Brütal Legend is an action-adventure that marries visceral action combat with open-world freedom. Set in a universe somewhere between Lord of the Rings and Spinal Tap, it’s a fresh take on the action/driving genre, which in this case is full of imitation cover bands, demons intent on enslaving humanity and Heavy metal tunes.
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Veröffentlichung: 26. Feb. 2013

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Brütal Legend is an action-adventure that marries visceral action combat with open-world freedom. Set in a universe somewhere between Lord of the Rings and Spinal Tap, it’s a fresh take on the action/driving genre, which in this case is full of imitation cover bands, demons intent on enslaving humanity and Heavy metal tunes. Featuring the talents of comedian, actor and musician, Jack Black as super roadie Eddie Riggs, as well as cameos by some of the biggest names in metal music it's a wild ride in the belly of the beast that is not to be missed by gamers and Metalheads alike.

Included as a free bonus in the PC version of Brütal Legend are both the Hammer of Infinite Fate and Tears of the Hextadon multiplayer map packs.

Story

The vivid and wildly creative world of Brütal Legend is brought to life through a spate of chrome, leather, rocker babes, epic music, fire-breathing/stud-wearing beasts, mountains made of guitar amps, and more. Follow Eddie as he embarks on a tour of epic destruction with an axe, a guitar, and his minions as he commands the power of rock in epic band battles. It’s lighter-flicking awesomeness that will melt your face clean off.

Combat

Brütal Legend’s combat is a combination of classic action slasher and real time strategy mechanics. Melee and ranged combat come from your double-sided broadaxe and demon-slaying, pyrotechnic-creating guitar. Add that 1-2 punch to a guitar solo mechanic that can summon objects, buff your teammates, or cripple your opponents, and you have a deep, gratifying core gameplay combat loop that is fun for the hardcore and accessible for the casual. On top of that, players will journey from Roadie to Rock God by commanding legions of metalheads into Brütal Victory and sending troops charging into battle.

A Streaming Open World

Brütal Legend gives you the freedom to walk, drive, or fly anywhere in a fully streaming open world whose art style is inspired by some of the most iconic and hilariously rad metal album covers ever created. Every vista in the beautiful universe of Brütal Legend looks like it was pulled from a Frank Frazetta painting.

Packed With Cameos and Voice Talent

Brütal Legend is full of cameos from gods of metal like Lemmy Kilmister, Rob Halford, Lita Ford, and many, many others. It has a MASSIVE metal soundtrack from every era of metal music: 1970’s classic metal to 1980’s hair metal to the scarier cousins of 1990’s metal. And of course, Jack Black pays the ultimate homage to metal as Eddie the Roadie, continuing the theme from the work of his band, Tenacious D and his previous films like School of Rock and High Fidelity.

Multiplayer Mayhem

4v4 "skirmish" multiplayer marries action combat with a strategic unit-control mechanic. As the leader of one of the factions in the game, the player will direct his armies in a Battle of the Bands where the trophy is survival. Brütal Legend’s multiplayer is online-enabled, so you can conquer your friends online (broadband connection required for online play).

Music

The music in Brütal Legend is truly massive. Made up of 108 of the most rocking tracks from 75 different bands representing every sub-genre of metal, it is something to experience in and of itself.

Systemvoraussetzungen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP SP3
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo at 2.2 GHz, or AMD Athlon 64 at 2.2 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB GeForce 220, Radeon 4550, Intel HD 3000 Graphics
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:8 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection

    Recommended:

    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:Intel i5 Duo at 2.5 GHz, or AMD FX 3.5 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB GeForce 650, Radeon 7000
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:8 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection

    Minimum:

    • OS: : Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
    • Graphics: ATI HD 2600 / NVIDIA 8800GT / Intel HD3000 or better card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 9 GB HD space
    • Note:Leopard is not supported

    Recommended:

    • OS: : Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 at 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
    • Graphics: ATI HD 4670 / Nvidia 285 or better with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 9 GB HD space
    • Note:Leopard is not supported

    Recommended:

