Costume Quest is a Halloween adventure from Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions. In this charming role-playing game, choose your hero and trick-or-treat through three beautiful environments full of Double Fine humor and story.Read full description
"Creativity-infused cartoon combat blends perfectly with trick-or-treating nostalgia to give this humorous little download some tremendous pull." - IGN.com
Costume Quest is a Halloween adventure from Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions. In this charming role-playing game, choose your hero and trick-or-treat through three beautiful environments full of Double Fine humor and story. Complete quests, build your party, and collect costumes along the way that allow you to transform into powerful champions and take down the evil Repugians. This heroic holiday tale will capture the imaginations of kids and kids-at-heart.
Continue the Costume Quest adventure with the Grubbins on Ice DLC pack, included free in the PC version! Face new enemies while collecting additional quests, costumes, battle stamps and creepy treat cards. Help the monsters overthrow Araxia to bring peace back to Repugia!
Costume Quest™ and © 2011, Double Fine Productions, Inc. FMOD Ex Sound System Copyright © 2001-2011 Firelight Technologies Pty, ltd. All rights reserved. Uses Scaleform GFx © 2011 Scaleform Corporation. All rights reserved. DRACOGEN is a trade mark of 2113367 Ontario Inc. All other trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners.
I bought this game just because it looked nice, without expecting much - I was really surprise with what I got! Costume Quest is an easy game, it's hard to get stuck on the puzzles and it's improbable to be defat in combat. Even if it happens, though, you can just change up your costume/stamp combination and try again. The characters are almost archetypical, but they're interesting nonetheless and you really care about them while playing. It's rpg parts are really simplified, but there still enough space to have a particular strategy, with lots of costumes that have each a different skill and with lots of 'stamps' that add something to the character. I really suggest this game to anyone who wants something really really fun.
This is a great little game to get into with your kids. It has some RPG elements but they're not too complicated. Powers are tied in which costume you wear and you need to collect materials to craft those costumes. This is a fantastic little gateway RPG to get casual people hooked onto the genre. Relatively easy and the atmosphere is light and amusing.
I must admit I am a sucker for Double Fine games, Costume Quest is another of the games made by this studio and I'm so glad that I tried it out. The game is rather easy but there is a great amount of charm in this title and I recommend giving this one a try. The only grudge I hold against is the way that some of the assets were recycled. Some of the music was copied from Psychonauts but when you forget about that it is a charming little gem.
Costume Quest will forever be in my top 10 game list! Remember when you were kids (or now while you're a kid) you play dress up and pretend you are what you're dressed as with all the traits? Love Halloween? This is the game that will indulge you that awesome feeling of playing dress up and trick-or-treating! You get adventure, awesome game play, funny story line where you can't hate the villains simply because they are as adorable as the main characters, cool puzzles, and cute art style. I also purchased the sequel and looking forward for more DoublePlay productions!
It's a relatively short RPG where you play as a young kid who goes trick or treat with your twin, who very soon gets abducted by candy eating monsters, on Halloween Night. Now you gotta fend off the monsters from your town in order to save your sibling! The battles are not your typical recipe though, instead it employs simple QTEs for both attacking and defending, which in my opinion makes the game even more kid friendly since practically any age can accomplish that, so if you got young kids this can definitely prove a great game for them. What you can do in battle depends on the costume you're using. You can dress any of your party members in any costume you have acquired, each with it's own strengths, weaknesses and ability. Want to have an astronaut, a giant robot and a ninja fighting? Great! Want to have a Unicorn, the Statue of Liberty and a serving of McFries fighting? Yes, that can happen. The game can get a bit repetitive but thanks to its length it doesn't really wear you out. All in all a very entertaining experience!
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