Brutal Legend Review
Tim Schafer has an incredible resume of games. Two of my favorite games of all time (Psychonauts and Grim Fandango) were creations of Schafer's unique ability to create humor in games, and satisfying gameplay. Brutal Legend seemed like it would continue Schafer's winning record. Sadly, it does not come close.
In Brutal Legend, you play as Eddie Riggs, a roadie for a "heavy metal" band, who is killed during a freak on-stage accident. Blood spills onto Eddie's belt buckle and he is transported into a world where heavy metal rules. Using an axe, and his Flying V to shock enemies, Eddie joins Lars, Lita and Ophelia for the fight for humanities freedom against the