DescriptionIt's Halloween and the siblings Wern and Reynold, new to town, are going trick-or-treat through the neighborhood in order to make some new friends. The player can choose between both of them, while the other will be kidnapped by a monster neighbor. The quest, as expected, consists on rescuing your brother/sister.
Costume Quest is a RPG with turn-based combat. The game takes you door by door asking for candy and fighting against the monsters that you find in some of the houses with the power of your costume. There is around a dozen of them and they have the power to transform the wearer into vampires, robots, the statue of liberty and many other creatures. The combats plays through synchronized button pushing much like in the Mario RPGs. Combat abilities are enhanced by acquiring experience points through a typical leveling system. Additionally, "combat stamps", which is the name used in the game for combat enhancements, can be obtained in the side quests (like finding collectibles or helping the characters of the neighborhood), with candy as the currency to buy these.
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|A short but sweet adventure||Xbox 360||Kartanym (10766)|
|Double Fine should just stop making games already.||PlayStation 3||Lain Crowley (5407)|
|Trick or Treat! It's a Halloween RPG!||Windows||Baxter Arnett (15)|
The Press Says
|Retro Spirit Games||PlayStation 3||Nov 02, 2013||80|
|IGN||Windows||Nov 01, 2011||8 out of 10||80|
|IGN||PlayStation 3||Oct 20, 2010||7.5 out of 10||75|
|4Players.de||Xbox 360||Nov 02, 2010||70 out of 100||70|
|GameSpot||Xbox 360||Oct 20, 2010||7 out of 10||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Xbox 360||Jan 25, 2011||14 out of 20||70|
|GameSpot||PlayStation 3||Oct 20, 2010||7 out of 10||70|
|GameZebo||Windows||Oct 26, 2011||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||PlayStation 3||Jan 25, 2011||14 out of 20||70|
|Thunderbolt Games||PlayStation 3||Mar 16, 2011||6 out of 10||60|
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Credit sequenceThroughout the ending credits sequence pictures of some Double Fine developers are shown at a young age, fitting the game's theme.
- Spike Video Game Awards
- 2010 - Best Downloadable Game
Related Web Sites
- X360A Achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Costume Quest. (English))