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Schafer: No PC because no money

Posted: 25.11.2010 by Technet2k

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Double Fine isn't releasing PC titles these days not because they dislike the keyboard and mouse duo, but because publishers won't fund the SKU.

They've got the "technology in place" to work on PC but there's "more work required" to make them shippable, and publishers shy away from that.

Double Fine 'trying to sell out', Tim Schafer hates "arthouse" label

Posted: 01.09.2010 by Technet2k

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Thanks to Psychonauts not being a commercial hit and Brutal Legend slapped with publisher woe, studio Double Fine is a 'tortured artist'?

Boss Tim Schafer hates that assumption. Both titles are "very commercial" and they want huge sales. Schafer jokes they'll be called 'sell outs'.

Double Fine has four new games, managed to ship 'canned titles'

Posted: 15.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine, reveals they've managed to survive despite a cancellation rate of 100%. Take that extreme pessimism.

Psychonauts and Brutal Legend both got 'canned' but managed a release anyhow. The studio has four new games, and all have publishers.

Kotick chooses to be "total pr*ck" says Tim Schafer, 'poor' for Acti

Posted: 14.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Double Fine got into hot water with Activision when the publisher tried to stop Brutal Legend getting distributed under EA after a huge bust up.

Tim Schafer says Kotick serves shareholders but doesn't have to be "a dick about it," but the Acti boss 'enjoys it'. Kotick isn't "great" for the industry.