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  • Blog Post: American McGee’s Spicy Horse Has Lost $1.7 Million On Akaneiro, Development Drastically Scaled Back

    American McGee’s Spicy Horse has been working on Akaneiro: Demon Hunters since early 2011. Since then, the game has raised over $200,000 via Kickstarter and been part of Steam’s Greenlight program. Now, Spicy Horse has announced that development has been drastically scaled back before fulfilling... More
  • Blog Post: American McGee Cancels OZombie Kickstarter

    After facing a long and complicated (yellow brick) road, American McGee of Spicy Horse Games has canceled the struggling OZombie Kickstarter campaign. The game was supposed to offer a zombie-infested take on L. Frank Baum’s classic story, The Wizard of Oz , but after facing licensing issues with... More
  • Blog Post: Could There Be An Alice 3?

    Alice creators, American McGee, might be thinking of pursuing a third installment in the Alice series. A few questions came up on American McGee’s Facebook asking fans about their interest in a third title and if they would back a Kickstarter project. This wouldn’t be his first Kickstarter... More
  • Blog Post: American McGee Apologizes For Negative EA Comments

    Earlier this week, game designer American McGee had some negative things to say about EA's marketing techniques during an AMA on Reddit . He seemed frustrated by EA's apparent attempts to "trick" gamers into buying a hardcore horror game...something Alice: Madness Returns is not. Later... More
  • Blog Post: American McGee Says EA "Wanted To Trick Gamers" With Alice Marketing

    American McGee, the creative director of the Alice video game series and the upcoming Kickstarter project Akaneiro: Demon Hunters , wasn't fond of Electronic Arts' marketing focus for Alice: Madness Returns . In his most recent Ask Me Anything Q&A on Reddit , he said that EA was trying to... More
  • Blog Post: Alice Creator American McGee Turns To Kickstarter

    The creator of Alice and its sequel Alice: Madness Returns is turning to Kickstarter for his studio's next game, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters. The game is a free to play action RPG with roots in Japanese culture, and elements of the Little Red Riding hood fable. The game is mostly complete, according... More
  • Blog Post: American McGee's Free-To-Play Future

    After developing Alice: Madness Returns in 2011, game designer American McGee shifted focus from console development to free-to-play gaming. His Shanghai-based independent video game studio, Spicy Horse, is currently working on three titles: Bighead Bash , Crazy Fairies , and Akaneiro: Demon Hunters... More
  • Blog Post: Spicy Horse Takes On Red Riding Hood

    The last game that American McGee's studio, Spicy Horse, released was Alice: Madness Returns . It looks like their next project will follow that lead, taking a heroine from a classic children's story and twisting it just a bit. This time, Red Riding Hood is up for the American McGee treatment... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Alice: Madness Returns Will Include Original Alice As Downloadable Bonus

    [Update] EA has already revealed that new copies of Alice: Madness Returns will include a code for a downloadable copy of its predecessor, American McGee's Alice. That marks the first the the game will be available on consoles. Previously, the publisher wasn't saying if the download would be... More
  • Blog Post: Alice Is Back, Madness And All

    EA revealed last year that a sequel to American McGee's Alice was on the way, but you'd be forgiven if you'd forgotten about it. The publisher has just released a new trailer for Alice: Madness Returns that just might put it back on your radar. There's a lot to soak in, including shots... More
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