Read more

Five Mistakes Keeping You From Winning Bejeweled 2

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 9, 2011
Five Mistakes Keeping You From Winning Bejeweled 2

 Let’s face it, winning Bejeweled 2 is fun. So fun, in fact, many of us have played the game thousands of times trying to master the techniques necessary to win. Unfortunately, practice doesn’t always make perfect…perfect practice makes perfect. After all, if you’re going to take the time to play a game, you might as …Read more

Big Fish Named One of the Best Places to Work in Seattle

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 31, 2011
Big Fish Named One of the Best Places to Work in Seattle

We’re very happy to announce that we were recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Washington! Although we did not win, we were a finalist in the Large Company category, along with twenty-four other amazing companies. We are so honored to have been recognized among such …Read more

Big Fish Arcade Games Collection Hits the iOS Market

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 29, 2011
Big Fish Arcade Games Collection Hits the iOS Market

We’re happy to announce the first release for the Big Fish Games Arcade Collection of mobile games. Pengu Wars is the first pure Arcade game we’ve released for the iPad. Help the brave Pengus in this fast-paced and exciting action and arcade game! Aim your shots carefully and help your friends take out the fish …Read more

Finding Time to Play Games at Home

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 29, 2011
Finding Time to Play Games at Home

We’re all busy in our own way. With family responsibilities, work obligations, and social engagements, it can be difficult to squeeze in any play time. Who knew finding time to game could be a challenge? Like any other hobby or extra-curricular activity, gaming takes time and has to be planned for. We’ve taken some time …Read more

Collector’s Edition Game Sale and Coupon Code!

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 27, 2011
Collector’s Edition Game Sale and Coupon Code!

We’re happy to announce the first ever Collector’s Edition games sale! Get any Collector’s Edition game on this page for only $6.99 (if you are a Game Club member) or $9.99 otherwise. Just use the coupon code, ONETIME, to get the discount. For those who are unfamiliar with our Collector’s Editions, you get the full …Read more

Cryptogram Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 26, 2011
Cryptogram Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

If you’ve played games such as Safecracker, Azada: Ancient Magic, or Hidden Magic, you’ve likely come across cryptograms. A cryptogram is a puzzle that features a piece of encrypted text, often a famous quote, location, or person. Or, in the case of a game, an important message pertaining to the game. The text is encrypted …Read more

Game Club: An Overview for New Visitors

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 25, 2011
Game Club: An Overview for New Visitors

For those of you who are new to Big Fish Games, we wanted to take a moment to help you understand the benefits of becoming a Game Club member. First, though, we think it is important for all our new visitors to understand that, at Big Fish Games, one of our core beliefs is that …Read more

Casual Game Art That Stands Apart

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 21, 2011
Casual Game Art That Stands Apart

We can all agree that staying focused at work can sometimes be a real challenge. Even at a gaming company, that holds true – though, not for the reasons you might be thinking. You might wonder if I’m talking about Nerf gun battles or superhero debates that are commonplace here. Sorry to disappoint, but we’re …Read more

The Best Cookie Recipe Ever Next for Felix’s Top Chef

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 19, 2011
The Best Cookie Recipe Ever Next for Felix’s Top Chef

That’s right; it’s time for another round of Felix’s Top Chef! We have a lot of sweet toothed gamers around our office so to follow up the best 30-minute meal recipe, thought dessert would be appropriate. As such, the challenge is: The Best Cookie Recipe Ever! After all, who doesn’t love cookies? Submit your favorite …Read more

Match 3 Tips

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 19, 2011
Match 3 Tips

We know what you may be thinking… “Really, Match 3 tips? How hard can it really be to win at Match 3 games?” On the most basic level, we agree, Match 3 games are pretty straightforward. However, take a moment to think about all the times you have played. We’re pretty sure you’ll be able …Read more