This page will be introducing Greg Rice’s (Double Fine Productions) stage at BitSummit 2017.
Summary of the Stage
Double Fine Productions, which are usually known as a developer, when up
on stage this time as a publisher. They introduced David O’Reilly’s Everything, Glumberland’s Ooblets, and Boneloaf’s Gang Beasts
Everything is a game where you get to play as everything in-game. Not only can you play as bugs, plants, animals, but you can also play as planets and space. The game is out for Steam and PS4.
Ooblets is a game inspired by Pokemon and Animal Crossing. It is a very mellow game which you collect cute animals called Ooblets, garden the village, and talk to characters. It will be released on PC and Xbox One.
Gang Beasts is a game which you simple beat up and drop the opponent outside of the stage. The game can be played with 4 people, and is a very hardcore game as the way to win is knocking the other player off a tower or into a subway train. The is still in development, but is playable through Steam Early Access.
About the Speaker
Greg Rice is the VP of Business Development of Double Fine Productions. He previously served as the Producer of Broken Age, the result of the studios record breaking Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter campaign. In addition to heading up publishing duties on all Double Fine releases, Greg also handles the Double Fine Presents external publishing label which has helped support a wide range of unique independently developed titles like Gang Beasts, Gnog, and David OReilly’s Everything. Prior to Double Fine, he worked as an assistant to Seamus Blackley at Creative Artists Agency.
(Sited from BitSummit official website)