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Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend launch in the US

Tuesday, 13 October 2009 08:16 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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It’s passed the Witching Hour all over America, and both Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Brutal Legend are now on sale Stateside.

Naughty Dog boss Evan Wells is pumped enough to be twitpiccing shots of a midnight launch queue in Culver City, while Mr Schafer just dropped word that he’s on his way to his local Gamestop.

The games are two of the most highly anticipated this holiday season, and reviews show why – Uncharted 2 is still the highest-rated PS3 exclusive ever. Brutal Legend’s first scores hit yesterday, but that chances of this not being worth your money are a tad remote.

Buy both. Go nuts. But whatever you go, buy both.

Uncharted 2 releases in mainland Europe tomorrow and the UK this Friday. Brutal Legend is available now in the UK.

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67 Comments

  1. rrod360lol

    It wouldn’t matter how cool my game was, if I went at midnight to see the sort of people who hang around GAME buying my game I’d still go home and kill myself for encouraging them.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Dralen

    I want to buy Brutal Legend as well as Uncharted 2, but I just preordered Dragon Age as well. Damn you conflicting release dates!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. blackdreamhunk

    I’m not missing any sleep and both are over hyped garbage games. 1 of them is satanic and full of illumnati junk.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    LOL WUT.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. blackdreamhunk

    lets just say I am alot more powerful, well connected and enlighted than you are.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. freedoms_stain

    You’ve played them then blackdreamhunk?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    Heres a link for you BDH, apart from the American part the guy is pretty much talking about you.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_2Ed1bqq3M&feature=player_profilepage

    #7 5 years ago
  8. blackdreamhunk

    Obama is not the antichrist, the antichrist is a pure roman. There are thing beyond human control. the temple needs to be build. christain are not terrorits, real christain don’t use weapons.Our weapons are what you people call paranormal or acts of god.

    we die speaking the truth, In fact ever since jesus him self died losts of christains have been killed.

    who ever useis the sword dies by the sword.

    see this stuff is real and in your face

    building of the stone alter of sacfices.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWx_NutT_Bw&feature=PlayList&p=9DD04C2F6CFEAC1B&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=21

    world goverment on the move or should I say nwo
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/20090908/pl_mcclatchy/3307834

    the 1 world reglion is now here and on the move
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keiU9WiyPJE

    I am doing some reach on the 1 world reglion but I know it’s growing movement.

    oh isreal now has 4 red heifers

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuUtjW396xU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfnheQjsHhU

    you don’t see holly fire too often do you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUFeFYw4aMg&feature=related

    #8 5 years ago
  9. DaMan

    whoever is behind bdh, they’re brilliant.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Gamoc

    blackdreamhunk, if you were so ‘enlightened’ you wouldn’t have a personality like stomach acid.

    Not to mention that an enlightened person would never say they are more powerful nor more enlightened than anyone. It’s like a requirement of being enlightened – it’s in the foot notes.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. freedoms_stain

    I’ve never seen holly fire.

    I have seen leaves on fire though, I imagine it’s a lot like that.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. blackdreamhunk

    when the antichrist comes your going to see the real christain fighting. Your going to see real a spiritual battle.

    paranormal and acts of god

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICWEbGjuTEI

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Gekidami

    http://ninjapirate.com/returnofjesus.html

    :D

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Gamoc

    When that fictional character appears and battles against the fictional lord almighty, I will carve ‘fancy that’ onto my cock with a compass.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. SticKboy

    He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Galactic_Barret

    What about this, BDH? http://www.gamepolitics.com/2009/09/21/buddhist-leader-enjoys-videogames

    The man totally plays war games on his Playstation (console), and he is way more powerful , connected, and enlightened than you.

    What was that sound? Just your mind, being BLOWN.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Gamoc

    I like you Barret, you’re going places.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. blackdreamhunk

    yea i can tell who you people worship, I mean it’s all over the brutal lengend.

    http://www.destructoid.com/tim-schafer-talks-brutal-legend-on-late-night-150896.phtml

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MPZtVwCIeE

    trust me, when real christains and god is ready to move your going to know.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Dean

    “I can’t be a missionary, I don’t even believe in Jebus”

    ..

    “Save me, Jebus!!”

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    Holly fire. Brilliant. You couldn’t make it up. :D

    #20 5 years ago
  21. blackdreamhunk

    here is a time table for you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8kCYk1LgSA

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Johnny Cullen

    Amazed at such stupidity shown today. :D

    #22 5 years ago
  23. G1GAHURTZ

    Check this out, bdh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kduh-dBsHEw

    #23 5 years ago
  24. The Hindle

    Wow this is got to be the funniest thread ive ever read, Bdh are you on drugs by any chance?

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Gamoc

    I’m pretty sure he’s on a priest’s lap.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. blackdreamhunk

    lol you wish I was on a priest’s lap, I don’t follow man. I follow the holly ghost. “It’s not by might nore by strength it’s by my spririt says the lord of hosts”.

