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  • Blog Post: Into the Pixel Opens Submissions For 2014 Show

    Every year the The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association run an art show based on video game concept pieces called Into the Pixel. This year's show is now taking submissions. Currently in it's 11th year, the Into the Pixel show honors the hard-working... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Funds Broken Age Part 2 With Sales Of First Installment

    After delays and funding concerns, Double Fine has revealed that the second half of Broken Age is funded. The good news comes in part thanks to the studio’s shift to an episodic model mid-development. Speaking with GamesIndustry International , studio head Tim Schafer wouldn’t talk specific... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Celebrates Broken Age Non-Backer Availability With Launch Trailer

    Double Fine's Kickstarted Broken Age is now available to non-backers, and a new launch trailer celebrates its official release. The trailer follows some of the rules of the traditional launch trailer by showing snippets of gameplay, but also serves as an abridged chronicle of the game's development... More
  • Blog Post: Broken Age Arrives Tomorrow For Backers, Skipping Early Access

    Double Fine’s Broken Age will arrive for backers tomorrow , and the studio has revealed that the game will be skipping Steam Early Access. The developer says that part one of the Kickstarter-funded title will be ready for a traditional release when it’s made available for purchase. The public... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine's Broken Age Part 1 Arrives For Backers Next Week

    Double Fine's longer in development than we expected it to be, Kickstarted point and click adventure game Broken Age, will see the release of its first part to backers next week. According to a tweet from Tim Schafer, and a confirmation offered to Joystiq by Double Fine, the first part of Broken... More
  • Blog Post: Elijah Wood Takes A Starring Role In Broken Age

    Tim Schafer was on hand at VGX to show a new trailer and announce Elijah Wood playing the role of Shay in Broken Age. Schafer also showed the game's first direct-feed gameplay. Gameplay from the young girl's section of the game was shown where Jack Black's character, Harmony Lightbeard ,... More
  • Blog Post: Adventure Time Creator Lending His Voice To Double Fine's Broken Age

    Double Fine's Kickstarted adventure, Broken Age, is expanding its voice cast with Pendleton Ward, the creator of Adventure Time . Ward is the creator of and a writer for Adventure Time , but he is no stranger to providing voice over having made frequent appearances on his own show as assorted characters... More
  • Blog Post: Raptr To Host Developer Q&A In Preparation Of Upcoming Day Of The Devs Festival

    Double Fine is hosting the Day of the Devs Festival, which will give the public their first hands-on with Broken Age, as well as games from a number of other independent developers. Ahead of the festival, which takes place November 2, the video game tracking service Raptr will be hosting a Q&A session... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Announces Day Of The Dev Festival

    Looking to get your hands on Double Fine's upcoming adventure game Broken Age and hang out with other independent developers from studios like Super Giant, Gaijin, and Honeyslug? Then you should check out the studio's upcoming fan event this November. Double Fine is teaming up with Iam8bit, for... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine's Broken Age: Part One Enters Internal Alpha

    Despite delays and extensions, Double Fine's Kickstarted Broken Age soldiers on. The first part of the game is now completely playable from beginning to end internally at Double Fine. It doesn't mean the game is ready for backer and consumer consumption yet, but it's a good sign that the... More
  • Blog Post: 'Stretch Goals Muddy The Waters' Warns Kickstarter Co-Founder

    Kickstarter has been slowly tightening up its guidance to project managers and potential backers. Last year, we saw the funding platform institute a "risks and challenges" section to spur realistic thinking about potential stumbling blocks. Now the organization has issued a warning about stretch... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine's Broken Age Splits Into Two Parts, Part One Planned For 2014

    Double Fine's highly public and highly Kickstarted game, Broken Age, is getting split into two parts in order to get the game in people's hands, and keep the studio afloat while development on the game continues. Double Fine's CEO and Broken Age's designer and writer Tim Schafer updated... More
  • Blog Post: Nvidia Drops Price Of Shield, Launch Date Confirmed

    Nvidia has responded to consumer concerns over the price of its Android-based handheld, dropping the price this morning. Additionally, the company has announced that it will start shipping the units next week. When we reported last month that Nvidia was coming to market with its Tegra 4-powered handheld... More
  • Blog Post: Massive Chalice Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal Before End Of First Week

    Double Fine's request for funding of Massive Chalice before completing production on its previous crowd-funded effort, Double Fine Adventure, has caused a bit of a stir in the gaming community. But despite Broken Age not yet being complete, the developer has received in excess of the $725,000 goal... More
  • Blog Post: Nvidia Shield Available For Pre-Orders Starting May 20

    Nvidia has dropped the word "project" from the name of its Tegra 4-powered Android handheld, announcing that pre-orders for the device will begin in less than week. The price is just a little higher than we were expecting, though. The Shield will cost interested gamers $349. Nvidia should be... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Shoves Most Of Its Games Into A Juicer For A Charity Humble Bundle

    The latest Humble Bundle, the pay what you want for video games program that donates proceeds to charity, collects games from Double Fine, and grinds them into a delicious juice smoothie. The bundle includes PC and Mac DRM-free versions of Psychonauts, Costume Quest, and Stacking. If you pay above the... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine's Greg Rice Offers Advice For Kickstarter Success

    During a panel at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Double Fine producer Greg Rice talked about what made the company’s high-profile Kickstarter for Broken Age such a success. The panel was aimed to equip independent developers seeking crowd-funding money with helpful... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Play Double Fine's Adventure Game, Broken Age

    Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Double Fine’s studio in San Francisco, California to see the company's Kickstarter project Broken Age . Double Fine founder and point-and-click legend Tim Schafer teamed up with producer Greg Rice to show me an exclusive first look at the adventure... More
  • Blog Post: Broken Age Is The Official Name Of The Double Fine Adventure Game

    After masquerading as codename Reds for a few months, the Kickstarter funded Double Fine Adventure finally has a real name: Broken Age. You can head to the game's official website to learn more, or pre-order the game. The details of the game's plot have been transparent to backers of the project... More
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