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Castle Crashers review
In 2008, Castle Crashers rekindled my dormant love of beat-'em-ups. It had imaginative characters, strange and varied locales, and the four-player co-op was great at encouraging friendly competition. There wasn't much else li...   read

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Castle Crashers Remastered is free if you own the original on Xbox 360

I like Castle Crashers a lot, but I wasn't planning on nabbing the remaster for Xbox One. Now I am. Castle Crashers Remastered releases on September 9, 2015. If you own the original game for Xbox 360 and have an active Xbox Live Gold accoun...

 
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Rumor claims Castle Crashers and Borderlands are getting backward compatibility

According to some images floating around on the internet this morning, Castle Crashers and Borderlands might be some of the next games coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility. The source of the leak, who apparently also leaked that Mi...

 
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Castle Crashers Remastered headed to Xbox One

Not even Castle Crashers is safe from the remaster treatment! The Behemoth is upgrading its fun-as-hell beat-'em-up for Xbox One this summer and, sure, I'll play that. Besides gameplay and multiplayer improvements, there's an exclusive new...

 
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Pick up Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater on the cheap this week

Have you heard that The Behemoth makes some pretty good games? It's true! Castle Crashers and Battleblock Theater are two such examples, and you can pick them each up for under $5 on Xbox Live this week. Now, there's a fair chanc...

 
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Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers for PS3 is finally getting two DLC packs

Until today, Castle Crashers fans on the PS3 have been left in the dust in regards to a few DLC packs. But starting right now, you can download the Can't Stop Crying Pack and the Legend of Blacksmith Pack for $1.99 each. The latter pack is ...

 
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The Behemoth is holding a 50% off Xbox Live Arcade sale

The Behemoth is celebrating their 10th anniversary (and Dan Paladin's birthday week -- happy birthday Dan!), and to celebrate, you can get Alien Hominid HD, Castle Crashers, and BattleBlock Theater for 50% off on the Xbox Live Arcade. The s...

 
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Almost here: Castle Crashers coming to Steam next week

Four years after releasing on XBLA and winning over the hearts of millions of gamers, Paladin-powered developer The Behemoth is nearly ready to release its medieval, multiplayer beat-'em-up onto Steam. Castle Crashers will be rele...

 
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Castle Crashers is coming to Steam!

After gracing the Xbox Live Arcade and PSN, it looks like Castle Crashers is about to call Steam home. The Steam version will support integrated voice chat, steam achievements, gamepad support, cloud support, and local and online multi...

 
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The Behemoth wants your Castle Crashers fan fiction

Do you like reading fan fiction? Do you like writing fan fiction? Do you lament the lack of good Castle Crashers fan fiction? Are you just gonna sit there and take it? Do something about it, son! The Behemoth is giving away either copies of...

 
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This weekend on Twitch TV: Tales from Retro City

As the weekends grow on Destructoid's Twitch TV channel, we continue to bring the thunder with every hour of programming. It starts today with Mash Tactics' "Community Collaboration Friday" with the caster so good Twitch TV hired him, Dan o...

 
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This weekend on TwitchTV: Castle Crashers on SMH

Destructoid's Twitch.tv channel is committed to bringing lots of great gaming-related entertainment even during the weekends. From playing games on the stream, to discussing them in a talk show format, we bring a wide rang...

 
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Behemoth brings Pink Knight to Castle Crashers on PSN

The Behemoth has announced a new downloadable content pack for the PSN version of Castle Crashers. The Pink Knight Pack contains what Behemoth has said is the "single most requested character." As you may be able to surmise from it's name, ...

 
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Play Castle Crashers well, win a golden Xbox 360

Having finally surpassed 2 million players on Castle Crashers (Xbox LIVE Arcade), you would think that maybe The Behemoth would take a break from the game -- just for a little while. Poppycock! No, the company is throwing a contest with rid...

