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#Brutal Legend

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Destructoid cordially invites all readers to our second Twitter Party Extravaganza, and you don't even have to bring beer. At 3pm Central (RIGHT NOW) to 5pm Central, Twitter will be set aflame by talk of THE METAL and all thi...   read

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Tim Schafer. Tim f**king Schafer. He's a man that most of us know. One of the writers behind The Secret of Monkey Island, and the man behind Full Throttle, Grim Fandango, Psychonauts, and Brütal Legend, Schafer has remai...   read

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A few weeks ago, Destructoid co-hosted a Twitter party for King of Fighters XII, using everybody's favorite self-obsession network to hand out a bunch of cool prizes to the Destructoid community. The power of the Destructoid ...   read

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Pre-order Brutal Legend for early access to the demo

Why wait until September 17 to play Brütal Legend when you can do so a little in advance? As we guessed earlier, one of the pre-order bonuses for the rocktacular game will indeed be a chance to get the demo early -- reserve your copy a...

 
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GC 09: Get this Brutal Legend trailer into your skull

Electronic Arts kicked off Gamescom with a presser full of hype and marketing, like any good presser should. Among the festivities was a bit of a boast about Brütal Legend defeating the "huge ugly monster" that was Activision...

 
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Brutal Legend demo coming in Septic-tember (Update 2)

If you're not already sold on Double Fine's Brütal Legend, your brain might be broken. But we can understand wanting to try before you buy, so we're happy to hear a demo is on its way for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this September Septi...

 
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Tim Schafer on creativity: 'Stupid ideas are often the best'

One of the things I did with my interview with Tim Schafer was allow some community members to offer questions to ask the guy. I liked what DaedHead8 and Krow asked: How is Tim able to be so creative, and how does he get those creative juic...

 
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Tim Schafer on Monkey Island: 'I get instantly happy'

By now you've heard about the multiplayer for Brütal Legend, as well as the yet-unseen 4v4 mode. But, as we all know, Tim Schafer is a man of many hats, and one of the hats he wore was writer for the original The Secret of Monkey Islan...

 
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Brütal Legend has a ton going for it. The single-player experience is impressive, the soundtrack is going to rock so hard, and the game is still scheduled to rock October now that Activision backed off Electronic Art&rsq...   read

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Schafer rocks Rubik's Cube for Brutal Legend soundtrack reveal

Okay, so maybe the soundtrack for Brütal Legend leaked a bit early. But for its official reveal, Double Fine and Electronic Arts rock it hard... by having designer Tim Schafer solve a Rubik's Cube. Huh? Sure. Why not?Apparently so...

 
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EA Denmark lets Brutal Legend soundtrack slip (Update)

I don't know if the soundtrack for a game has every truly been "hotly anticipated," but if one had to choose the most "hotly anticipated" soundtrack to a game ever it might just be Brütal Legend's as the entire game...

 
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Activision getting barely anything in Brutal Legend suit

If you like to see evil publisher Activision getting what it deserves for its greed and hubris, then this is the story for you. The LA Times is reporting that the nefarious company is getting "little to not compensation" in the Br...

 
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Rocktober lives! Brutal Legend lawsuit settled

It's been a bumpy road for Brutal Legend, what with all the legal mumbo jumbo surrounding the game. It started as Activision suing Double Fine for allegedly "improperly" transferring the rights from Activision to Electronic Arts.T...

 
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Jack Black usurps Internet meme throne in Brutal Thoughts #5

Look, I like Jack Black. I’m a big fan of his band, Tenacious D, and I think he’s reasonably funny in general. Unfortunately, most of the “Brutal Thoughts” videos that he’s done (see parts two, three, and four)...

 
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Double Fine files countersuit in Brutal Legend legal battle

According to a report by the Washington Post, Brütal Legend’s developer Double Fine has filed a countersuit to Activision’s legal attempts to prevent the game’s Roktober release. The countersuit contends that Activisi...

