Archive for the ‘General Update’ Category

DeathSpank Available Now on Steam

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

DeathSpank is now available for download on PC for $14.99 via Steam, head on over to DeathSpank’s page on Steam to pick it up for your computer today!

DeathSpank & DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue Sound Track to be Released for Free if…

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

…our fans mobilize and get 4,000 people “liking” Hothead’s facebook page. Mobilize now and mobilize quickly!

To give you a taste of the musical goodness that you will receive as your reward for your hard work, here are three tracks from the DeathSpank and DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue soundtracks for you to enjoy right this very instant using our website’s nifty audio player plugin. One of the tracks is a brand ’spanking new release (no pun intended!) and the other two tracks were previously released for use in our Karaoke of Justice contest that we ran on the site a while back.

All of the tracks in DeathSpank and DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue were composed by Jeff Tymoschuk.

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You can download all three tracks to import them into iTunes using this link: DeathSpank Music Tracks.

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DeathSpank Available Now on PSN in North America!

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Gamers Rejoice! Due to some fun and games on Sony’s PlayStation Store, DeathSpank is available a day early in North America!

To reward gamers that buy DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue in the first week we are giving away two pieces of free downloadable content: the Snowy Mountain Dungeon, a terrifying, ice-covered dungeon frozen in the North Pole where evil enemies of ice, flesh and terror dwell and a new playable co-op character, Sidekick Tankko. Half-man, half-spider and all awesome, Sidekick Tankko is a deadly warrior who spews mighty clouds of poison and entraps enemies with his inescapable web attacks.

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MassSpank! Another Spoof DeathSpank Cover from Hothead and EA

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Brad, an uber talented artist we have here at Hothead took some time to pull together another spoof DeathSpank cover. A BIG THANK YOU to Bioware and Electronic Arts for being cool enough to let us mess around with the Mass Effect cover and spankify it. I’ve linked to the super high resolution version of the image below just in case you guys want to make a desktop wallpaper out of the image.

Enjoy!… but please don’t confuse this cover with the REAL cover of DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue that will be magically appearing on PSN (Tuesday the 21st!) and XBLA (Wednesday the 22nd!). Just in case you need reminding, here is the REAL cover for DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue:

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DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue Screenshot Bonanza!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Ok, bonanza might be an exaggeration seeing as I’m only showing you six new screenshots today, but it’s a fun word so I’m going with it.

The release of DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue, the follow-up to the delightfully twisted and fiendishly addictive action RPG, DeathSpank is less then a week away and in anticipation of the greatest release of all time in the history of video games (I know, bold statement. I’m in a mood to exagerate today so I’m going with it as well) we’re releasing some new screenshots today to help whet your appetite for Thongs of Virtue.

Who knew you needed your appetite whetted for thongs?

If you haven’t checked out the other screenshots that have already been released, head on over to our screenshot page to take a look: DeathSpank Thongs of Virtue Screenshots

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