Double Fine Productions Archive

  • Review: Headlander

    Headlander is a side-scrolling sci-fi romp about a floating human head in search of its body. The head is encapsulated in a jet-powered helmet that can rocket boost through the air as well as vacuum suck items out of place. Typically, the vacuum power is used to […]

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  • Costume Quest 2 Hands Out Free Sackboy DLC to PlayStation Trick-or-Treaters

    Costume Quest 2 Hands Out Free Sackboy DLC to PlayStation Trick-or-Treaters

    In every neighborhood there’s always that one house that gives out the best candy, and every trick-or-treater rushes to get there first, before all the other kids have claimed the full size Snickers bars or King Size Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. (Screw all those mini […]

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  • Costume Quest 2 Goes Trick-or-Treating for Steam Pre-Orders

    Costume Quest 2 Goes Trick-or-Treating for Steam Pre-Orders

    Double Fine and Midnight City are offering an early trick-or-treat surprise this weekend, kicking off Steam pre-orders for the PC/Mac/Linux release of Halloween-themed RPG adventure, Costume Quest 2. Two pre-purchase options are on the table. A payment of $14.99 includes the game and exclusive bonus […]

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  • Double Fine’s Hack ‘n’ Slash Trailer Pays Homage to Classic Zelda Rap

    Double Fine’s Hack ‘n’ Slash Trailer Pays Homage to Classic Zelda Rap

    The next big thing coming from Double Fine Productions is Hack ‘n’ Slash, the puzzle adventure game about a young elven hacker who cheats and reprograms her way through a classic action/adventure game similar to the old top-down Legend of Zelda titles. Which makes it […]

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  • Review: The Cave

    Review: The Cave

    Adventure games are one of the classic genres that I’m a total sucker for.  Old school adventures are what I cut my gaming teeth on, with titles like Day of the Tentacle, King’s Quest, Full Throttle and Grim Fandango helping to form my love and […]

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  • Sega and Double Fine Embark Upon a Spelunking Adventure to The Cave

    Sega and Double Fine Embark Upon a Spelunking Adventure to The Cave

    From the crazy mind of Ron Gilbert and his wacky compadres at Double Fine Productions comes The Cave, a charmingly oddball side-scrolling puzzle adventure game that could only be the brainchild of the creator of games like Maniac Mansion, The Secret of Monkey Island and, […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: LEGO Batman 2, Devil May Cry, and Sleeping Dogs in The Cave

    Screenshot Saturday: LEGO Batman 2, Devil May Cry, and Sleeping Dogs in The Cave

    Happy Memorial Day weekend, friends and readers of VGBlogger! I’m pooped after a long day of spring cleaning, which mainly consisted of about three hours of vacuuming in high humidity 90-degree heat, so I’m going to keep things short and sweet and let you proceed […]

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  • Trenched E3 2011 Trailer

    Trenched E3 2011 Trailer

    Double Fine is absolutely on fire right now (as if Tim Schafer’s studio was ever cold), and the hot streak only looks to blaze on with the release of Trenched, an action-packed hybrid of tower defense and mech warfare coming exclusively to Xbox Live Arcade […]

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  • Tim Schafer Takes on Rubik’s Cube Challenge in Honor of Brütal Legend Soundtrack Unveil

    Tim Schafer Takes on Rubik’s Cube Challenge in Honor of Brütal Legend Soundtrack Unveil

    Brütal Legend‘s soundtrack, detailed in full earlier today, is so packed with music that Double Fine President Tim Schafer decided to take on the game’s Music Director, Emily Ridgway in a Heavy Metal Rubik’s Cube Challenge paying tribute to the soundtrack’s epicness. Watch to see […]

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  • Brütal Legend’s Face-Melting Soundtrack Features 100+ Songs!

    Brütal Legend’s Face-Melting Soundtrack Features 100+ Songs!

    Tim Schafer’s epic, Jack Black-starring metal action game Brütal Legend just got even more epic. EA and Schafer’s Double Fine Productions have confirmed the game’s final soundtrack today, a soundtrack that features over 100 hard-rockin’ songs from 75 bands and took years to compile. ”This […]

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