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New Game To Feature Metal Legends

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According to Gamesarefun.com, Tim Schafer, helmsman of Double Fine Productions, announced his next project recently. Brütal Legend will focus on metal roadie Eddie Riggs and his Tour Of Destruction through a mystical world of rock and roll legend. The game's setting will fuse modern metal and Norse mythology. Brütal Legend already has several big and fitting names behind the voice talent. MOTÖRHEAD founder Lemmy Kilmister, JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Rob Halford, and HEAVEN AND HELL's Ronnie James Dio will all lend their wailing pipes to the game.

November's issue of Game Informer features a cover story on Brütal Legend that reveals interesting details. In the article, Schafer talked about the origins for the game. Way back when he was working on Secret of Monkey Island, Schafer had a friend that lived as a roadie for MEGADETH. His larger than life stories gave birth to the idea, which can now become a full fledged game.

It will be available for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 sometime in 2008. A Brütal Legend trailer can be viewed below:

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1. Fearthedje writes:

my life is now complete.

# Oct 24, 2007 @ 4:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Vicarious_Intent writes:

I've heard about this game already, on the cover of Game Informer and hot damn...it looks absolutely amazing. Definatly worth picking up the mag if you're interested...it looks epic.
He claimed the game will reference a lot to album covers....for example, at one point in the game you'll Ride The Lightning. At another you'll Run To The Hills. The scenery is going to be totally influenced by metal covers too. A sh**load of artists are in on this too. Jack Black voices the main character by the way.

# Oct 24, 2007 @ 7:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. wastedkitten writes:

This sounds kind of lame :-/

# Oct 24, 2007 @ 7:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Fearthedje writes:

f***, too bad jack black is in it. i seriously hate that guy. as for the other things youre talking about with the ride the lightning and run to the hills, sounds amazing. i loved the monkey island series and grim fandango but never got a chance to play psychonauts (heard it was amazing though) so im definitely going to get this.

# Oct 24, 2007 @ 8:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Metallian writes:

Dethklok should make an appearence. Its only right to have the most brutal band in a brutal game

# Oct 24, 2007 @ 8:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Jomama writes:

I might have to buy an Xbox 360 just to play this game. It looks really cool.

# Oct 25, 2007 @ 9:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

I agree. It does sound kinda lame.

# Oct 25, 2007 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Diamond Oz writes:

Yeah man Monkey Island was great. I've yet to play Grim Fandango but I watched some vids on YouTube (sad no?) and it looked really cool, been looking for a copy since.

# Oct 25, 2007 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. ZT writes:

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# Oct 25, 2007 @ 5:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Diamond Oz writes:

I've just watched the trailer. All I can say is "........AWESOME!!!"

# Oct 25, 2007 @ 6:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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