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Preview: Brutal Legend (multiplayer) photo
Preview: Brutal Legend (multiplayer)
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

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’s Kool-Aid.

The only thing that we haven’t seen from Brütal Legend was the multiplayer -- until last week, that is. EA and Double Fine finally unveiled Brütal Legend’s multiplayer for the first time to the press, and I really enjoyed what I got to play, despite the steep learning curve.

Hit the break to find out all there is to Brütal Legend’s multiplayer.

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6:20 PM on 08.10.2009

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 no...

Nick Chester

1:00 PM on 08.09.2009

EA Denmark lets Brutal Legend soundtrack slip (Update)

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Matthew Razak

12:40 PM on 08.07.2009

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&...

Jim Sterling

2:43 PM on 08.06.2009

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 El...

Jordan Devore

5:45 PM on 07.23.2009

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, t...

Samit Sarkar

1:45 PM on 07.22.2009

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 contend...

Nick Chester

6:00 AM on 07.21.2009

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 in...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:30 PM on 07.20.2009

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:30 PM on 07.17.2009

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 ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





12:00 PM on 07.17.2009

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 tha...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 07.09.2009

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:04 PM on 07.08.2009

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...

Nick Chester

11:00 PM on 07.03.2009

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 covere...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:20 PM on 06.30.2009

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 ...

Nick Chester

10:20 AM on 06.25.2009

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 get...

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