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UDON at SDCC

UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books


Exclusive Brutal Legend and World of Warcraft volumes will be available as well
Jun 24
As it does every year, comic and videogame art book publisher UDON Entertainment will be attending San Diego Comic-Con with a bunch of event-exclusive goodies in tow. Technically, all these books will be available elsewhere i... read
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Humble Bundle

Humble Double Fine Bundle adds a bunch of prototype games


Play around with some of the studio's unreleased ideas
May 14
A week ago, the Humble Double Fine Bundle was announced. For some, it was easy to resist; though the games on the list range from decent to great, fans of the studio already owned most, if not all of the titles. Of course th... read
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Brutal Legend on PC

PC Port Report: Brutal Legend


Be prepared to use a controller for Brutal Legend on PC
Feb 26
[Want to know how a developer handled the PC version of a multiplatform game? Check out the PC Port Report for the full scoop.] It's been about three and a half years since Brütal Legend came out on consoles and it has f... read
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A retrospective look
This week, more than three years after its initial release, Brütal Legend, Double Fine's sophomoric effort, makes its way to PC. To the casual observer, Brütal Legend appears to be nothing more than an inn... read feature

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New releases

New releases: Brutal Legend makes PCs metal


Plus Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires, Etrian Odyssey IV, and Star Wars Pinball
Feb 25
Monday has once again snuck up on us like an unfortunate rash you got from a really good weekend. Don't worry, there's cream for that! And much like a soothing medicinal balm, the new releases of the week are here to cure wh... read
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New Brutal Legend DLC?

Tim Schafer might add content to Brutal Legend PC


Feb 25
Depending on how well Brütal Legend does on PC, we may be able to take part in some new adventures in the world of metal. Schafer explains what he would change, speaking to Rock, Paper Shotgun: "I mean, we have a wishlis... read
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Brutal Legend PC

Worth the wait? Brutal Legend heads to PC this month


Pre-purchase to save and get TF2 items
Feb 13
Years later, Brutal Legend is finally going to be available on PC. It'll hit Steam on February 26, 2013 for $14.99 and is curiously being published by Double Fine. The landing page is already up, allowing would-be players to ... read
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All Double Fine games are on sale this week


It's Rocktober!
Oct 10
Double Fine says that October is a special month as it is both Rocktober (for Brutal Legend) and the month of Halloween, which relates to Costume Quest. These and all of their other games are on sale this week, with most disc... read
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Check out the first part of the feature, here! The last few years have been an interesting time for the adventure game genre. After a decade of disappointment, fans finally started to see more and more titles appear and most ... read feature

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Tim Schafer wants to make games for Nintendo consoles


Nov 28
I've always been baffled by the fact that no Tim Schafer games have ever made it to a Nintendo console (that I know of anyway). The man's irreverent sense of humor, general rejection of realistic visuals, and a focus on absur... read
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Bobby Kotick destroys Schafer for calling him a prick


Sep 27
A while ago, Brütal Legend developer Tim Schafer called Activision CEO Bobby Kotick a prick, following the former publishers attempts to block Electronic Arts from releasing his game. Today, the flame-maned dem... read
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Double Fine taking gamers on a Costume Quest? (Update)


Aug 10
[Update: Well that didn't take long. The game's been announced -- it's a downloadable title being published by THQ. It'll hit Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network in late October. More details here.] It’s already be... read
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There will be no Brutal Legend 2


Jul 16
Did you think Brutal Legend was a promising, if flawed, game that could have ironed out its problems in a sequel? Well if so, you've been DENIED! Double Fine has confirmed what many of us suspected, that Brutal Legend 2 would... read
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Tim Schafer to invade Europe, talk at Develop


Apr 28
Double Fine's Tim Schafer's a funny guy. Great talker. Talented industry veteran. Makes some pretty great, clever games. That's why he'll be giving a game design talk at this year's Develop conference in Brighton. Makes sense... read
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It has been said so many times that it now borders upon a meaningless cliché, but the fact remains: a lot of games look the same. I'm not going to lament the propagation of brown color palettes, generic RPG characte... read feature

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Brutal Legend will save you from a crappy Christmas


Dec 23
For those of you worried you'll be getting a sh*tty Christmas gift this week because you've been a naughty little bastard, then fear not! EA and Brutal Legend are hosting a contest where they want you to send in pictures of t... read
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Brutal Legend DLC 'Hammer of Infinite Fate' announced


