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Double Fine's Hack 'n' Slash coming soon to Steam Early Access

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Double Fine's cheatfest, Hack 'n' Slash, is targeting Steam Early Access and will hack its way there in just a couple of weeks.

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Broken Age sales secure funding for Act 2 development

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2014 4:00pm PST

Double Fine's decision to release Broken Age in two halves is paying off, as Tim Schafer says that sales from the game's season pass has ensured funding for the remainder of the story.

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"I thought it was so they didn't have to deal with another company owning their IP again. "

- dantastic see all 27 comments

Broken Age Season Pass announced, begins January 28

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2014 9:30am PST

Double Fine has decided to reverse its plans to release a part of Broken Age as Early Access, instead using a traditional Steam release model with a Season Pass to buy both parts.

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"Same here, though luckily I still had access to the old email account"

- rms see all 20 comments

Broken Age arrives on January 14 for Kickstarter backers

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2014 3:45pm PST

If you contributed to Double Fine's Kickstarter for Broken Age, congratulations! You'll be able to play the first part of the studio's new adventure on Tuesday, January 14!

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"Full game when it's done but so far they're only shipping the first half for testing. "

- pyide see all 6 comments

Double Fine's Hack 'n' Slash cheats onto PC in 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2013 1:45pm PST

Double Fine is taking Amnesia Fortnight prototype, Hack 'N' Slash, and turning it into a full-blown release, bringing it to PC, Mac, and Linux in 2014.

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"hopefully they bring this to the new consoles. sounds like it could be fun"

- dantastic see all 7 comments

Broken Age debuts Shay, still on track for January

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2013 4:24pm PST

Double Fine's Broken Age has been given a January release window, just as Tim Schafer showed off co-main character Shay, voiced by Elijah Wood.

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"Joel McHale put Tim Schafer on the spot and his reply to when the game would be released was ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 12 comments

Double Fine reacquires Costume Quest and Stacking rights, retail releases coming in 2014

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2013 11:15am PST

Double Fine has reacquired the publishing and distribution rights for both Costume Quest and Stacking. The studio has also partnered with Nordic Games to release those two and Psychonauts as retail PC games in 2014.

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"both good games, cool. probably wouldn't play a sequel though unless it was crazy better"

- ellipticalyank see all 10 comments

Broken Age preview: head in the clouds

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2013 12:30pm PST

Double Fine brought Broken Age out to Los Angeles on Tuesday and Shacknews took a few minutes to go hands-on with the upcoming adventure game and check out the dialogue and inventory systems in action.

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Double Fine's Spacebase DF-9 hits Early Access

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2013 11:30am PDT

Space is the place, They say, and it's certainly popular today. Hot on the heels of Stardock's announcement of Galactic Civilizations III, Double Fine Productions has launched Spacebase DF-9 via Early Access. If you dream of building and running your own space station while ...

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"How successful were Costume Quest and Stacking? Those came out of previous amnesia fortnights ..."

- pyide see all 12 comments

Costume Quest now available on iOS App Store

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Costume Quest is now available on iOS for $4.99, with the "Grubbins on Ice" DLC for an additional $1.99.

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"such a fun game I still play it once a year at this time to relive the ideas of Halloween ..."

- diamondfire05 see all 4 comments

Double Fine's 'Day of the Devs' event coming to San Francisco in November

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 10:00am PDT

Want a chance to play a whole boatload of indie games--including Double Fine's Broken Age? If you're in the San Francisco area, you'll want to join the free Day of the Devs.

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The Cave spelunking into iOS on Thursday

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 30, 2013 10:15am PDT

The Cave may not have met everyone's (maybe a little unreal) expectations, but we certainly enjoyed it. If you've been waiting for its iOS version, tearing out your hair and beating your chest as it missed the planned summer release, calm down. It'll only be a few weeks late...

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"Wow $4634, here is my social security number and credit card info!"

- quazar see all 3 comments

Tim Schafer explains Double Fine's lack of sequels

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Tim Schafer and Double Fine doesn't really do sequels and Schafer has a good reason for that -- there are just too many good ideas to work with.

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"I disagree. Psychonauts in particular was practically begging for a sequel, what with that ..."

- yukichigai see all 21 comments

Jack Black reunites with Tim Schafer in Broken Age

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 6:30am PDT

Jack Black and Tim Schafer are reuniting for Broken Age. The two previously worked together on Brutal Legend, one of Double Fine's most divisive...

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"yeah, it's not that there were RTS elements at all, it's that they were bad, boring RTS elements."

- DonkeyPopsicle see all 15 comments

Double Fine's Dropchord on Leap Motion now, iOS and Android next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

The curious gesture controller Leap Motion launched yesterday for PC and Mac, and so has Double Fine's enigmatic game for it, Dropchord. The Psychonauts developer describes it as "a music-driven score challenge game" and it certainly does appear to have sounds and colours. D...

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"meh I got bored of the game extremely quickly. Great style and humor, but the gameplay is really ..."

- Xevo see all 9 comments