Burger Shop 2 Tips and Tricks

Posted by Margie B. on July 27, 2011
Burger Shop 2 Tips and Tricks

Welcome to the Burger Shop 2 Tips and Tricks! Use the BurgerTron2000 contraption to create tasty food items for hungry customers in this fast-paced food making game! Whether you use this document as a reference when things get difficult or as a road map to get you from beginning to end, we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Please enjoy our handy dandy Burger Shop 2 Tips and Tricks with insightful help and annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!Read more

Everyone Deserves to Have Fun

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 26, 2011
Everyone Deserves to Have Fun

It’s been a busy week of extracurricular activities for Big Fish Games, and I’ve been fortunate enough to participate in some of the week’s exciting events. On Monday we hosted the second annual Big Fish Games Workshop, and I got to watch developers and casual gamers come together around the games they love. Throughout the …Read more

Announcing Game Manager 3.0

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 26, 2011
Announcing Game Manager 3.0

We’re very happy to announce the release of Game Manager 3.0! Look for the new Game Manager to be available tomorrow morning (7/27/2011). The redesigned, revamped Game Manager looks better, runs better, and is much easier to use than ever before. You’ll be able to easily see and organize the games you have installed, find …Read more

10 Great Places to Play Mobile Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 25, 2011
10 Great Places to Play Mobile Games

With the proliferation of mobile games and mobile gaming platforms, it’s becoming more and more common for gamers to take their obsession on the road. Whether you’re killing some downtime on the bus with a quick game of Rainbow Web or losing yourself at Starbucks in Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir, these days, gaming is becoming …Read more

A Tale of Two Coffee Machines

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 25, 2011
A Tale of Two Coffee Machines

For those of you who aren’t aware, our office is in Seattle and in Seattle, we take our coffee very, very seriously. Coffee. Coffee shops. Coffee festivals. Coffee tours. Shops that are not even coffee shops, but still serve great coffee. Gas stations with coffee. Getting 50 MPG if you add 2 cups of coffee …Read more

Match 3 Games and Your 15-Minute Break

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 22, 2011
Match 3 Games and Your 15-Minute Break

We know how it is with down time at work. Fifteen minutes isn’t enough time to dive into a new project but it’s too much time to just sit there and do nothing. We’ve taken some time to think about how to best handle such situations. The answer may surprise you. We all need to …Read more

The Making of Snoopy Flying Ace, Visual Highlights

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 21, 2011
The Making of Snoopy Flying Ace, Visual Highlights

Clark Stacey, VP of Business Development at Smart Bomb Interactive, took the stage at Casual Connect to reflect on the development of Snoopy Flying Ace for XBox Live Arcade (XBLA). We apologize for taking minimal notes during the presentation, but it was so good it was hard to break away to write. Furthermore, the images …Read more

Ricardo Carretero on Developing Games in Pajamas

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 21, 2011
Ricardo Carretero on Developing Games in Pajamas

What’s it like to work in your pajamas? Ricardo Carretero from Super Mega Team took the stage on the final day of Casual Connect to tell us. Ricardo is part of Super Mega Team who managed to create Super Zombie Soccer as a part time project working from home. If that doesn’t sound ambitious enough, …Read more

Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus Invade Gaming Space

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 21, 2011

It’s that time again, time for us to celebrate the mischief and office pranks that take place in the offices of Big Fish Games! In this week’s edition we celebrate the 27th Birthday of one of our favorite QA testers, Emily: Emily’s best friend and co-worker, Angela, could not see this momentous occasion pass without …Read more

Robert Tercek Presents Gaming in the Connected Age

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2011

Robert Tercek took the stage at Casual Connect this morning to share his thoughts on the state of gaming in today’s connected world. He began his presentation by pointing out that games are not needed everywhere. The over-gamification currently happening clearly is not to Robert’s liking (a theme very popular among presenters at this year’s …Read more

Casual Connect Asia Targets Singapore for 2012

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2011

Jessica Thames took the stage at Casual Connect Seattle following Torsten Reil’s keynote address and announced the latest Casual Connect conference will head to Singapore in 2012. There isn’t a lot of information available at this point in time, but we expect the Casual Games Association will be releasing details in the near future. Stay …Read more

Big Fish Games Workshop Brings Fans and Developers Together

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2011
Big Fish Games Workshop Brings Fans and Developers Together

Game developers from around the world joined over 60 customers at the 2nd annual Big Fish Games Workshop in Seattle on Monday to discuss everything from upcoming titles to current game trends. The goal of the workshop is to get customers in front of the developers that create the games they love. By having this …Read more