Beep Games makes its debut on iOS devices.
First details of how the game will work also revealed.
Veteran developer leaves studio after finishing work on The Cave and reveals his next project.
Plundering the depths of The Cave’s magical talking grotto is like taking a tour of Ron Gilbert’s brain. There’s the comedy monkey chasing a banana. There’s the hermit turned mad by years trapped alone on a deserted island. There’s a New Grog vending machine. It seems inevitable that, deep inside, there’s also an old-fashioned adventure game hiding within the modern, puzzle-platformer clothing.
Double Fine’s importance to the current resurgence of graphic adventure games is hard to overstate.
Throughout E3 2012, God Of War and Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe is writing a daily diary for us. Now he's left Eat, Sleep, Play, he's working on an unannounced project which, by his own admission, means he'll be spending much of the show in meetings he can't tell us about.
Sega and Double Fine have released the first details and screenshots of the studio's next game, The Cave.Helmed by Monkey Island co-creator Ron Gilbert, the adventure sees the player take three of seven characters on an intrepid exploration of a talking cave which holds all manner of curiosities – including an underground theme park.
Ron Gilbert has revealed two pieces of concept art from the game he is working on with Double Fine, the studio run by his Secret Of Monkey Island co-creator Tim Schafer."I'm so excited," he wrote on his blog. "This is an idea that has been in my head for a long long time. It predates Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island."It's a game that needed to be made."
"My advice to God: Don't argue with Steve Jobs." Monkey Island maker Ron Gilbert remembers meeting Steve Jobs at Pixar and arguing over whether games can tell stories.Its design might harken straight back to Id's days of yore, but you knew that Rage would pile in the Doom Easter eggs. Sure enough, as well as the Doom marine bobbleheads, there's this, too.[youtube:ZNqFmNUJK0c]
A selection of free and members-only videos, audio recordings and slides from the 2011 Game Developers Conference, which took place earlier this month in San Francisco, are now available to watch on GDC’s Vault website.