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'Game 4'

20 minutes of the new game from Castle Crashers, BattleBlock dev


The Behemoth's 'Game 4'
May 19
Because apparently it's 2008 again, I actually played some Castle Crashers this year, which then got me hankering for some BattleBlock, which I prefer. And I'm thinking the tentatively titled "Game 4," with its strategy leanings, might make for my favorite Behemoth game yet. The 20 minutes above is an updated version of what Jordan played and previewed last year, if you prefer words. read
Newgrounds turns 20

Flash game portal Newgrounds turns 20 years old today


Now I feel old
Apr 25
These days, Tom Fulp is probably best known for his work with The Behemoth, behind games like Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers. Way back in the day, I knew him as the guy in charge of Newgrounds. I spent a ton of time (proba... read
Behemoth cupcakes

More games need cupcakes as playable characters


The Behemoth knows what's up
Jan 28
I'm a jerk who totally forgot about The Behemoth's Game 4 despite playing a fun chunk of the tactical role-playing title alongside its narrator, Will Stamper, and loving every minute of it. So to selfishly put it back on my ... read
Tactical battles with that familiar Behemoth charm
No, the next game from The Behemoth isn't a sequel to Castle Crashers. I mean, yeah, that'd be nice to have one day, but I'm loving how the studio is continuing to try new things. And its next project, the to-be-properly-name... read feature

Behemoth

Here's your first look at Behemoth's new game, 'Game 4'


It's a strategy title
Aug 29
The Behemoth is great at teasing their games, and "Game 4" is no exception. All we had to go off of in the past was a creepy spider character, but now thanks to PAX Prime in Seattle we're getting a clearer picture of what to... read
The Behemoth

I don't know what The Behemoth's new game is, but it looks cool


Stamper is back
Aug 20
Ever since we saw that spider lady teaser for The Behemoth's next game, I've been hooked, desperate to know more. What was that? This new teaser video isn't exactly forthcoming but it seems as if Will Stamper has returned as... read
BattleBlock Theater

BattleBlock Theater is now on Games With Gold


On 360
Jul 16
BattleBlock Theater is a great platformer (especially when played cooperatively), and now it's free on Games with Gold on the Xbox 360. Gotham City Imposters is out, and BattleBlock is in, with all its "buckle your ... read
The Behemoth

Another cupcake-y tease for The Behemoth's next game


What's the deal with this?
Jul 03
Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater studio The Behemoth is bringing this thing to RTX this weekend in Austin, Texas. What is it? (Besides a cupcake, obviously.) Dunno. But if you've been following "Game 4," you'll likely ... read

Get special unlocks if you own both BattleBlock Theater and Castle Crashers


NEW CHARACTERS
May 17
BattleBlock Theater came out this past week on Steam, and there's a ton of discounts to take advantage of if you haven't picked it up just yet. For instance if you already own Castle Crashers you'll get BattleBlock for 35% o... read
Answer a question and win one of ten copies
Our friends at The Behemoth are celebrating the launch of their wonderful game BattleBlock Theater on Steam this week, and they're letting us help join in the fun by giving away ten copies of the game to lucky Dtoiders! For a... read feature

BattleBlock Theater PC

PC Port Report: BattleBlock Theater


Encore! Encore!
May 14
When BattleBlock Theater originally released last year for Xbox 360, we loved it. The cooperative platforming, secret-hunting, and unmistakable Behemoth style came together into one solid, surprisingly large package. Soon, it... read
Steam

You can play BattleBlock Theater on Steam in two weeks


Buckle your pants
May 01
It's taking longer for The Behemoth to release BattleBlock Theater on Steam than we would've liked but that's business as usual. It'll get here when it gets here, which is not too much further out: the former Xbox Live Arcade... read
Revealed at PAX
[Update: We've acquired a weird piece of art for the game that Behemoth is calling "Game 4."] The Behemoth is apparently working on an undisclosed project for the Xbox One, Destructoid has learned while attending PAX Eas... read feature

Behemoth sale

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


On Xbox Live, that is
Apr 09
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... read
Steam

Worth the wait: BattleBlock Theater headed to Steam


Watch the full video to see Gabe Newell as a cat
Mar 04
The Behemoth's humorous platformer BattleBlock Theater will soon shed its Xbox Live Arcade exclusivity with a release on Steam. A final date hasn't been given yet, but a closed beta is tentatively planned for March 24 - 31, ... read

