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  1. Fig levels up crowdfunding by accepting actual investments from gamersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | VentureBeat

    ... research-based webinar with Insight's Andrew Jones. Bailey, the former chief operating officer of Double Fine Productions, started Fig in August as a new crowdfunding site built specifically for games. He partnered with some big names and studios ...


  2. How Monarch redefines what winning means in strategy gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Gamasutra

    What does it mean for players to win a game? Most games, from Massive Chalice to Civilization , conjure the image of a the player pwning their rivals, ascending to a leadership position, and sitting atop a throne lording over the game world. But in our real world, where power is not always decided be military might, and geopolitical history has turned on bluffs, personal slights, and ill-fated romances, it's worth asking if our games sufficiently empower players to think about the true meaning of leadership.


  3. System Shock 2, Riddick and Banished free when spending in GOG Big Fall SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Eurogamer

    The GOG Big Fall Sale - autumn sale - has begun, and again offers free games at certain spending thresholds. At A 3.29 you get the revered System Shock 2; at A 9.79 the solid Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena ; and at A 19.49 Banished .


  4. Broken Age's making-of documentary may be Double Fine's most enduring legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Ars Technica

    The first episode of the Double Fine Adventure documentary series, filmed and released back in 2012, details the studio's excitement after the unprecedented success of its first Kickstarter. Double Fine's funding goal of $400,000 was met within hours of the campaign's launch, and the company eventually raised over $3.3 million for Broken Age and the accompanying documentary.


  5. How Prison Architect Could Liberate GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    Kickstarter was supposed to ignite a renaissance in video gaming. Developers would propose games they'd envisioned, making their pitch in video and vision-statement form.


  6. Report: Last year Star Citizen outearned all video game Kickstarters combinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Gamasutra

    Consultant Thomas Bidaux has published a chart comparing funding data from Kickstarter and Roberts Space Industries with at least one notable takeaway: in 2014, people pledged more money to the development of Star Citizen than to all successful video game Kickstarters combined . This is chiefly notable because it casts the post-2013 drop in money raised by video game Kickstarters in stark relief, and suggests that Chris Roberts' long-stated goal of gamifying fundraising and keeping it going in perpetuity during development is paying off.


  7. Day of the Devs Brings Together Gamers and Indie DevelopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | IGN

    Double Fine Productions and Iam8bit have announced 2015's Day of the Devs , an event that brings gamers and developers together to enjoy music, food, art, and - of course - video games. Day of the Devs will take place on November 7 from 4pm to 11pm.


  8. Firewatch signals a February release dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Eurogamer

    "Right now we're still polishing, optimising, writing, and developing the last bits of the game, but we can't wait to put it out there for you to play," the developer said on its official blog . "Our goal is a worldwide simultaneous release!" Firewatch is the debut effort of Campo Santo, a team comprised of industry veterans from The Walking Dead, Brutal Legend, Bioshock 2, The Cave and Mark of the Ninja.


  9. On like silent Donkey Kong: video game voice actors authorized by union to strikeRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Computer games may be going quiet in the near future, as a vocal majority of video game voice actors has been authorized by their union to go on strike for better pay and working conditions. In late September, several prominent gaming actors pushed for a strike, and an impressive 96.52 percent of the SAG-AFTRA union's members have voted in favor, according to a recent announcement from the powerful performers' union.


  10. Voice actors strike has been authorisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Eurogamer

    Last month a slew of prominent video game voice actors voted to go on strike through the union SAG-AFTRA. That strike is now authorised with a whopping 96.52 per cent of union members having voted in its favour.


  11. Brad Muir joins ValveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    Double Fine Productions is losing one of its project leads to Valve. Brad Muir announced on Twitter today that he will begin work at Valve in December.


  12. Here's one of our mystery speakers for GamesBeat 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | VentureBeat

    We're revealing today that Sinjin Bain, CEO of Maxplay , will be one of our mystery guest speakers at GamesBeat 2015 . OK, so it's not much of a mystery anymore.


  13. Here's the October lineup for PlayStation Plus, which is losing DriveClubRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Polygon

    ... KickBeat and Neko Entertainment's Kung Fu Rabbit . And along with Team Meat's Super Meat Boy and Double Fine Productions' Broken Age , Vita-owning Plus subscribers will get KickBeat and Kung Fu Rabbit . All six titles will be available free starting ...


  14. PS Plus: Free Games for October 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Playstation.Blog

    One brutally difficult platformer, one heart-warming, coming-of-age story. This month's PS Plus lineup has a great mix of flavors and you've come to the right place for the details! Starting on the first Tuesday of the month, a new lineup of free games comes to PlayStation Plus members, including Super Meat Boy and Broken Age on PS4.


  15. NVIDIA Shield gains cloud gaming serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | USA Today

    NVIDIA Shield gains cloud gaming service NVIDIA is officially launching its cloud gaming service -- and bringing it to your TV. Check out this story on The service, previously known as Grid, is being renamed as GeForce Now and the network goes live Thursday.


  16. KDU University Hosts Animex 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Gamasutra

    ... was Christine Phelan from Valve. Christine has worked for studios such as Nickelodeon, LucasArts, Double Fine Productions, Nintendo and Valve. Her work includes Star Wars: The Force Unleashed , Brutal Legend , Costume Quest , Team Fortress 2 and ...


  17. Interview: Chris Johnson on ExpandRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | Gamasutra

    Expand, due out later this month, is a unique game. The only game I can think of to compare it to is Antichamber.


  18. Revealed: The big secret to getting a game funded on KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... watchers, the most exciting change is in how games are getting funded. Game developer Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions, which has raised money on Kickstarter for its games, said as much in a podcast in June with venture capital firm Andreessen ...


  19. Double Fine keeping it weird with its newest game, the side-scrolling HeadlanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Double Fine Productions isn't exactly known for cranking out the same type of game over and over. Since its inception the studio has done a psychic-powered platformer in Psychonauts, a Halloween-themed RPG in Costume Quest , and most recently, a turn-based strategy game that spans multiple generations in Massive Chalice.


  20. Adult Swim Games to publish new Double Fine side-scroller, HeadlanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 |

    Today, Double Fine Productions - developer behind Broken Age and Psychonauts - have announced their new game, Headlander , which will be their first game published by growing indie game publisher, Adult Swim Games . Headlander is a Metroidvania-style side-scroller set in a quirky sci-fi universe that only the minds of Double Fine could imagine.