Dec 09
A second piece of Brutal Legend DLC is slated to hit PSN and Xbox LIVE soon -- as in December 17th, soon. Dubbed “Hammer of Infinite Fate,” the content adds several new Eddie Riggs outfits, a few item upgrades, an... read
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Double Fine would like to rock more Brutal Legend DLC


Dec 04
Can't get enough Brutal Legend? That's good, because Double Fine may not be done with it just yet.  In a recent post-game-release chat with GamePro, Double Fine's Tim Schafer reveals that the developer is keen on not onl... read
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These Brutal Legend shirts are f**king metal


Nov 11
Double Fine and Mishka NYC teamed up to produce two of the most metal f**king shirts you have ever seen in your life. The Headbanger graphic was created by James Callahan and "brings a scene of pure metal aggression to life, ... read
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Tim Schafer walks us through the Brutal Legend DLC


Nov 03
The new Brutal Legend DLC, "Tears of the Hextadon", is out this week and is bringing two new maps to multiplayer. To prepare players for the new content, Double Fine's Tim Schafer hosted a multiplayer match on the Death's Fj... read
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Eddie Riggs roadies for Dethklok, makes good sandwiches


Oct 29
When Eddie Riggs isn't busy saving an alternate dimension from pure evil, he's helping out the most metal band ever, Dethklok. He gets the band women, saves them from a demon and even cuts the crust off their peanut butter an... read
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Building the Brutal Legend Bus: The end [photoblog]


Oct 27
[Editor's note: TheBigFeel recapped his entire Brutal Legend soap box car that got him first prize at the Red Bull derby -- CTZ] So we built the Tour of Destruction from Brutal Legend, won a race, set a speed record, and then... read
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Brutal Legend DLC incoming: 'Tears of Hextadon' announced


Oct 27
More is coming to Brutal Legend in Rock-November. Publisher Electronic Arts and developer Double Fine have just announced a downloadable map pack dubbed “Tears of the Hextadon.” The pack adds two additional maps -... read
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Watch out ladies, this Brutal Legend video is for you


Oct 19
EA and Double Fine’s Brutal Legend is available in stores, but that doesn’t mean the marketing for the pseudo-RTS/open world action game is toast. In fact, there’s still one demographic -- a veritable gold ... read
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Jack Black talks Brutal Legend on Jimmy Kimmel Show


Oct 15
For the past couple of weeks, Jack Black has been going around dressed up as Eddie Riggs from Brutal Legend promoting the game at various venues. His latest appearance as the roadie hero took him on The Jimmy Kimmel Show last... read
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Despite having only developed one game prior, there were a lot of expectations for Double Fine Productions' follow-up, Brütal Legend. With founder Tim Schafer behind the wheel, this heavy metal world translated to videog... read feature

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Brutal Legend is out today, we've got stuff to give away


Oct 13
Electronic Arts has not sent me a copy of Brütal Legend, but would still like me to help promote their game for them. Not sure how that works but Hell, I've already agreed and we've got two sweet limited edition 17"... read
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Rock Band DLC: Brutal Legend pack, Satriani, and more


Oct 09
If you were wondering what you'd be doing until the Queen 10-pack for Rock Band dropped in two weeks, here's your answer -- rocking the f*ck out.  Next week brings the "Brutal Legend Pack," which features ... read
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I don't watch Late Night at all, so far be it from me to pass judgment on the quality of the show, but if this is how Fallon runs all his interviews it has to be the most awkward show in the world. When Tim Schafer is on your... read feature

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Brutal Legend video explains multiplayer, talks rock


Oct 02
Raucous rock music does more than annoy parents in Brutal Legend. Harnessing the power of metal is as vital to the game’s lifeblood as an oxygen tank is to a scuba diver’s lungs. That is to say, without rock n&rsq... read
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 Did you know that Jack Black is a roadie for the band Freedom Wizard? They're gonna' be huge.  Okay, so the parts about Black being a roadie and there being a band called Freedom Wizard aren't true. But here's what... read feature

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Watch the Brutal Legend Dem-o-thon live now!


Oct 01
The Brutal Legend Demo-o-thon is on now! Well, if it's 12pm PST (3pm EST) you can click the jump and watch it live. So wait, what's going on? Double Fine's streaming a live Brütal Legend video "Demo-o-Thon"... read






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