    • OS: : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully updated
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz dual core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB GeForce 220, Radeon HD 4550, or Intel HD 4000 Graphics
    • Open GL: 2.1
    • Hard Drive: 9 GB HD space
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33 von 41 Personen (80%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. Oktober
Okay, ihr beschi**enen Metalheads. F**ken wir die Schei**e mal zum verwi***ten Mal zusammen. Worum zum verschi***nen Henker gehts in diesem verf***t guten Spiel und warum schei*** nochmal, will ich, dass ihr diese mutterfi***ende Sche***e kauft? Also zum Ersten: Ich bin verf**** nochmal ein verf***ter Fan von Jack Black, Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead und dem Gott von euch ver*** **** **** **** ***. So, hätten wir das geklärt. Das Spiel verfügt über einen recht großen OST mit ausgewählten Metal Songs bekannter Bands. Allerlei Bekanntheiten aus diesem Bereich sind im Spiel sogar vertreten. Open World mäßig (und das ist die Schwäche des Spiels) gibt es massenweise eintöniger Nebenquests. Allerdings trifft das imo nur auf die Nebenquests zu. Man kann sein Aussehen bei Ozzy aufpimpen lassen, nachdem man mit fettverf***ten Riffs seine Höhle des verf****ten Shops geöffnet hat. Story ist schlicht. Ein Roadie, der tausend Mal talentierter ist als die Band (kennt man ja, auf welche Band trifft es heute nicht zu?), weist den Sänger an, etwas bestimmtes nicht zu tun, der Sänger tuts trotzdem, Bühnenkulisse fällt um, Roadie rettet Sänger, Roadie stirbt, Zerberus taucht auf und tötet alle, nimmt den Roadie aber mit in die Metalworld. Mit dieser durchaus schlüssigen Logik geht das Spiel schließlich auch weiter. Wer nicht auf Metal, Jack Black oder Talent im Allgemeinen steht - Finger weg, hört euren Hip Hop und redet euch ein, dass man dafür Talent benötigt.
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21 von 21 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. Juli
Jack Black, Metal, Äxte, Hot Rods,Metal, Headbanger, bischn Open World, hatte ich schon Metal erwähnt?

Ein GROßARTIGES 3rd Person Game mit nem Hammer Soundtrack, Jack-Black-Humor und reichlich Cameo-Auftritten.
Man startet als Roadie für eine... nicht sicher.. New-Metal Band(?), stuff happens, und man findet sich wieder in einer Welt gefüllt mit abgefahrenen Ereignissen, reichlich Chrom, Flammen, Monstern und haste nich gesehn ;)

Auf jedenfall einen Test wert (wenns ne Demo gibt, nicht sicher), und wenn man Jack Black mag, und die Musik im Allgemeinen, auch den Kauf.
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5 von 5 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
13.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. Juli
Ein super geniales Spiel !

Brütal Legend war allein schon wegen Jack Black für mich kaufenswert. Das Spiel an sich enthält so viele Gags, dass ich aus dem Lachen kaum noch raus kam. Die verschiedenen "Welten" sind absolut genial gestaltet und über jedes bekannte Rock-Gesicht freut man sich noch mehr !
Ein muss für jeden Metal Fan der darauf steht von einer Horde Headbanger begleitet zu werden und in einer nicen Karre mit Songs von Iron Maiden und Tenacious D herum zu fahren !
Man muss sich einfach in diese absolut genial gestalteten Welten verlieben es gibt immer irgendwo etwas zu "zerrocken".
Leider, und das ist mein einziger Kritikpunkt, sind die Nebenquests fast immer die selben das hat mich persönlich etwas gestört, dass ich dann irgendwann keine Nebenquests mehr angenommen habe. Aber an sich ist das Spiel Storymäßig absolut top und empfehlenswert !
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2 von 3 Personen (67%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
10.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 24. Oktober
Richtig guter Soundtrack!
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199 von 215 Personen (93%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
16.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. November
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Graphics:
+ good face animations
+ coherent game world
+ many details
- old engine
- many graphical glitches

