DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

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EA Indie Bundle spotted on Steam

Implausibly titled pack to include Shank 2, Warp, more.

UPDATE: An official Steam listing has now popped up. You can pick up the lot for your local equivalent of $20.98 - that's a 70 per cent saving.

DeathSpank sequel heading to PC

DeathSpank sequel heading to PC

Thongs of Virtue gets exclusive content.

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, Ron Gilbert's action RPG sequel, has nailed down a belated 30th November PC release.

Both the Monkey Island creator's original game and the sequel will then be made available for the Mac on 14th December.

You'll need to stump up $14.99 for Thongs of Virtue on Steam, but there's a 10 per cent discount if you pre-order now.

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Download Games Roundup

Download Games Roundup

DeathSpank! TerRover! Hypership! Robox!

Hypership Out Of Control!

Xbox Live Indie Games / 80 Microsoft Points (Ł0.64)

Sometimes the misery is worth it. After spending hours wading through the raw Xbox Indie sewerage, whistling half-remembered hymns, it starts to seem like some sort of elaborate sanity test. You check for hidden cameras, pat down the sofa for bugs, and shut the blinds. At times like these, you pump up the Kraftwerk and imagine that we're still living in 1982.

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Castlevania demo leads PSN update

Castlevania demo leads PSN update

Plus: Borderlands DLC! DeathSpank! Lara!

There's plenty for everybody on the PlayStation Store today. I hope. Otherwise I'll look stupid for saying that.

There are demos of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (review), MMA, My Sims: Sky Heroes (aerial combat) and WRC FIA World Rally Championship.

There are also free trials of this week's new games: the excellent Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue and TerRover.

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Deathspank follow-up Thongs of Virtue arrives on the PlayStation Store today. It's only been two months since Deathspank turned up, mind you, and game creator Ron Gilbert has left developer Hothead Games. Will this be a turkey? Smother us in early impressions below.

DeathSpank sequel out this year

DeathSpank sequel out this year

Thongs of Virtue for PSN/XBLA.

Electronic Arts and Hothead Games will release a follow-up to DeathSpank later this year.

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (yeah) is due out for PlayStation 3 via PSN on 21st September for €14.99, and for Xbox Live Arcade on 22nd September for 1200 Microsoft Points (Ł10.20 / €14.40).

(With that said, the discrepancy between US and European PlayStation Store updates probably means that both will be released on Wednesday, 22nd September on this side of the pond.)

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