Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster’s Launch Trailer gets the kids Involved..

Back at E3, Double Fine made quite a splash with the debut of Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster for the Kinect. Yes, it’s targeted at a younger audience, but the animations, bright colors, and simplistic controls have made this trek back to the streets appear to be a delightful one thus far. Since today is now the release date for Once Upon a Monster, Double Fine and Warner Bros. have treat...

Trenched will be named Iron Brigade when it is released in Europe

Double Fine and Microsoft announced at Gamescom that they would be changing the name of Trenched, which was released back in June in North America. The reason that the game had been delayed in Europe was due to trademark problem with the makes of the board game named “Trench” who intended to use the title to create some sort of video game in Europe. In an effort to avoid any legal batt...

30 Questions – Michael Irving

You’ve probably seen those 30 Day Song or Movie Challenges going around on Facebook. Well, we found a Video Game equivalent, and thought it would be fun to have each of our editors list their answers in a 30 Questions format, as an introduction to the kind of gamers we are.  Q1 – Your first video game. Lemmings Even with only 16×16 pixels, those little blue and green dudes have mo...

Trenched Review XBLA

Game: Trenched Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Double Fine Genre: Mech/Tower Defense Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Release Date: June 22, 2011 Price: 1200 MSP – BUY NOW I cannot lie I am not a huge fan of strategy games. Placing units and barking orders isn’t as much fun as getting in on the action and letting loose. In Trenched it seems Double Fine wants to solve that proble...

Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Kinect gameplay video

Microsoft’s E3 press conference saw Double Fine’s Tim Schafer say that for once, one of his games would actually be playable for his daughter. The game in question is of course Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster, an interactive storybook game which brings these lovable monsters to life. From what we’ve seen, it is looking perfect for younger gamers, and with this latest video tha...

Why So Serious? – Games With a Sense of Humour

Sick of the no-nonsense macho attitude of CoD, Homefront, and Generic War-Themed Shooter #37? Well, the long-retired Duke of exaggerated manliness is on his way to fix that, but if you can’t wait until June for some comic relief in your gaming, here’s our list of games with a sense of humour. Portal (2007, PC)/Portal 2 (2011, PC, PS3, Xbox360) No combat. A female protagonist. A bland laboratory se...

Details on Stacking’s DLC!

Get ready for April!  It has been announced that Charlie Blackmore’s adventures will continue in the early part of that month. When you download the expansion, you will be able to help Levi, the hobo who helped you in the game, reclaim his royal heritage in the kingdom of Camelfoot!  “The Last Hobo King” will feature an all new world in the form of said kingdom, and you will be a...

‘Stacking’ stacks up the DLC

In a recent Tweet from THQ, it has been confirmed that Stacking will be receiving some more worlds for you to cause raucous in.  All thats known is that this downloadable goodness is in development. Double Fine’s other title, Costume Quest, also got some lovin’ with its own form of DLC that fixed some of the problems that the original game had.  Hopefully, the Stacking DLC will have ju...

Stacking Review

Game: Stacking Publisher/Developer: THQ/Double Fine Productions Consoles: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PS3 Price: 1200 Microsoft Points/$15.00 Genre: Puzzle/Platformer Try the demo or buy the game here! Double Fine Productions has a reputation for creating exciting and unique game design ideas.  And on top of that, they make these ideas work too.  However, Stacking may be the most zany creation that these...

Double Fine working on Kinect based Sesame Street game

The developers that brought us everything from Brutal Legend to Costume Quest are now working on quite a unique game. Announced today by Warner Brothers we now know that Double Fine Productions has been working on a game they are calling Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster which will be a Kinect game for the Xbox 360. Apparently the game will have players playing alongside the likes of Elmo and the...

In Russia, Dolls Stack YOU! – New game from THQ & Double Fine

Ah, Double Fine, your wacky inspired ideas keep on coming and we keep on loving them.  Their next adventure lets you take on the role of a a very small  Russian nesting doll named Charlie Blackmore.  He has been separated from his family and he needs to reunite.  How does one tiny matryoshka make his way across a dangerous world?  By hopping into other dolls and taking them over of course.  If tha...

Costume Quest DLC- Grubbins on Ice coming soon

Costume Quest, a Double Fine game that released just last month, will be getting some DLC this winter.  The original game focused on Halloween, so it is only reasonable that this one will focus on Christmas.  New and old costumes will be available and the game will feature some much needed patches like pausing during cutscenes and saving your game at designated phone posts.  The best part of the D...

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