Atmosphere:
+ striking metal allusions
+ cool metal radio
+ believable characters
+ atmospheric environments

Sound:
+ good english dialogues
+ perfect metal background music
+ full soundscape
+ over 100 licensed metal songs

Balance:
+ eddie is not overpowered
+ fair checkpoints
+ all units are useful

Story:
+ eventful
+ exciting
+ interesting revelation
- is interrupted by "boring" strategy passages

Weapons & Extras:
+ useful combo attacks
+ meaningful upgrades for weapons and car
+ learnable riffs
- only ax and electric guitar

Game Size:
+ 8 hours long campaign
+ open world
+ a lot to discover

Others:
- keyboard and mouse controls leave something to be desired

Beatings, lawn, Heavy Metal and strategy? Double Fine united all in Brutal Legend.
A strange, hybrid of hack’n’slash action, real-time strategy and open-world racing/exploring.
The laughs leaving you with a story that is cool and bizarre but lacking in the bite of the opening scenes.

Graphically the game looks a bit better than the console versions due to the increased draw distances and a few other small improvements, but it is not visually impressive. I like the art style. Heads are chopped off, blood is splattered, and faces melted, but it's all in good fun. It looks OK for a game that came out in 2009, but it's 2014 now, so I think most people will expect more.

Brutal Legend follows a metal freak, which takes on an appropriately fantasy world. The first time you take control of Eddie, one might feel as if you are playing a rather standard action game, because mashes from simple combos is your way to bloody slaughter groups of enemies. The story takes plenty of twists and turns along the way and deals with some interesting themes of quiet heroism and personal sacrifice. There is a great open world where you die if you touch water and the only thing to do outside of the storyline is cloned minigames offers me the scope to go ♥♥♥♥ing nuts that it thinks it does. Collectors and obsessive compulsives will find plenty to do in Brutal Legend. There are many side quests (could be more variety) waiting to be accepted, appear helpful on the map, so you do not have to search around.

Brütal Legend looks wonderful, and it feels wonderful, but it isn’t quite wonderful, not really.
The game combine humor, music, clever gameplay and the voice is a great work. You haven't played a game like this before and won't want to miss it. Its not perfect but unique!

Score: 81 / 100
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45 von 49 Personen (92%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
23.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Juli
Awesome soundtrack of the best metal songs ever,
Awesome Hack'N'Slash gameplay with RTS elements,
Fantastic Heavy Metal open world,
Amazing voice actors ranging from Jack Black and Tim Curry to Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy.
The humor are just incredible, easily one of the best games ever.
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38 von 46 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. Oktober
One of those games that are smarter than they look.
Inside there is a ton of references, cool gameplay
moments, and good old METAL! Certainly give it a shoot,
for if you know who's the Great Ozzy is, or what is "Motorhead"
you will have a good time. And it's also one of the best
"in-style" games I've ever seen. Just look at the menu!!!
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31 von 40 Personen (78%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
85.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Oktober
****
4 out of 5

One of the coolest games around. Brutal Legend combines Heavy Metal, Rock, Hack and Slash and RTS all in a massive and gorgeous apocalyptic open world.

Featuring a 20+ hour storyline and plenty to do after. Brutal Legend is definitely a gem in Double Fine's crown.

Loses points sadly due to requiring a controller to play, the keyboard and mouse is...do-able, but when it takes you three hours to do a simple racing mission, it's arguably not worth it.
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17 von 21 Personen (81%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
15.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. Oktober
This game is awesome. And so metal. Sooooo metal. The mix of free-roam, tactical skirmishes, strategic battles, hack&slash, and music works amazingly well. A huge surprise was that the characters were actually interesting and the story well worth playing through, unlike most games of this type (more like the games it draws from, because there are no other games like this).

This gets a recommandation without hesitation from me. My only regret is how long it took me to start playing it.
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17 von 22 Personen (77%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
33.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Oktober
Heavy metal, women, more heavy metal, gore, battles, booze. your guitar shoots electricity and can summon a giant burning zepelin to crush them demons, summon your all migthy beast (car or animal) and ride them, f**king enemies up, more heavy metal, wield an axe that you may upgrade (with the rest of the stuff) to be a holy soul eating fu**, more heavy metal, swearing, teach the future chick who will kill you to french kiss, did i mention heavy metal?

