Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival is Finally Here!

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 27, 2013
Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival is Finally Here!

The cards are on the table. Are you ready to face your fate?   Big Fish’s “Mystery Case Files: Fate’s Carnival” is the tenth installment of Big Fish’s most popular hidden object adventure game launching today on PC and Mac.   The “Mystery Case Files” series has been downloaded more than 100 million times and …Read more

Learning to Draw Game Characters

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 26, 2013
Learning to Draw Game Characters

Great characters are fundamental to just about every type of media, and games take the options to entirely new levels.  If you’re an aspiring game artist, or artist of any variety, learning to draw characters is a great set of skills to develop. I’m an artist, but I don’t really know much about drawing, so …Read more

Try the New My Singing Monsters Update Today!

Posted by marc.trani on November 22, 2013
Try the New My Singing Monsters Update Today!

We have some great news for fans of crooning Monsters! A new update is now available for My Singing Monsters! The ancient magic of the wishing torches has been rediscovered! When you light a wishing torch, it improves the chances of breeding rare monsters! The more torches you have on an island, the better your …Read more

Big Fish Has a New Layout & Look!

Posted by Conor Murphy on November 20, 2013
Big Fish Has a New Layout & Look!

Just in time to usher in the New Year, the Big Fish website has been updated with a new look and feel! A lot of thought went into the new design, hopefully you find it to be both functional and visually appealing. We’ve refined the tabs, buttons, and links at the top of our website …Read more

Does Bad Behavior Cause You to Avoid Online Games?

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 19, 2013
Does Bad Behavior Cause You to Avoid Online Games?

A while back Colleen ‘momgamer’ Hannon’s ranted about the ‘hate-filled miasma’ that clouds player vs. player interactions in online role-playing games. And it got me thinking… While I understand her point – maybe people want to be able to engage in a little friendly PvP without being subjected to a continuum of crap that begins …Read more

Best iPad Games – November 2013

Posted by Carmen Bleything on November 12, 2013
Best iPad Games – November 2013

Strategy and Puzzle Game fans are in for a treat this month! Whether you want to run your own supernatural hotel or conquer an entire kingdom, this list of the Best iPad Games of November 2013 has you covered! Transport Tycoon One of the key benefits to city life is the availability of mass transit, …Read more

Imagineering Ouya: The People’s $99 Console

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 11, 2013
Imagineering Ouya:  The People’s $99 Console

There is big launch news out concerning a new gaming console that will soon be available for just $99, which is a big difference in price from the $499 and $599 Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles on the horizon. The console is called Ouya and became a media darling a few month’s back when …Read more

Games for the International Fashionista

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 5, 2013
Games for the International Fashionista

A recession economy might mean a smaller wallet for actual fashion shopping, but with these (mostly) free to play fashion games you can shop and adorn yourself till you drop.  Not only that, but some are great practice arenas for the aspiring fashion designer or business entrepreneur, allowing you to flex your fashion management muscle.  …Read more

What’s the Deal with Free-To-Play Games?

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 31, 2013
What’s the Deal with Free-To-Play Games?

In a time before the Internet, you could play a digital game only if: 1. You hauled your pocket of quarters to the arcade so you could make progress on that one impossibly difficult game. 2. Your parents took you to the video game store and dropped $50 on a console version of that impossibly …Read more

A Day Made from Legos

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 29, 2013
A Day Made from Legos

Remember when you were a kid and you’d recreate cool objects using Legos? It was your imagination’s shortcut to owning whatever you wanted: swords, moon rovers, reptiles your parents wouldn’t let you keep as pets, and other adult things that kids can’t (or shouldn’t) own. Now that you’re an adult, you’re all about practical stuff. …Read more

Zombie! Zombie! Zombie! for iPad is Here!!

Posted by Jacob St. Martin on October 24, 2013
Zombie! Zombie! Zombie! for iPad is Here!!

The Zombie Apocalypse is upon us!  Big Fish’s Zombie! Zombie! Zombie! HD (or Zx3 for short) is now available on iPad worldwide.  In Zx3, you and your small team of survivors are fighting off waves and waves of zombie hordes, battling valiantly to survive the mob of undead.  Zombies feel no fear, will never retreat, …Read more

Adorable (and Smart!) Baby Gamers

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on October 23, 2013
Adorable (and Smart!) Baby Gamers

Conor Murphy’s recent post on dogs and cats that love iPads got me thinking about babies:  how they play, what they play, how they learn to play, and how their digital play affects their developing view of the world.  These early life forays into digital worlds are more than just examples of funny play by …Read more