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  • Schafer shows off Brutal Legend DLC in video

    There’s a video after the break of Tim Schafer showing off Brutal Legend’s multiplayer DLC after the break. Tears of the Hextadon is releasing over the next two days. It has two multiplayer maps and will be free on PSN until November 19, after which it’ll cost £3.99/$3.99. Xbox 360 owners will have to spend […]

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  • Brutal Legend DLC hitting in November, free on PSN through the 19th

    Brutal Legend DLC lands on Xbox Live and PSN next month November 3 and 5, respectively. Called Tears of the Hextadon, it has two maps for multiplayer and will be free on PSN until November 19, after which it will run you £3.99/$3.99. It’s not free anytime on XBL at all, and will run you […]

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  • UK charts: Uncharted 2 beaten by FIFA 10 to No. 1

    Uncharted 2 has entered this weeks UK charts very strongly, but not enough to usurp FIFA 10 from the No. 1 position. The Naughty Dog shooter still comes in though at a very respectable second. Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising caps off the top three. Brutal Legend comes in decently enough, coming in at 7. Find […]

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  • Win Brutal Legend on 360 and PS3 by commenting!

    Update: We have winners! They are: FadeLive (360) Pysk (PS3) Tobinishi (360) reask (PS3) Congrats to them an’ all that. EA just said we could have four copies of Brutal Legend to give to you, our loyal readers. We’ve got two on 360 and two on PS3. To win, you have to do two things. […]

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  • EG gives Brutal Legend 8/10

    After the first IGN-exclusive Brutal Legend reviews yesterday, EG’s gone live with an 8/10. Snip: It’s probably Brutal Legend’s characters that win out. Since the days when he provided dialogue options for Guybrush Threepwood, Schafer’s secret skill has been to people his games with lovable oddballs who quickly start to feel like friends, creating bonds […]

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  • Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend midnight openings - every Gamestop listed

    Gamestop’s posted up a list of every store in the US opening for the launch of Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend tonight – see it here. Hit this for more details on the two games’ releases. Now go and buy them both.

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  • Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend launch in the US

    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 […]

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  • First Brutal Legend reviews go live with nines from IGN

    IGN’s gone live with the first reviews for Brutal Legend. Judgement: it’s bloody awesome. IGN US went with a 9.0, while IGN Australia went with a 9.3. A blurb from the US review: “Brutal Legend isn’t quite perfect and there is room for improvement (it’s a little short, side quests are repetitive…), but when the […]

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  • Brutal Legend dropping the metal on Rock Band next week

    Three Brutal Legend tracks will land on Rock Band for the usual consoles next week on October 13, the same day the Tim Schafer creation lands in stores . The “Brütal Legend Pack” consists of “(We Are) The Road Crew ‘08” by Motörhead, “The Metal” by Tenacious D and “More Than Meets the Eye” by […]

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  • EA release Brutal Legend multiplayer video

    Brutal Legend is going to fucking shit your pants in awesomeness. You know it. We know it. Fuck, everyone does! So lets all bask in the glow of a brand new multiplayer trailer released by EA, which you can watch over at Eurogamer Germany. It’s out near the end of the month for PS3 and […]

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  • Video - The entire Brutal Legend demo

    We’ve posted a full, 23-minute playthrough video of the Brutal Legend demo after the break. The rockathon’s taster was released openly to Live and PSN today after being walled off to pre-orderers for the past week. No longer. See what you’ll be buying come October 15 if you have the slightest amount of common sense.

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  • Brutal Legend and NfS: Shift demos hit Live

    Both the Brutal Legend and Need for Speed: Shift demos are now up on Live. We’re going to grab the former for you now. Go get! Don’t forget that both are up on PSN today as well. Thanks, Blerk.

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  • Brütal Legend demo goes live for all!

