Brutal Legend

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

Jack Black Kills a Guy to Sell Brutal Legend

By Nick Breckon, Jul 09, 2009 5:24pm PDT

Brutal Legend star Jack Black continues the "Brutal Thoughts" series of promotional videos with this destructive clip. As was the case with the previous videos, it's probably not the most hilarious thing you'll ever see in your life, but at least there's


"misleading headline, I thought they were going to use some nice special effects, now sad panda"

- hillemania see all 23 comments

Tim Schafer Narrates 17 Minutes of Brutal Legend

By Nick Breckon, Jul 03, 2009 2:03am PDT

Taking the day off for an early start to the holiday? Then you've got the time to sit around and watch 17 minutes of Double Fine's Brutal Legend, all narrated by Tim Schafer himself. Brutal Legend is set to arrive on October 13 on Xbox 360 and


"Metal, demons, Jack Black, giant axes, epic guitar. Must...have."

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Brutal Legend Drops Dio in Favour of Curry

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2009 9:20am PDT

Former Black Sabbath singer Ronnie James Dio has been bumped from the Brutal Legend all-star lineup, replaced by Rocky Horror Picture Show star Tim...


"Ever since reading the back of the box for Legend, I can't refer to Tim Curry as anything but ..."

- Agrona see all 44 comments

Activision Sues To Stop Brutal Legend Release

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2009 7:19pm PDT

Update 2: Further AP details reveal more of Activision's complaint. The publisher claims Double Fine was paid $15 million to develop Brutal Legend...


"This reminds of people watching their neighbors fight through their window and making all kinds ..."

- Cygnus X-1 see all 299 comments

Brutal Legend Trailer Celebrates Metal Brutality

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2009 7:44pm PDT

Choo choo! The E3 Trailer Train is now pulling into the Brutal Legend station, providing you, the gaming public, with your latest glimpse of Double Fine's rocking action title. The Legend hits PS3 and


"Despite the WOW art style that looks like it came straight out of 1997's anus, I want to play ..."

- Funeraldirge see all 13 comments

Ozzy Osbourne Joins Brutal Legend Cast

By Nick Breckon, Jun 01, 2009 3:02pm PDT

Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has been added to the cast of Double Fine's action title Brutal Legend. Osbourne joins cast members Jack Black, Lenny...


""The two join cast members..." Who is the other one? This story only mentions the addition ..."

- mopic42 see all 4 comments

Brutal Legend Screenshots: Hogs and Hot Rods

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 01, 2009 6:34am PDT

Just when you were giving up hope of ever seeing meat motorcyles and giant metal spiders in a game, Psychonauts developer Double Fine steps in with...


"I would really love to see this game on pc... but well that would be triple fiiine instead of ..."

- Longgshot see all 7 comments

Brutal (Legend) Thoughts with Jack Black: Episode 1

By Chris Faylor, May 21, 2009 10:00am PDT

Below is what publisher EA refers to as the "premiere episode" of "Brutal Thoughts with Jack Black," a campaign that will most likely run until...


"I guess I'm one of the few that enjoyed the small clip. Not really getting the hate against ..."

- FireCage321 see all 38 comments

Brutal Legend Screenshots Raise Rob Halford's Hair

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2009 9:16am PDT

Brutal Legend publisher EA has let loose new screenshots showing some bloody lovely action and the character General Lionwhyte, played by Rob...


"Every news on this is more salt into the no PC release wound. Come on PC release...."

- Mystery0000 see all 20 comments

Brutal Legend Screenshots Depict Hardcore Environments, Vistas

By Nick Breckon, May 07, 2009 3:31pm PDT

This batch of screenshots--courtesy fansite Brutal!--from Double Fine's upcoming metal-themed action title gives us a chance to observe the hellish...


"If those skies were animated with rolling, billowing clouds, I would die. This looks hot."

- donjuancarlos see all 9 comments

The Story Behind the Brutal Legend

By Alice O'Connor, May 01, 2009 8:06am PDT

In a world where demonic nuns roam the heavy metal fantasy landscape and the youth bang their heads aimlessly, only one roadie can save them all....


"Lack of PC release sucks pretty hard. What gives, Double Fine?"

- steveto see all 25 comments

Brutal Legend Screenshots: Here's Lemmy

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2009 9:10am PDT

Update: Mere moments after our initial posting, another batch of Brutal Legend screenshots arrived from EA, providing an in-game glimpse of the...


"Give me a PC version and set of brass knuckles like the dude in that one screenshot, and I'll be ..."

- donjuancarlos see all 11 comments

Brutal Legend Gets 'Rocktober' Release Date

By Chris Faylor, Apr 21, 2009 7:17am PDT

Promising that Brutal Legend will "melt your face off," developer Double Fine and publisher EA today announced a firm release date for the...


"My 360 has been collecting dust for months and will likely continue to do so until this game ..."

- willy359 see all 17 comments

Brutal Legend Will Rock Your Face

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2009 4:32am PDT

Hello Shacknews! Are you ready to rock? This... is Brutal Legend. New screenshots of Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions' action heavy metal...


"I`m in love with the art direction in this game... just oozes quality, style and ironic ..."

- electric_wizard see all 50 comments

Activision Threatens to Sue EA Over Brutal Legend, EA Likens Activision to a Jealous Ex-husband

By Chris Faylor, Feb 13, 2009 12:45pm PST

Activision Blizzard has reportedly threatened to sue Electronic Arts for publishing Double Fine's upcoming action-adventure game Brutal Legend...


"Let's stop calling them "publishers" and start calling them "labels" and what we've get? Music ..."

- l0s7man see all 49 comments