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The grand adventure: Making a comeback

Check out the first part of the feature, here! The last few years have been an interesting time for the adventure game genre. After a decade of disappointment, fans finally started to see more and more titles appear and most importantly, be...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer wants to make games for Nintendo consoles

I've always been baffled by the fact that no Tim Schafer games have ever made it to a Nintendo console (that I know of anyway). The man's irreverent sense of humor, general rejection of realistic visuals, and a focus on absurdity have alway...   read

 
 
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Bobby Kotick destroys Schafer for calling him a prick

A while ago, Brütal Legend developer Tim Schafer called Activision CEO Bobby Kotick a prick, following the former publishers attempts to block Electronic Arts from releasing his game. Today, the flame-maned demon prince of vi...   read

 
 
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Double Fine taking gamers on a Costume Quest? (Update)

[Update: Well that didn't take long. The game's been announced -- it's a downloadable title being published by THQ. It'll hit Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network in late October. More details here.] It’s already been revealed tha...   read

 
 
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There will be no Brutal Legend 2

Did you think Brutal Legend was a promising, if flawed, game that could have ironed out its problems in a sequel? Well if so, you've been DENIED! Double Fine has confirmed what many of us suspected, that Brutal Legend 2 would not be happeni...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer to invade Europe, talk at Develop

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. Develop PR sa...   read

 
 
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A charming skull-laden kickass world: The art of Brutal Legend

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 characters, or any othe...   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend will save you from a crappy Christmas

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 the worst wrappe...   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend DLC 'Hammer of Infinite Fate' announced

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, and four fresh mu...   read

 
 
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Double Fine would like to rock more Brutal Legend DLC

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 only tweaking the ...   read

 
 
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These Brutal Legend shirts are f**king metal

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, creating an epi...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer walks us through the Brutal Legend DLC

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 Fjord map which y...   read

 
 
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Eddie Riggs roadies for Dethklok, makes good sandwiches

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 and jelly sandwic...   read

 
 
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Building the Brutal Legend Bus: The end [photoblog]

[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 this happened....   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend DLC incoming: 'Tears of Hextadon' announced

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 -- Circle of Tea...   read

 
 
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Watch out ladies, this Brutal Legend video is for you

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 mine -- that ne...   read

 
 
Brutal Legend promoting the game at various venues. His latest appearance as the roadie hero took him on The Jimmy Kimmel Show last night where he talked up the game and did some OUTRAGEOUS JACK BLACK ANTICS!

The entire interview is split up in five videos on YouTube where Jack talks about the game, taking steroids, does some pushups and talks about his birthday. He also fights a poor audience member who just wanted to hear the results for Dancing With the Stars.

Between this and the Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, Brutal Legend has been getting some really good mainstream attention. Hopefully this continues with more games in the future. Check out the entire interview after the break.

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Brutal Legend promoting the game at various venues. His latest appearance as the roadie hero took him on The Jimmy Kimmel Show last night where he talked up the game and did some OUTRAGEOUS JACK BLACK ANTICS!

The entire interview is split up in five videos on YouTube where Jack talks about the game, taking steroids, does some pushups and talks about his birthday. He also fights a poor audience member who just wanted to hear the results for Dancing With the Stars.

Between this and the Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, Brutal Legend has been getting some really good mainstream attention. Hopefully this continues with more games in the future. Check out the entire interview after the break.

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Jack Black talks Brutal Legend on Jimmy Kimmel Show 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...   full story

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Jack Black talks Brutal Legend on Jimmy Kimmel Show

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 night where he...   read

 
 
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Review: Brutal Legend

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 videogame has been tu...   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend is out today, we've got stuff to give away

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" Eddie Riggs st...   read

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: Brutal Legend pack, Satriani, and more

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 three totally m...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer talks Brutal Legend on Late Night

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 show and deliv...   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend video explains multiplayer, talks rock

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’ roll there ...   read

 
 
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Jack Black tunes up in latest Brutal Legend clip

 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 is -- on Octob...   read

 
 
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Watch the Brutal Legend Dem-o-thon live now!

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" in hopes that...   read

 
 
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Brutal Legend action figure is totally metal

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 or two of clever...   read

 
 
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