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Double Fine's Stacking to nestle in your PC

Double Fine has revealed its matryoshka-infused adventure, Stacking, will soon come to PC. The news came from Double Fine's Tim Schafer and Lee Petty during X-Play's Best of 2011 award show. Stacking took home the title of 2011's best downloadable game, with Schafer and Petty revealing the PC por...

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Double Fine's 'Amnesia Fortnight' game design jams saved the company

The recent downloadable releases from Double Fine, as well as the upcoming Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster, all had their genesis in the company's "Amnesia Fortnight" events, in which small teams would make quick game prototypes. Schafer says that if not for those informal sessions, the compan...

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Stacking dev crafting Pixies-inspired Matryoshka dolls for tribute art exhibition

This fall, Double Fine project lead Lee Petty will try his hand at something other than developing games about Russian stacking dolls, though it doesn't deviate far in spirit from his usual work. Along with a few dozen other artists, he'll be creating a Pixies-inspired work for an art exhibit in ...

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Xbox Live April schedule: Bad Company 2 DLC, Comic Jumper discounts

Microsoft has revealed some of the content and deals coming to the Xbox Live Marketplace in early April, which include quite a few discounts. It kicks off this week with the launch of DLC for Mass Effect 2 and You Don't Know Jack, as well as some discounts on Comic Jumper, Deadliest Warrior and t...

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Stacking's 'Lost Hobo King' DLC coming in April

As hinted, THQ has made official "The Lost Hobo King" DLC for Stacking. The add-on is coming in "early April" and takes Charlie to the kingdom of Camelfoot to help his friend Levi sort out "an important family matter." Turns out Levi has some royal lineage -- we totally called it! No price has...

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Stacking DLC to focus on The Lost Hobo King

It would seem the first DLC offering for Stacking has been hiding inside the dolls all along. Today, a tipster discovered said DLC's Achievements on Xbox.com and sent us the above screen grab, which indicates it will be called The Lost Hobo King. We have since verified that it's visible on Xbox.c...

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Stacking to get an additional layer of DLC

Looking to cause a little more matryoshka mayhem in Double Fine's Stacking? Publisher THQ's UK Twitter account recently confirmed that "DLC for Stacking is in development!" The tweet added, "Look out for more details on this soon," before ending with a mysterious colon immediately followed by a c...

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Stacking review: All dolled up

Double Fine has finally shaken off its chronic case of "If Only." As in, "Costume Quest is adorable, if only the combat wasn't so repetitive," or, "Brütal Legend is such a fun world, if only the mechanics worked better." With Stacking, the developer's new downloadable puzzler, Double Fine...

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PSN Tuesday: Stacking, Plants vs. Zombies

Plenty of puzzling and action oriented downloadable titles in this week's PSN update. There's the puzzling Stacking and the addictive defense gameplay of Plants vs. Zombies. There's also the retro platforming of Explodemon or the puzzle-platforming of Tales from Space: About a Blob. Check out the...

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PS Plus users to get free download of Stacking, Killzone 3 demo

February's list of PS Plus goodies has been published on the PlayStation Blog, and there are some real doozies. First up is a free copy of Double Fine's latest, Stacking, which will be available to PS Plus subscribers on its launch day, February 8. For those keeping score, Stacking's usual asking p...

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