X360 Monday, July 24, 2006 | 1:35 PM

Castle Crashers announced for the Arcade

Castle Crashers announced for the Arcade

Behemoth today announced their new game Castle Crashers during the Comic-Con, a side-scrolling old-school beat'em'up for the XL Arcade. They released a bunch of images and a great trailer, showing some cool stuff.
Update: Most of the images removed after Behemoth's request.


Trailer
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Commented on 2006-07-20 14:57:47
That looks loads of fun!
Any idea of a release date?
Commented on 2006-07-20 14:57:59
Wow, this one looks amazing ! Never tried Alien Hominid but if its now coming to XBLA im sure to check it out. This new game from them looks even better !
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:17:04
Wait, aren't they bringing out Alien Hominid AND this new title?
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:19:45
yes they're bringing both out according to the the article at gameinformer ( http://www.gameinformer.com/News/Story/200607/N06.... ) alien hominid will be out around christmas, and this will be out next year.
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:20:57
Sweet. If games like these continue to be made for XBLA I'll probably end up broke!
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:22:47
this looks like alot of fun!
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:33:14
is so good to see microsoft supporting its Ideas so strongly..Its amazing how they say somthing and they actually creating it to be solid real.. When I first heard of the Live Arcade i thought it was just another promise like the rest of the companies.. SONY "Network Play" Nintendo Gamecube "Online Play" ..I mean yes those companies had it as well but it wasnt as supported and taken cared of like Microsoft does it with its Online Options right now.. Its great to see a carzy idea being formed into reality like the live arcade and not staying in the back of our heads like the rest of the companies do..
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:36:31
Moonstone mixed with Golden Axe
Commented on 2006-07-20 15:40:19
Wasnt this made by the guys from Newgrounds?

It looks good, but i wouldnt pay to play it.
Commented on 2006-07-20 16:11:18
game looks great! so excited that alien hominid is coming the XBLA... i always wanted to play the gamecube version but thought it was a little overpriced.. both these games will be on my HD the second they come out :)
Commented on 2006-07-20 16:17:31
OH WOW! Alien Hominid started out as a Flash game on Newgrounds and was Bohemoth's first official console release. It worked a treat. Dad N Me, also a flash game on Newgrounds, was probably the best 3D scrolling brawler since Streets of Rage.

This is going to ROCK!
Commented on 2006-07-20 16:40:00
If they keep releasing awesome games for the Xbox live arcade, I'm going to need a bigger hard drive.
Commented on 2006-07-20 17:06:24
Yeah, Clonning Clyde is excelllent, if retro games like this are released regurlarly on XBL Arcade with old classics eg. Sonic, Track & Field..

I will be so happy.. if this game has XBL Co-Op.. **Drools**
Commented on 2006-07-20 17:36:00
ahh man this looks soo cool!!
Commented on 2006-07-20 18:04:16
This looks like a proper 2D beat em up! It reminds me of D&D in the arcades. Like another poster said, if it has XBL coop I'm going to need a drool bucket...
Commented on 2006-07-20 18:12:19
Yeah Co-op would be so cool! Can't wait to get my hands on this..
Commented on 2006-07-20 18:29:14
SWeet. This might be the first arcade game ima buy.
Commented on 2006-07-20 18:54:18
I loved the art style, and I love this genre of game.. I will buy this one and contra. Sweet.
Commented on 2006-07-20 19:01:10
Oh yeah, I'm totally buying this.
Commented on 2006-07-20 19:12:41
Seen this on GAF earlier. This looks freaking amazing. Can't wait.
Commented on 2006-07-20 19:47:08
Yeh, I agree with most if not all of you this is gonna be great and in four player over live, (I hope), Keep it up.
Commented on 2006-07-20 20:38:47
Wow it looks great and like Golden Axe cant wait!!!
Commented on 2006-07-20 21:50:43
Haha awesome, long live 2D!
Commented on 2006-07-20 22:22:17
here's some gameplay
http://www.1up.com/do/blogEntry?bId=7279548&public...
Commented on 2006-07-20 23:11:03
I am buying this game just for the line at the end "Long live 2D!"...indeed long live 2D!
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