Kickstarter Injects 82 Million Dollars into New Games

Kickstarter has been the runaway hit of the year. Kickstarter probably deserves the Game of the Year nomination award over any game this year, but since its not actually a game, this small article will have to do. Kickstarter posted a Best of 2012 slideshow on their site today with interesting facts about their explosive year. Games raked in $83,144,565 dollars across 2796 projects thanks to 561,5...

Make Your Own Star Wars Prequel

One of the Gameological Society’s Play the Year games is the Star Wars: Sequel Debacle Simulatron. Have you ever raged about how you could have put together a better Star Wars movie than the set of movies that shall not be named? Now is your chance to see just how wrong right you were.  Made by Ben Johnson of Babycastles and Joe Kowalski of DoubleFine, this quirky flash game will give you a ...

Double Fine Amnesia Fortnight Bundle is on Now

Tim Schafer’s Double Fine runs a two week game jam that happens every year. The company stop work on all their projects, split up into small teams, and spend the next two weeks creating  several brand new games. Amnesia Fortnights has spawned some of Double Fine’s greatest games such as Costume Quest. This year, Tim Schafer is opening up Amnesia Fortnight to the public in support of Ch...

Double Fine announces Middle Manager of Justice for iOS

Double Fine has revealed that they will soon be breaking into the iOS business with a new game that combines all the fun of superheroes battling villains with the enjoyment of middle management. The game itself is called Middle Manager of Justice and it will task the player with being the new Middle Manager of a branch of Justice Corp. The title will be released as a free-to-play game and will be ...

Sega and Double Fine team up to release The Cave in 2013

It seems that Double Fine has at least one normal game that they are working on with the help of an actual publisher. Not to be confused with their Kickstarter funded Double Fine Adventure game, Sega and Double Fine revealed today they are working on a digital game called The Cave. The trailer below gives us a small glimpse at what The Cave will offer when it is released early in 2013 on the PC, X...

Get 3 Double Fine games for a fine price on Amazon

This week, Amazon’s weekly PC sale is fine indeed.  You can get Costume Quest, Psychonauts, and Stacking for just $9.99 for all 3.  If you  already have 1 or 2 of these awesome games, you can also pick up each one separately at a discount.  Psychonauts is a mere $1.99, while Costume Quest is $2.99 and Stacking can be had for just $7.49.  Check out the current weekly deals on Amazon here. If ...

Double Fine trademarks ‘The Cave’

After Double Fine Productions began a Kickstarter fund that has so far raised well over $2 million dollars through the help of their fans, the company revealed that they will be releasing the title on the PC, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS so far, but currently have been tight lipped about any other information on the title. However Siliconera has discovered that Double Fine Productions filed a trad...

Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter passes $2 million mark

Remember Double Fine started up a Kickstarter to fund an old school adventure game’s development? Well you may remember that they only asked for $400,000 in donations from their fans at the time. However Kickstarter allows for as many donations as possible while the fund is project runs its 31 day campaign. Well, fans were so generous that they reached the $400,000 goal in only eight hours a...

Double Fine Earns Budget in 8 Hours

I told you Tim Schafer was God. Well, maybe not in those exact words, but the sentiment was definitely implied yesterday while I was urging you all to donate on Kickstarter for Double Fine’s new adventure game project. The studio had set a target of $400,000, which, if reached by the 13th of March, would fund their game publisher-free. That goal was exceeded after eight hours. At the time of...

Double Fine receives full game funding in less than a day; breaks records

Double Fine revealed that they would start funding their next game, which will be an old school adventure title through Kickstarter donations. Now the initial plan was that the company would need to reach $400,000 within the next thirty-four days. However it took less than twenty-four hours for the company to pass that total. In fact the total is now over $1 million at the time of writing. While t...

Help Fund Double Fine’s Next Game

The video game industry needs more Tim Schafers. His games, including Grim Fandango, Day of the Tentacle, Psychonauts, Brutal Legend, and the recent Sesame Street Kinect game Once Upon A Monster, have all been ingenious gems, full of character, humour, and interesting twists on game mechanics. His brand of auteurship is something we don’t see much of in this industry, likely because making a video...

Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster DLC drops on 22nd November

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of new DLC for Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster on Kinect for Xbox 360. It’s called Unidentified Furry Objects and will be available on November 22, 2011 on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points. Unidentified Furry Objects is designed as a new chapter in the game’s storybook adventure where young players joi...

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