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This week's Humble Weekly Sale sets its sights on Hothead Games, collecting several entries in the studio's DeathSpank and Penny Arcade Adventures series. The pack includes DeathSpank and its sequel Thongs of Virtue, along with On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One. Pay more than $6...

October 18th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The EA Indie Bundle (yes, we assure you, it is barely-100-percent-mostly-ish possible for EA to have an indie bundle) is live on Steam, offering 70 percent off a package of six titles from four indie developers, or half off each individual game.Included in the sale is Warp, Shank, Shank 2, DeathSpa...

May 2nd 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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"The only constant in this world is change." Wait, no, that doesn't work. "You can't change the past, but you can work to change the future." Nope, that doesn't do the trick either. "War. War never changes." No, wrong game. Hm. Here's the thing: The Baconing has a lot more of the same DeathSpank...

August 31st 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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You and Deathspank need a fresh start. Sure, you've had a lot of fun in his last two games, no one's trying to deny that. But there's ... a certain distance that neither of you can ignore. He's ready to change, though. He's so committed to the new beginning that he's dropped his name from The Bac...

August 18th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Have you already burned your way through the four main campaigns of Hothead's recently released iOS strategy title, Kard Combat? First of all, you need to slow the heck down. How are you supposed to enjoy anything in life if you consume it with such terrible avarice? Secondly, you'll want to upda...

August 10th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Hothead Games is working on an interactive version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy for iPhone and iPad, available this fall. This isn't an adaptation of the beloved series by Douglas Adams, mind you, but of the guide itself. Meaning, attorneys from Megadodo Publications -- the established...

August 10th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Producer Mike Inglehart and his team at Hothead seem to be serious about making The Baconing the best entry in the Deathspank series yet. Prior to jumping into my demo, director of marketing Oliver Birch showed off a 17-page Word document filled with complaints and ideas for improvement, taken di...

August 8th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Hothead, developer of DeathSpank and Kard Combat, has announced its next project, Kickin' Momma. The company released the first trailer for the game, showing off what looks like something of a cross between Angry Birds and Peggle. Kickin' Momma features a large "momma" creature – who looks...

July 28th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in. Three times a week, our new Portabliss column will tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad, Android...

July 13th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The only problem with saving the world, it seems, is boredom. With all the monsters slain and damsels (sort of) saved, there's just nothing left to do. Thankfully, something evil is on the horizon in the latest trailer for The Baconing. The AntiSpank, perhaps?

June 30th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Hothead has shed some new light on The Baconing. It would seem that DeathSpank's new adventure takes place directly after Thongs of Virtue, and deals with the aftermath of Deathspank foolishly donning all six of them at the same time. As a result, he summons an evil version of himself: the Anti...

June 23rd 2011 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Hothead Games, we have never been this disappointed in you. After you asked for titles for your magically-charged iOS trading card game, and we responded with pure gold like Hocus Poker and Guess Who: Portraits of Power, you went with ... Kard Combat. Sure, it succinctly sums up the free-to-play...

June 21st 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments