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Double Fine and Vivendi Join Up For Publishing 7

Tim Schafer's Double Fine Studios (originator of the double-plus awesome Psychonauts) has joined up with Vivendi to publish a title. The property, as yet unnamed, will be published under the Sierra Entertainment label. From the article: "Said an atypically straight Tim Schafer, president and CEO of Double Fine Productions, 'The Sierra team has been awesome to work with. Everyone we've met brings experience from a small developer background, so they know where we're coming from and what we have to do to make a great game. Combine a developer-friendly attitude, support for innovation, major-publisher status with a worldwide scope and you have a perfect match for Double Fine.'"
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Double Fine and Vivendi Join Up For Publishing

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  • Sierra is a great company, im really glad to hear this news.


    Its not the greatest ever, but its certainly better than nothing, hehe.


    I just wish they would come out with another Starsiege game - they beat the shit out of Mechwarrior.


    -Red

  • Tim Schafer (Score:2, Informative)

    by shadowcode ( 852856 )

    For anyone who doesn't know who Tim Schafer is, he's the guy (as in; one of the guys - guy) behind games like Grim Fandango, Psychonauts and Day of the Tentacle, and many other games. Tim Schafer's 'Gameography' [wikipedia.org]

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    Anyway, why should we care about this deal? Well, first of all, it has a bit to do with the way the industry works. You've got Game Studios and you've got Game Studios, not a single studio is alike. Some studios focus on creativity, some focus on making money, some are just doing their job, some

  • Double Fine is the English version of 'Two Thumbs Fresh'. *nods*

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