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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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Brutal Legend action figure is totally metal


Oct 01
We don’t know designer Eddie Booze, but we’re guessing he has a thing for Brutal Legend. And who doesn’t at this point? Brutal Legend appears to be a solid action title with a bunch of style and a sprinkle o... read
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Brutal Legend themed Soapbox car wins Red Bull Derby


Sep 28
Not too long ago, Dtoider TheBigFeel made a couple of Community Blogs showing off what he and his friends had planned for the Red Bull Soapbox Race that took place over the weekend in Los Angeles. TheBigFeel and friends desig... read
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Ormagoden demands 666 mil Brutal Legend demo downloads...


Sep 25
... or we all get swine flu. When Ormagoden demands something, everyone has to listen. With a name like that, he means business.Thankfully, Double Fine will be doing its part to lessen the possibility of widespread torment. O... read
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Demos for Brutal Legend, Forza 3 now available


Sep 24
If, like me, you've become lost in the insane wave of Tokyo Game Show news, let's take a moment to relax and remember that two sweet demos are now downloadable from Xbox LIVE Marketplace.First, there's the Brutal Legend demo,... read
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Brutal Legend: Black talks roadies in latest video


Sep 18
In the latest “Brutal Thoughts” -- a video series featuring Jack Blacks’ Brutal Legend-related musings -- Black teaches the viewer how God built heavy metal roadies just a little bit different than the avera... read
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Guess what? A demo for Double Fine's Brutal Legend is available today on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Network. That's the good news. But the bad news is for those who didn't pre-order the game. See, only customers wh... read feature

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Six-minute Brutal Legend intro is, well, totally brutal


Sep 16
Alright, we get it already -- Brütal Legend is coming out and we just have to play it. Sure, the intro to the game -- six minutes' worth, just sent to us by Electronic Arts today -- makes us want it even more. But we're ... read
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Check out these badass Brutal Legend record sleeves


Sep 15
Word on the street is that if you preorder Brütal Legend from Best Buy, you can get your dirty hands on this ridiculously awesome record sleeve. Most of you children will be too young to remember the good old days, when... read
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Jack Black dresses like Eddie Riggs for the VMAs


Sep 14
The 2009 Video Music Awards didn’t kick off without a bit of videogame-related goodness. Actor, comedian, singer, and c--k push-up master Jack Black made a red carpet appearance at the place of the event donning the gar... read
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Brutal Legend makes censorship fun


Sep 07
Filters have been around in videogames ever since you could toggle the blood in old fighting games. It's amazing, then, that it's taken this long for a videogame to make a filter that's actually part of the game and quite amu... read
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More comedic talent added to Brutal Legend cast


Sep 01
While Jack Black may be taking center stage as roadie Eddie Riggs in Brutal Legend, he's not above sharing the spotlight with some of his comedian pals. GamePro has revealed that Kyle Gass, Brian Posehn, and Steve Agee w... read
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Brutal Legend ESRB description is long, totally epic


Aug 30
There was little doubt that Double Fine's Brutal Legend was going to get slapped with an "M" rating by the ESRB. This is a game based off of heavy metal culture -- sex, drugs, rock n' roll... an Iron Maide... read
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Play with Schafer, unlock Brutal Legend achievement/trophy


Aug 27
The Achievement/Trophy list for Double Fine's Brutal Legend hit our inbox today, and they're pretty much what you'd expect. Plenty of nods and references to heavy metal music, and general rocking the hell out.  Of n... read






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