Brutal Legend

XB360, PS3, PC / Action / Release: Oct 13, 2009 / ESRB: M

Brutal Legend Trailer: Rocking All Over The World

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 22, 2009 9:24am PDT

The heavy metal fantasy landscape of Double Fine Productions' action adventure Brutal Legend is explored and explained in a new trailer, with art director Lee Petty showing off some bold concept art, face-rocking factions and electrifying weather effects.

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"goatse at 4 minute mark. this vid sparked a tiny interest in me!"

- sanewave see all 20 comments

Brutal Legend Trailer: The Anatomy of a Roadie

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2009 6:45am PDT

With the actual life of Brutal Legend's roadie hero Eddie Riggs revealed in the intro cut scene, Jack Black returns in a new laser-powered episode of Brutal Thoughts to explain how a roadie's uniqu

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"Jack Black is so over......I get douche chills just watching him lately"

- cell9song see all 7 comments

Brutal Legend Intro: The Way of the Roadie

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 16, 2009 10:00am PDT

Double Fine has released Brutal Legend's intro movie, showing the hard life of Jack Black-voiced roadie hero Eddie Riggs and unveiling the mysterious Kabbage Boy featured on the Xbox 360 and PS3 heavy metal action adventure's splendid

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"The intro was so awesome I had to turn it off right after he got crushed, I will wait to see it ..."

- VooDooChopStiks see all 41 comments

Brutal Legend Interview: Tim Schafer Talks Metal, Rubik's Cubes, Psychonauts, Sequels and More

By Chris Faylor, Sep 07, 2009 8:44am PDT

Recently, Shacknews and a handful of other gaming sites participated in a roundtable discussion with Tim Schafer (Grim Fandango, Full Throttle,...

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Brutal Legend Pre-orders Get Demo First

By Chris Faylor, Aug 18, 2009 12:45pm PDT

Following up on the revelation that a downloadable Brutal Legend demo is due September 17, it now seems that date only applies to those who...

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"A developer putting a demo a month before release must have large cohones!. This is going to be ..."

- Batmanshack see all 11 comments

Brutal Legend Trailer Shows Mammoth, Multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 18, 2009 9:31am PDT

Hot on the heels of the news that a Brutal Legend demo is coming on September 17, EA has released a new trailer for Double Fine's action heavy metal fantasy, including snippets of the multiplayer m

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"Metal never died. It was just hiding behind bushes waiting to strike."

- CyCo_PL see all 8 comments

Brutal Legend Demo Coming September 17

By Chris Faylor, Aug 18, 2009 7:30am PDT

Update 2: It now appears that only pre-orders will get the demo on September 17. Update: The Brutal Legend demo will arrive on September 17,...

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"I dont care so much about the game but the sound track makes me want to try it"

- Frush81 see all 8 comments

Brutal Legend Multiplayer Impressions: Whoa!

By Nick Breckon, Aug 13, 2009 3:14pm PDT

It's not every day that a multiplayer mode surprises you--especially a multiplayer mode in a game that's largely garnering interest for its...

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Brutal Legend's Soundtrack Read as Tim Schafer Solves Rubik's Cube

By Nick Breckon, Aug 10, 2009 11:33am PDT

Want to hear which 108 songs are in Double Fine's upcoming Brutal Legend? Want to see Tim Schafer solve a Rubik's Cube--before Brutal Legend music...

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"I admit my heterosexual mancrush on Tim Schafer. What he builds, I will play, period."

- phreakshow see all 38 comments

Brutal Legend Soundtrack Will Rock Your Face

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 10, 2009 3:34am PDT

The 108-track soundtrack listing for Double Fine's heavy metal fantasy Brutal Legend has emerged, accidentally revealed by EA Denmark and confirmed...

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"Well, assuming 5 minutes per track, there's 9 hours of game there if they play everything ..."

- timmie see all 73 comments

Brutal Legend Lawsuit Settled

By Nick Breckon, Aug 06, 2009 11:54am PDT

Double Fine's action game Brutal Legend will not be delayed from its October release after all, as the lawsuit between the developer and former...

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"Both Activision and EA used to be the shit. Now they're little more than evil, noncompetitive, ..."

- jjastor see all 27 comments

Brutal Legend Delay 'Close Call,' Says Judge

By Nick Breckon, Jul 30, 2009 3:05pm PDT

A hearing to determine whether Brutal Legend's release will be delayed in order to allow for a court battle between Activision and developer Double...

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"I guess I'll need to stick with Nevan(DMC3) for a little bit longer"

- Prinny God see all 12 comments

Brutal Legend Trailer Introduces One Cool Cat

By Chris Faylor, Jul 24, 2009 1:41pm PDT

The marketing machine marches forward with the fifth of the "Brutal Thoughts with Jack Black" clips, this one featuring a guitar-playing cat named Jellybean, a healthy dose of Brutal Legend footage, and a joke rather similar to the one Black used in

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"Of course this game is going to make money. I got to play their demo at Comic Con, it was ..."

- jPriestRhalf1 see all 12 comments

Double Fine Countersues in Brutal Legend Legal Mess, Says Activision Dodging Guitar Hero Competition

By Nick Breckon, Jul 22, 2009 11:55am PDT

With publisher Activision suing Double Fine to block the release of Brutal Legend, the developer has now filed its own countersuit, claiming that...

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"Activision merges with Vivendi, Activision becomes a bunch of cunts. I for one am not surprised ..."

- rougeknife see all 40 comments

Schafer Narrates 22 More Minutes of Brutal Legend

By Chris Faylor, Jul 21, 2009 11:00am PDT

Picking up where the initial natch of narrated gameplay footage left off, Grim Fandango and Psychonauts creator Tim Schafer returns with more commentary-ridden Brutal Legend videos, this time joine

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"I want to click those videos...but I will have spoiled twenty two glorious minutes of the game."

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 24 comments