PC / Action / Release: Nov 30, 1999 / ESRB: U

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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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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