let's see: Tim Shaffer - makes good games, get bad sales. Tameem - makes bad games, get bad sales. seems legitimate.
Anything Ninja Theory has done is better than Brutal Legend.
WHAT ?! Enslaved can't hold a candle to BL.
To be honest I think Enslaved was way better than Brutal Legend. I loved the story in Brutal Legend but I was forcing myself to play the game to see the story because I was so tired of the RTS portion.
It may be because they really promoted the game as an heavy metal god of war esque game before even down to the demo, but I don't know. I wanted to be alone and fight, not have stages battle, but the story was really good/fun.