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4.42 stars 4.42/5 Stars Average score of 38 user reviews spread across 9 releases and 0 DLC

Castle Crashers is a fun beat'em up with nice humor. 0

 I was a big Alien Homnid fan back in the Gamecube days.  So when I heard about Castle Crashers, I was pretty excited.  I originally played this game last with in a local multiplayer setting.  It's almost a different experience when you're playing with someone else.  You're not concerned about secrets or items or money.. it's just a stupid button masher.  So I was curious what it would be like in a single player setting, and it was very rewarding in some senses.  I liked the amounts of secrets y...

10 out of 10 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers - It's got depth 0

You know a lot of people look at Castle Crashers and they love what they see.  They see a bright, beautiful and colorful 2D art stylized world, that is well animated and full of character, but they also say to themselves that this is a beat-'em-up and that there is no depth to such games.  Well this assumption is wrong in so many ways, especially for a game like Castle Crashers.Castle Crashers gives depth to the game by adding in RPG-esque elements.  Characters level up by defeating enemies and ...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

I'm crashing after Castle Crashing for so long......crashing 0

I've never bought an XBLA arcade game until Castle Crashers. To be honest I was never really interested in the Arcade at all until I found my friend slowly becoming a mindless zombie slave to Castle Crashers' rule over his brain. We usually like the same games so I decided I might as well give it a try. Wow, what a well crafted and brilliantly executed game. The Behemoth has produced a simple yet extremely addictive title that should not be missed by anyone who owns a 360. Castle Crashers is a  ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers Review 0

Castle Crashers is a XBOX Live Arcade game in which you and/or your friends will be battling through a side scrolling adventure game, where button mashing isn't a requirement, but will allow you to get that much further into the game. This game was delayed several times, as the developer wasn't quite ready to release it, to the games defense the wait did not hurt the game.The graphics are what you'd expect from a good XBOX Live game. The animations are crisp, you're not going to see an blurring,...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The funnest, glitchiest xbox live arcade game I've played 0

The one thing that really stood out too me when I was cruisin the marketplace was the fact that it was 4 player coop over a local connection. I don't know about other people but coop makes games 10 times better and a 4 player coop is rare. The game has great, loud, but great music. The artwork is very unique and makes the whole experience less serious, more funny and enjoyable. The level up system is great because allies can't steal your kill because its based off of how many hits you made, not ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A beat'em-up with a light dressing of RPG elements. 0

Castle Crashers' art design and personality complement one another in an extremely enjoyable way. This 2-D side scroller is loaded with hours of fun game play and honest-to-goodness moments that will make you laugh. Castle Crashers has personality through and through. Also, its hack and slash gameplay are simple yet harmonize the other simple but cultivated features the game has to offer. So, sit back and enjoy the rollercoaster that is "CASTLE CRASHERS".The simple score breakdown of Castle Cras...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Retro gaming done right, or nostalgic disaster? 0

    The Review Castle Crashers is a relatively old game at the time of this review; but with talk of a PSN release and the new DLC, i feel like i should let people in on just how good this game really is. This review is segmented into several different parts, and is meant to be a quick read so that users can get the idea without having to read some online novel of a review. GamePlay   Castle Crashers is the second production from "the behemoth", who were also responsible for "Alien Hom...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crasher Gameplay 0

Castle Crashers is one of the finest arcade games that you can find on live or anywhere else. I persoally thought that it was my favorite game for at least a week, then it got a little old but still it seemed so good...Well now let us talk of the gameplay, the reason for which I have written this review. You go around and fight a multitude of creatures, you use speacial combos to take them out such as jumping in the air and slashing them. You can barely tell what the hell is happening in the com...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The Alien Hominid creators make one of the best DL titles ever, 0

I’ve been going on Newgrounds for a long time now, and I still go on it daily. It really is the best flash animation site on the web. I remember when I first went on it and played Alien Hominid. That really was one of the best games I’ve ever played. I loved everything about it, the gameplay, the art style, and especially the character design. Now, the original Alien Hominid creator, and the founder of Newgrounds release an Xbox Live Arcade title. And man, it is definitely worth the money. The ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers: A love note to the old arcade games. 0

