The Behemoth reveals … BattleBlock Theater

The Behemoth has finally revealed the name and premise for its long-awaited Xbox Live Arcade game. The follow-up to Castle Crashers has now officially been named, and we all now know to look forward to BattleBlock Theater!

Having shipwrecked on a mysterious island you find yourself both betrayed by your best friend Hatty and captured by the locals. All of this is happening while being forced into deadly performances. This however, is just the start of your problems.

BattleBlock Theater is our upcoming third title for the Xbox Live Arcade. Website to follow in the next few days and as we inch closer to the release of the title we’ll be unfolding more of the story online.

Check out the official debut trailer and let us know what you think. This is looking to be a pretty hot one, with typical Behemoth humor and some rather awesome looking gameplay. Very much looking forward to it — here’s hoping there won’t be any online issues that Microsoft takes ten years to patch this time!

[Via The Behemoth Dev Blog]

Jim Sterling