    It never ends! Microsoft just confirmed that the Brütal Legend demo’s now been posted on Live, following last week’s release for pre-orderers. Blurb: Brütal Legend is an action game from the mind of Tim Schafer. Eddie Riggs, a roadie chosen by the Rock Gods and played by Jack Black, must battle through a heavy metal […]

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  • New Brutal Legend screens show a metal tinged world

    Some new screens for Brutal Legend popped up over on Gamikaze. Each one shows something different, but still looks metalriffic. Rocktober is just around the corner. Hope you’re ready. Thanks, TomisH.

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  • Brutal Legend preorder demo offer kicks off today

    Double Fine has announced that those who preordered Brutal Legend can now enjoy the game’s demo before anyone else. If you ordered from GameStop, log into Xbox Live or PSN and get to it. The rest of the world will get it “in the coming weeks”. Full press release is below.

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  • PES 2010 and Brutal Legend demos releasing tomorrow [Update]

    Update – Sorry. You can only get the Brutal Legend demo tomorrow if you’ve pre-ordered. Check out the game’s blog for more. Thanks, Enkeixpress. Konami’s confirmed that the PES 2010 demo will release tomorrow for PC, PS3 and 360. The taster “showcases the full game’s Exhibition mode,” according to the PR after the break. The […]

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  • Opening Brutal Legend cinematic released

    After the break. Looks metally. Features bad metal stuff going down. Will most likely be brilliant. Fail to see how it can’t be. See the mad metal monster go mad. See it now. Demo’s out tomorrow! Thanks, brennan40.

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  • Schafer would like Brutal Legend and Psychonauts sequels

    Tim Schafer has told Shack that he would like to see sequels to both Brutal Legend and Psychonauts. “That would be great. I would love that,” he said. “There’s a lot of story. When I do a game, I usually do a lot of backstory and research and stuff. There was a big epic story […]

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  • Brutal Legend online multiplayer video shows Eddie with demon wings

    A video for the online multiplayer part of Brutal Legend has popped up over on Eurogamer France. The game’s out in October. You should go have a watch.

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  • Brutal Legend rated by the ESRB

    The ESRB has rated Brutal Legend M for Mature. What naughty things happen in the game that got the rating? Blood and gore, intense violence, partial nudity, suggestive themes and strong language. The BBFC rated it a 15 here in the UK not too long ago. More through the link. It’s out on “Rocktober”/October 15 for […]

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  • Video – The entire Brutal Legend demo

    We’ve posted a full, 23-minute playthrough video of the Brutal Legend demo after the break. The rockathon’s taster was released openly to Live and PSN today after being walled off to pre-orderers for the past week. No longer. See what you’ll be buying come October 15 if you have the slightest amount of common sense.

  • Brutal Legend and NfS: Shift demos hit Live

    Both the Brutal Legend and Need for Speed: Shift demos are now up on Live. We’re going to grab the former for you now. Go get! Don’t forget that both are up on PSN today as well. Thanks, Blerk.

  • Brütal Legend demo goes live for all!

    It never ends! Microsoft just confirmed that the Brütal Legend demo’s now been posted on Live, following last week’s release for pre-orderers. Blurb: Brütal Legend is an action game from the mind of Tim Schafer. Eddie Riggs, a roadie chosen by the Rock Gods and played by Jack Black, must battle through a heavy metal […]

  • New Brutal Legend screens show a metal tinged world

    Some new screens for Brutal Legend popped up over on Gamikaze. Each one shows something different, but still looks metalriffic. Rocktober is just around the corner. Hope you’re ready. Thanks, TomisH.

  • Brutal Legend preorder demo offer kicks off today

    Double Fine has announced that those who preordered Brutal Legend can now enjoy the game’s demo before anyone else. If you ordered from GameStop, log into Xbox Live or PSN and get to it. The rest of the world will get it “in the coming weeks”. Full press release is below.

