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Broken Age to get retail release in Spring 2015


That's (double) fine by me!
Jan 07
Today, Double Fine and Nordic Games announced a retail version of Broken Age, the Tim Schafer-led adventure game funded through Kickstarter. The boxed copy will launch alongside Broken Age: Act 2 in Spring 2015 for PC, Mac, a... read
Ah-gay

Broken Age coming to PS4, Vita alongside Act 2 PC release


Early 2015
Dec 10
Rounding out the trend of Double Fine games coming to Sony's consoles just short of Massive Chalice, which you should all be playing, is Broken Age. It began as the Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter that exploded, the first ... read
Local multiplayer

I doubt you have 4 controllers, but Gang Beasts is coming to PS4


Fun with physics
Dec 10
Over the weekend, Double Fine announced that the drunkard-on-ice-skates brawler would be making its way to PlayStation 4 next year, the same day it launches on PC (getting out of its current Early Access availability). Gang ... read
Oh heck yeah!

Remastered Grim Fandango looks great, out next month


January 27 to PS4, Vita, PC, Mac, Linux
Dec 10
I know a skeleton of people are waiting to play this, what with it being a chore to track down a playable copy of the classic adventure game. And now we get an even more playable, modernized version with nicer textures and s... read
Day of the Tentacle

Day of the Tentacle: Special Edition announced


Partnership between Sony and Double Fine
Dec 06
Today at Sony's PlayStation Experience event, Double Fine announced a joint collaboration between the two. Day of the Tentacle is coming to the PS4 and Vita in the form of a Special Edition release. As PC fans know this is a pretty huge deal, as it's one of the most beloved adventure games of the 90s and beyond. read
Layoffs at Double Fine

Double Fine lays off twelve staff members


Unannounced title canceled when publishing deal falls through
Nov 24
Double Fine Productions confirmed with Games Industry International last Friday that it had to lay off twelve staff members due to a publishing deal falling through on an unannounced title. "One of our unannounced p... read
Costume Quest 2

Costume Quest 2 knocks on Xbox's door today


Moseys on over to Wii U tomorrow
Oct 29
As it turns out, the duration of that Costume Quest 2 timed-exclusive on PlayStation wasn't all that long. Like, one day. But, that's okay because it means that everyone will have it in time for Halloween. That's s... read
Costume Quest 2

Treat for Sony fans: PlayStation gets temporary Costume Quest 2 exclusivity


And an exclusive costume
Oct 24
This ain't no trick -- things are lookin' pretty sweet for PlayStation owners that want to do battle with some Grubbins just in time for Halloween. Sony's announced that it has a temporary console exclusive for Costume ... read
Double Fine

Double Fine ceasing development on sci-fi sim Spacebase DF-9


Costing more money than it brings in
Sep 24
Double Fine is ending its development of Spacebase DF-9 with a somewhat sudden final build of the game next month. Double Fine intends to stick around for bug fixes, but many of the game's initially planned features will... read
Hack 'n' Slash

Double Fine's Hack 'n' Slash 1.0 has been released on Steam


Now games in Steam Early Access that have actually been finished are numbered in the tens
Sep 10
Hack 'n' Slash by Double Fine Productions had its beginnings during Amnesia Fortnight 2012, in which it received the most votes of any concept to be made into a full game. Now, it's finally complete, having left Steam Early A... read
Gang Beasts

Gang Beasts out on Steam, fight your friends like a drunk on skates


Early Access
Sep 02
Gang Beasts is fun as heck. That's probably why Double Fine picked it up. And now you can pick it up as it's come to Steam on Early Access.  I played it for a good while last week. Laughs and cries of exaltation we... read
Grim Fandnago: Remaster

Here's Grim Fandango running on PS4


Aiming for 1080p, but keeping the 4:3
Sep 01
Double Fine has the original Grim Fandango running on PS4, with some joystick tweaks so it controls smoother. In the development video, they talk about things they want to address, like the compression, and things they ... read
New costumes, from Thomas Jefferson to a pterodactyl
Costume Quest, like every Double Fine game, is charming. It's a fresh-feeling, low stakes take on the JRPG genre, more Earthbound than Final Fantasy. Though, as Chad put it in his review, it's "RPG Lite," accessible... read feature

Already in love, already fearing it'll devour my time with an XCOM-like fervor
We've heard little from Massive Chalice in the year and change since its successful crowdfunding campaign that took in over a million dollars following Double Fine's even more successful campaign for Broken Age. Jus... read feature

PAX

The Costume Quest 2 PAX Collector's Challenge sounds fun


It wouldn't be PAX without buttons
Aug 26
Midnight City is hosting a Costume Quest 2 'Trick or Treat' Collector's Challenge at PAX Prime later this week and it's going to be worth setting some time aside for if you're looking to score swag. Essentially, you'll need t... read
Multiplayer

