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Double Fine's Rad welcomes you to the post-post-apocalypse

Bandai Namco invited me by its PAX East booth to get a look at Double Fine's upcoming action rogue-like Rad. The top-down action game has you pummeling mutants for survival in a randomly generated world that has succumbed to not one but two...

 
 
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Double Fine reveals neon synth-heavy 'Rad' for Switch

Double Fine didn't resist the chance to get in on Nindies Showcase fun today, as it revealed a new Switch project during the broadcast: Rad. Rad seems to lean in heavily on an extremely '80s synth soundtrack and vibe as well as a "mutation"...

 
 
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The latest Humble Bundle is all about PS4

I love it when Humble Bundle dips into console gaming every now and then. This week, it's the Humble Indie PlayStation Bundle 2019, a batch of okay to great games from a wide range of publishers. Depending on the gaps in your PS4 library, t...

 
 
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This Humble Bundle is full of gems from Double Fine Presents

Humble Bundle currently has a tempting deal on a batch of eclectic games all housed under the Double Fine Presents banner. One minute, you might watch the circle of life unfold on a lone mountain; during another, pudgy blob men could pick y...

 
 
 
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Check out this new trailer for Psychonauts 2

The next trailer to drop at the Game Awards was our best look at Psychonauts 2 yet. The trailer opens with a voiceover talking about how Rasputin managed to worm his way into the Psychonauts before welcoming him to their base of operations,...

 
 
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Heavy metal tribute Brutal Legend now playable on Xbox One

The heavy metal world of Brütal Legend is worth remembering, and as of today, you won't need to put any strain on your mind trying to reminisce. Double Fine's 2009 action-adventure-meets-RTS game about Jack Black as a roadie in a gnarl...

 
 
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Ooblets is cuter than should be allowed by law

Double Fine is always trying something new. The developer regularly invites employees to pitch their game ideas during its annual Amnesia Fortnight events, internal game jams where no idea is too bizarre. Several well-regarded games have re...

 
 
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Delightful puzzle game GNOG comes to PC and Mac

KO_OP's puzzlebox game GNOG reminded me of playing with Mighty Max toys as a kid. After making the rounds on PlayStation 4 and iOS, the super-polished puzzler is now available on PC and Mac. This is best played in virtual reality, so if you...

 
 
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Grim Fandango and Broken Age are heading to Switch

At a live reading of Grim Fandango's script last night, Double Fine announced that the classic adventure game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch soon. Broken Age will also be heading to the platform, which is good news for fans of that ...

 
 
 
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Tim Schafer explains his creative process

One of the things I'm most interested in hearing about is how creators, well, create -- how they generate ideas and then go about bringing them to life. Everyone seems to have their own personal method. In the case of Double Fine's Tim Scha...

 
 
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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is now available on PC

From seemingly nowhere, the once PS4 exclusive Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is now available on PC. The game doesn't shed its VR requirement, but it is available on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift via Steam or the Oculus Store. Going for...

 
 
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Double Fine couldn't foresee a Psychonauts 2 delay

While Psychonauts 2 didn't have a firm release date, it now won't be making the originally planned 2018 window. Confirmed on an update over on Fig, Double Fine has stated that, "we know a lot more about the size and scope of the game we are...

 
 
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Review: Gang Beasts

After three long years, a fistful of patches, some redesigns, and viral videos up the wazoo, party-brawler Gang Beasts has finally left Early Access to officially unleash colourful mayhem on the world. Created by Boneloaf, a UK outfit start...

 
 
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You can nab Grim Fandango Remastered for free courtesy of GOG

GOG.com is kicking off its winter sale with a bang! From now until December 14 at 6am PST (2pm GMT), you'll be able to book your trip to the land of the dead with a free copy of Grim Fandango Remastered. Being this is on GOG, it will be a c...

 
 
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Party brawler Gang Beasts hits PS4 in two weeks

Round up your pals, because Boneloaf's melee party game Gang Beasts is all set for a December 12, 2017 release on PlayStation 4 and PC for $20. Its oh-so-punchable "gummy miscreants" first appeared on Steam Early Access three years ago, so ...

 
 
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Humble's giving away Brutal Legend for free right now

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young died over the weekend. He's the latest in a never-ending sad and continuous stream of beloved musicians passing away. This year has seen, among others, Young, Chuck Berry, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Gregg Allman...

 
 
 
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You'd have to be psycho to pass up on Psychonauts for free

The Humble Store is winding down on its end of summer sale and to celebrate, they are giving away Double Fine's classic platformer, Psychonauts, for the next day and a half. While I don't think it's necessarily aged as well as other games f...

 
 
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Costume Quest iOS won't work on iOS 11

The newest version of the ever-changing iOS software for iPhones and iPads is on its way. Some may be unaware, however, that once installed, iOS 11 will prevent its users from launching 32-bit apps. The folks over at Double Fine p...

 
 
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The Art of Broken Age is a perfect companion to the game

It feels like forever ago that Broken Age (Act 1, Act 2), one of the first great Kickstarter successes, actually came out. It kind of was as it came out in January 2014 (which is "forever" in gaming years), but its art style staye...

 
 
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Ooblets' cute style reminds me of Katamari Damacy

In the sizzle reel near the end of Microsoft's press conference yesterday, Ooblets was one of several that jumped out at me. Double Fine is bringing this Glumberland game to Xbox One and PC via Steam in 2018. Described as a mix of "Pokemon...

 
 
 
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Review: GNOG

GNOG isn't just a clever puzzle game with vivid color schemes and a cool name. It also has the distinct pleasure of evoking long-lost memories of my favorite childhood toy line: Mighty Max. Talk about making a great first impression!

 
 




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