PROS:

-SOUNDTRACK: Great soundtrack(the heavy metal songs and the overworld ones, very relaxing), actually a lot of ppl listens to heavy metal because of this game( like me)

-VOICE ACTING: Fu**ing great! It has JB( Jack black, Leader of the band Tenacious D with Kyle, actor in films like King Kong 2005 , The Pick of Destiny and voice actor of Kung Fu Panda, as Po) as Eddie Riggs, Kyle Gas( partner of Jack black) as the Cannoner and the random bat dad guy, Ozzy Osbrown( or something) as the keeper of secrets, Lemmy Kilmister as Kill Master, etc...

-GAMEPLAY: Good hack-n-slash game with an axe to hack and a guitar to shoot electricity because that rocks! You may summon your car (druidplower) and ♥♥♥♥ your enemies. The main missions are good, but a good propotion of them is to escort the Tour bus with your car and the battle Stages, that i will talk later. The side missions are also good, but some repetitive. There are the Ambush, Race, Hunting record and Cannon defence + the unique ones, but of there are only one each.

-COLLECTIBLES: Yes, there are dragons to free, with the gods of metal reward you with tribute and for every 10 dragons a upgrade (Health, regen, etc), Legends, to look the past and how was everything created, artwork, the Metal Songs, that add more songs to your soundtrack. and fairies, that give you tribute if you catch them.

-METAL FORGE: It is were you go and purchase upgrades for your car, axe and guitar + paintjobs(for the druidplower or your jacket), purchase cool moves and get some statues + Ozzy is in there...yes...

-STORY: The story is amazing, simple, but amazing, with a very good twist at the end( after the secondlast battle), tho it leaves you wanting a Brütal Legend 2( tho i doubt there will be).It is a 10-15 hour game, at least for me.

DLC( included in the game and only in the PC version): Adds some skins for Eddie Riggs, your car, axe, guitar, and statues+ 1 new weapon and a new ram for your car+ an eye that points you in the direction of a collectible, helps a lot.

CONS:
-GAMEPLAY: There's another part of the gameplay, it is the RTS one. In the Stages( battles) you can create units by getting fans from merchandise booths in fan gysers, and basicly your objective is to destroy the enemy Stage. It feels like it is out of place fot this type of game, but it is fun non-the less, gets repititive tho.

-MULTIPLAYER is dead, tho there are those 2 random persons from the forum who decided to do some achivements, the multiplayer is dead, tho it doesn't suprise me, as it is only the RTS part of the game, and as i said, it is out of place for this type of game and has a rly poor ranking that it also feels out of place. Only good thing is that it let's you try the other 2 factions (Tainted coil, my favourite, and the other one).

-BUGS: Yes, there are bugs, not a lot of them, but some, some haves you stuck between invisible walls.

-DIFFICULTY: It is easy even on Brütal( Tho the final Stage battle took me 3 tries, and with them i found the trick to beat it). Ofc you will need to get upgrades for your axe, guitar( tho for the final hours of gameplay you should have it upgraded to the max upgrade) and the Dragons for health upgrades and whatnot( if you don't get those ofc it will be hard).


Conclusion: Heavy metal will never die, 9/10.
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11 von 13 Personen (85%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
16.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. Juli
Brutal Legend is better than it’s ever been, both as a single-player open-world game unlike any you’ve ever played and as one of the best unique takes on real-time strategy since Sacrifice.
9/10
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11 von 14 Personen (79%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
60.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. Oktober
I wish I would've played this sooner! I started it a long time ago, but it got lost in the backlog of steam sales and humble bundles, now the multiplayer portion seems pretty much dead. it is a shame too, because it is really fun. The campaign really grew on me too. It was an action game with a unique storyline and Brutal mode lived up to the name in my opinion. Money well spent.
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7 von 8 Personen (88%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
24.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. Juli
Jack Black and Ozzy Osborune. If that is not enough for you, Brutal Legend has a mix of RTS elements along with action RPG. Great humor, good story, awesome soundtrack and lots of rock and roll!
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11 von 16 Personen (69%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
8.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. Oktober
Very good Game, it great caracters, great humor and a really cool soundtrack.
Recommended
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5 von 5 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
22.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 10. August
Jack Black. Ozzy Osbourne. Lemmy. Rob Halford. If those names mean anything to you, then you know why you have to play this game. You'll know what you're in for when you see the opening scene.

