Double Fine Productions News


Double Fine's Tim Schafer on Day of the Tentacle Remastered: 'It was kind of now or never'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 25, 2015 8:00am PDT

Double Fine is hard at work on Day of the Tentacle Remastered, offering the first playable demo at IndieCade 2015. Shacknews was on-hand to try it out, but also took some time to speak to Double Fine founder Tim Schafer, who revealed, among other things, why it was 'now or n...


"So it sounds like you can play on the new remastered graphics with the old style verb bar? ..."

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Maniac Mansion will still be playable in Day of the Tentacle Remastered

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2015 3:40pm PDT

Day of the Tentacle Remastered is faithfully restoring just about every element of the 1993 LucasArts original game. And that means everything, as Double Fine has confirmed that the playable version of Maniac Mansion found in the original will also be present in the remaster...


"Full Throttle Please and then Maniac Mansion and THEN Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders."

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Day of the Tentacle Remastered - hands-on at IndieCade 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2015 11:00am PDT

Double Fine's next effort to remaster the old LucasArts classics sees it taking aim at Day of the Tentacle. IndieCade 2015 provided the first opportunity to go hands-on with Day of the Tentacle Remastered and Shacknews was there to try it out.


""so it wasn't quite enough to completely any of Day of the Tentacle's numerous puzzles" Also ..."

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Fig is a new crowdfunding site from the heads of Double Fine, Obsidian, and inXile

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2015 7:00am PDT

There's a new crowdfunding game in town and it's one dedicated solely to gaming. Fig is a new crowdfunding venture from the heads of Double Find, Obsidian Entertainment, and inXile Entertainment and they have their first project ready to be funded in the form of IGF Grand Pr...


"Well as someone who bought it expecting a full game for my money, I will never buy another ..."

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Massive Chalice Review: My Cup Runneth Over

By Steven Wong, Jun 03, 2015 3:05pm PDT

Massive Chalice puts you in charge of managing an army of heroes that is meant to span centures. That means a lot of arranged marriages, babies, and deaths. But it's all in the name of defending the kingdom against a powerful threat that surrounds the land. Plus, a giant tal...


"TBS is always good but I dunno about the generations/children thing"

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5 Tips for Success in Massive Chalice

By Steven Wong, Jun 02, 2015 1:35pm PDT

In Massive Chalice, it's up to you to defend the kindom in a war that lasts 300 years. You'll have to raise and equip an army under your command that can stand the test of time against an ever more powerful enemy. Here are 5 criticial tips to help keep your kingdom in order ...


Grim Fandango Remastered now available on iOS and Android

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2015 8:10am PDT

Double Fine Productions has announced it has released an iOS and Android version of Grim Fandango Remastered, allowing fans of the classic point-and-click adventure game to play while on the go.


"works great on my vita/ps4 version. it's 4:3 though but if you listen to the commentary you can ..."

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Broken Age review: Double Vision

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 27, 2015 12:00am PDT

Double Fine has wrapped up its two-part tale of two very different heroes. How do Act 2 and Act 1 function as a whole? Our review.


"I forgot this was coming out today. I'll probably wait until the weekend to play through both ..."

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Broken Age comes to PlayStation 4 and Vita in full on April 28

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 9:47am PDT

The full Broken Age story has been given a release date on PlayStation 4 and Vita. So naturally, PC users should expect to see Episode 2 on that same day. Right?


12 Adventure Games Worth Points and Clicks

By Steven Wong, Feb 09, 2015 2:00pm PST

Adventure games were once thought dead, but it turns out they were just getting ready for a big comeback. There are now so many to choose from that we run down great adventure games recently released that will test your puzzle solving skills and your capacity for critical de...


"Yes, i miss those games, In "Wolf Amoung Us" a door was locked and the Key was literally sitting ..."

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Broken Age breaks into retail in spring 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jan 07, 2015 8:20am PST

Double Fine and Nordic Games have signed a deal that will bring Broken Age to retailers starting in spring 2015.


"Does this mean part two of Broken Age will be out before the retail release? if not It will seem ..."

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Double Fine plays through The Lion King with commentary from the original developers

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2014 12:30pm PST

Let's Play videos have become all the rage on the internet, but Double Fine is going a step further. They're playing the games alongside the original creators for a whole new perspective.


"Yep I remember loving both :) Really awesome videos, hope we get more even past the planned ..."

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Grim Fandango Remastered hitting in January, followed by Day of the Tentacle

By Steven Wong, Dec 06, 2014 11:50am PST

Grim Fandango Remastered has a release date, and it will soon be followed by Day of the Tentacle Special Edition.


"Shacknews desperately needs a link-article-to preexisting-thread feature pronto. "

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Gang Beasts coming to the PlayStation 4

By Steven Wong, Dec 06, 2014 11:40am PST

Gang Beasts, a new action brawler developed by Double Fine, was announced today at the PlayStation Experience.


"I own it on the PC, but I'm happy it's coming to the PS4. It's a lot easier to get a group ..."

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Broken Age coming in its entirety to PlayStation 4 and Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2014 11:33am PST

It's not finished yet, but as soon as Broken Age is ready, it will hit PS4 and Vita.