    For 1200 microsoft points you can get a variety of content including entire games. There's a wide choice of different games but one that will stand out above them all is Castle Crashers.     Castle Crashers plays like the classic arcade beat 'em ups from the old days of games, while adding a variety of new game play mechanics to make sure it's not just another beat 'em up, but an update to an old genre of gaming. You'll hack 'n slash and fight huge monsters, some whacky and some that will ju...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Flawed Genius You Have To Appreciate... With Buddies. 0

Well, even after quite a while, online multiplayer for Castle Crashers still seems to be completely screwed, as I have yet to connect reliably to even a game of All You Can Quaff.  However, it is a testament to the quality and general fun factor of this game that I still find myself playing it every time a few of my friends come over.I've taken two characters (Fire and Lightning) through the end boss, collected every animal, beaten all the arenas but Icy, and collected most of the weapons, altho...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A great 4-player beat em' up with charming artstyle and gameplay 0

Pros:-Great art style-Humorous and creative gameplay-Great co-op experience-Lot's of replay valueCons:-Enemies can be cheap and frustrating-Doesn't offer much of a single player experienceWhen it comes to 4 player beat em' ups, you can't really do better than Castle Crashers. It is unique, funny, creative, and just down right fun. It's a game that you and your friends will laugh long into the night with, and it's certainly worth your money.Castle Crashers is set in a cartoon fantasy-medieval wor...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Hand drawn fun 0

    The beautifully hand drawn 2D down loadable arcade game is here. Does it impress with laughs and action.        Positive: Fantastic 2D artFun violenceFunny momentsWeapon contentBoss FightsWide selection of characters        Negative: Sometimes FrustratingRepetitive          Overall it is a fun enjoyable game that is worth the money....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers- Crash Landing 0

Game Lesson 101: When a game begins with a character head-banging to medieval music, you know you’re in for something special. That being said, I just watched an owl poop itself to death. It's important that you know this because whether or not you find bathroom humor funny will determine how you'll like a new game called "Castle Crashers" by the indie development team Behemoth (Alien Hominid) on XBox Live Arcade. Catchy name, what's it about? Well, I'm glad you asked, it's an old-fashioned bea...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Best XBLA game so far 0

This game is pure brilliance, from the amazing art-style behemoth in known for, to the hugeness of the game.Not to mention this game is so very fun and addictive. The main story is about four princess' who have been captured by this evil wizard, so pretty basic stuff.What makes this game even more enjoyable is the RPG elements that are used to level you and strengthen your character which from the beginning of the game you have four to choose from, each representing a different element. There is...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great addictive action/RPG/beat em up that will own your soul 0

The good: Fun with great gameplay and replay value - music goes really well with the game - online multiplayer - Local and online co-op for up to 4 players - tons of collectibles to find and characters to unlock - simplistic controls.The bad: Hit detection is not really good.(This will probably be a shorter review than i normally do mainly since its a arcade game but dont let that make you think this game is short on replay value)It really was hard to find anything wrong with this game not simpl...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Note: Crashing Castles does not effect your no claims bonus 0

Well in a time of big releases for the Xbox 360, mine decided to poo itself and die. So the last major game i played was Castle Crashers released on Xbox Live ages ago, back in August during the Summer of Arcade.Castle Crashers is a cartoon beat 'em up from the makers of Alien Hominid (a super hard arcade style game) and Newsgrounds (a website for posting flash vids on). Using the same art style as Alien Hominid, the team made a quirky, 4 player co op game of princesses, knights, thieves and ......

