Renowned Canadian artist Alex Colville set a new auction record last night. “Harbour” (1975) sold for $1.6 million at the Heffel Fine Art Auction House’s sale of post-war and contemporary art, more than double its $500,000-700,000 estimate. Show More Summary
Fig, the crowdfunding site formed by former Double Fine COO Justin Bailey, will soon allow fans to share in the financial success of a published video game as an unaccredited investor. Announced in August, Fig combines “rewards-based crowdfunding with equity investing,” allowing those who back a title a share of the game’s revenue upon release. […]
HIALEAH, Florida — The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust has sued a Miami-area mayor who tried to pay a $4,000 fine with 28 buckets filled with pennies and nickels. The commission also doubled the fine imposed on Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez, saying he intentionally broke the rules by sending them 360,000 coins on Nov. Show More Summary
At Double Fine and iam8bit‘s third annual Day of the Devs event in San Francisco, ID@Xbox director Chris Charla joined Polygon to “play (and die to) the gorgeous and ridiculously difficult indie platformer video game known as Cuphead.” Studio MDHR‘s upcoming game, which is heavily inspired by classic 1930s cartoons, is currently scheduled to release […]
Federal regulators on Tuesday said the number of vehicles in the U.S. facing recalls for faulty air bags has nearly doubled to about 34 million, and the manufacturer, Takata, was hit with a $70-million fine after finally admitting the defect. The fine could hit a record $200 million if Takata fails...
Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. On this week's episode, Double Fine renaissance man Greg Rice joins the program to discuss the studio's Day of the Devs event and other topics both Double Fine and not Double Fine-related. Read more...
This past weekend's IndieCade marked the first opportunity for the public to go hands-on with Double Fine's Day of the Tentacle Remastered. The second opportunity is coming up next weekend in San Francisco at the upcoming Day of the Devs event, which will be free to the general public. Show More Summary
Today, special guest Broken Age producer Greg Rice will be joining the cast of Podtoid, our weekly video game podcast, to to discuss Double Fine's upcoming Day of the Devs event. Of course, we'll be discussing other things as well, so if you have any questions go ahead and drop us a line below.
LucasArts adventure Day of the Tentacle is getting a shiny re-release courtesy of Double Fine. The 1993 Tim Schafer classic is coming to Mac, PC, PS4 and Vita, with cross-buy via the PlayStation Network. The sequel to Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle involves time travel, mad scientists, and tentacles. The re-release boasts all-new, hand-drawn […]
IndieCade 2015 has been a showcase for some of the most prolific ideas in independent gaming. But while the festival is a grand showcase for the great games of the future, for Double Fine, it also represented a chance to jump back into the past. Show More Summary
It wasn't that long ago that Double Fine hit the gaming world right in the nostalgia button with the remaster of Grim Fandango. But while that game featured some modernized visuals, Day of the Tentacle is going in something of a different direction. Show More Summary
Double Fine Productions is remastering the original Day of the Tentacle, the point-and-click adventure game that LucasArts published way back in the early 1990s. The game was originally designed by Tim Schafer and Dave Grossman, and they're back to revive this classic adventure.Click To Continue Reading
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Double Fine has revealed the first in-game screenshots of Day of the Tentacle Remastered. This will be the second time Double Fine has restored an old classic adventure from the studio's founder, Tim Schafer, back when he was still at Lucasarts. Show More Summary
Yesterday evening, Double Fine teased some new developments on the classic LucasArts adventure game Day of the Tentacle. Today and all this weekend, Tim Schafer's studio will be showing off Day of the Tentacle Remastered at Indiecade in Los Angeles. Show More Summary
Andrew Harnik/AP By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON -- The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact in its new pitch for health law sign-ups. That means the 2016 sign-up season starting Nov. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact in its new pitch for health law sign-ups. Continue reading ? The post Health law fine on uninsured will more than double appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Campo Santo's Firewatch has racked up its fair share of hype: its creators hail from venerable studios like Telltale and Double Fine, and it's based on the unusual premise of serving as a lookout in the Wyoming wilderness. If that sounds intriguing, you'll be glad to hear that it won't be much longer before you can try it yourself. Show More Summary
At the end of September, Massive Chalice project lead Brad Muir left Double Fine. We knew he was headed to Seattle (thanks to this tweet from Tim Schafer), but we didn’t know where he’d go once he got there. End of an Era! @MrMooEarShow More Summary
Double Fine veteran Brad Muir has jumped ship for Valve. Muir was project lead on Massive Chalice and Iron Brigade (Trenched as was), and was lead designer on Brütal Legend. As well as these prominent roles in Double Fine’s oeuvre, he’s become something of a face for the company, starring in the terrific Massive Chalice […]