Brutal Legend is a Heavy Metal fantasy game made by Tim Schafer, creator of classics like Full Throttle and Psychonauts.

The game takes place in a fantasy world inspired by metal albums, with many references to metal bands and of course, one of the best soundtracks ever put in a game. The music alone is like a primer on heavy metal.

The story follows a roadie named Eddie Riggs, who is frustrated by the state of modern music. The band he's touring with sucks and sounds more like a boy band than rockers. When their stupid antics result in an accident that kills the roadie, he wakes up in a horrific-but-awesome other world, a world where rock and roll has actual power.

There is an interesting plot with some fascinating characters along the way. The game is worth it for the performances. Jack Black plays Eddie, while his Tenacious D partner Kyle Gass has a small role. Ozzy, Lita Ford, and Lemmy have important roles, as well, but the biggest performances are provided by Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Tim Curry. Veteran gaming actress Jennifer Hale also does a great role here.

The world never becomes fully realistic due to its fantastical nature, but it never stops being awesome. This is a game where you can go to a Stonehenge made out of swords, play a guitar riff to summon a Deuce, then drive over to a clone of Mt Rushmore with Ozzy's head while listening to awesome music.

The gameplay itself has some issue, and part of the issue is that the game merges several genres, and not all that well. The camera is unreliable, for one thing. But the biggest issue is that the game starts out as an action game, then turns into a odd perspective on an RTS.

That's right, the game is a real-time strategy except instead of being top down, it's viewed from behind a character. The game also borrows a bit from Guitar Hero and to a smaller extent, RPGs. At times, it plays like a GTA-style game. It is a fusion of many different gaming styles, but they don't really fit together. The RTS system is especially frustrating.

It really is a case of a game's world and immersion compensating for flawed design. But the greatness of the game in the end makes up for the problems, and it's a great game to play through.
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5 von 5 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
84.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. Dezember
Fan of metal music? Rock music? BOTH? Well you're in luck! This game combines these genres, in their widest and most well-selected form, with a fascinating new world to explore.. a world filled with this music and its basic elements!
This game is worth playing for the music alone, but the storyline, setting, and gameplay are also fantastic. I'm not going to sit here and tell you why, it's an experience.. so go experience it for yourself!

Features characters based on and voiced by such musicians as Jack Black & Kyle Gass (Tenacious D), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Ozzy Osbourne (who doesn't know him?), and many more!
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8 von 11 Personen (73%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
5.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. November
Okay , so let me start with this , I bought this game just now but I passed it long time ago and I just had to have it in my steam library !

I am going to do some good old pros and cons and I hope I will help you :)

Pros :
+ HEAVY METAL ! (If you like heavy metal as I do )
+Jack Black ( If you find him funny )
+Fantasy open world with lot of cool and heavy stuff to explore !
+Ozzy , Lemmy , Lita and moreee !!
+Good multiplayer (but unpopular anymore :( )
+Great artwork
+Hard game !!
+Only for real man !
+Nice gameplay system (Some maybe find this wrong but I really like it ! )
+Current sale ! It's only 3,74e so it's pretty cool ! catch it while you can !
+HEAVY METAL ! (C'mon ! If you are a man you must like HEAVY METAL ! )


Cons :
-Heavy metal ( If you don't like heavy metal ....you little ♥♥♥♥♥ ! )
-Jack Black ( If you don't find him funny )
-Bugs ( you have to deal with those , it's not a amazing port :/ )
-Maybe to hard sometimes


OVERALL : 9,4/10

Apsolutly amazing and stunning game !
Every music fan should have it and every fantasy gamer ! This is apsolutly a MUST BUY GAME !!
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4 von 4 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
20.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. November
Really not a game for every one :P

IF YOU LIKE: Metal, Rock, Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Ozzy Osbourne, stupid jokes, clunky gameplay:

DO BUY!

