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Big Fish Games, Inc

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Big Fish Games is a provider of Internet media delivery software and services based in Seattle, Washington. The company is best known for its strong growth and leadership in digital distribution of online casual games. Big Fish Games has several lines of business including distribution of downloadable casual games, ad supported free online web browser games, game development studios, e-greetings, and most recently a social networking site for casual game players for share opinions, invite friends, and earn cash for games their friends buy.

In May, 2002 the company was founded as a game development studio and experienced early success with titles like Mahjong Towers, Top Ten Solitaire, and Word Wizard. Big Fish Studios now releases 12 to 15 original titles per year and has produced many branded hit titles including Mystery Case Files: Huntsville, Hidden Expedition: Titanic, Mahjong Towers Eternity, Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects, Mystic Inn and Sky Patrol

Big Fish Studios also publishes titles from outside developers and controls online distribution of several hit franchises including Fish Tycoon, Virtual Villagers, and Master of Defence.

Big Fish Games distributes casual downloadable games for over 400 developers, and launches a new game every day for the past two years. Big Fish Games also runs sites for Viacom’s Nickelodeon and NBC’s iVillage sites. Big Fish Games is one of the top volume sites with over 400,000 downloads per day on peak days. The service offers downloadable casual games with a try-before-you-buy model where consumers can play a selection of over 300 games for free for 60 minutes, but then must purchase that game. Big Fish Games also has a game subscription service where consumers can buy games at a discount if they commit to volume purchasing called Game Club Cafe.

Credited on 1,948 Games from 2003 to 2024

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Cooking Craze (2024 on Windows)
Crossroads: What Was Lost (Collector's Edition) (2023 on Windows, Macintosh)
Ms. Holmes: The Case of the Dancing Men (Collector's Edition) (2023 on Macintosh, Windows)
Cursed Fables: Twisted Tower (2023 on Windows, Macintosh)
Bridge to Another World: Cursed Clouds (2023 on Windows)
Cursed Fables: Twisted Tower (Collector's Edition) (2022 on Windows, Macintosh)
Christmas Stories: Taxi of Miracles (Collector's Edition) (2022 on Windows)
Puzzle Vacations: Ireland (2022 on Nintendo Switch, Windows)
First Time in Rome (Collector's Edition) (2022 on Windows, Macintosh, Nintendo Switch...)
I Love Finding More Pups (Collector's Edition) (2022 on Nintendo Switch, Macintosh, Windows...)
Strange Investigations: Two for Solitaire (Collector's Edition) (2022 on Windows)
Suddenly Meow 3 (2022 on Windows, Macintosh)
Amanda's Magic Book 5: Hansel and Gretel (2022 on Windows)
Gaslamp Cases 4: The Arcane Village (2022 on Windows)
Wilderness Mosaic 5: India (2022 on Windows)
I Love Finding Critters! (Collector's Edition) (2022 on PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Macintosh...)
Suddenly Meow 2 (2022 on Macintosh, Windows)
Twin Mind: Ghost Hunter - Collector's Edition (2022 on Windows Apps, Macintosh, Windows)
Catherine Ragnor: Blackbeard's Fury (2022 on Macintosh, Windows)
First Time in Paris (Collector's Edition) (2022 on PlayStation 5, Windows, Macintosh...)

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History +

November 12, 2007

The company acquires the development studio Thinglefin.

August 11, 2006

company contracts with Her Interactive to distribute digital download versions of Nancy Drew games

January 6, 2006

The acquisition of FunPause by Big Fish Games is announced.


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Company location and contact information (2008):

Big Fish Games

1501 Fourth Ave. Suite 800

Seattle, Washington 98101

Company phone: 206-213-5753

Company Fax: 206-213-3696

Company location and contact information (March 2009):

Big Fish Games, Inc.

333 Elliott Avenue West, Suite 200

Seattle, WA 98119

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