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers is a fantastic Arcade game, despite its problems. 0

So the eagerly anticipated new game from developers The Behemoth finally reached out XBOX 360's this week in Microsofts Summer of Arcade games. This LIVE Arcade game as been on the lips of many a gamer and its great to finally get our hands on this old school styled game. In many respects Castle Crashers does indeed go old school, for us folks who love their games its clear that The Behemoth drew from many classic games of old. Castle Crashers features a fantastic looking 2D art Style that keeps...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers is worth storming Marketplace for 0

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A game victimized by incredibly stupid design decisions 0

Every once in a while, I play a game where I am astonished at the unbelievable, mind-boggling, incredibly incredibly incredibly stupid design decisions that went into making it. Castle Crashers is one of those games. I can't believe that this game made it out the door without testers screaming about it. Maybe they just decided that that whole "testing thing" wasn't worthwhile.Here's the biggest problem with this turd -- the game has the most retarded checkpoint save system ever conceived. It doe...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Best XBLA Game to Date 0

I've been anticipating this game since it was first announced about a year or two ago (I forget the exact date).  It has finally has been released for the Xbox Live Marketplace, so here it my review.Castle Crashers at its core is your basic hack n' slash side-scroller.  If your like me and grew up on the SNES/Genesis then you played tons of these sort of games.  Castle Crashers takes it one step further by implementing RPG elements like leveling up, new skills when leveled up, etc.In the beginni...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

4/5 0

Castle Crashers is a very funny game, with pooping deer across the moon and chossing who gets to ride it, and some very other odd creatures along the way. This game is also very addicting until you actually beat the game. Then its like you've stopped playing whic h I felt when playing and finishing the final boss. If you consider buying it get it for the ps3 on the XBOX 360 you have to buy and go through different games to get other characters.Review by KateUptonLover13...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Just short of perfection 0

Castle Crashers is a huge bargain. The amount of content in it could easily make it a budget retail title for at least $20. Hell, it even approaches the quality of some $50-60 titles. $15 is a steal for this fantastic game. The gameplay is immensely addictive, offering a nostalgic nod to classics like Battletoads, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the Simpsons arcade game, while simultaneously providing far more depth than any of its influences. Leveling up is very rewarding, offering new combos...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

I wish I had people to crash castles with 0

Castle Crashers is the brightly animated 2D beat 'em up by game developers; The Behemoth and runs for 1200 Microsoft points. The Behemoth was well known for it's first game Alien Hominid HD on the Xbox Live Arcade. It does a good job bringing humor and platforming to a standard beat 'em up style that you would think wouldn't be popular in today's consumer mindset. Though this game does suffer from a few bugs that can harm it quite a bit.The game has you chase after evil bosses that stole four pr...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fun but buggy 0

Castle crasher is a game that anybody can love. Being only 5-8 hrs. long its also game that anybody can beat. The animation is nothing less then eye candy, the colors are in your face, and there is also hundreds of little jokes scattered through-out the game. But there and a few minor bugs like, when you buy an animal orb from a store the game will freeze. Castle crasher is the type of game that has infinite replay value. If your in the market for a nice short game Castle Crashers is a smart use...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crashers just falls short due a few bugs and online probs 0

Ive been really looking forward to Castle Crashers since it was a shown a year or two ago. So now after so long it was finally released to the public about a week ago. The story goes your a Knight with magic powers just danceing untill a dead soilder falls down the stairs. you go to investergate and find out the some guy has stolen a cystal that seems to hold some kind if magic power, also a couple of fair maidens have been kidnapped as well. Its up to you to get the crystals and save the maiden...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A fun multiplayer dungeon romp with RPG elements. 0

Castle Crashers is one of those Xbox Live Arcade games that is a must download.  The game features a great, hilarious art style similar to Alien Hominid, which isn't a surprise since it is by The Behemoth.  The similarities end there however, because Castle Crashers is more about a multiplayer dungeon hack, rather than a fast-paced shooting experience.  As the title implies, Castle Crashers is set in a fictional medieval world.  You and a few buddies control a variety of characters that can att...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Castle Crash your way to an acid trip! 0

