Brutal Legend had undergone aggressive and incessant marketing for several months before its actual release. They emphasized on its celebrity cast, especially Jack Black, as well as the metal theme. It seemed like a game that was bound to disappoint a bit with its focus on flashy appearances. No one really knew if there was any sort of substance in this game when it does come out. Now that we have seen it with our very own eyes, we can now make fair judgments about it. While flashy, it was done with good reason as the quality of this effort by Electronic Arts and Double Fine Productions was well worth the wait.
As a whole, the game is all about fun and entertainment. The game play is surely dynamic and every other element of the game is just about putting a smile on your face. Perhaps without having to resort to keyboard-bashing and hairsplitting, they can just be broken down in their individual respects, then judged as a whole as regular routine would have it. However, this game really makes most reviewers scratch their heads as the amount of shine put on it is quite blinding. How can you say no to Ozzy Osbourne's guest appearance in a video game? 82/100