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Sony keen on indies, Microsoft “focused elsewhere”, says Schafer

Double Fine boss Tim Schafer has said that Sony has been proactive in reaching out to the indie community, and he’s still hopeful that Microsoft will do the same.

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Double Fine Studios headlines

  • Double Fine, Media Molecule and Capybara headed to Horizon

    A couple of much-loved developers are skipping the pageantry of E3 2013 to attend Horizon, an indie and arts focused event which is presented as an alternative to the annual trade show.

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  • Double Fine offers discounts on all its wares

    Offbeat indie developer, Double Fine, is currently offering significant discounts on each and every one of its quirky titles across PS3, PC and 360. Hit the break for large-number discount details.

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  • Tim Schafer on Kickstarter, freemium and well-off fans

    Tim ‘Adventure Game’ Schafer is never short of an opinion or two and in an interview with MCV Pacific he shared his views on the viability of Kickstarter: “There’s no turning back” – freemium: “You don’t have to be so sleazy” – and wealthy fans: “Just keep tweeting and eventually, someone will come and give […]

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  • Quick shots - Once Upon A Monster shows original muppets

    Warner Bros. has delivered a stack of concept art for Double Fine’s Once Upon a Monster, the Kinect title based on Sesame Street. The creative team behind Psychonauts, BrĂ¼tal Legend and Costume Quest tackled the difficult task of designing new monsters to match the Henson Group’s classic muppets, with impressive results.

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  • New Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster short

    Double Fine studio lead Tim Schafer and the Cookie Monster star in this new short for upcoming Kinect title, Once Upon A Monster.

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  • Ron Gilbert joins Double Fine

    Deathspank designer Ron Gilbert has joined old friend Tim Schafer at Double Fine Studios, he’s confirmed to Kotaku.

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  • Molyneux, Schafer, Toriyama lectures confirmed for GDC

    ThinkServices has confirmed a couple of new lectures for GDC in a month’s time.

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  • First Brutal Legend reviews go live with nines from IGN

    IGN’s gone live with the first reviews for Brutal Legend. Judgement: it’s bloody awesome. IGN US went with a 9.0, while IGN Australia went with a 9.3. A blurb from the US review: “Brutal Legend isn’t quite perfect and there is room for improvement (it’s a little short, side quests are repetitive…), but when the […]

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