If you're a semi-aged gamer, or a gamer who was brought up on the old school stuff, hack 'n slash and beat'em ups are more than likely in your list of games played vigorously. After the gaming community was dragged out of the arcade era of console games, these genres faded out almost entirely. That stayed the case until Xbox Live Arcade and the other similar services of this generation were unleashed on the public. Now all the old school genres are coming back with a charge as smaller developers...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Crashing Friendships and Castles At The Same Time 0

   If you've ever played any given side-scrolling  beat-em-up, you'll feel right at home. If you remember Donatello yelling "Ohhh, shell shock!," or Haggar's big, burly self beating up the same pallet-swapped baddies for hours on end, or even if you've had a good round of Battletoads, you know the drill. But that's not to say it's resurrected business as usual, far from it. The Behemoth has breathed fresh life into this old genre, attaching a simple leveling mechanic and a truckload of humor to ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Four Player Fish Slapping Fun 0

The Beat 'Em Up genre faded away near the end of the SNES and Genesis era of video games, now simply walking down the street doesn't hold the attention of gamers long enough. However, as I found out quickly, if you add a sweet arsenal of weapons, little pets that help out, experience and levels, and some quality humor, you can get an addictive and fun game that is nothing shy of awesome.Castle Crashers is a Beat 'Em Up at its core, but it is covered with all the above versions of delicious frost...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Bring's Back Old Memories 0

Castle Crashers to me is one of the best games I have played this year.  I have always been a fan of the beat-em' up games like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game, The Simpson's arcade game, the X-men arcade game, etc. Ever since I was a little kid going to arcade's, these were always the games that I would spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars playing. When The Behemoth first announced that they were making a beat-em' up style game for XBLA, I was already super syked. I am a b...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Not often a coop campaign feels this good 0

Even if you examine Castle Crashers as a full legitimate game, this title still holds itself up pretty well. If you are like me, you are iffy on the whole buying a digital game thing, but the developers of this title make sure you feel as though you get your money’s worth here. This fact is evident in the games length and replay-ability. For the price, the length of the campaign feels perfect. There are something like 30 dynamic levels that flow into each other and culminate in about 10 or 15 bo...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

#1 arcade game 0

This is by far one of the best arcade game i have played in a while, ( well i didn't feel like i wasted my money after purchasing it ). I love how even though you beat the game you still have weapons, animals, and characters to unlock to make you want to play again and again. Until you have unlocked them all. All thought this game is decent for single player multiplayer is where the fun really is. Definitely a game where the whole family can get involved with....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Does Castle Crashers finish off the XBLA summer releases right? 0

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fun diluted by frustration. 0

Mmm. Graphic. Unnecessary caption. There are a scarce number of games today that are capable of substituting for the beat-em-up arcade machines of old. Castle Crashers is one such game. It has been billed by some as the game to fill in that gaping hole of side-scrolling hack-and-slash goodness. In this regard, it is both a resounding success and a debilitating failure.             Combat is obviously the focus of the game. In a word, it is delicious. There’s a button for quick attack and another...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A great Beat-'Em Up for A New Generation 0

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0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

oh look a shitting deer. 0

i got bored of this game really fast. its really just run, slash, repeat throughout the whole game. i guess it just wasnt my type.  for those who are interested though, the art style looks beautiful and it has 4 player online/offline co-op as well as some bonus modes. it also has a leveling system which is pretty cool. however, the game was too boring personally for me to recommend it. i would say save your 15 dollars for something better, like maybe shadow complex or braid....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A beat'em-up with a light dressing of RPG elements. 0

 Castle Crashers' art design and personality complement one another in an extremely enjoyable way. This 2-D side scroller is loaded with hours of fun game play and honest-to-goodness moments that will make you laugh. Castle Crashers has personality through and through. Also, its hack and slash gameplay are simple yet harmonize the other simple but cultivated features the game has to offer. So, sit back and enjoy the rollercoaster that is "CASTLE CRASHERS". The simple breakdown of Castle C...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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