  • PES 2010 and Brutal Legend demos releasing tomorrow [Update]

    Update – Sorry. You can only get the Brutal Legend demo tomorrow if you’ve pre-ordered. Check out the game’s blog for more. Thanks, Enkeixpress. Konami’s confirmed that the PES 2010 demo will release tomorrow for PC, PS3 and 360. The taster “showcases the full game’s Exhibition mode,” according to the PR after the break. The […]

  • Opening Brutal Legend cinematic released

    After the break. Looks metally. Features bad metal stuff going down. Will most likely be brilliant. Fail to see how it can’t be. See the mad metal monster go mad. See it now. Demo’s out tomorrow! Thanks, brennan40.

  • Schafer would like Brutal Legend and Psychonauts sequels

    Tim Schafer has told Shack that he would like to see sequels to both Brutal Legend and Psychonauts. “That would be great. I would love that,” he said. “There’s a lot of story. When I do a game, I usually do a lot of backstory and research and stuff. There was a big epic story […]

  • Brutal Legend online multiplayer video shows Eddie with demon wings

    A video for the online multiplayer part of Brutal Legend has popped up over on Eurogamer France. The game’s out in October. You should go have a watch.

  • Brutal Legend rated by the ESRB

    The ESRB has rated Brutal Legend M for Mature. What naughty things happen in the game that got the rating? Blood and gore, intense violence, partial nudity, suggestive themes and strong language. The BBFC rated it a 15 here in the UK not too long ago. More through the link. It’s out on “Rocktober”/October 15 for […]

  • Brutal Legend GamesCom video from EA Press Event

    The assets from GamesCom just keep pouring in with no end in sight. Brutal Legend’s trailer is posted for you after the jump. It’s rockin’ to say the least. Thanks, FileFront.

  • EA’s GC Press Event: Tim Schafer talks multiplayer in Brutal Legend

    EA’s press event at GamesCom is ongoing, and Tim Schafer is showing off weapons for the game and multiplayer battles. One weapons is Eddie’s guitar, Clementine, which can pull-off pyrotechnic attacks and combos which change a little bit depending on which way you’re facing. You can customize and upgrade it later in the game, with […]

  • EA’s GC Press Event: Brutal Legend demo for September 17th [Update]

    Tim Schaffer just announced a Brutal Legend demo for Septmeber 17th on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace. It’s straight from the EA conference in Cologne. Update: PR added. It’s below.

  • Brutal Legend gets BBFC 15

    The BBFC’s given Brutal Legend a 15, as you can see here. No cuts were made. It’s just another step towards ultimate Rocktober justice. Schafer’s latest is out for PS3 and 360 on October 15. Thanks, deftangel.

  • Brutal Legend soundtrack revealed, has loads of metal

    EA Denmark has released the soundtrack goodies for Brütal Legend over on its official page. There are more than 100 face melting metal tracks in the game, with music from the likes of:  Anvil, Black Sabbath, Carcass, Dokken, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Motorhead, Motley Crue, Ozzy, Ratt, Tenacious D, Whitesnake and so many, many others – […]

  • Report: Activision to get little or no compensation in Brutal Legend case

    A source close to the Activision and Double Fine proceedings has confirmed to the LA Times that Activision has likely received little to no compensation in the settlement. Also, the source claims Activision agreed to the settlement to avoid losing its case in open court. Brutal Legend would be released in October, as previously planned […]

  • Brutal Legend: Activision and Double Fine settle out of court

    According to reports from the Associated Press, Activision and Double Fine ended the feud over Brutal Legend. Settling out of court, Activision’s legal team notified the court of the settlement, the day before both sides were to present arguments before a judge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan delayed ruling in the case until […]

  • EA shows Eurogamer Expo line-up

    EA’s confirmed its Eurogamer Expo line-up. And here it is: Need for Speed: Shift Need for Speeed: Nitro The Saboteur FIFA 10 Dragon Age: Origins Dante’s Inferno Brutal Legend The Beatles: Rock Band Left 4 Dead 2 The event takes place on October 27-28 in Leeds, then on October 30-31 in London. Buy a ticket […]

