Hey, rockers and/or rollers: I don't want to tell you how to live your life or anything, but you might want to pre-order Brütal Legend from Game Stop. Starting today, rockers who have pre-ordered Tim Shafer's masterpiece of metal from the retailer can download the game's demo from Xbox Live or The PlayStation Network and treat themselves to a tastes of the rock nearly a month before the game's official Rocktober 13th release date. Do not wait for Jazzvember! Get it in Rocktober!
The Brütal Legend demo includes the game’s entire opening chapter, setting the stage for roadie Eddie Riggs journey into a Heavy Metal-inspired universe on the brink of decimation. That means a tutorial, the first level and the first boss battle of the game will be yours to enjoy. That sounds like a big chink of gaming for free.
“I wish people could play the whole game right now,” said Tim Schafer, President of Double Fine Productions, said in a press release. “But while we’re waiting for Rocktober 13th, a taste of Metal is better than none at all.”
Wait, Tim, if you really wish we could play it for free, why not give the thing away?