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  • 22Aug

    Here’s who you’ll meet in ‘The Baconing’

    The latest chapter in the DeathSpank saga (is it a saga now? What’s the technical number of games we’d have to have for a saga?) seems to be especially tasty. At least, that’s what you’d expect with a name like The Baconing. In this trailer, you’ll meet the full cast of main characters. Take a look…some of them are kind of creepy.

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  • 21Oct

    Review: DeathSpank – Thongs of Virtue

    It’s no secret that Rachel and I love DeathSpank. Shortly after discovering that we were going to be hanging out with Hothead Games at PAX 2010, we were overcome with giddiness. It would be a shame to have one of us review the game and not the other, so we decided to deliver this as a joint review in two parts. It’s the Rachel and Amanda show! Rating: T (for Teen) Publisher: Electronic Arts (EA) Developer: Hothead Games Genre: Action RPG Release Date: September 22, 2010 BUY Amanda’s Heroic Journey of Heroicness As much as I loved the first installment of DeathSpank, I had many a bone to pick with the designers, including shoddy level design that was so confusing that it made me want to quit the game more than once. Thankfully, with Thongs of Virtue, Hothead Games took feedback to heart and improved the DeathSpank experience. DeathSpank’s charm

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  • 10Sep

    PAX First Look – DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

    Those guys at Hothead Games sure are a fantastic group of people. They made an amazing game, are releasing a second game within mere months of the first installment (9/21 for PSN and 9/22 for XBL!), and top it all off with being super nice and friendly. GamingAngel Manda and I got to steal some of their time at PAX to ask them about this non-DLC. The Good News: Playtime will clock in at “about 50% longer than the first game”. For all you math-phobes, that’s around 15 hours worth of gameplay. That teaser of an ending to DeathSpank was kind of weird, wasn’t it? For Thongs of Virtue: “You’ve been captured as a prisoner of war; you need to fight your way out of there. As soon as you break out of the POW camp you’re exactly back where the first game ends”. More of that ambiguous redhead. Sparkles

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  • 13Aug

    Review: DeathSpank

    From the creative genius that brought you The Secret of Monkey Island and all things enjoyable, comes DeathSpank, Ron Gilbert’s latest successful attempt at bringing joy to the masses.

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  • 01Jul

    Hilarity Ensues with DeathSpank

    We first saw DeathSpank at PAX last year: rife with hilarious gaming goodness. I mean, why not? It is a Ron Gilbert game, after all. After anticipating this game for close to a year, DeathSpank is set to be released on PSN and XBLA on June 13th and 14th, respectively. Don’t forget to sign up for his fan-club, fellow Vanquisher of Evil and Stuff.

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