What you need to know

  • Brutal Legend is a third-person action game from Double Fine Productions.
  • The title launched 10 years ago.
  • The developer is having an anniversary sale which discounts the game by 67 percent.
  • You can purchase Brutal Legend for $5 through the Xbox 360 Marketplace.

Last year, Brutal Legend became backward compatible on Xbox One. The title is regarded as a cult classic because of its unique theme and gameplay.

Brutal Legend is an action game that features Jack Black and lots of heavy metal music. Your task is to save the world, but there are a lot of hurdles along the way. Even famous singers like Ozzy Osbourne make appearances.

Recently, Microsoft acquired Double Fine Productions, the developer behind the title. It's been 10 years since Brutal Legend launched on Xbox 360, and in order to celebrate its anniversary, the team has discounted the game by 67 percent to just $5. Head over to Steam or the Xbox 360 Marketplace to pick it up.

Brutal Legend has "Very Positive" reviews on Steam, but it's no slouch on Xbox 360 or Xbox One either. You'll have to play it to see what the hype's all about!

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Brutal Legend

A powerful guitar

Brutal Legend is an action game from the mind of Tim Schafer. Eddie Riggs, a roadie chosen by the Rock Gods and played by Jack Black, must battle through a heavy metal fantasy world to save humanity and slay demons.

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