Brutal Legend DLC Map Pack Coming Next Month

Brutal Legend publisher EA has announced 'Tears of the Hextadon,' a downloadable content pack for the heavy metal action adventure containing two new multiplayer maps.

"I play Brutal Legend online every night," explained developer Double Fine's president Tim Schafer in a press statement. "And I need more maps! Circle of Tears is named after the crying of my vanquished foes on the battlefield, and Death's Fjord is obviously a tribute to my Nordic ancestors, and their love of fan geysers and... Well, actually I just thought the name was cool. See you online!"

As a bonus, the map pack includes a new axe, the Blade of Ormagoden.

Tears of the Hextadon drips onto Xbox Live on November 3 for 400 Microsoft Points ($5). While PlayStation 3 owners might need to wait a torturous extra two days until November 5, the DLC will be completely free there until November 19, costing $5 thereafter.

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    October 27, 2009 7:43 AM

    I don't understand why this game didn't get more praise. I loved every second of it. OK, perhaps not the part where I tried to learn the RTS mechanics. But, OMG what a world - I wanna move here.

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      October 27, 2009 7:49 AM

      I second that! This game rules!

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      October 27, 2009 8:17 AM

      Double Fine is cursed with not getting enough attention for the awesome games they create.

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        October 27, 2009 8:37 AM

        To be fair, this time they really didn't advertise a huge portion of the game this time around.

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          October 27, 2009 10:32 AM

          I wonder if avoiding the RTS in the marketing was the right move. Halo Wars was not exactly a blockbuster, and neither was Command & Conquor 3. Red Alert 3 sold half that much, and Tom Clancy's EndWar did no better.

          I think the reality is that more people are turned off by RTS than turned on. So if the publisher is trying to maximize sales, they won't talk about that part in the marketing.

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            October 27, 2009 2:56 PM

            its crazy... I remember the first time I played Dune2 on my Genesis (or was it NES?) anyway... it kicked my ass and had been looking for another game like it ever since. Then i got the warcraft demo and my gaming life was forever changed.

            Now RTS just seem stale... havnt really been into an RTS since Starcraft (War3 was kind of a disappointment)

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