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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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11 PSN games discounted by 50% tomorrow

Tomorrow's PSN update will be notable for what it adds to the PlayStation Store, though you may be a little fonder of what it's set to remove: fifty percent from the price of 11 games in an "11 for 2011" sale. Among the discounted games are Double's Fine enchanting Costume Quest for $7.49, hypno...

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THQ needs your money to publish more Double Fine games

Between the adorable (and enjoyable) Costume Quest last October, and the forthcoming (and quite charming) Stacking some time this year, we're quite looking forward to the other two downloadable titles in Double Fine's four game roadmap. And though THQ isn't the only publisher that could release the...

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Costume Quest's 'Grubbins on Ice' on PSN Dec. 21

PS3 owners won't have to wait long to get their Grubbin hands on some new Costume Quest DLC. "Grubbins on Ice," the winter-themed content released on Xbox Live yesterday, will make its way to PSN on December 21. That's still in time for Christmas, for those of you who want to reinforce the tradition...

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Get into Harms Way, Doritos Crash Course and Bomberman Battlefest on XBLA today

The two final contenders in the Doritos-sponsored "Unlock Xbox" game design contest have been fully realized and released as Xbox Live Arcade games today, for free. Until December 26, you can cast your vote for either Doritos Cash Course (download) or Harms Way (download) through the Xbox Unlock ad...

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Costume Quest dons DLC this December with 'Grubbins on Ice'

Double Fine's earnest candy collection adventure, Costume Quest, is set to receive a new downloadable add-on in December for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Gamespot has the first word on "Grubbins on Ice," which sees the soon-to-be-rotund rascals entering Repugia, the snow-dusted realm of the Grubbins...

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Costume Quest review: Anything can happen on Halloween

As anyone with kids or young siblings will tell you, finding quality games to play with them can be kind of a chore. Most are either too frustrating, too simple or just impossibly stupid. ... The games, that is. Not the kids. For those stumped parents, brothers and sisters out there, Double Fine...

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XBLA in Brief: Dream Chronicles, Costume Quest

Super Meat Boy might be the highlight of this week's XBLA releases (you should read our review!), but that doesn't mean it's the only release. There are two others this week, including Double Fine's first foray into the downloadable space, Costume Quest, and Dream Chronicles ... which is a hidden o...

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PSN Tuesday: Costume Quest, The Shoot demo

Double Fine's test-drive into downloadable titles, Costume Quest, is ready for those ready to experience a Unicorn wearing a purple and rainbow outfit. For those with the Move, try out the demo for The Shoot. The title if pretty self-explanatory of what one should expect, but check out the tra...

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Costume Quest crusades to Xbox Live, PSN on Oct. 20 for $15

Double Fine's first downloadable title, Costume Quest, is set to bring out your inner child on Xbox Live and PSN on October 20, Game Informer reports. The action RPG -- which is the brainchild of lead animator Tasha Harris -- will be published under THQ's new "Kids, Family, Casual Games division" f...

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