By Megan Farokhmanesh on Mar 26, 2014 03.26.14
Little Orbit and Cartoon Network will release two new titles — the next entry in the Adventure Time series and a new "multi-property" game combining characters from Cartoon Network franchises — in North America in Q4 2014. Both games are expected to launch globally, though release dates have not yet been announced. The partnership is expected to result in several games across multiple consoles and handheld devices. According Little Orbit president Matt Scott, the partnership is a way to bring "truly transmedia experiences" into gaming. Adventure Time has already been adapted into a video game series by Wayforward Technologies for handheld devices and consoles. Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! launched in 2012, while its follow-up, Adventure Time: Explore the...
By Emily Gera on Dec 18, 2013 12.18.13
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon because I Don't Know! is getting three new playable characters on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 starting today. These include Peppermint Butler which is already available on Steam, Gunter and King of Mars. The DLC will become available for Wii U on Dec. 19 and on Windows PC on Jan. 2, with each character costing $1.99. Developed by WayForward, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! released in the fall. The game is a follow up to Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, released on 3DS last year.
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! gameplay video offers a look at multiplayer
By Emily Gera on Oct 11, 2013 10.11.13
D3 Publisher has released a new multiplayer gameplay trailer for its upcoming multiplatform title Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! which offers a closer look at the numerous characters, voice acting and gameplay options available. The Diablo-inspired dungeon crawler will support four-player co-op and will include more than 100 dungeons to explore in the Secret Royal Dungeon underneath the Land of Ooo. Take a look at our hands-on impressions of the game right here. Developed by WayForward, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! is due for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows PC and 3DS this fall. The game is a follow up to Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, released on 3DS last November.
By Jenna Pitcher on Aug 16, 2013 08.16.13
The Collector's Edition of Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know!, will be available this fall as a Nintendo 3DS exclusive for $39.95, D3 Publisher announced today. The Collector's Edition consists of a SteelBook case, a "Finn and Jake's Dungeon Guide," a DVD featuring actor interviews, along with storyboard art from Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward. The Wii U version of the game features Beemo on the GamePad, who will offer game tips, boss hints, enemy weaknesses and commentary throughout the game with more than 300 different voice clips. In the 3DS version, Beemo appears on the Touch Screen and will also offer tips and commentary. In Explore the Dungeon, users can choose to play as Adventure Time characters, such as Finn, Jake, Marceline and Cinnamon Bun and...
By Jenna Pitcher on Apr 10, 2013 04.10.13
D3Publisher is working on video games based on Cartoon Network's Regular Show through a new publishing agreement, the companies announced, with the first launching later this year. The show's creator, James Garland "J. G." Quintel, tweeted his excitement that the first video game is scheduled for release this year. "Duuudes. A for real Regular Show video game is coming out this year! Like, for real for real. And It's gonna be awesome," Quintel tweeted. "As a brand, Regular Show is tailor-made for an interactive release, with main characters who spend their time slacking off, playing video games or involved in hijinks that are certainly worthy of being in a game," said Pete Yoder, vice president of consumer products, North America for CNE. "With a show creator who loves games working...
By Dave Tach on Dec 20, 2012 12.20.12
The soundtrack for Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! is free to stream from SoundCloud, according to a press release from D3 Publisher. The SoundCloud page includes 34 tracks lasting over an hour and 20 minutes. Composer Jake Kaufman includes titles like "Chillin with My Bro," "The Goose Chase Jam" and "Cotton Candy Up In Here." Be sure to check out or Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! review, which called it "an ode to a type of gaming that doesn't really exist anymore."
By Brian Crecente on Dec 14, 2012 12.14.12
The premise for the game is as fantastical as any from the show: Rambunctious child adventurer Finn and his shape-shifting dog/brother Jake awake to find that someone has stolen all of the garbage from their yard. They decide to track down the Ice King, a trash-talking (and -stealing) villain who wants to use all of the garbage from the Land of Ooo to build a Garbage Princess. The plot may be absurd, but Ward's smart writing and use of gaming cliches as inside jokes make story one of the highlights of the game. Pendleton Ward's smart writing makes story one of the highlights of the game Players control Finn as he wanders across four different regions of the Land of Ooo from a top-down view. When he arrives at a location, the game shifts to a sidescrolling perspective, and the...
By Dave Tach on Dec 13, 2012 12.13.12
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!!, Wayforward Technologies' 3DS game written by the cartoon's creator Pendleton Ward, is on its way to the 3DS eShop in demo form, according to a press release from D3 Publisher. The demo will be available Dec. 14 at midnight ET. In the meantime, you can check out the new trailer above and our interview with Ward about his love of games.
By Samit Sarkar on Dec 11, 2012 12.11.12
There's been no shortage of deals this season on Assassin's Creed 3, and another good one comes in today's Amazon Gold Box, which is all about video games. Ubisoft's latest assassin simulator is available all day for $33 and includes three $3 credits on Amazon: Instant Video, Digital Games and Trade-In. Lightning Deals on the MMO TERA and Grand Theft Auto 4 & Episodes from Liberty City: The Complete Edition are no longer available, but here are some of the discounts coming up later today: 10 a.m. ETRhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure 11 a.m. ETNeed for Speed Most Wanted 1 p.m. ET This headset puts you in the middle of the action with Dolby surround sound and a stunning 3D audio environment. 3 p.m. ETDishonored 7 p.m. ET Headset built for both the new GamePad controller...
By Samit Sarkar on Nov 26, 2012 11.26.12
Amazon's list of Cyber Monday deals includes some low prices on 2012 hits like NHL 13 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The online retailer is using the day to re-run some offers from Black Friday and the preceding week, such as the XCOM deal. That discount (to $25 from $59.99) applies all day — or at least until supplies last — but there are also plenty of Lightning Deals that only last for a limited time. Here are some highlights: Lightning Deals: SSX, $15.99 (12:10 p.m. ET - 4:10 p.m. ET); NHL 13, $25 (4:10 p.m. - 8:10 p.m. ET); Dance Central 3, $22.99 (4:10 p.m. - 8:10 p.m. ET); Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you Steal our Garbage?!!, $19.99 (8:10 p.m. - 12:10 a.m. ET) all-day discounts: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (PC download/360 only), $25; Dishonored, $29.99; Lego Batman 2: DC Super...