There are plenty of shows that apparently only certain groups of people can appreciate. Adventure Time? Scoff! That's a kid's show! Definitely heard that one before.
Man, I didn't realize today was going to be Tina-posting-about-Adventure Time day when I got into the office. If I knew I would have brought in a bunch of candy to eat ferociously while pretending I was eating citizens of the Candy Kingdom. (Cause why not? I don't know why!)
Adventure Time—the lovable, adventurous Cartoon Network series penned by mastermind artist and writer Pen Ward—has blown up to staggering popularity. Search for the show and its characters online and you'll find a mess of fan-made renditions and mash-ups and even new inventions (like the currently non-existent baby…
What makes Adventure Time so special? What needs to be in the video game based on Pen Ward's quirky and adventurous Cartoon Network series in order for it to maintain the charm and essence of the show?
There are plenty of gaming references (and even entire episodes) in Adventure Time - there's even a video game system as a character - but really, I've always felt the most video gamey episode of all is actually one that doesn't even directly involve them.
Last night I got to chat with Adventure Time creator Pen Ward about the upcoming 3DS game he's co-writing. It's called Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?! is coming out in October on the DS. While I love the fact it's taking so many cues from old games like Zelda II, after seeing this, I'm a little worried it's taking too many cues. Hopefully some extra polish is added to stuff like those captions and…
Pendleton Ward's quirky cartoon sensation Adventure Time makes its video game debut this fall in Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! for the DS and 3DS. I'm so, so happy.