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Razputin brawls against Gordon Freeman, Tim Schafer and Gabe Newell battle it out Ninja-style 29 Mar, 2008, 17:35 / 23 comments

So far, you, loyal Schaferists, have helped Double Fine fight it through the terrors of CCP, the battles of Lionhead, the cunning Napoleon that was SEGA. And now, it is your final battle. Ladies and gents, go out now and vote for Doublefine as they go head-to-head with the world's most notorious: Valve. The very same Valve that has literally never shipped a game on time. Crush them.

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  • Kroms on 30 Mar, 2008, 15:30…
    Valve won :( I forgot to vote xD
  • The Tingler on 30 Mar, 2008, 20:12…
    Only by 4 votes though!
  • Kroms on 30 Mar, 2008, 20:18…
    Yeah.

    Still I should have voted.
  • Thrik on 31 Mar, 2008, 13:03…
    God damn — there's not enough time for these things. I saw the page before voting opened and was all "I will vote for Double Fine", and then I come back a couple of days later and it's over?!

    If the Mojo readers who read this and thought "Yeah I could vote, but it'll make no difference" had voted, Double Fine would have won. ;
  • Hümmelgümpf on 30 Mar, 2008, 14:15…
    I didn't expect Double Fine to beat Lionhead. Despite being a lying old madman who hasn't created a single decent game since he left Bullfrog, Molyneux is pretty popular with mainstream gamers.
  • The Tingler on 29 Mar, 2008, 20:39…
    Surely Double Fine haven't shipped a game on time either?
  • Kroms on 29 Mar, 2008, 21:00…
    YEAAAHHH but that was because of funding. Valve do it out of sheer joy, I'm beginning to think. Valve say November 2004, I mark February 06.
  • The Tingler on 29 Mar, 2008, 22:22…
    True. And Double Fine never invented the 'internet connection required for offline game' and the 'massive mandatory update just to change the Steam browser to a massively improved different shade of purple'.
  • elTee on 24 Mar, 2008, 21:59…
    Double Fine should logically beat Lionhead. Probably. So if my previous predictions are anything to go by, they're about to get knocked out of this thing :/
  • Thrik on 26 Mar, 2008, 14:49…
    Teee. I love how much of a given it seemed like Double Fine would get wankered, and yet they went ahead and battered the opposition twice. Good men. ;
  • neon_git on 28 Mar, 2008, 12:33…
    heh, make that three times now. There's no way they'll beat Valve though.
  • Kroms on 29 Mar, 2008, 19:04…
    Depends on who votes for them.

    And Valve did NOT make Portal. Some random team did. One less reason to vote for them :P
  • Jake on 30 Mar, 2008, 01:04…
    Valve didn't make Portal? You're right, the corporate entity itself didn't make the game, it was employees hired by the company to come to work every day and make a game who actually made it.
  • Kroms on 30 Mar, 2008, 15:59…
    Wasn't it a small team that started "Portal" as a mod? They weren't employed at the time, I think.
  • jp-30 on 31 Mar, 2008, 01:17…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narbacular_Drop

    "At the time of Portal's release, the entire original Narbacular Drop team was still employed by Valve."
  • Kroms on 31 Mar, 2008, 01:25…
    Oh whoops...
  • Kroms on 24 Mar, 2008, 22:08…
    Third time's the charm!
  • neon_git on 22 Mar, 2008, 15:59…
    Woo! They made it through the first round!
  • elTee on 23 Mar, 2008, 17:15…
    And they're up against the guys who make EVE? Ha. I mean, as much as I adore that game (ho ho) it has about ten million fans. They have fucking conventions!
  • elTee on 21 Mar, 2008, 15:52…
    But... they're up against SEGA...
  • Kroms on 21 Mar, 2008, 15:54…
    It takes AGES to be that good!*

    * As good as Double Fine. A Vote for 2HB is a Vote for Peace!
  • Thrik on 21 Mar, 2008, 19:32…
    What has SEGA ever done for the world??
  • neon_git on 21 Mar, 2008, 21:34…
    I'm sorry but Super Monkey Ball is awesome, as was NiGHTS.

    What concerns me though is that Namco Bandai beat Quantic Dream.