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Costume Quest (PlayStation 3)

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Description

It'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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User Reviews

Double Fine should just stop making games already. Lain Crowley (5413) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

The Press Says

Retro Spirit Games Nov 02, 2013 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
IGN Oct 20, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 25, 2011 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot Oct 20, 2010 7 out of 10 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 24, 2010 67 out of 100 67
Thunderbolt Games Mar 16, 2011 6 out of 10 60

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Credit sequence

Throughout the ending credits sequence pictures of some Double Fine developers are shown at a young age, fitting the game's theme.

Awards

  • Spike Video Game Awards
    • 2010 - Best Downloadable Game

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MichaelPalin (1195) added Costume Quest (PlayStation 3) on Oct 23, 2010
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