  • Judge delays ruling on Brutal Legend release

    Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan has delayed a ruling in the Acivision vs Double Fine case over Brutal Legend, however, he stated that he is not “inclined” to deny the game’s release per Activision’s request. Judge Karlan has rescheduled arguments on the motion until Aug. 6 due to a full court calender and […]

  • Brutal Legend multiplayer is “four-versus-four skirmish”

    EA’s fleshed out Brutal Legend’s multiplayer a little today, saying the system will provide four-on-four “skirmish” play. From this PR: Four-versus-four “skirmish” multiplayer marries action combat with a strategic unit-control mechanic. As the leader of one of the factions in the game, direct your armies in a Battle of the Bands where the trophy is […]

  • Brutal Thoughts with Jack Black video shows battle axe footage

    Episode Four of Brutal Thoughts with Jack Black has arrived, promoting Brutal Legend. It’s after the break courtesy of Joystiq. Forget Jack Black’s attempt at humor in this video and instead concentrate on the use of the battle axe in the game clips. Its looks amped, bangin’, spiffy, righteous, and other terminology uttered in the […]

  • Brutal Legend’s opening sequences in video, Schafer included

    We’re actually not that far off playing Tim Schafer’s Brutal Legend, which is probably why we’re seeing a lot more of Brutal Legend. Hit the link to see the game’s opening sequences, as narrated by the developer himself. It’s out for 360 and PS3 in October. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Schafer – No PC Brutal Legend “right now”

    That’s right, PC people. Cling on to the dream. Tim Schafer refused to rule out a PC version of Brutal Legend in last night’s live Eurogamer interview. “We are really focused on the Xbox 360 and PS3 version right now,” he said. Don’t get too excited, though. It doesn’t exactly sound as though it’s top […]

  • Tim Schafer answering live questions at 4.00pm BST today

    EG’s running its latest live reader interview today, this time with Doublefine boss and Brutal Legend lead, Tim Schafer. It all kicks off at 4.00pm BST, but you can start asking questions half an hour early, apparently. Ask him about DLC. He loves that.

  • Rob Halford talks Brutal Legend in video interview

    Rob Halford was on hand at E3 last month to promote Brutal Legend and check out the gaming scene. He seemed very pleased with the work he did in the game, and commended Tim Schafer for creating something “special”. “It’s a very unique type of game format and I think that’s what people look for […]

  • Schafer: Lemmy “invited me to his house”

    Lemmy is probably one of the most awesome people to have ever lived. He’s seriously fucking awesome. Having him in Brutal Legend instantly makes the game more awesome to the power of ten. But what, Tim-Schafer-talking-to-VG247-at-E3, was Lemmy like to work with? “Lemmy was a really mellow guy, a really quiet guy,” Schafer told us. […]

  • EA releases a massive bunch of Brütal Legend screens

    EA has released 46 Brütal Legend screenshots. All of ‘em are new, according to CVG, so go have a look. Game’s out “Rocktober” 13 for PS3 and Xbox 360.

  • Schafer: “Humour would get more people into games”

    Brutal Legend boss Tim Schafer reckons funnier games would me a broader general audience. He may have a point. “I think it’s a subject matter barrier,” the developer told GI on reasons people are put off gaming. “Not everybody wants to get into these super violent worlds and yet here I am making a game […]

  • Tim Schafer solves mystery of the disappearing Dio

    There may be bad blood between metal legends Ronnie James Dio and Ozzy Osbourne, but according to Doublefine president Tim Schafer, it didn’t stain production of Brutal Legend. Instead, the developer sent Dio packing because Tim Curry was “a better fit” for a character called Doviculus. “Ronnie James Dio is an amazing singer and truly […]

  • Dio cut from Brütal Legend credits

    Ronnie James Dio, of heavy metal band Dio fame, has apparently been cut from Brütal Legend’s voice actor list. The singer’s management has reportedly confirmed the news, not citing any specific reasons. It noted that actor Tim Curry will be filling the position. Dio and Ozzy Osbourne, who’s appearing in the Schafer title, have a […]