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Joystiq Streams: Don't taze me, Broken Age [Update: It's over!]

The time is upon us. The golden moment when we stare backward across the years and wonder if it has really been so long since we last pointed, clicked, and frolicked in the comedic fields of a Tim Schafer adventure game. Were we ever so young? So foolish? So accustomed to looking through our...

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Here's how you activate Broken Age's pixelated retro mode

Hidden within Double Fine's new adventure game Broken Age is a special aesthetic option that coats the game's colorful graphics in a heavy sheen of thick pixels. Though Double Fine hasn't publicized this feature, YouTube user "The Phawx" provides a simple, step by step guide to activating the...

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Explore Double Fine's Broken Age in these two new trailers

Double Fine's Broken Age is nearly upon us, available to general audiences on January 28. Kickstarter backers, however, get in early and start playing the game's first act today. ...

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Broken Age goes public on January 28, taking pre-orders now

The first act of Double Fine's graphic adventure game Broken Age will be available to the public on January 28 for PC, Mac and Linux. The game will launch two weeks after being made available to Kickstarter backers today. Broken Age is available for pre-order on Steam at a 10 percent discount...

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Broken Age skips Early Access, hits Steam with season pass

Broken Age is no longer launching as an Early Access game on Steam, instead hitting as a full release with a season pass that includes parts one and two. "You may recall that at one point Broken Age was planned for release under the Steam Early Access program," Double Fine wrote in a...

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Double Fine's Broken Age part 1 hits Kickstarter backers on Jan. 14

Broken Age part one is due out on Tuesday, January 14 for backers of the game's Kickstarter (yes, all 87,142 of them), Double Fine confirmed to Joystiq. Broken Age is the result of the Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter campaign, which raised $3.3 million in March 2012, after asking for just...

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Watch Wil Wheaton as a choppin' chap in Broken Age

Wil Wheaton joins a list of celebrity cameos for Broken Age that includes Jack Black, Elijah Wood and even Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos. Wheaton's character is Curtis, a lumberjack under duress at the hands of sentient trees unhappy with his chop-happy ways....

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Elijah Wood joins the cast of Broken Age, first half coming in January

Elijah Wood will be voicing Shay in Double Fine's Broken Age, a new trailer revealed during Spike's VGX show. As previously announced, Schafer reminded us that fans can dive into the first half of Broken Age in January via Steam Early Access. ...

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Tonight's VGX lineup features GOTY in the middle of a world exclusive sandwich

If you plan on camping out with us during our liveblog of tonight's three hour VGX 2013 awards show, you can get a head start on the evening's activities by checking out the schedule of events. Among the noteworthy events for the evening are 12 "world premieres" for games like Quantum Break,...

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Wil Wheaton lends vocals to Double Fine's Broken Age

Broken Age, the crowdfunded adventure game from Double Fine, has announced a few more key members of its vocal cast. Most notably former Wesley Crusher and current geek celebrity Wil Wheaton. When Broken Age eventually debuts, Wheaton's voice will be spilling from Curtis the Lumberjack, a...

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