Okkervil River Makes Video Game In Anticipation of Their Next LP
"I should get off the computer and go outside." It's not just the way most of my mornings start -- it's also the opening of the new browser video game The Silver Gymnasium, written by Okkervill River frontman Will Sheff in anticipation of the band's upcoming LP of the same name, which is set to drop on September 3.Read on...
Double Fine Raises Over Half a Million on Kickstarter for Adventure Game Project
Before Psychonauts, Tim Schafer was busy making the world a better place through point-and-click adventure games, a genre that has thinned out as the video game industry has continued. You may have heard of some of his finest work: The Secret of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, and Grim Fandango. His best work is Psychonauts, though, a platformer-adventure hybrid, and just the other day, the creator of Minecraft, Notch, said he'd fund the development of a sequel. Aside from being in the middle of "lovely talks" with Notch about funding the sequel to one of the best video games ever made, Double Fine put up a fundraiser on Kickstarter with a goal of $400,000 in order to help fund a new adventure game. Seeing as how Tim Schafer is a legendary adventure game maker, the $400,00 goal was reached in about eight hours after the fundraiser was published. At the moment of this writing, the pledged funds are at $583,571 and climbing every time the refresh button is hit.Read on...