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Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Ars Technica reviews Brutal Legend, calls it heartbreaking near-miss.Ars Technica reviews Brutal Legend, calls it heartbreaking near-miss.

That's a shame, I was really rooting for this game. The demo was thoroughly fun to play from start to finish but apparently some of that gameplay was the best it had to offer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:04 AM | Tags (6) | ars | brutallegend | gaming | review | timschafer | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Daily Grind: Great

Name: Vin (aka alt nothing)
How Vin feels today: Great @ 1:58:00 PM
What Vin really wants today: Finish up remaining work tasks and attempt to enjoy a nice Fall weekend.

Music Stuck in Head: Lounge Act / Nirvana
It's an alternative kind of day so far.

Stuff to do today:

  • Replay Brutal Legend demo for Xbox 360
  • Yea, it was that good
  • ...and it was just a demo
  • Pre-order full game when Rocktober comes along
  • Pat self on back for actually posting a dailygrind every day this week
  • Reward self with cookie

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 2:58 PM | Tags (6) | brutallegend | dailygrind | demo | videogames | weekend | work |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 16, 2009

Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.

Yep, I'll be buying this (as if I had any hesitation before-hand anyway). Also of note for those still on the fence, demo version comes out on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:52 PM | Tags (9) | movies | introduction | brutallegend | timschafer | jackblack | gaming | demo | videogames | metal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Brutal Legend demo to hit consoles in September.Brutal Legend demo to hit consoles in September.

The demo opens as Eddie awakes in the age of metal where he must quickly learn how to use the powerful ancient axe, 'The Separator' and electrifying guitar 'Clementine' to unleash combo moves that destroy the demons of darkness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:09 PM | Tags (9) | gaming | videogames | timschafer | jackblack | brutal | legend | ps3 | xbox | demo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.

Includes commentary from Tim Schafer as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | brutallegend | timschafer | video | walkthrough |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Air guitar record officially broken and in the records books thanks to Brutal Legend.Air guitar record officially broken and in the records books thanks to Brutal Legend.

Official count of people playing air guitar at the same time to break the record: 440.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:36 AM | Tags (4) | airguitar | brutallegend | guinness | timschafer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Tim Curry to lend his voice work over to Brutal Legend video game.Tim Curry to lend his voice work over to Brutal Legend video game.

Awesome!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 9:51 PM | Tags (5) | brutallegend | doublefine | gaming | timcurry | timschafer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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