Bigger, Harder, Longer DeathSpank

  • New DLC for popular RPG game
  • Claimed to be ‘fiendishly addictive’
  • Will include co-op mode

Electronic Arts and independent developer Hothead Games has announced DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, the follow-up to the twisted and fiendishly addictive action RPG, DeathSpank.

Featuring the trademark humour found in the original, Thongs of Virtue centres 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.

"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 humour."

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.

DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue will be available for download in Australia on PlayStation Network on September 22, 2010 for $19.95 and Xbox Live Arcade on September 23, 2010 for 1200 Microsoft Points.