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Crashing castles on Xbox Live Arcade


Behemoth has announced that they are bringing Alien Hominid and a new original title to Xbox Live Arcade. The new title, Castle Crashers, is sure to remind many of old school beat 'em ups like Golden Axe and Guardian Heroes. The game features lots of enemies, 4 player co-op, and some serious action. Bonus points to Behemoth for making the characters look like the Black Knight (who, as you know, always triumphs). After you watch the gameplay video above, be sure and check out the official trailer on Xboxyde.

I'm just going to abandon all journalistic objectivity here and say Castle Crashers looks like it's going to kick ass.

[Via Joystiq]

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Sam M.1

7-20-2006 @ 1:25PM

Sam M. said...

I agree, I think this game is definitely going to kick some ass. Man, these indie developers are really owning the marketplace. I have been getting the best gaming experiences on my 360 from all the indie devs who are releasing for the system. I think the major game developers (I am talking to you EA) really need to watch there backs.

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MDB2

7-20-2006 @ 1:28PM

MDB said...

I like the last line of the preview. Interestingly enough, there's an article regarding this phenomenon on Joystiq. HA

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zenprism3

7-20-2006 @ 2:34PM

zenprism said...

Castle Crashers just passed up Gears of War and Mario Galaxy for my most wanted game on any system.
Looks like brilliant fun.

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J.Goodwin4

7-20-2006 @ 3:30PM

J.Goodwin said...

Oh god, it's TOTALLY Guardian Heroes!

This is AWESOME! Definitely looking forward to it.

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FiredCylinder5

7-20-2006 @ 4:15PM

FiredCylinder said...

It does look like a lot of fun, but I don't like the way the action seems to only take place on the right edge of the screen. It's also difficult to tell what's going on at times.

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SuicideNinja6

7-20-2006 @ 4:21PM

SuicideNinja said...

I can't wait for a balance to arrive, when great game releases have great XBLA games in between.

Hopefully, there will be a time when there will always be a plethora of content.

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Richard Mitchell7

7-20-2006 @ 4:26PM

Richard Mitchell said...

"I don't like the way the action seems to only take place on the right edge of the screen."

I actually thought the same thing, but I think this has more to do with the people playing it than the game itself. You'll notice they're just blindly hacking at the side of the screen. Different players would let the enemies come into view. At least I would.

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bob dole8

7-20-2006 @ 5:41PM

bob dole said...

after watching that it made me realise that they should put ninja turles on xbla

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Justin9

7-21-2006 @ 12:19AM

Justin said...

Woo hoo! Sync ROCKS!

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