Tim Schafer will receive this year's prestigious BAFTA Fellowship prize, following in the footsteps of John Carmack, Gabe Newell and Shigeru Miyamoto.
From the soundtrack and pacing to the puzzles and the insult sword fighting, I love The Secret of Monkey Island. Just one bar of the Scumm Bar theme is enough to fill me with nostalgia, so when one of our YouTube viewers suggested I recreate the important looking pirates' recipe for grog, I was all for it.
Pirates love swordfighting, that's a given. This creates something of a problem when you're designing a pirate-themed, point-and-click adventure game in which you don't want any real-time action sequences.
Ron Gilbert, creator of Monkey Island, has asked Disney to sell back his gaming IP.
Double Fine boss Tim Schafer has divulged story details for his studio's freshly-funded Psychonauts sequel.
The release of PlayStation Move this week means the PlayStation Store has been flooded with Move demos.
There's plenty on the PlayStation Store this week, notably the arrival of Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition. This revamp wowed on XBLA last summer and should do no less on PS3.
There's also the entrance of the full, six game bundle of Blue Toad Murder Files. This costs just £18. Eurogamer's review of Blue Toad Murder Files: Season One tells all.
There's more information about new PSN game Landit Bandit on the European PlayStation Blog.