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.


"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


"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


"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,...


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...


"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


"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,...


"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...


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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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


"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...


"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


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

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 24 comments