PC, XB360, PS3, MAC / RPG / Release: Oct 26, 2010 / ESRB: T

DeathSpank Dated for PS3 and Xbox 360

By Brian Leahy, Jun 22, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Ron Gilbert, one of the creators of The Secret of Monkey Island, will be releasing his new game, DeathSpank, in July. The action-RPG is loaded with...


""A PC version is also planned, but no release date or pricing is known at this time." Is ..."

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DeathSpank Story Trailer Introduces DeathSpank

By Jeff Mattas, May 24, 2010 8:00pm PDT

Hothead Games' upcoming downloadable title DeathSpank has received a brand-spanking-new trailer explaining the origin of the titular protagonist. Based on this little tease, it looks like gaming humorist and mastermind, Ron Gilbert (The Secret of Mo


"Two things: #1. stop with the 1-second clip editing, cutting from shot to disconnected shot ..."

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Ron Gilbert Leaves Hothead as DeathSpank Nears Completion

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 07, 2010 5:42am PDT

DeathSpank creator Ron Gilbert has parted ways with DeathSpank and Penny Arcade Adventures developer Hothead Games as his action-RPG begins to...


"If the [REDACTED] part isn't one of his jokes, I'll be very pissed... How the hell they state ..."

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Shank and DeathSpank Snagged by EA Partners

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2010 10:30am PST

Having helped distribute such externally-developed retail titles as Rock Band and Left 4 Dead, Electronic Arts' publishing division EA Partners is...


"Yet again, two very epic games lost to one very sorry publisher. The world really is coming to ..."

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Gilbert's DeathSpank Gets New Trailer, Details

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2009 2:52pm PDT

In conjunction with showing DeathSpank at PAX 09 and creator Ron Gilbert (Monkey Island) delivering a keynote address, developer Hothead Games has unleashed a wealth of information related to the h


"So do we get a purple speedo with a golden sword on the crotch as a pre-order bonus like the one ..."

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Monkey Island Creator Ron Gilbert on Today's Games Industry, Art and the 'Freedom to Fail'

By Nick Breckon, Sep 04, 2009 2:31pm PDT

Ron Gilbert, creator of Monkey Island and developer of DeathSpank, today delivered a keynote at the Penny Arcade Expo. The speech covered his...


"I wouldn't say the "worst" way of storytelling is through cutscenes, it's just the least ..."

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DeathSpank Info and Screenshots Detail Ron Gilbert's Monkey Island-cum-Diablo Adventure

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2009 9:31am PDT

Breaking a long silence following Ron Gilbert's announcement of DeathSpank in 2008, details have arrived on the Monkey Island creator's action...


"sweet. my brain craves adventure games no matter if i have to mow down enemies or not"

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Gunstar Heroes, Comix Zone and Other Sega Classics Hit Xbox Live Arcade at $5 Each

By Chris Faylor, Jun 10, 2009 3:02pm PDT

The bulk of the second "SEGA Vintage Collection" arrived in the Xbox Live Arcade today, offering six classic SEGA games--Gunstar Heroes, Altered...


"tried the games last night, better left in the past. graphics were killer back then, but now ..."

- araczynski see all 18 comments

More Downloadable Sega Classics Coming June 10

By Chris Faylor, May 29, 2009 10:17am PDT

Six of the seven downloadable and enhanced classic old-school titles Sega is bringing to the Xbox 360 will arrive on June 10, the company announced...


"Seriously people, just buy the Sonic Ultimate Genesis Collection. All these games and a lot more ..."

- dhopkins see all 12 comments

Sega Reviving More Classics on XBLA and PSN: Gunstar Heroes, Sonic 3, Comix Zone and More

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2009 10:50am PDT

More classic titles from publisher Sega will be updated and released via PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this summer, the company...


"I wish Sega would remake Dragon Force, but it'll likely never happen here."

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LucasArts Vet Ron Gilbert Announces DeathSpank, Joins Hothead Games; Apocalypse Inbound

By Chris Faylor, Jan 09, 2008 9:31am PST

Ron Gilbert, the creator of many beloved old-school LucasArts adventure games including Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island, has...


"" an episodic RPG-adventure said to mix Monkey Island and Diablo. " Am I the only one ..."

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