With all the excitement over Thief and the newest episode of The Walking Dead, it’s easy to miss a lot of releases this month. It makes sense – most people have limited funds so their opportunities for buying games are thusly restricted. So, Thief and The Walking Dead, right? No, they’re crap. At least while Tales of Symphonia Chronicles exists.
When the news broke that Double Fine’s Tim Schafer was going to be working on a new point-and-click adventure game, it was difficult not to be excited. After all, this was the man behind the sublime Grim Fandango – a game possibly to be considered the greatest ever made – and his first venture into the genre since then. The eventual product, after launching KickStarter into the mainstream along the way, was Broken Age. Here’s how it went.
Sony, as a result of a company-wide restructuring effort, has decided to cut two thirds of its Sony Retail Stores in the United States, leaving only 11 operational (including the Flagship store in New York) in the entire country.
On February 18, Ken Levine made an announcement on the Irrational Games website: soon, his company was going to wind down and close its doors forever.