 
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Start your morning off right, watch some more Brutal Legend

Do you have 22 minutes to spare? In that case, may I recommend viewing this fine gameplay video for Brütal Legend? Like the video from last week, it features commentary from Tim Schafer. And, deciding that he alone is insufficiently aw...

 
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Limited edition Brutal Legend figure is simply gorgeous

Holy f**k! Look at this thing! LOOK AT IT! This Brütal Legend figure rocks! The Eddie Riggs figure was sculpted by Mark Newman, painted by Tom Vukmanic and is over 17 inches tall. It features Eddie getting ready to kill some Druids wi...

 
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EA's San Diego Comic-Con lineup is full of violence

Electronic Arts has over a dozen games they want the San Diego Comic-Con masses to get their hands on. Here’s everything that EA will be showing off on the Comic-Con showfloor: Brutal Legend Dante’s Inferno Dead Space Extractio...

 
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Brutal Legend multiplayer features four-on-four 'skirmish'

Electronic Arts has today revealed details about multiplayer for upcoming rock n' roll action game Brütal Legend. Billed as a "four versus four skirmish," action will blend with strategy to create something that's hopefully a...

 
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Jack Black explains the history of the battleaxe

Man, there's really been a ton of content coming out on Brütal Legend as they ramp up hype some three months before the scheduled release of the game. And, hey, here's more of it!In this short video, Jack Black does that thing that he ...

 
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GWAR and more rock Comic-Con's Brutal Legend Metal Meltdown

Now here's something that makes me wish I were headed out to San Diego for Comic-Con this year...Electronic Arts a Vice are hosting the Brütal Legend Metal Meltdown Concert on July 23 in San Diego, just in time for Comic-Con. Performin...

 
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17 minutes of Brutal Legend with Tim Schafer

We at Destructoid cannot get enough of Brütal Legend. Everything about this game is going to be so awesome! A new video for the game was released and it shows off the first 17 minutes of the game. All of this was covered in our previe...

 
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Rumor about a rumor: Wii version of Brutal Legend canceled

This October, Double Fine's Brütal Legend will rock the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 so hard that the name of said month has been changed to "Rocktober." And while it's not been confirmed by the developer or its publisher Elect...

 
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Jack Black tries to make funny in latest Brutal Legend promo

This latest "Brutal Thoughts with Jack Black" promotional video for Brütal Legend isn't quite as funny as some of the previous ones. We blame it on the suspicious lack of Tim Schafer. Well, at least Schafer gets top billing o...

 
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Brutal Legend box art ushers in impending Rocktober arrival

We don't do "check out this box art" posts that often, but we make our exceptions. Double Fine's Brütal Legend is one of those exceptions. So, you know, "check out this box art."Of note is designer Tim Schafer's nam...

 
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NECA making BioShock toys, wants Brutal Legend next

NECA has a respectable track record when it comes to making toys based on videogames, so you'll be glad to hear that they're the chaps working on action figures based upon 2K's critically acclaimed BioShock and its sequel. Shockingly, Big D...

 
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Nevermind the bad news, Brtal Legend definitely still rocks

Just a scant few posts down we brought you all some unfortunate Brütal Legend news. You probably read it and felt your ability to head bang for five minutes straight slowly seep away. Fear not! We bring head banging rejuvenation, proof...

 
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More troubles for Brutal Legend

Bear with me here; my metal knowledge begins and ends with the word "metal." So Ronnie James Dio was going to be in Brütal Legend, since he's a metal legend and all and the game is about metal music. Also a metal legend is Oz...

 
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E3 09: Brutal Legend rocked my face off

It’s about f*ckin’ time!That’s the first thing that the Guardian of Metal -- voiced by one John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne -- says to roadie Eddie Riggs (Jack Black) when Riggs shows up in the Guardian’s lai...

 
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Activision sues Brutal Legend developer to prevent Rocktober

Remember back in February when EA referred to Activision as "a husband abandoning his family and then suing after his wife meets a better looking guy"? That was pretty funny. What's not so funny, however, is that Activision sued D...

 

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