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Notch 'can do' $13 million for Psychonauts 2

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2012 1:15pm PST

How much would Notch have to cough up to make Psychonauts 2 a reality? $13 million--a sum the Minecraft creator "can do."


"I always fantasized about doing something like this if I ever hit the lottery for a large ..."

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Tim Schafer expected $2000 on first day of Kickstarter funding

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2012 10:30am PST

Double Fine head Tim Schafer talks about their surprisingly successful Kickstarter project, and how the developer is still ultimately responsible for the content.


"I found out about the whole Notch thing afterwards. I put my money down though because I love ..."

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Weekend Confirmed 99 - Double Fine, Reckoning, Cell HD: emergence

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 10, 2012 11:00am PST

With Garnett at DICE and Jeff Cannata otherwise engaged, DelRio, Joystiq's Xav de Matos, Christian Spicer, and Indie Jeff Mattas hold down the fort and discuss the Double Fine Kickstarter phenomenon, respond to fan feedback, and more.


"I don't think that "going back to the start" is the only way to enjoy the game, but I feel that ..."

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Double Fine raises more than $1 million, promises 'better' game

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 8:30am PST

Double Fine's crowd-funded adventure game project has gone on to break records at Kickstarter, now standing at more than $1.3 million.


"It actually kind of brings a tear to my eye. Its so fucking exciting to see a new avenue for ..."

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New Double Fine adventure game funded by fans; Psychonauts 2 talks underway

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 09, 2012 6:10am PST

A new adventure game from Tim Schafer, Ron Gilbert, and the rest of the Double Fine Productions gang is on its way, having hit its funding goal of $400,000 only eight hours after launching a crowd-funding plan.


"These pirate Scumm (tm) just throwing money at everything these days."

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Minecraft creator ready to help make Psychonauts sequel

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2012 3:30pm PST

Markus "Notch" Persson has offered to help fund Psychonauts 2, following an interview in which creator Tim Schafer quipped that he only needs "a few million dollars" to get started.


"A few years ago, there was a guy in charge of LucasArts games (last name Rodigeuz, can't ..."

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Double Fine's Happy Action Theater opens Feb 1

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 16, 2012 8:00am PST

Stacking and Brutal Legend developer Double Fine's Kinect minigame collection Happy Action Theater for Xbox Live Arcade will raise its curtain on February 1, studio head honcho Tim Schafer has announced.


"Tech Demos: The Game? I guess that's what everyone does with Kinect."

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Stacking 'coming soon to PC'

By Steve Watts, Dec 16, 2011 7:30am PST

Stacking is coming soon to PC, developer Double Fine has announced.


"Costume Quest is already out on Steam (and of course XBLA and PSN) Iron Brigade (once called ..."

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Shack PSA: Iron Brigade now available worldwide

By Xav de Matos, Nov 30, 2011 7:15pm PST

Double Fine's Iron Brigade, which was originally titled Trenched, is now available worldwide, the company has announced.


Ron Gilbert teases next game

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2011 10:15am PST

Ron Gilbert has teased his next game with two pieces of concept art, which both feature playable characters.


Once Upon a Monster getting 'Unidentified Furry Objects' next week

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2011 4:15pm PST

Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster is apparently getting an "Unidentified Furry Objects" pack next week for $5, according to Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson).


Iron Brigade DLC features a 'Martian Bear'

By Xav de Matos, Oct 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Double Fine's Iron Brigade--formerly known as Trenched--is getting some strange downloadable content, featuring a bear that escapes to Mars.


"It's getting changed in the US because of Microsoft. The game can't be played multiplayer if ..."

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Costume Quest now available on PC

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2011 7:00am PDT

Adorable Halloween-themed RPG Costume Quest is now available on Steam, and is the first PC game from Double Fine in over six years, since Psychonauts.


"Pretty huge (and sudden) change of direction from them, really good to see."

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Psychonauts now on Mac, companion app on iOS

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 29, 2011 12:45pm PDT

One of Double Fine's most beloved games, Psychonauts, is now available on the Mac. In addition, Tim Schafer's studio has released a free companion app for iOS.


"My Steam copy is running well. Could be my imagination, but it seems a bit prettier than I ..."

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Trenched becoming 'Iron Brigade' everywhere; getting survival mode

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 12, 2011 6:45am PDT

Double Fine's tower defense-shooter Trenched is being renamed Iron Brigade worldwide, not just in Europe. A new wave survival mode is also incoming, as is paid DLC.


"Trademarks require aggressive defense to be maintained. Given there has likely been no really ..."

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