Hothead Games Archive

  • Review: The Baconing

    Review: The Baconing

    What do bacon, thongs, chickens, swords and justice have in common? Not much unless you are a hero named DeathSpank. Hothead Games’ third installment in a uniquely visual action fetch quest series strikes the balance of humor, action and lots of loot in The Baconing. […]

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  • Contest: The Baconing XBLA Giveaway

    Contest: The Baconing XBLA Giveaway

    We’re kicking off the week with a sizzling, greasy, artery-clogging giveaway for Hothead Games’ latest installment in the DeathSpank series, The Baconing. The humorous action-RPG is available now on Mac, PC, PSN and XBLA for $14.99, and we’ll let you know if it’s worth buying […]

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  • Review: Kickin Momma

    Review: Kickin Momma

    Leveraging the deep fiction and back story of its earlier downloadable game Swarm, Hothead Games now delivers a new downloadable game for your iOS device of choice. (The universal HD version is $3.99, and the standard SD iPhone version is $1.99) While this review is based […]

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  • Kickin Momma Trailer

    Kickin Momma Trailer

    Momma needs a new necklace. So go on now, make momma proud by kicking her babies into a shiny field

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  • The Baconing Announcement Trailer

    The Baconing Announcement Trailer

    DeathSpank must brave the Fires of Bacon and destroy the five Thongs of Virtue to save Spanktopia from the evil

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  • Contest: DeathSpank Steam Giveaway

    Contest: DeathSpank Steam Giveaway

    Have you been ‘Spanked yet? No? Well, now is your chance, as we are giving away a Steam code pack featuring both titles in Hothead Games’ hilarious action-RPG adventure, DeathSpank! Prize: Steam code pack for the PC versions of the original DeathSpank and its sequel, […]

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  • Review: DeathSpank (PC)

    Review: DeathSpank (PC)

    Trying to send up a game genre while also presenting a game that is worth playing on its own merits is challenging, but if anyone can manage it Ron Gilbert of Monkey Island fame is someone I would choose. DeathSpank is a multiplatform game that […]

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  • Steam Gets Shank and ‘Spanked

    Steam Gets Shank and ‘Spanked

    EA’s downloadable duo of DeathSpank and Shank, already available for console gamers on PSN and XBLA, is now set to bring the goods to PC gamers. Both titles go on sale October 26th via Steam at $15 apiece — or $13.49 if you pre-purchase for […]

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  • DeathSpank Dragon Age Spoof is a Hoot

    DeathSpank Dragon Age Spoof is a Hoot

    Before Hothead ultimately settled on DeathSpank as the final title for its new comedic action-RPG, the game was almost titled DeathSpank: Orphans, with box art that looks eerily similar to a certain EA BioWare RPG. That turkey is terrifying — no wonder it was rejected! […]

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  • Contest: DeathSpank PSN/XBLA Code Giveaway

    Contest: DeathSpank PSN/XBLA Code Giveaway

    [Update] We’ve had so many entries that we’ve decided to bump the entry deadline up a few days — no point keeping so many eager gamers waiting, right? You now have through Monday, July 19 to enter. Drop a comment below or send us an […]

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