Posts Tagged Double Fine Productions

[PS3 Halloween RPG Review] Costume Quest 2

Costume Quest 2 is an RPG that relates the story of Wren and Reynold (the same main characters as in the original Costume Quest) who are on a quest through time to save Halloween. An evil dentist (!) managed to get control of an item that allows time travel and by going back to the past, he managed to ban Halloween. In the altered future that followed, costumes and candies are forbidden, which is why our heroes will make sure that Halloween is restored!

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The Cave Available Next Week

SEGA and Double Fine Productions, announced today that The Cave, created by legendary game designer Ron Gilbert, will be available on January 22nd from the PSN, for $14.99. The game looks like a lot of fun, and I can’t wait to give it a go.

Named GameInformer’s Best Adventure Game of E3 2012, The Cave is a new adventure game from Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion creator Ron Gilbert, and Double Fine Productions, the award-winning studio behind Psychonauts and Brütal Legend. Players can assemble their team of three from seven unlikely adventures, each with their own unique personalities and stories, and then descend into the mysterious depths of The Cave.

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Costume Quest & Grubbins on Ice DLC Review

Tim Schafer’s studio Double Fine, which created the innovative adventure/platformer “Psychonauts” and more recently the quirky Russian doll game “Stacking,” released the seasonally-themed light RPG adventure “Costume Quest” to PSN and XBLA on October 19, 2010. The game is a delightful bit of cotton candy fluff that features tongue-in-cheek but innocent humor, a solid if simplistic turn-based battle mechanic, and a healthy respect for the sense of empowerment that role-playing can bring to a kid or even to us, whether in a Halloween costume or through digital avatar. The game is suitable for everyone from a child who has never played an RPG before to an experienced and obsessional gamer (you know the type: the one who has to collect every single one of the five hundred useless doodads scattered throughout a game world).

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