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    Castle Crashers

    Game » consists of 12 releases. Released Aug 27, 2008

    Grab three other knights and storm enemy forces in this downloadable beat-em-up with RPG elements, complete with smoothly-drawn graphics.

    Is this game over-hyped?

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    #1  Edited By oedipus

    The reason the title of this forum post is a question is so I can answer it. I'm going to go with "yes."

    I don't understand why everyone is in love with this game. I'm all about getting hyped up over a game, but I just don't see it. I played a lot of side-scrolling brawlers in my SNES days, but really the only thing this has going for it is its wonderful art style. However, art style does not a beat-em-up make. Is there something revolutionizing the genre in the game that I don't know about? I'm sure the game could be good, but worthy of its fanboydom it is not.

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    #2  Edited By SpaceInsomniac

    I think it's hyped because its a dead genre these days, and people miss it.  It's also impossible to tell if a game is "over-hyped" without actually playing it.

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    #3  Edited By Graymalkin

    I don't know maybe the game is over-hyped. For me it's really all about the artstyle in Castle Crashers.
    Having played Alien Hominid for a bit I thought that it wasn't a great game but nevertheless fun to play because of how the characters were designed and how the game is full of funny, quirky ideas.
    I don't expect more of Castle Crashers except being able to play coop with my friends.

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    #4  Edited By Mushir

    Because of the awesome art-style. Dan Paladin rules!

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    #5  Edited By CB

    If it's overhyped, then just about every moderately good game is overhyped these days.

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    #6  Edited By Riddler

    awesome art style.

    Four player Online/offline co-op

    4 player competitive mode

    ........day one purchase

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    #7  Edited By TheGTAvaccine

    Yeah. I just dont get what people see in this game.

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    #8  Edited By BoG

    If you don't get it, find 3 friends, and find a Turtles in Time or Battletoads machine in a local arcade. Even that arcade simpsons game. Get these friends, and go play.
    You'll want castle crashers, too.

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    #9  Edited By TheGTAvaccine
    BoG said:
    "If you don't get it, find 3 friends, and find a Turtles in Time or Battletoads machine in a local arcade. Even that arcade simpsons game. Get these friends, and go play.
    You'll want castle crashers, too."
    Oh I've played co-op side scrollers, but I still dont see the hype of Castle Crashers.

    I guess it's cause I dont really have anyone to play it with when it comes out.
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    #10  Edited By Ubergeist

    Nah, this game is going to rule.

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    #11  Edited By TomA

    I think this game is going to rock!

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    #12  Edited By Cowman
    BoG said:
    "If you don't get it, find 3 friends, and find a Turtles in Time or Battletoads machine in a local arcade. Even that arcade simpsons game. Get these friends, and go play.
    You'll want castle crashers, too."
    Local arcade? Where do you live, in the year 1992?
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    #13  Edited By Termite

    Somebody called this game racist, citing the people with brownish hoods on their heads as "black people"

    I think just because of that incident, this game cannot be anything short of fantastic

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    #14  Edited By Subway

    If it's like Alien hominid I'll pass. If I really wanna play a sidescroller with three friends, which I normally don't because one person is always too good, one person always sucks, and the two others are in the middle and it's just annoying, I'll play Aegis Wing.

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    #15  Edited By spiceninja

    I'm excited because it's a sidescrolling beat em' up and I really miss that genre of games.

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    #16  Edited By ajarbuckle

    yes

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