The Slapstick Fighting Game That Took Over An Entire Festival

"I think the game is kind of horrifying," one game developer tells me over drinks. "Its violence... the intent behind it, is a little too real." His comments strike me as strange, given that Gang Beasts reminds me of watching slapstick comedy from The Marx Brothers and The Three Stooges as a kid. » 9/26/14 5:13pm 9/26/14 5:13pm

Double Fine Struggles Show The Problems With Steam Early Access

Once upon a time Double Fine hoped to keep in-progress space station sim Spacebase DF-9 going for five years. Now, however, they're abruptly pulling the plug, omitting many planned features from the "final" version. Fans are, understandably, upset. Double Fine says it all comes down to one unfortunate reality: money. » 9/22/14 4:30pm 9/22/14 4:30pm

Watch Tim Schafer Play Grim Fandango

This is the latest in a series of videos featuring Tim Schafer playing classic games he designed—90 minutes of Tim playing Grim Fandango and providing commentary on the making of the game. Nod knowingly (grimly?) as he says, "We're about to experience the most perfect and most infallible control scheme ever invented… » 5/31/14 2:00pm 5/31/14 2:00pm