A Gamer’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on February 14, 2014
A Gamer’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us it’s a good time to think about how to show your love for any special gamer in your life.  Games and play are a great way to ratchet up the romance in any relationship, and your gamer valentine will be grateful that you are so thoughtful in the process. To …Read more

Big Fish Surpasses 400 Unique Mobile Adventures!

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 13, 2014
Big Fish Surpasses 400 Unique Mobile Adventures!

Wooohooooo!! Big Fish Games has reached a new milestone with over 400 unique mobile game titles on iOS and Android! Join the celebration by playing some of Big Fish’s fan-favorite mobile games: Big Fish Casino, Fairway Solitaire, Cooking Academy, Dark Manor and Found. Today and tomorrow, all players will enjoy special in-game promotions! February 13th: Fairway Solitaire will celebrate with colorful …Read more

The Sky is Falling in Dark Parables: Jack and the Sky Kingdom

Posted by Jessica Sachs on February 5, 2014
The Sky is Falling in Dark Parables: Jack and the Sky Kingdom

As the citizens of Alblasserwaard, Netherlands go about their daily tasks they suddenly notice the appearance of a mysterious floating island hovering in the blue sky. Could this be the fabled Sky Kingdom of lore!? But wonder soon turns into terror as the Sky Kingdom slowly begins to destruct, casting debris and devastation on the …Read more

Dark Manor & the Story With Legs (Spoiler Alert!)

Posted by Lisa Brunette on January 30, 2014
Dark Manor & the Story With Legs (Spoiler Alert!)

For most of gaming history, we’ve come to expect that game story lines would follow the traditional story arc: beginning, middle, and end. Much of the innovation in game story writing has come in the “choose your own adventure” format, meaning that players are provided a menu of possible outcomes, and their story experience depends on how …Read more

Free Game Giveaway for iOS versions of European Mystery: Scent of Desire!

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 27, 2014
Free Game Giveaway for iOS versions of European Mystery: Scent of Desire!

Big Fish is giving the iOS versions of European Mystery: Scent of Desire Collector’s Edition away for FREE!!! Play NOW on iPhone & iPad! Several young women have gone missing in Paris. Now only you can stop a maniac’s murderous trail of fragrance and deception! Become a famous detective called to Paris to investigate a …Read more

Behind the Curtain: The Making of Midnight Castle

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 23, 2014
Behind the Curtain: The Making of Midnight Castle

Have you tried Midnight Castle, the newest HOPA from Elephant Games yet? Last week I was able to sit down with one of the creative minds that manages the development of Elephant’s amazing Hidden Object Puzzle Adventures! Read more below and then go download the game today! Please introduce yourself & your team… My name …Read more

What’s So Serious About ‘Serious’ Games?

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 22, 2014
What’s So Serious About ‘Serious’ Games?

‘Serious’ games are a genre of educational games that focus on creating unique learning contexts for difficult subjects. In this article I will explore the premise for serious games as tools for learning, and highlight some of the most exciting projects out there. What is Learning? It is obvious that we expect the outcome of …Read more

Unlock the Secrets of Midnight Castle – Download it Free Today!

Posted by Jessica Sachs on January 20, 2014
Unlock the Secrets of Midnight Castle – Download it Free Today!

Your eccentric uncle dies in a mysterious way and you are named in his will, inheriting his unique and seemingly magical estate of Midnight Castle. Within the castle it is rumored that a chamber, known as the Mystery Chamber, exists that fulfills the wishes of those who occupy the castle. You are convinced the Mystery …Read more

2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 16, 2014
2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

In this follow-up to Conor Murphy’s 2012 article Stereotype-defying Gaming Statistics, we’ll look at the global gaming landscape and highlight some of the shifting trends that will affect how 2014 shapes up in terms of games. While recent 2014 statistics are no doubt intriguing, examining these statistics against the past, present, and future of gaming helps …Read more

How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2014
How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

It’s that time of year again. New year’s resolutions. A clean slate brings newfound hope—we imagine our ideal self: healthier, smarter, kinder, wealthier. Read more books. Lose more weight. Wake up earlier. I’ll let you in on a little secret: the older I get, the more I enjoy the refreshed optimism of new year’s. Like …Read more

Best Android Games — January 2014

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 10, 2014
Best Android Games — January 2014

A famous author once asked: Do androids dream of electric sheep? While it’s hard to know if or what a robot (or tablet or smartphone) thinks, it’s safe to say that many Android owners have games on the brain this December. You can join the fun by checking out some of the top Android games …Read more

How Games Can Change Your Brain for the Better!

Posted by Conor Murphy on January 10, 2014
How Games Can Change Your Brain for the Better!

If you were ever told playing video games all day would rot your brain, we have some good news - it's not true! In fact, playing all of those video games may have given you a mental edge.Read more