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

10:00 AM on 08.18.2009 // Nick Chester

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 Septic-tember 17.

"Villagers have surround our offices with torches demanding the game," says Double Fine's Tim Schafer. "So we're releasing a demo and hope that this taste of metal will keep the mob at bay until Brütal Legend comes out."

There's a non-functioning web page for info on the demo, which briefly hints that the demo may be a pre-order bonus. We should know more later, and will update with more information as we get it.

[Update: Schafer announced at gamescom today that the demo will be available on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade on September 17. Post updated according. No word on it being a pre-order bonus, so it looks like everyone can partake in the demo this Septic-tember.]

[Update 2: We've clarified that the demo will be available to pre-order customers on September 17th at participating retailers. It will be exclusive for some time before it's available for free on XBLM and PSN. Sorry for any confusion.]

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