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  • Blog Post: Costume Quest Is Getting A Cartoon From The Adventure Time Studio

    Frederator Studios, the company behind Adventure Time and Fanboy & Chum Chum, has announced it is working on a video game tie-in project. Double Fine’s Costume Quest is being made into a cartoon. The project was all but outed on the Frederator Facebook page, with Double Fine’s Greg Rice... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Reacquires Distribution Rights For Costume Quest And Stacking

    Earlier this year, we chatted with Double Fine founder Tim Schafer. During our conversation, he mentioned that he’d like to bring the distribution rights for the studio’s titles back home following the collapse of THQ. In an announcement today, Nordic Games (the new owner of those rights... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine's Costume Quest Out On iOS Now Just In Time For Halloween

    Double Fine's Costume Quest was originally conceived during Double Fine's original Amnesia Fortnight . The company event is a two-week period during which everyone on staff stops what they are doing, breaks into teams and creates a game concept. Now, you can play the charming RPG adventure on... 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: 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: 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: Tim Schafer on Stacking, Costume Quest, Brütal Legend, and Iron Brigade, "We're Still Trying To Get The Rights"

    Yesterday at Kill Screen's inaugural Two5Six conference in Brooklyn, New York, we had the chance to catch up with keynote speaker Tim Schafer, CEO of Double Fine. The legendary designer spoke to us about the role of reviewers in the Kickstarter landscape, the studio's past work with publishers... 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: THQ Auction Results: Nordic Games Publishing Purchases Most, Homeworld to Gearbox

    [Update] Thanks to the official court filing, we now have additional information about how the bidding process was concluded. Nordic Games Publishing did not bid piecemeal on the IPs they eventually acquired. Rather, their accepted bid of $4.9 million was for "substantially all the IP." Given... More
  • Blog Post: Video Reveals Amnesia Fortnight 2012 Special Edition Box Set Details

    Double Fine is now taking pre-orders for the Amnesia Fortnight Special Edition Box Set featuring five game prototypes, 2 Player Productions documentary episodes on Blu-ray, three bonus prototypes from previous Fortnights, and a soundtrack featuring music from this year's prototypes. Amnesia Fortnight... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Complete List Of Avatar Awards

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Costume Quest Now Available On PC

    Double Fine promised some announcements beginning this week, and the first surprise is one you can benefit from immediately. The quirky developer's cutesy Halloween-themed RPG Costume Quest is now available for PC. You can download Costume Quest on Steam beginning today for a meager $14.99, and as... More
  • Blog Post: Multiple Double Fine Announcements Coming Next Week

    Tim Schafer and company are hosting an event very soon brimming with promise. Sequels? New IP? We can't wait! As you can see in the above image, Double Fine has a lot of business in store for gaming journalists on October 14. Will we see followups or DLC to games like Stacking, Iron Brigade (formerly... More
  • Blog Post: Numerous PSN Games Half-Off Tomorrow In "11 For '11" Promotion

    If you've been holding off on PSN titles out of thriftiness, you'll have an opportunity to score a deal between tomorrow and January 31st. With Sony's "11 for '11" promotion, titles like Peggle, Costume Quest, and the awesome Move game Tumble will be half-off. Check out the... More
  • Blog Post: Costume Quest: Grubbins on Ice Out Now On XBLA

    Double Fine and THQ's add-on for Costume Quest was announced a few weeks ago and now you can play it on Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 release is scheduled for December 21. Grubbins on Ice sells for 400 Microsoft points ($5) and includes the following updates according to THQ: New costumes with special... More
  • Blog Post: Costume Quest Expands Into Winter

    Grubbins on Ice will continue the story of those costumed kids in a snowy new wonderland. Double Fine has revealed plans to expand Costume Quest with a new DLC pack. The studio spoke about the game for the first time with GameSpot , where it was revealed that Grubbins on Ice will feature the same neighborhood... More
  • Blog Post: Schafer Loves Double Fine's New Direction

    Starting with Costume Quest, Brutal Legend developer Double Fine has adopted a new strategy committed to more releases of smaller titles. In a recent interview, creative director Tim Schafer says he is pleased with where the company is headed. "I already love it," Schafer told Gamasutra. "I... More
  • Blog Post: Costume Quest Trailer Is Sweet

    Today THQ and Double Fine have released the official trailer for Costume Quest, their upcoming downloadable title headed to XBLA and PSN. Trick-or-treat through the night with a group of friends who must rid the neighborhood of monsters with the aid of their adorable home-made costumes. I'm personally... More
  • Blog Post: THQ And Double Fine Team Up For Downloadable Titles

    Double Fine is working on four downloadable titles, one of which is Costume Quest, an adventure RPG that will be released via a partnership with THQ, a deal that will also include a third-person adventure title coming early next year. Costume Quest is slated for fall. "We wanted to make a big impression... More
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