    Don’t worry you will see for your self. a strong storm is coming a battle is coming. I am just hoping I can be ready in time for the battle a head.

    agin it’s going to be paranormal or acts of god happening.

    there is a huge differnce when man does stuff and when the holly ghost does things.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Galactic_Barret

    I hate religious talk, but you do know that Jesus was Jewish, right BDH?

    Hardcore zealouts are all fools. God wouldn’t discriminate, humans do it enough. I mean, why would the bible specifically say to not kill if there were going to be any sort of religious war?

    In short, you’re insane.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. blackdreamhunk

    well butral lengend is satanic and I am offended.Don’t make religous games.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. No_PUDding

    Jesus, just when you thoguht crazy couldn’t get crazier.

    It’s truly scary when the ultimate crazy dubs himself enlightened.

    #29 5 years ago
  30. No_PUDding

    Isn’t Santnic a sports channel or something?

    ;P

    #30 5 years ago
  31. blackdreamhunk

    buddy this is very very real.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXjlkaM-ikY

    history is full of it too.

    here is a good link about reglion god and wars

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYKeinh1nFI&feature=related

    #31 5 years ago
  32. DaMan

    I’m pretty sure he’s just making fun of this site though.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. pracer

    BDH, do you know my mother inlaw by chance? Just wondering …

    #33 5 years ago
  34. SticKboy

    Oh heaven forbid people make stuff that might offend somebody, somewhere’s sensibilities! Perish the thought!

    We must stop the production of all wares that might possibly offend someone!

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Aimless

    The big fight: Satin vs. The Holly Ghost.

    We’re going to need a wiki to keep track of bdh lore soon.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. blackdreamhunk

    they have already started

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbCa92Z2gkA&feature=related

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE4cTzupzsc

    #36 5 years ago
  37. steve1979

    I’ve just read of all of this, i wish i had popcorn.

    Brutal Legend = satanic? I personally can’t believe i’ve never seen it before. It all makes sence now.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. No_PUDding

    ARGH, I want to make a joke, but it’s just a waste of time.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. MushroomStamp

    Ok.. all I can say is WOW.. BDH is prime example of what abortion should remain legal. BDH you contribute NOTHING to this world except ignorance and fear mongering. I can’t believe people like you exist… wait.. yes I can. You have obviously been brainwashed by some crazy parents who probably used snake venom to cure disease. I can only weep for humanity and hope that people with your level of ignorance will kill each other off and better the gene pool

    #39 5 years ago
  40. blackdreamhunk

    what do you know of me? I’m not the one who plays on console am I. lol

    things have aready started, yea people are starting to make god the bad guy here lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9pbXoI6yhY

    even hollywood knows a storm is coming.lol

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Psychotext

    Holywood surely?

    #41 5 years ago
  42. theevilaires

    Uncharted 2 GOTY NO CONTEST

    #42 5 years ago
  43. SticKboy

    Bullshit. AC2 will the game of the year without question, rather than some second rate Tomb Raider clone with shite graphics and weak characterisation.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. The Hindle

    You know who i feel sorry for now that Uncharted 2 is out. Eidios lol, as they have been trying for years to make Lara revelent again, and in comes Naughty Dog who shows them up

    #44 5 years ago
  45. theevilaires

    exactly Hindle

    Fuck you Stickbot

    #45 5 years ago
  46. mescalineeyes

    AC2 will the game of the year without question

    the first time I saw that game running live, I could not believe it. SO beautiful.
    GOTY though? We’ll see :)

    #46 5 years ago
  47. DaMan

    I bet Hidle hasn’t played a TR game since 1999. anyway, last I checked Underworld sales were ~2.5 million. rather relevant I’d say.

    and thank god Eidos haven’t turned TR into what Uc is. I’d rather play a masterpiece like Anniversary than a silly game that sells millions because PS3 guys have nothing else to play.

    #47 5 years ago
  48. No_PUDding

    DaMan… The precise problem was that TR Uncderworld bombed.

    I bet it’s LTD sales are nowhere near that high, since it did 200,000 in its openign month (a holiday month).

    #48 5 years ago
  49. DaMan

    wait here, I’ll find a link xD.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. DaMan

    okay, here.

    http://thatgamingsite.com/news/462/tomb-raider-underworld-sells-26-million/

    #50 5 years ago
  51. mescalineeyes

    PS3 guys have nothing else to play

    WTF GUYS IS IT 2007? ARE WE STILL PLAYING RESISTANCE FALL OF MAN?

    #51 5 years ago
  52. DaMan

    that was a metaphor, mescaline. and to be honest, that was what happened with the first Uc game.

