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Extra Rations: The Baconing DLC And Sale

The Baconing was a load of old nonsense, which suits me just fine. I like nonsense. The first time I realised words were among my favourite things I was but a young pup reading a giant Edward Lear tome and being struck about the face by seemingly infinite invention. But Edward Lear never included any "Bad Mothas" in his work as far as I remember…

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The Baconing review

I was having my breakfast shower last Thursday when I got a message from Jim. So I got out of the water and put down my Wheetos. When I read the message bleeping away in my jeans I found it simply read: “The Baconing: Review?” I replied with a lengthy acceptance speech, pointing out many of Jim’s finer qualities. I was naked. “A review of…

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DeathSpank vs Anti-Spank

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy is not the only game Hothead is currently working on, it transpires. Those man-fellas and lady-fellas are also turning their attentions to a third DeathSpank game. DeathSpank is, you might recall, the creation of former Lucas Arts heroman Ron Gilbert; he's now reunited with former colleague Tim Schafer at Doublefine, with Hothead confirming to Kotaku that the 'Spank will…

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Spank Rocks: First DeathSpank Screens

1UP only have a bloody exclusive, so we're going to have to link to them. Curse them and their exclusives and their fashionable haircuts. They're doing a week of DeathSpank coverage starting with a preview, including the aforementioned screens. Ron Gilbert does an Adventure Game/Action-RPG cross-breed based on an office running joke which just wouldn't stop. I'm excited by this. More of this kind of…

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Ron Gilbert’s New Game Announced

The hero of a generation of gamers, Mr Ron "Monkey Island" Gilbert, has announced his new game, and the publisher who'll be distributing it. Ready? DeathSpank Episode 1: Orphans of Justice. Oh yes. It's an "RPG Adventure", featuring a character from the short-lived Grumpy Gamer cartoons. Gilbert explains, "I called up Tim Schafer and said "Loan me a desk, I have a game to design!"…

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