IF YOU HATE: (everything above +) slow paced story, boring landscapes (later it´s cool, but 3/4 of the game are zzzZZZ), lame side-missions:

YOU SHALL NOT BUY!
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3 von 3 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. November
This game is stupidly fun. Now my army of head bangers, ATTACK!
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3 von 3 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
6.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. November
A total gem by one of gaming's master humorists: Tim Schafer.

The game is nearly flawless with the only complaint I have being that there isn't MORE of it!

An excellent soundtrack that will please both Heavy Metal diehards as well as newcomers to the musical genre. It serves as an easy intro to a musical scene that might otherwise prove exclusionary to those who don't immediately "get it". Trust me by the end of this game, and probably long before you will understand what Heavy Metal is all about.

Tim Schafer is able to bring the more humorous and satirical elements of the musical genre to the forefront without once compromising it's soul. Let's examine closer though the actual game and it's facets:

GAMEPLAY: While the bulk of the game is played as an action-adventure, there is a noticeable portion that is a real-time strategy meta-game, which has thrown some people off. Luckily one game-mode compliments the other and if you play around with it you should succeed.

The main action-adventure portions has you controlling the main character, Eddie Riggs, as he uses a battle axe to cleave through enemies, and a guitar that allows you to perform magical attacks and perform short "solos" which are quick time rythymn events to unlock special moves or summon a hot rod you can use to zip across the very large landscape. You can upgrade your various weapons and hot rod by collecting fire tributes through various missions in underground garages. This has every aspect of an action adventure game you could possibly want, a HUGE open world, side missions, collectables that unlock new songs and background story, and lots of enemies to fight.

The real-time strategy missions utilize a similar control scheme but focuses you more on controlling large groups of your army you recruit. The gimmick is a little confusing at first and involves building merch booths on fan geysers to collect enough points to purchase more units to send into battle, but once you get the hang of it becomes quite enjoyable and rather intense. Aside from the army control, Eddie can also use his guitar solos to buff his soldiers or do combo-attacks with each of the select unit types for special damage. The units include Headbangers (Infantry), Razor Girls (Ranged), Thunderhog (Medic), Headsplitters (Ranged Vehicle), Bouncers (Anti-Vehicle Infantry), Roadie (Building Demolition), Fire Barons (Anti-Infantry Vehicle) Metal Beasts (Short Range Anti-Infantry), and Rock Crusher (Ranged Assault Vehicle) all of which have a double-team ability with Eddie.


GRAPHICS: The game just looks great, it doesn't go for super realistic but has a very stylized look that at all times makes you think of Heavy Metal Album covers. The design of the world is deliberately gothic and looks like if H.R. Giger did paints of Norse Mythology. The skyscapes look breathtaking and the world is chock full of delicious eye candy that makes you just stop and take it all in. Truly exceptional!

MUSIC: There's not much more to say, this is a Metalhead's wet dream. There are 20 original songs made for the primary campaign and 107 full length heavy metal songs that can be unlocked and played in-game through the Hot Rod's radio.

VOICE ACTING: The main character Eddie is voiced by Jack Black and he does an amazing job of providing life to this character and making him truly enjoyable to watch and play as. The rest of the cast is all-star for Heavy Metal fans: Ozzy Osbourne, Lita Ford, Lemmy Kilmister, and Rob Halford, plus other known names like Tim Curry and Jennifer Hale round out the amazing vocal talents this game has.

STORY: The story is a lot of fun to experience, and while certainly not the best out there, it carries a lot of power and keeps you interested through-out. I only wished we got more of the story involving Succoria. By the time the game ends I felt ready to keep going!



All in all there's no reason not to play this game, if you enjoy good humor, awesome metal music, or just plain ole' fun action gameplay, this game will satisfy!
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