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Headlander Review: Heads up
7 months ago

Headlander Review: Heads up

Knowing nothing upon starting Headlander, I didn't realize that the head chosen at the start was going to be my sole representation of my character. After gaining control of the floating head, …
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Thimbleweed Park is the adventure of 'a total a**hole'
1 year ago

Thimbleweed Park is the adventure of 'a total a**hole'

"Ransom is probably the worst part of the game. He's like a total a**hole, right?"

That's Ron Gilbert, co-creator of Thimbleweed Park on Ransom, a dirty-joke-telling clown you'll love to …
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Costume Quest 2 review (Xbox One)
3 years ago

Costume Quest 2 review (Xbox One)

Costume Quest 2 was developed by Double Fine Productions and published by Midnight City Games. It was released on October 31, 2014 for $14.99 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. A copy was provided for review purposes.

Costume Quest 2 for Xbox

Appropriately released just before Halloween, Costume Quest 2 has more tricks, treats and timed-button pushes. The sequel to Double Fine's 2010 Costume Quest, this release picks up shortly after the first game. The two main protagonists, Reynold and Wren, return as playable characters with new companions to battle alongside with, and, not to be forgotten, the supporting cast from the first game, which play an important role in the time-traveling tale.

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Best of the rest: Iron Brigade
4 years ago

Best of the rest: Iron Brigade

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Last week, XBLAFans ran down the 25 best XBLA games to be released on the Xbox 360. This week, some of the games that didn't make the cut get …
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Ron Gilbert leaves Double Fine
4 years ago

Ron Gilbert leaves Double Fine

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Legendary video game designer Ron Gilbert announced yesterday via his blog that he has parted ways with Double Fine Productions. The news comes just shy of two months after …
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The Cave review (XBLA)
4 years ago

The Cave review (XBLA)

The Cave will make you laugh. The Cave will make you curious. The Cave will make you confused. The Cave will make you think. Yes, The Cave will make you a lot of things as you solve puzzles that are only occasionally as frustratingly obtuse as they are clever. Unfortunately, one of those things Double Fine Production's point-and-click-is-dead/long-live-point-and-click adventure game will make you is bored. Playing Double Fine's adventure game will inspire in you feelings of pride and contentedness during your moments of puzzle-solving clarity, but it will also inspire you to go play something else when you're (frequently) stuck shambling along its mostly lifeless halls for the umpteenth time.

You'll uncover the shady pasts and green-eyed and avaricious desires of the game's seven playable characters — if you're willing to play through the game three separate times — as you explore ever deeper while the Cave itself plays the dual roles of court jester and adjudicator. These stories are intriguing despite their simplicity, and the game will have you smiling and chuckling a bit when the Cave is narrating proceedings or morbidly recounting a character's past. The experience breaks down, however, when you're hopelessly stuck on one of the more perplexing puzzles without the benefit of the titular narrator distracting you from the tedium of your aimless wandering.

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Double Fine's Kinect Party launches free of charge on December 18
5 years ago

Double Fine's Kinect Party launches free of charge on December 18

Microsoft and Double Fine Productions have announced that Kinect Party will launch for free on Xbox Live Arcade on December 18. You read that right. Double Fine's successor to …
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Happy Action Theater sequel revealed

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As we reported early last week, Double Fine Productions unveiled its sequel to Double Fine Happy Action Theater via a nearly 40-minute livestream over at GiantBomb on Friday. Like the game that came before it, the sequel will focus on Kinect-based mini-games that put the player(s) in wild and crazy situations (say, for example, turning yourself into a fire-breathing dragon and demolishing a city).
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Iron Brigade reduced to 800 MSP
5 years ago

Iron Brigade reduced to 800 MSP

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If you haven't managed to pick up our 2011 Game of the Year Iron Brigade formerly Trenched, now would be a great time. On the marketplace, the game's price …
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Tim Schafer hints at more new Iron Brigade content
5 years ago

Tim Schafer hints at more new Iron Brigade content

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The folks over at FrontTowardsGamer.Com recently spoke with Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions and published the conversation as part of their podcast. In the interview around the 1 …
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