dark        
 
 

#The Behemoth

FRONT PAGE


 
 
 photo

Sign me up for Castle Crashers on Switch

[Update: In addition to the Switch tease, there's also a nod to Castle Crashers on PS4.] The thought hadn't crossed my mind lately, but yeah, Castle Crashers would rule pretty hard on Nintendo Switch. In a tweet today, The Behemoth seemed t...

 
 
 photo

Review: Pit People

I really admire The Behemoth. The studio has found success time and time again without resorting to sequels, charting a varied course from Alien Hominid to Castle Crashers to BattleBlock Theater. The team's latest, Pit People, lives in yet ...

 
 
 
 photo

Pit People's next update will be the final version

The Behemoth has announced that Pit People will be ready for early 2018. The next patch will be the full release and will bring an additional map alongside a fully scripted and acted campaign mode. Since there are a bunch of different fa...

 
 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
Pit People photo

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 ...

 
 
Castle Crashers photo

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...

 
 
Castle Crashers review photo

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...

 
 
 
 
Pit People photo

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'...

 
 
 
Pit People photo

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...

 
 
Castle Crashers photo

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...

 
 
 
Newgrounds turns 20 photo

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...

 
 
Behemoth cupcakes photo

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 ...

 
 
Behemoth Game 4 photo

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 ...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville"PvP needs more thyme to blossom"

 

Various Daylife"Working Nine to Fivver"

 

Neo Cab"Hop in, Mac, where ya headed?"

 

Stela"Can't you hear me yell-a?"

 

Inmost"Apple Arcade Wave 2"

 

Call of Duty: Mobile"Pwn on phone"

 

John Wick Hex"Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat"

 

Indivisible"If the kids are united..."

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

CaimDark Reloaded

Is it just me or Berserias battle system is a bit of a step down from previous Tales entries? Ive never mastered these battle systems, far from it, but this time it feels like its easier to get by just button

 
Chris Bradshaw

Look no further, heres the next 10 characters for Smash Crash, Sora, Geno, Lloyd Banks, Ryu Hayabusa, Rayman, Lara Croft, Travis Touchdown, Chrono, Waluigi,

 
NeoTurbo

Okay so I just got to what I think is the postgame in Dragon Quest XI

 
whybmonotacrab

Playing Silent Hill 2 for the first time since childhood Its really easy? Im playing on normal difficulty and the enemies dont pose even the slightest hint of a Does it get harder or should I start again on a higher difficulty?

 
PatBateman17

Buying Outer Worlds, Death Stranding and Luigi’s Mansion 3 all at once is a good idea, right?

 
dephoenix

Ring Fit Adventure sure does give you a My legs feel like

 
Chris Moyse

Ask Me Anything! Maybe Ill Have an awesome Saturday With Fanks folks, hope youre having a lovely

 
Kyle Yadlosky

Sleepaway Camp 2 was pretty Thats twelve hours Now, excuse me as I pass out in my seat and never make it

 
Kyle Yadlosky

Sugar Hill was every bit as wonderfully over the top as I And last in the macabre marathon is Sleepaway Camp

 
Kyle Yadlosky

Blood Quantum was a super great, well-shot, and ultra-bloody Keep your eyes peeled for Next up is Sugar Hill, which Ive wanted to see for some time!

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT