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Double Fine is also remastering Full Throttle

Double Fine is continuing its recent trend of remastering its classic titles for PlayStation. The firm is giving its title Full Throttle the remaster treatment. The title will be hitting PS4 and Vita. This follows the developer bringing Grim Fandango to those platforms earlier this year. The firm is also …

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Schafer announces crowdfunding pitch for Psychonauts 2

Double Fine is looking for $3.3m to make a sequel to 2005 platformer Psychonauts. Tim Schafer announced the game at The Game Awards last night. Along with the money raised from crowdfunding platform Fig, the game will also be propped up by the studio itself and investors. In total an …

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Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

The first major crowdfunding success for the games industry is now on course to break even. In a new video documentary, studio founder and veteran developer Tim Schafer explains that the adventure game’s development costs were actually more than the total raised via crowdfunding, according toGames Industry. My expectation with …

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Grim Fandango Remastered launches on mobile

The Remastered version of Tim Schafer’s classic adventure game Grim Fandango is out now for iOS and Android devices. Grim Fandango Remastered is launching on both iOS and Android, and will set mobile gamers back 7.99. This follows the title coming to PlayStation 4 and PC earlier this year, and …

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Schafer: Criticism of Molyneux is ‘way out of proportion’

Monkey Island and Grim Fandango creator Tim Schafer has criticised the recent treatment of Peter Molyneux online and in the press. I’d like to send our support to friend and fellow developer Peter Molyneux,” he said in a Broken Age Kickstarter update video, which you can see below. In the …

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Tim Schafer leads new VP line-up for charity Special Effect

Legendary developer Tim Schafer is among the new vice presidents of UK charity Special Effect. The Double Fine Productions CEO joins MP Tom Watson, the BBC’s Kate Russell, Mastertronic’s Andy Payne, UKIE boss Jo Twist and TIGA boss Richard Wilson in the new line-up. I am amazed and inspired by …

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