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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


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Have a peek at Tim Schafer's application to LucasArts circa 1989.Have a peek at Tim Schafer's application to LucasArts circa 1989.

Since I figured I had blown the interview, I had nothing to lose. So I did my cover letter in the form of a semi-graphic adventure. I drew the pictures on my Koala pad, and printed the whole thing out on my Atari 800 dot-matrix printer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | applications | doublefine | gaming | lucasarts | timschafer | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 75 Clicks | 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


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A list of the top ten video games that nobody actually bought.A list of the top ten video games that nobody actually bought.

Pyschonauts makes it onto a list like this yet again. It's available on XBLA for those of you looking to give it a spin. Bonus: here's a great video review from Zero Punctuation sums up everything nicely.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | gaming | psychonauts | timschafer | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 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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