Double Fine Productions
Double Fine Productions is an award-winning, independent game development studio founded in 2000 by games industry veteran Tim Schafer. Located in San Francisco’s South of Market district, Double Fine is committed to making high-quality games with an emphasis on originality, story, characters, and fun.
In 2005, Double Fine released the critically-acclaimed Psychonauts, which won several awards including “Best Action / Adventure Game” from Official XBOX Magazine and “Game of the Year” from Eurogamer. G4TV and X-PLAY recently declared Psychonauts to be the #6 XBOX game of all time.
At the 2006 Game Developers Conference, Double Fine itself was awarded the title of “Best New Studio” by their fellow developers.
In 2009, Double Fine released the Heavy Metal Masterwork Brütal Legend, starring Spike VGA winner Jack Black and featuring the music and voice of the greatest names in the world of metal. Brutal Legend was the recipient of AIAS awards for both "Best Strategy/Simulation Game" and "Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack."
After the release of Brütal Legend, Double Fine began development on four smaller games. The first of these games, Costume Quest, is set for release in October of 2010.