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Schafer on XBLA: “It could have been our own little Sundance Film festival”
8 years ago

Schafer on XBLA: “It could have been our own little Sundance Film festival”

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Double Fine has made a name for itself on Xbox Live Arcade through popular titles Costume Quest, Stacking, Iron Brigade and, most recently, Happy Action Theater, but in the midst of crowd-sourcing nearly $2 million dollars, Double Fine man Tim Schafer has opined over Microsoft’s burgeoning (or is it?) digital platform.

“Ever since I played Geometry Wars I thought, what a great new portal,” the developer said in an interview with Hookshot Inc., “But it seems that this year, the idea didn’t explode like it should have. Back when Castle Crashers came out, it seemed it was going to grow and grow. I just wish there was more support, more marketing, more placement on the dashboard. It could have been our own little Sundance Film festival, a great sandbox for indie development.”

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Double Fine’s Happy Action Theater out next month
8 years ago

Double Fine’s Happy Action Theater out next month

Happy Action Theater, Double Fine’s slightly psychotic looking Kinect title, will launch next month. No word on a concrete date at the moment, but following the announcement that Microsoft’s annual …
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