DeathSpank: The Baconing teased for Summer release

DeathSpank and his thong will be showing up once again this summer season in the third DeathSpank game set for release on the Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, the PC and Macs. HotHead has so far only released a teaser trailer revealing the actual name of the title, which is going to be called DeathSpank: The Baconing. The title will be the last chapter of DeathSpank’s quest, bringing a...

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy tie-in on the way

Hothead Games have revealed that the latest title they have been working on is a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy game. Both the platform and release date are still under wraps, but given the developers’ downloadable history, a Xbox Live Arcade and/or PlayStation Network release looks plausible. They’re the team behind games such as Deathspank, Swarm and the Penny Arcade Adventur...

Swarm – XBLA Review

Game Name: Swarm Platforms: XBLA, PSN Publisher(s): Ignition Entertainment, Ltd Developer(s): Hothead Games, Inc. Genre(s): Platformer Release Date: 3/23/2011 ESRB Rating: T (Teen) Price: 1200MSP ($15USD) Demo: Add the demo to your Download Queue “An action-platformer where you take direct control of 50 pudgy blue morons and drive them through an intense and suicidal gauntlet of destruction....

Second gameplay trailer for Swarm

Swarm, the upcoming XBLA and PSN game from Hothead Games, has had an episode added to its “Ask Dr. Mike” video series ahead of its release. The “Ask Dr. Mike” videos are designed to give you a good look at swarm and all the gameplay mechanics inside with a chat sessions where some of the game’s designers and producers walk you through this inventive title. It seems as...

Swarm – The Developer Diaries

So, you like oddly disturbing and yet funny videos?  Well Hothead Games have cooked up some of those especially for you.  If you have ever wondered what Three’s Company, Communism and the Discovery channel have in common, then these videos are for you.  (Hint: the answer is: game development.)  Make sure to watch out for Hothead’s next game, Swarm, on XBLA and PSN next year.  Swarm is ...

Swarm Announced for XBLA & PSN

Hothead Games and UTV Ignition Entertainment announced that they will be releasing Swarm, a new comedy action adventure, on XBLA and PSN.  The release date is still in the air, but early 2011 is the time frame.  Swarm is about taking control of 50 fearless Swarmites and leading them through extremely dangerous areas as they “naturally flock and flow around obstacles.” Your only objecti...

Hothead wants to put you in the credits

Hothead Games, the people behind Death Spank and Penny Arcade Adventures, are working on a new title.  However, they don’t have a name for the game yet.  That is where you come in.  You are creative, funny, charming and downright awesome, right? I knew it.  Then get on over to the Hothead page and give your ideas to name their game. As mentioned above, you will get your name mentioned in the...

Grab Your Chicken Cannon and Get Ready for DeathSpank, Available This Week for the XBLA and PSN!

In recent years, Action RPGs have been a huge market in the industry. July marks the release of EA and Hothead Games (Swarm, Penny Arcade Adventures) newest release, Deathspank. Deathspank is no ordinary, run of the mill Action RPG though, as it blends comedy with gameplay to create one hilariously epic journey. You play as Deathspank, the “Dispenser of Justice”, “Vanquisher of Evil” and “Hero to ...

Swarm being Co-Published by Ignition

Ever hear of a game called swam? Probably not, but it was debuted at E3 and there is a trailer at the bottom so that you can bask in what it is exactly. In my opinion it can be summed up in 1 word. “Awesome Chaos”… that was two… oh well. Good news! It is being Co-Published by Ignition to bring the game to multiple consoles through digital distribution. Yeah that is really g...

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