    #52 5 years ago
  53. The Hindle

    DaMan such a fanboy first of all here is a list of what people who have a Ps3 can play.

    littlebigplanet
    Mgs 4
    Ratchet and clank series
    Infamous
    Resistance series
    Motorstorm series
    Killzone 2
    Wipeout HD
    Demon Souls
    Valkryia chronicles
    Uncharted series
    Future games Ps3 owners can play:

    Gt 5
    Gow 3
    Mag
    Heavy rain
    Agent
    White Knight chronicles 1+2
    FF vs 13
    Modnation racers
    Resitance 3
    Syphon filter Ps3 more then likely to come out
    plus what ever else Sony do

    and also i have played all the recent Tomb raider games and have found Uncharted to be better then Underworld and Legend, Anniversary is very good tho

    #53 5 years ago
  54. theevilaires

    great list Hindle :D

    #54 5 years ago
  55. No_PUDding

    DaMan, Yeah Tomb Raider Underworld sold that across the PS3/360/PS2/PC

    That’s not actually impressive.

    #55 5 years ago
  56. DaMan

    @ Hindle my point is that personally I would hate it if TR turned into a game like Uc. out of the recent TRs I enjoyed Legend the least because it was too much of a shooter. my opinion is that TR doesn’t need that stuff.

    @ Pudding it’s not *that* impressive, but for a game like Underworld ( a game that deserves a 8/10 altogether )it’s healthy.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. Patrick Garratt

    We’re going to be giving away four retail copies of Brutal Legend tomorrow. Two for 360 and two for PS3. All you’ll have to do to win is comment on the competition. I’ll give a copy away to whoever posts the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comment, alternating format.

    In fact, shall I just post it now?

    #57 5 years ago
  58. No_PUDding

    SORRY, I also forgot the DS, Wii and N-Gage!

    Dude… It’s shit.

    #58 5 years ago
  59. No_PUDding

    YES!

    #59 5 years ago
  60. DaMan

    Pudding, N-Gage sold like 5 copies. seriously, it’s a dead platform.

    Wii version sales were very low. let alone PS2, which wasn’t even a complete port. it sold ~1 million on 360 and ~1 on PS3, that’s good enough.

    #60 5 years ago
  61. Patrick Garratt

    OK, I’ll do it now. Sec.

    #61 5 years ago
  62. Psychotext

    /puts bets on BDH being the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comments following an article about poor PC game sales due to piracy

    #62 5 years ago
  63. The Hindle

    DaMan

    From what i gathered when i was playing Underworld and legend is that the combat was crap. Anniversery was brillaint in that you only spent like 10 per cent shooting the rest was platforming, thats what Tr needs to do is stick to its strenghths.

    Id say there is room for both Uncharted and TR on the market in my opinion anyway but i was just saying before Eidios will be slightly nervous at the reception Uc has got.

    #63 5 years ago
  64. No_PUDding

    DaMan, that would be good enoguh if it weren’t bullshit.

    The platforms that costed the most to develop for return some of the least investment.

    Per platform that is averaging about 350. And since the two HD platforms didn’t make it… Well The slack had to be made up somewhere else.

    Perhaps the N-Gage.

    #64 5 years ago
  65. DaMan

    bullshit? check vgchartz.

    http://www.vgchartz.com/games/gamesummary.php?id=21884

    it did ~1 on both consoles like I said, the rest were PC and DS/Wii/PS2 (which were very low).

    #65 5 years ago
  66. freedoms_stain

    “/puts bets on BDH being the 200th, 400th, 600th and 800th comments following an article about poor PC game sales due to piracy”

    I shall take that bet sir, but my money shall be on him blaming it on “pircay”, and I shall win it.

    #66 5 years ago
  67. Patrick Garratt

    OK. Top of site.

    #67 5 years ago

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  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

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  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

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  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

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  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

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  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

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  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

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  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

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  • This is what Destiny players most want next

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  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

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  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

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  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

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  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

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  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

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  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

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  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

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  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

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  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

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  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

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  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

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  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

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  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

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  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

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  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

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  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

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  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

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  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

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  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

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  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena is a twin stick shooter MOBA for PC

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  • More information, videos for cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun surface

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  • Three additional games added to Square Enix Humble Bundle

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  • Forza Horizon 2 gets Fast & Furious with standalone expansion

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  • The Evil Within: The Assignment has a release date, new trailer

    The Evil Within: The Assignment will be released on March 10 in North America and March 11 in Europe, it was announced today. Along with an exact release date was a trailer detailing more information about the first set of DLC. The Assignment is the first of two DLCs centering on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, […]

  • Steam and GOG cross-platform multiplayer added to AvP Classic 2000

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  • OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood arrives on PS4, Vita next week

    Roll7 has announced it will release OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood next week. The developer announced the dates on Twitter this morning alongside the launch trailer. You will be able to download the game for PlayStation 4 and Vita March 3 in North America and March 4 in Europe.

  • Week 7: Play GTA Online with VG247 tonight at 8pm UK time!

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  • Batman: Arkham Knight – first look into the story

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  • Vita knocks New 3DS LL out of top slot on Media Create charts

    Thanks to four new titles, one of which was God Eater 2: Rage Burst, PlayStation Vita has knocked New 3DS LL out of the top slot on the Media Create charts in Japan. The handheld, which came in thrid place last week, moved 35,203 units for the February 16-22 period, compared to 10,901 units the […]