Review : [Deathspank] (2010) <XBOX360>

Developer : Hothead Games <feat. Ron Gilbert, Publisher EA Partners>
Release year : 2010
Price : 1200 MS points <XBOX360>

Well made as 'Diablo + Monkey Island', but not perfect.


I was not interested so much before, but 'hooked' right before release & purchased.

'Ron Gilbert' & 'Diablo + Monkey Island' could be big issue. And EA Partners published this, even MS pushed this game to be featured in main page of XBOX360 marketplace. It must be 'hyped' & 'famous', and this is fun & interesting game. Just the problem is, action time stops often.

[Diablo] might have great background story, but we can do 'whirlwind' to proceed without any thought. For [Deathspank], you must 'read' some part of dialogues / storyline, because some of them is essential to proceed. And there are some puzzles like (oldschool) adventure genre, and you must 'think' at then. Hack & Slash is full of action without rest, but you need to 'stop' very often in this game. I think that's the main reason why this game can't get over 90 of 100 score, even if this is fun & intersting game.

However if you want to buy it now, go for it. Really worth, just you must stop & think often.

Where to buy : Turn on the Console.
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Finally 'Ron Gilbert' featured game [DeathSpank] will be released through PSN / XBLA, for 14.99$ & 1200 MSpoints. And NO PLAN for PC version (yet). This game is discussed as [Diablo] + [Monkey Island] style.
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via Gamasutra

EA Partners has published some third party games, as [Rock Band] / [Left 4 Dead] / [Brutal Legend]. They contracted first 1 Digital-Distribution games, which are Hothead Games' [Deathspank] (feat. Ron Gilbert] & Klei Entertainment's [Shank].

[Shank] will be released for PSN / XBLA / PC.


This is [Shank]. Looks very promising, even if it's opposite to [Eets].
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