The last time I saw basketball bad boy Dennis Rodman in a way that registered with me at all was on stage at a Counting Crows / Live concert in the early 2000s. Now he's helped Hothead Games make Big Win Basketball. I'm still only mildly impressed.
What good is a drug-fueled murderous rampage if there's no one to share it with? Fuse Powered and Hothead Games' single-player mobile Tony Montana adventure game goes multiplayer today, giving players a chance to make friends, recruit friends, and rob friends.
After about a year of the Gaming App of the Week, I've been very hard on games that are nakedly derivative of existing hits. Then one comes along and literally does everything a previous success did, except upside down, and I feel like I have to tip my hat. That's Sea Stars.
I've yet to play a Deathspank game. I want to at some point, I just haven't gotten around to it yet.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, not the book about the guide and the people who use it, but the guide itself, is coming to iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads this fall, Hothead Games tells Kotaku.
As the father of Magic: The Gathering, Richard Garfield is the man responsible for countless crazed gamers spending their savings on tiny bits of colorful card stock. With Kard Combat Garfield and Hothead Games deliver card-based strategy as deep as Magic, and it doesn't cost players one penny (unless they want it…
There will be a new DeathSpank game this summer and it will involve a quest for the Fires of Bacon. It will also be a greatly improved follow-up to last year's downloadable DeathSpank adventures, two comedic riffs on Diablo.
Signs of the worldwide economic downturn, known by some as the Great Recession, are nearly absent from modern video games. So it came as a surprise to me when one my assignments in a new video game was to foreclose on homes.
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue is video game deja vu if deja vu involved feeling like you've done the thing you're doing before — but maybe not ever before in a boat.
What's all this about powerful, mythic thongs created by a master craftsman?
In one of the fastest sequel turnarounds you'll see in gaming, last month's fun and funny fantasy action game DeathSpank will be succeeded in September by DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue. It turns out they were making two DeathSpanks all along.
Followers of Penny Arcade's foray into game development may never see the last two chapters of their Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness come to video game form. But the series will continue, if only in text.
If you like laughing and you like loot, if you can catch a Monkey Island reference and know why purple text is a positive thing, then DeathSpank is your game. Plus, it is gorgeous.
Are you perfectly fine with rainbows in your Diablo III? Then you might like the gameplay and lighthearted approach of Hothead Games' action-RPG DeathSpank, which marries deep role-playing with broad humor in just a couple of weeks.
Electronic Arts today announced a deal with the developers of Shank and Deathspank to bring the downloadable games to multiple platforms.
The PAX panel, Game Culture: How Gamers Impact Society & How Policy Affects Gamer Culture, had some mildly interesting moments – but it got really interesting right at the end, during Q&A.
A PlayStation 3 version of Xbox Live Arcade hit Braid appears to be in the works, with Germany's Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (USK) rating the latest port as of yesterday. That's excellent news for PS3 owners.