Posts Tagged ‘BattleBlock Theater’

Wot I Think: BattleBlock Theater

By Marsh Davies on May 22nd, 2014.

Sprung from its imprisonment on Xbox, vaudevillian penitentiary platformer BattleBlock Theater has finally come to Steam. Its release is most definitely to be celebrated: BattleBlock matches shrewd puzzle construction with the furious pace and precise try-and-die challenge of Super Meat Boy, and yet fits all this in a difficulty curve so gentle you barely feel out of breath when you plant your flag at the top. The premise of each level – collect gems and reach the exit – may not be a stretch for the genre, but BattleBlock’s execution has few peers, plus it boasts co-op, both online and off, loads of competitive modes, mini-games, and a level editor with Steam Workshop support. And, because this is still a game from the makers of Castle Crashers, there’s a button which lets you fart yourself to death. Parp!

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Be There, Be Square: BattleBlock Theater

By Adam Smith on March 5th, 2014.

BattleBlock TheatER is The Behemoth’s well-received follow-up to the side-scrolling beat ‘em up Castle Crashers, which contained gaming’s most recognisable defecating deer. I don’t know if BattleBlock continues the proud tradition of cacking Cervidae but the trailer announcing the Steam version does have one sadly unexpurgated scene of extreme expurgation. Whether you’re keen to see a cartoon trouser-mess or not, you should watch the trailer because it’s a brilliant little skit about console-to-PC ports, and it contains more Oculus Rifts than any of those underground indie game conventions that you never seem to get invited to.

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Castle Crashers Dev Hoping To Bring Next Game To PC

By Nathan Grayson on August 21st, 2012.

I honestly have no earthly idea what's going on in this screenshot.

Last week, I got excited and gush-puked all over this very website because The Behemoth’s Castle Crashers is finally crashing (in a good way, I mean) our most castle-like of platforms. And hey, it only took… four years to get here. For now, meanwhile, the paradoxically tiny developer’s next project, a co-op/competitive platformer called BattleBlock Theater whose main character is named Hatty Hattington (sold!), is only slated for release on Xbox. However, The Behemoth has told RPS that – if all goes according to plan – things won’t stay that way for too long.

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