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Throw cheese in StarCraft II as a cartoon overlord

StarCraft II's third and final expansion, the Protoss-themed Legacy of the Void, came out a little less than a year ago. Since then, players looking to freshen up their game could play a Nova-centric side story, but that's about it.&nb...   read

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Pit People is probably the weirdest game yet from The Behemoth

I wasn't all that interested in a strategy game from The Behemoth. They generally excel in more high-octane twitch genres, so when they decided to branch out with Pit People I was lukewarm to the idea. But after playing the beta that w...   read


Pit People beta invites going out, check your inbox

I don't really know what to make of Pit People. Like most Behemoth games it's kind of just on my radar, but once I've actually gotten my hands on it I'll probably fall in love. A few of us will get that chance soon, as the developer ha...   read

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The Behemoth is running a beta for its weird strategy RPG soon

The Behemoth is taking a crack at turn-based strategy with Pit People, a game that, like the studio's prior work (Castle Crashers, BattleBlock Theater), is silly and best played in co-op. One day you won't have to hear it from me -- you'll...   read

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Pit People

The Behemoth is gearing up for a Pit People beta

Attending PAX East this month in Boston? Grand! Consider dropping by The Behemoth's booth (#4025) to get your name on the closed beta list for Pit People. The rest of us will be able to sign up later, at home, but we won't have a chance to ...   read

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Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers upgraded on Steam, too

Castle Crashers Remastered was a nice upgrade for Xbox One players, and now The Behemoth is bringing some of those improvements to the Steam version of the game in a free update. New mini-game: Back Off Barbarian Uncapped frame rate (FPS...   read

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Castle Crashers review
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Review: Castle Crashers Remastered

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 like it back then...   read

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Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers Remastered is out today, discount not live yet

As a reminder, Castle Crashers Remastered is out today on Xbox One. You can snag the game for free until September 20 if you own the original on the 360, at which point it will revert to $5 for previous owners. For everyone else, it's $14.9...   read

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Castle Crashers

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...   read

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Pit People
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The Behemoth's Pit People gets its first trailer

Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater developer The Behemoth is making a cooperative turn-based strategy game for Steam and Xbox One. For a long time there, it was tentatively called Game 4, but it finally became Pit People this year. It'...   read


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Backward Compatibility

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...   read

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Pit People

The Behemoth's Game 4 becomes Pit People

The upcoming strategy game from Castle Crashers maker The Behemoth is memorable. Its old temporary name, "Game 4," was not. It's now called Pit People, which is weird but fitting. "Pit People was the name written on the original concept ske...   read

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Castle Crashers
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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...   read

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'Game 4'
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20 minutes of the new game from Castle Crashers, BattleBlock dev

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 mak...   read

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Newgrounds turns 20

Flash game portal Newgrounds turns 20 years old today

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 (probably too much) i...   read

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Behemoth cupcakes
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More games need cupcakes as playable characters

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 mind -- and to ...   read

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Behemoth Game 4

The Behemoth's Game 4 is the strangest SRPG I've ever played

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-named "Game 4," is ...   read

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

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 expect. Destru...   read

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

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 narrator follo...   read

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BattleBlock Theater

BattleBlock Theater is now on Games With Gold

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 pants" glory (f...   read

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The Behemoth

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

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 recognize the c...   read

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

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% off. And if you ...   read


Contest: Win BattleBlock Theater on Steam!

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 chance at a fr...   read

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BattleBlock Theater PC
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PC Port Report: BattleBlock Theater

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 will release o...   read

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You can play BattleBlock Theater on Steam in two weeks

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 exclusive come...   read

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