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Update: Complete List Of Avatar Awards
on September 12, 2012 at 09:48 AM
The list has been updated with new Avatar Awards for Halo 4, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, Darksiders II, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. If you'd rather spend your hard-earned cash on games rather than clothing for your Xbox 360 Avatar, yet still like the idea of dressing him or her in video game...
Ron Gilbert Teases New Double Fine Game
on November 29, 2011 at 04:15 PM
Ron Gilbert, the legendary creator of Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island, is following up his well-received DeathSpank with a new project he's developing for Double Fine. The partnership with Double Fine is apt, as Gilbert and Double Fine founder Tim Schafer worked together at LucasArts on games like...
Prepare Yourself For The Baconing
on July 01, 2011 at 01:35 PM
Just when you thought Deathspank couldn't get any weirder, Hothead Games has announced The Baconing. The sequel will require Deathspank to enter the Fires of Bacon in order bring peace back to Spanktopia. There's a sentence I never thought I would write. The humorous debut trailer shows the toll...
Hothead And The Hitchhiker's Guide Join Forces
on May 25, 2011 at 06:55 PM
Hothead Games, the developer behind The Swarm and DeathSpank, has announced that it will be tackling the legendary Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy property. A post on Hothead's blog announces the project, but exactly what form the project will take is a mystery. Is it a game or some other kind...
Hey, Sony Has Black Friday Deals Also
on November 22, 2010 at 07:40 PM
I just posted a story about Microsoft's solid Black Friday deals a couple of hours ago , but PS3 and PSP owners shouldn't feel left out. Sony is going to be giving up some similarly enticing price cuts for the holiday. Topping the list are some PSP offerings: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and...
DeathSpank Heads To Steam
on October 07, 2010 at 03:15 PM
Hothead's unusual cooperative action/RPG isn't staying on consoles. The humorous downloadable game will now be available on PC and Mac in only a few short weeks. The game is hopping over to PC and Mac via Steam on October 26th. Pre-order on the Steam site and you'll get 10% off the $14.99...
Surprise DeathSpank Sequel Coming In September
on August 23, 2010 at 11:52 AM
DeathSpank, the gonzo action/RPG collaboration between Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert and Hothead Games, has been garnering (mostly) strong reviews so far. Hothead is now looking to keep the momentum going with a surprise sequel to the game, DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, which will release on PlayStation...
Death Gets Spanked On XBLA and PSN, And We Uncover History's Deadliest Warrior
on July 14, 2010 at 07:00 PM
This week's downloadable game offerings are enumerated, priced, and detailed...now with videos! The highest profile release this week is DeathSpank , the action/RPG from Hothead Games. 1200 Microsoft points or $14.99 in real money will net you this hilarious romp through fantasy cliches on Xbox Live...
DeathSpank Dev Will Release Swarm Next Year
on June 30, 2010 at 02:30 PM
Hothead Games is wrapping up DeathSpank after having discontinued development on Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 3. The team is already working on a new project. In Swarm, players will guide 50 Swarmites in search of DNA through "gauntlets of death and destruction." One Swarmite must remain...
DeathSpank Arrives On PSN And XBLA This July
on June 22, 2010 at 02:26 PM
Fans of The Secret of Monkey Island that are hungry for a new game from creator Ron Gilbert are in luck. DeathSpank is on its way this July. The action-RPG comes equipped with Gilbert’s trademark humor, fast paced gameplay, and a huge quest to complete. PlayStation Network users will be able to...
DeathSpank’s New Humorous Story Trailer
on May 24, 2010 at 05:15 PM
Any Ron Gilbert fans out there? If so you should keep your eye on the new download title DeathSpank. The developer famous for his work on LucasArts adventure games, Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island, will bring his special brand of absurdist humor to Xbox Live Arcade and PSN later this year. If you want...
DeathSpank And Shank Signed To EA Partners
on March 04, 2010 at 03:21 PM
Even though EA decided to cut back its distribution plans, the EA Partners program is still alive and well. The publishing group recently signed two new downloadable indie titles. Gamasutra reports that EA Partners has picked up Shank and DeathSpank as its first two digital distributed releases. EA Partners...
Braid Hits PlayStation Network This Month
on November 04, 2009 at 01:15 PM
Jonathan Blow’s critically acclaimed, time bending, platform puzzler is finally arriving on PlayStation Network after extended stays on Xbox Live Arcade and PC. Braid will be downloadable for PSN on November 12 in North America. Developer Hothead Games is handling the port and is known for its...
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