Week in Review: June 17 – 23

Week in Review: June 17 – 23

If you're in need of a vacation, sit back and enjoy the tropical delights of Hawaii in Big Kahuna Reef 3. If it has been a while since your brain has had a lexical workout, then Wordary could be the word game for you.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 23, 2012
Video Game Industry Breaks From Tradition, Finds New Way to Deliver Entertainment

Video Game Industry Breaks From Tradition, Finds New Way to Deliver Entertainment

The nature of traditional video games and television tends to separate the two mediums. Watching TV is usually a relaxing, low commitment activity – something …

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 21, 2012
Casual Gamers: Be Proud, the Future is Bright

Casual Gamers: Be Proud, the Future is Bright

We were a little surprised to discover there is an apparent rift between two sections of gamers - casual and hardcore - and even more surprised to read some of the comments the two have left for one another, but that doesn't mean the two gaming groups can't get along.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 18, 2012
Week in Review: June 10 – 16

Week in Review: June 10 – 16

A long-dead pirate romance in Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart brings plenty of heart-pumping action and intrigue to this week's collection of new releases . If a pirate's life isn't for you, Paris Mahjong could take the edge off with a relaxing night steeped in French culture.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 15, 2012
Why Puzzles Are Good For Kids

Why Puzzles Are Good For Kids

Kids are sponges for knowledge. We’ve all seen this. How many times have you marveled at how quickly young children pick up new skills? Walking, …

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 13, 2012
Why Casual Gaming is Better than Golf

Why Casual Gaming is Better than Golf

Ok, maybe ‘better’ isn’t the proper word. We’re not trying to prove casual gaming is better than golf…just more casual. With summer now upon us, …

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 11, 2012
Week in Review: June 3 – 9

Week in Review: June 3 – 9

Hidden-object mysteries lurk behind many corners this week with “Theatre of the Absurd” and “Rite of Passage: The Perfect Show!” If you’re not in the …

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 9, 2012
Fun Game Stats: Is Full Freemium on the Horizon?

Fun Game Stats: Is Full Freemium on the Horizon?

We sure get emotionally invested when it comes to big shifts in the gaming market, but we also like to taper our video game-born excitement with some cold, hard facts from time to time.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 6, 2012
Biggest Lies About Video Games

Biggest Lies About Video Games

If your mother ever told you that sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyesight, you're already aware of one of the most pervasive urban legends about the so-called dangers of technology. Video games have a fair share of false information circulating about them, too.

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 4, 2012
Week in Review: May 27 – June 2

Week in Review: May 27 – June 2

Have you ever wanted to travel through time? “Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch” sends you through a time traveling, hidden object-finding adventure. If …

Posted by Big Fish Games on June 2, 2012
The History of Breakout

The History of Breakout

There has been a lot of interest generated from our post about the best arcade games of the 1970s. It seems we resurrected a lot …

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 30, 2012
Week in Review: May 20 – 26

Week in Review: May 20 – 26

This week brings a good balance to your gaming diet with a little family-friendly puzzle solving in Mermaid Adventures: The Magic Pearl and a hefty helping of spooky mysteries and family secrets from Final Cut: Death on the Silver Screen. We've also brought back a classic with Slingo Supreme 2!

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 26, 2012