Monday, December 18

Deathspank: Thongs of Virtue Announced

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Surprise DeathSpank fans, EA and Hothead Games have just announced DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, the rather quick follow-up to the delightfully twisted and fiendishly addictive action RPG that hit PSN and XBLA back in July. Featuring the trademark humor found in the original, Thongs of Virtue centers on DeathSpank’s journey through a massive war-torn land;  explore the North Pole and the high seas to locate six mystical thongs to bring peace and harmony to the universe. DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (T.O.V.)was available for download fromPlayStationNetwork on September 21, 2010 for $14.99 and Xbox LIVE Arcade ffrom September 22, 2010 for 1200 Microsoft Points. 
 
“Bigger, longer, harder – these were the words that drove us while we created the follow up to our introduction to the DeathSpank universe,” said Vlad Ceraldi, Director of Game Development for Hothead Games.  “In T.O.V., we’re taking action RPG fundamentals and adding loads of new creatures, environments, weapons and characters, while continuing to push the envelope with our signature humor.”

And here’s an official description of the content for ya:
 
DeathSpank: T.O.V. puts players in the mighty boots of DeathSpank, the “Dispenser of Justice”, “Vanquisher of Evil” and “Hero to the Downtrodden.”  A long time ago, nine mystical thongs were planned to bring balance and harmony to the universe, but when marketing got in the way, only six thongs were produced, and the result was disastrous. Granting great power to those who wear them, the thongs corrupted all those they touched–except DeathSpank. DeathSpank must find all six thongs and destroy them once and for all. Thongs of Virtue includes local co-op mode, allowing a second player to choose one of two hilarious sidekicks to help save the world. Players will enjoy unleashing magical skills, playing as Sparkles the Wizard, or laugh at the ninjatastic Kung Fu moves of DeathSpank’s new partner in crime, Steve.

So there ya go, more Spankin’ coming your way next month. Who amongst you plan on checking this out???

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