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Weekly Tangent – Real Life Sometimes Looks Like A Perfect Game

July 28, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! Have you seen the news about this giant hole in Siberia? Did it strike anyone else that this would be the perfect setting for a game? Imagine finding the hole and exploring it only to find some kind of ancient secret or cult or living dinosaurs in a forgotten underground world or something! […]…

Popular Play – WildTangent Studios’ Swipe The Gold!

July 25, 2014 Aye, Matey. WildTangent Studios has shivered their timbers and created a fun, tongue-in-cheek pirate game all about looting booty! You can get it on both iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and Android. Avast! Get your sea legs and start plundering! Ahoy, do ye swipe or do ye tap when ye play, my piratical friend? […]…

Buried Treasure – Trade Like The Wind!

July 23, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! Today I’m talking about Tradewinds Odyssey. Travel around ancient Greece and get your trade on. Buy low, sell high and help some well-known characters while you’re at it. Don’t forget about the sea battles! I really enjoyed this game. I think this one could appeal to resource management and simulation fans. Do you […]…

Weekly Tangent – PC Security Software, WildTangent and YOU!

July 21, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! You have security software on your PC, right? If not, go get some and then come back! It’s a very important way to protect our virtual selves. While security software is awesome and wonderful and necessary, it can sometimes cause issues with other programs that we use. You may notice an issue, particularly […]…

Popular Plays – 6 Games To Help You Chill This Summer

July 18, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! Phew! We’ve had some warm weather here in Redmond and it has us thinking of ways to cool down. How about some ice-themed games? (And some ice water to go with it!) What are your playing this weekend? (Also, I know that one of these games is Christmas related… but Christmas in July […]…

A WildTangent TIP: Find More Of The Games You Like

July 16, 2014 Hello, PC Players! Have you used our Related Games widget? It tells you what other people who played a game are also playing. Hm… I feel like I should provide an example. Ta da! Screenshot! NOTE: I added the big, green circle to point out where you can find the Related Games widget. Also, you […]…

Weekly Tangent – My 5 Favorite Road Tripping Activities

July 14, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! With so many people planning road trips this year, I thought I’d collect some of my favorite road trip activities from some of our older blog posts. This post is for those of you with kids (or adults) who get a little antsy in the car after a while. Using WildCoins To Improve […]…

Popular Plays – 10 Games To Keep Your Brain Active This Summer!

July 11, 2014 Hello, ‘Tangenter! It’s summer here at WildTangent (we’re headquartered in the Northern hemisphere) and it’s time for summer break. So, here are some great brain-stimulating games for you (or your kids) to keep your mind sharp this summer. Want brainpower on the go? I have some Android games for you. Android Games And here’s a […]…

Buried Treasure – Finders

July 9, 2014 This game is perfect for simulation and resource management fans. (To be fair, I think that time management lovers will enjoy it, too.) It really didn’t take long for me to become obsessed with creating a camp and helping my workers survive. Play your free trial and let me know what you think in the […]…

Weekly Tangent – Happy Birthday, Dr. Watson!

July 7, 2014 One of the world’s favorite fictional sleuth’s super sidekick’s birthday is today. History.com says that John Watson, Sherlock Holmes’ BFF, celebrates his birthday on July 7th in the novels. Doesn’t that put you in the mood to solve a mystery? Luckily, we just happened to create a collection of some of our favorite mystery games […]…

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