Double Fine picks up goofy multiplayer brawler Gang Beasts


Coming to Steam Early Access next week
Aug 18
Gang Beasts is hardly new at this point, but we've been given another opportunity to talk about it now that it's a part of the Double Fine Presents line. I'll take it. The funny multiplayer brawler will be playable later thi... read
Double Fine

Double Fine embarks on new publishing venture


Sounds (double) fine to me
Jul 24
Double Fine Productions has decided to point its talents in the direction of helping indie game studios with publishing and marketing. In an interview with Tim Schafer, it was revealed that although Double Fine won't be a pub... read
Maniac Mansion

Ron Gilbert releases original design document of Maniac Mansion


Meanwhile, I can't contain my excitement
Jul 22
I absolutely love the SCUMM period of Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts) development and this document gives insight into the game that started it all. It's interesting to see that although the Edison family stayed much the sa... read
Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango is headed back to PC in all its remastered glory


I can't wait to dive back in
Jul 09
It seems like it should have been a no-brainer, given the game's original success as a PC adventure games, but the remastered version of Grim Fandango has just been confirmed for PC as well. Additionally, it'll be headed ... read
Broken Age

You can play Broken Age now on your iPad


Now's the best time to check it out
Jun 12
Double Fine's latest adventure game Broken Age has made its way to the iPad, and it's just as gorgeous as a mobile game as it was upon its original release. It's split up into two releases, and right now, you can catch Broke... read
Grim Fandango remaster

Yes! Grim Fandango remaster for PS4 and Vita!


Yesssssssssssssssssss!
Jun 09
I always complain about how hard it is to find a copy of Grim Fandango, which I desperately need to play. Well, Grim Fandango is getting a PS4 and Vita exclusive remaster. Of all the remasters, reboots, remakes shown off thus far at E3, this is by far the best.  Thanks you based Schafer. read
Mo' candy, mo' problems
If there's one thing that the folks at Double Fine aren't known for, it's being pigeon-holed into making the same game. In fact, almost all of its titles are wildly different from one another. From the likes of Brüt... read feature

Day of the Tentacle

Watch Tim Schafer play through Day of the Tentacle after a 10-year lull


Yes, I squeed like a little girl
May 14
This glorious video before us is a Let's Play of Tim Schafer himself playing Day of the Tentacle. The 40-minute video features Tim narrating a playthrough and sharing little tidbits of information regarding production, voice... read
I hope the final boss is the Gibson
Max recently sat down with Brandon Dillon of Double Fine, Programmer and Project Lead on Hack 'N' Slash. Brandon walked us through a demonstration of the game, which allows players to manipulate the actual code of the game with the protagonist's USB sword, and we all learn some lessons in critical thinking. read feature

Max interviews the creator of this dark future
Max sat down with Sam Farmer, the creator of Last Life. Being developed in association with Double Fine, Last Life is a point-and-click adventure game set in a cyber-noir future, where death doesn't always mean the end. Check out the Kickstarter for this game here. read feature

Hack N Slash PAX

I hacked a bush in Double Fine's Hack N Slash


Take that, stupid bush
Apr 14
With a name like Hack N Slash, it’s easy to assume exactly what’s in the package and dismiss it. Then people hear it’s from Double Fine and expectations immediately change for the better, as they should. Hac... read
Double Fine

Double Fine drops a 90s themed Hack 'n' Slash trailer


Coming soon to Steam Early Access
Apr 13
Double Fine's Hack 'n' Slash, which is similar to Zelda with a hacking mechanic involved, is looking pretty great so far. Here to help the wait is a new trailer from the developer, which is themed like a 90s commercial ... read
This goat's not G.O.A.T.
Escape Goat 2 is not a goat simulator. No, this is another goat game. I know it’s confusing. Sometimes two seemingly identical properties come out of nowhere. Armageddon came out two months after Deep Impact, moviegoers... read feature

Escape Goat 2 released as Tim Schafer tries to take credit


The man can ham as few men can
Mar 24
Are you ready to laugh? Double Fine has released this video to promote the launch of Escape Goat 2 today on Windows, Mac and Linux PCs, and I suspect it's the funniest thing I'm going to see today. Watch what happens wh... read
Hacker? I hardly even know her!
Borne out of Double Fine's yearly Amnesia Fortnight game jam, Hack 'N' Slash (as well as Spacebase DF-9) is getting a full release this summer. The top down action adventure game may look like a Legend of Zelda clone, but tha... read feature

Double Fine

A Double Fine ... sequel? Costume Quest 2 announced


How many games are in production at the studio, again?
Mar 10
Double Fine's turn-based role-playing game Costume Quest is getting a sequel for PC and consoles by way of publisher Midnight City, the two companies announced today. Moving on up! Protagonists Wren and Reynold return for th... read
Double Fine

Fans are bringing an unused Double Fine pitch to life


BAD GOLF 2! BAD GOLF 2!
Feb 24
While it may not have been my favorite concept for a game out of Amnesia Fortnight 2014, the pitch itself for Bad Golf 2 was among the best. It was literally just Double Fine's Patrick Hackett chanting "Bad Golf 2!" four time... read






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