Tag archive for ‘Double Fine’

MonsterMonday – Massive Chalice

by Austin Paul Adamson - on Jun 1st 2015 - No Comments

Join me as I take a look at June’s free Game with Gold on Xbox One, Massive Chalice. This turn based strategy game features an interesting bloodline mechanic where breeding your team results in new attributes.


MonsterMonday – Costume Quest 2

by Austin Paul Adamson - on Feb 23rd 2015 - No Comments


It’s not anywhere close to Halloween, but who doesn’t love candy? Join me as I battle my way through Costume Quest 2 on Xbox One.


Double Fine’s The Cave Announced in Partnership with SEGA

by William Saw - on May 26th 2012 - No Comments

SEGA and Double Fine have joined forces to produce Ron Gilbert’s The Cave, simply described as, “an adventure game so odd and compelling that it can only be described as odd and compelling.” The Cave is coming to consoles and PCs for downloadable release in early 2013. For a first look at the puzzle adventure game, check...

Double Fine Funds $400,000 Kickstarter Adventure Game In Less Than 24 Hours

by William Saw - on Feb 9th 2012 - No Comments

The folks at Double Fine have successfully funded a new adventure game through crowd-souring website Kickstarter. As of this writing, the project has over 38k backers who pledged more than the targeted goal of $400,000 dollars. ...

Publishing Rights for Psychonauts Return to Double Fine

by William Saw - on Jun 14th 2011 - No Comments

Double Fine has acquired the publishing rights for Psychonauts. That means that all future purchases of Psychonauts via Xbox Live or Steam will now go directly to the studio. A tweet from Double Fine programmer Anna Kipnis confirmed the news: “Double Fine is now the sole publisher of Psychonauts!! If you buy it now (on Steam, for instance), the proceeds go to us!”

Hey maybe now they can start funding that Psychonauts sequel or something.

Trenched To Arrive on XBLA June 22

by William Saw - on May 26th 2011 - 1 Comment

Double Fine’s tower defense game Trenched will arrive on Xbox Live Marketplace on June 15 for 1200MSP. Its a XBLA published title so don’t expect a PSN version to come anytime soon.

The co-op game pits you in a mech against your enemies in a tower-defense setting. The story, in Double Fine fashion, is pretty absurd and focuses around a competition around the manliest man ever who uses his mechanical wits to take on his evil former comrade.

Check out the intro cutscene trailer below. (more…)

Double Fine Working on Sesame Street Kinect Game

by William Saw - on Feb 15th 2011 - No Comments

About as unexpected as you can get, the fine purveyors of interactive entertainment – Double Fine – announced today that they are working on a Sesame Street game exclusively for the Kinect platform. Warner Bros Interactive will publish the studio effort when it releases this fall on Xbox 360.

Players can expect to solve puzzles and use Kinect’s motion controls for actions like jumping and dancing. The Sesame Street Workshop will incorporate the curriculum for the game. When asked why Double Fine wanted to make the game, studio head Tim Schafer responded,

“Sesame Street had a profound effect on me, and many members of the Double Fine team, when we were children.” “So did video games. Now many of us are parents and we want to share with our kids the great experiences we had, but also the completely new ones made possible by cutting-edge technology like Kinect for Xbox 360. So it’s a labor of love on many levels.”

Stacking Coming Feb 8 PSN, Feb 9 XBL

by William Saw - on Jan 21st 2011 - No Comments

THQ’s ousted a release date for Tim Schafer’s latest downloadable creation from Double Fine, Stacking. The game will release on Playstation Network on February 8th and Xbox Live on February 9th. The retail price is $14.99 and 1200 points respectively.

Players take the role of a small matryoshka doll who enters larger dolls to take control of them and their special powers, then stack larger and larger dolls to solve puzzles.

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