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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 feature

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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 feature

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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 feature

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Pre-order Brutal Legend for early access to the demo


Aug 18
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 -- rese... read
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GC 09: Get this Brutal Legend trailer into your skull


Aug 18
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... read
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Brutal Legend demo coming in Septic-tember (Update 2)


Aug 18
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 ... read
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Tim Schafer on creativity: 'Stupid ideas are often the best'


Aug 14
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 thos... read
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Tim Schafer on Monkey Island: 'I get instantly happy'


Aug 13
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 ... read
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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 feature

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Schafer rocks Rubik's Cube for Brutal Legend soundtrack reveal


Aug 10
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 no... read
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EA Denmark lets Brutal Legend soundtrack slip (Update)


Aug 09
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 ... read
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Activision getting barely anything in Brutal Legend suit


Aug 07
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&... read
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Rocktober lives! Brutal Legend lawsuit settled


Aug 06
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 El... read
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Jack Black usurps Internet meme throne in Brutal Thoughts #5


Jul 23
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, t... read
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Double Fine files countersuit in Brutal Legend legal battle


Jul 22
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 contend... read
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Start your morning off right, watch some more Brutal Legend


Jul 21
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 in... read
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Limited edition Brutal Legend figure is simply gorgeous


Jul 20
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... read
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EA's San Diego Comic-Con lineup is full of violence


Jul 17
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 ... read
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Brutal Legend multiplayer features four-on-four 'skirmish'


Jul 17
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 tha... read
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Jack Black explains the history of the battleaxe


Jul 09
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... read
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GWAR and more rock Comic-Con's Brutal Legend Metal Meltdown


Jul 08
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... read
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17 minutes of Brutal Legend with Tim Schafer


Jul 03
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 covere... read
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Rumor about a rumor: Wii version of Brutal Legend canceled


Jun 30
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 ... read
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Jack Black tries to make funny in latest Brutal Legend promo


Jun 25
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 get... read
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Brutal Legend box art ushers in impending Rocktober arrival


Jun 23
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 Ti... read
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NECA making BioShock toys, wants Brutal Legend next


Jun 21
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. Sh... read
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Nevermind the bad news, Brütal Legend definitely still rocks


Jun 14
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 reju... read
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More troubles for Brutal Legend


Jun 14
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 met... read
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E3 09: Brutal Legend rocked my face off


Jun 06
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 Guard... read
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Activision sues Brutal Legend developer to prevent Rocktober


Jun 04
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 Ac... read
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E3 09: Brutal Legend videos are so good, they melt faces


Jun 03
So, I can only assume you've read about Burch 'n Davis playing Brutal Legend, and will be hungrily anticipating our hands-on that'll be coming up later. Well, in the meantime, I'm here to bombard you with assets, this time of... read
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E3 09: Ozzy Osbourne in Brutal Legend is news to someone


Jun 01
As revealed during EA's press conference yesterday, Brutal Legend is getting another rock icon added to its already impressive roster of stars. Joining Lemmy, Lita Ford, Rob Halford, and Jack Black in providing voice work for... read






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