The Behemoth to co-sponsor indie game event BitSummit


March 7-9, in Kyoto
Feb 03
Japanese indie dev event BitSummit is set to kick off in early March in Kyoto. Last year's event was a huge success, and its organizers are working hard to create an even better follow-up for this year.  The Behemoth has... read
The Behemoth sale

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


Alien Hominid HD, Castle Crashers, and BattleBlock Theater
Sep 13
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 Liv... read
Couch Campaign

When it is acceptable to be a thoughtless bastard


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 29
There are not many times when being an inconsiderate jerk to somebody winds up being to the benefit of everyone involved, and BattleBlock Theater should be celebrated for providing such opportunities. Sure, Jordan repea... read
Couch Campaign

BattleBlock Theater is built on foundation of suffering


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 26
Not even God himself could sink this production. We have a couple new episodes of Couch Campaign today as we venture even deeper into BattleBlock Theater. Our fifth segment, seen above, is actually a replay of an area for wh... read
Couch Campaign

Cats, poop, and repeated failure to communicate


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 24
Jordan and I have been having an absolute blast with BattleBlock Theater. Playing it in two-player amplifies the humor of the game to no small degree. The jokes are funnier because you have someone to laugh at them with, but... read
Couch Campaign

We have become entertainment for cats


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 22
Jordan and I have been waiting impatiently for BattleBlock Theater since it was first announced an eternity ago, so we wasted no time in firing it up for the second sortie in our Couch Campaign. Today, we present our first foray into the colorful platformer filled with cats, traps, poop jokes and mystery. It's a lot like our day-to-day lives, when you get right down to it. read
BattleBlock Theater

The Behemoth details how to get featured in BattleBlock


Get a free chicken and get your playlist online
Apr 11
I'm still playing (and loving) BattleBlock Theater, and the time has come for player created playlists to shine. As such, developer The Behemoth has provided fairly detailed instructions on how to get your playlist featured o... read

Boba Fett, Blood Dragon, and Battleblock Theater


The Destructoid Show argues about chicken wings on Twitter
Apr 05
Hey gang! Unfortunately, we didn't do a live Destructoid Show today, but we still did one. And it's probably a little bit weird.  The big sad news is that Disney carried out Order 66 on LucasArts. Sadder still, Star War... read
A chip off the old block
After nearly five years of development time, BattleBlock Theater is finally here. Following the success of Castle Crashers, it would stand to reason that The Behemoth has some big shoes to fill, and for many, the suspense is killer. So I'll just cut to the chase here: it was worth the wait if you're a platforming fan. read feature

The Behemoth

BattleBlock Theater has unlocks for loyal Behemoth fans


Consumer loyalty appreciated with bonus content
Apr 02
The Behemoth has outlined some special perks players of BattleBlock Theater will get if they have also purchased the developer's prior games. Owning Castle Crashers or Alien Hominid HD on Xbox 360 wi... read
Sitting down with The Behemoth
For many Behemoth fans, the wait for BattleBlock Theater has felt like an eternity. In some ways, it really has been, as these past four or five years have been approximately half of a console's lifecycle. But what went on du... read feature

Elder Scrolls Online, Riccitiello Resigns & Transistor!


The Destructoid Show makes fun of a giant corporation
Mar 19
Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show.  Big news, in terms of business stuff -- EA's John Riccitiello has resigned from his role as CEO. EA is offering a generous choice of one of eight free games for customers ... read
BattleBlock Theater

BattleBlock Theater FINALLY has a release date


No, for real!
Mar 19
Yes, the wait has been quite long but now it's almost over. The Behemoth's BattleBlock Theater will be out on April 3, 2013. Hey, that's my birthday! You'll be able to pick up the game on Xbox Live Arcade for 1200 Microsoft ... read
BattleBlock

BattleBlock Theater coming out Spring 2013


And it will be playable at PAX East 2013
Feb 26
The Behemoth's BattleBlock Theater, first announced way back in 2009, looks to be finally arriving this Spring. The official beta starts this Thursday, and once that's out of the way we might finally see the release of the g... read
Battleblock Theater

BattleBlock Theater closed beta starts February 28


Sign-ups still open to new registration
Feb 15
The Behemoth has announced the start date of their closed beta for Battleblock Theater, which will commence at the end of this month. There's a new trailer celebrating this, and you'll be happy to know that you can still sig... read






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