 
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Castle Crashers on XBLA hits 2 million player milestone

The wonderful people at The Behemoth received what can only be assumed to be a delightful gift this Christmas. On December 25th, the total number of users (based on leaderboards) who have played Castle Crashers exceeded two million. Th...

 
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Castle Crashers coming to the PSN on August 31

Yay yay yay! PlayStation 3 owners, it's almost time for you to experience one of the funnest beat 'em ups ever as Castle Crashers is coming to the PlayStation Network on August 31. It's been a long time coming as Dan and the crew at The Beh...

 
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Castle Crashers PSN almost done, gets new features

The folks at The Behemoth had to recode Castle Crashers for the PS3, so they decided to add in a bunch of cool new stuff while they were at it. For instance, matches in Play Arena will let you choose teams now, going 2-on-2 or full-on badas...

 
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Castle Crashers PSN in final testing phase

The long, long wait for PS3 owners who have yet to experience the bliss of Castle Crashers is almost at an end. In an update to their blog, Behemoth has revealed that the game has completed their internal testing and has been sent to a 3rd...

 
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Volleyball mini-game coming to Castle Crashers on the PSN

The Behemoth may be all about BattleBlock Theater right now, but they haven't forgotten about Castle Crashers for the PlayStation Network. The game is still on track to hit the PSN this year and a new volleyball mini-game will be included i...

 
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Here's something cute to put your drink on

Protecting your furniture from condensation is good long-term planning. But using the standard "I stole this from a bar" set of coasters isn't exactly the greatest way to impress guests and, more importantly, people over the Internet. That'...

 
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Castle Crashers and Alien Hominid DLC sales donated to Haiti

You know what's better than accusing Haitian earthquake victims of signing a secret pact with the devil? Buying DLC for Castle Crashers and Alien Hominid HD. Not only are Castle Crashers and Alien Hominid remarkable games, but, between now ...

 
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At $7, you should probably go buy Castle Crashers

While I'm pretty sure most of you who have the ability to do so have already purchased Castle Crashers, the rest of you dangerous loners living on the edge ought to take note: good for today only, the game's price has been slashed from $15 ...

 
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Castle Crashers turns one, free Necromancer DLC coming

Castle Crashers turns one-years-old today and The Behemoth is giving back to their fans! They’ve given a bunch of things away today but it’s pretty much too late to talk about all that as this post is going up pretty late. How...

 
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Castle Crasher Necromancer DLC now out

The Necromantic DLC pack for Castle Crashers is now out! It’s going for 160 MS Points and contains some pretty awesome new content. The pack contains two new playable characters (The Necromancer and Cult Minion), two new weapons (the ...

 
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Necromancer DLC pack coming to Castle Crashers!

Finally! The Behemoth has just announced the Necromantic DLC pack set to bring the one character everyone has been dying to play as. Oh yes, the Necromancer is coming and so is the chainsaw! OH JOY! The DLC pack will also see a Cult Minion...

 
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Castle Crashers hits one million players

Yesterday saw a milestone for Castle Crashers as the XBLA side-scrolling beat-em-up hit one million players. After only ten months on the service at that.It should not come as any surprise. The game has managed to keep itself in the top ten...

 
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Castle Crashers costumes DONE!

[Editor's note: This is so awesome! snotrocket teased us awhile ago and now we get to see how amazing the Castle Crashers costumes turned out! Fantastic work! -- CTZ]Finally! They're complete! All the costumes came out wonderful! We have al...

 
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900,000 Castle Crashers, 3,532,940 princesses saved

The Behemoth has boasted an impressive milestone today, revealing that the Castle Crashers leaderboards have logged 900,000 players. According to the studio, that equates to roughly 3,532,940 princesses saved and 112,478,313,017 swings of a...

 
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The Behemoth giving away free Castle Crashers 'King Pack' DLC codes

Castle Crashers’ first bit of downloadable content, the King Pack, is currently available on Xbox Live Marketplace for 160 Microsoft Space Dollars. It’s also available for free, until supplies last, at the official Castle Crashe...

 

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