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Costume Quest on 360

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Costume Quest is a Adventuring game available on the 360. It can be played in Singleplayer modes.

Costume Quest is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.

Costume Quest can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.


We have our reporters and community keeping an eye on Costume Quest for you, and we'll keep you up to date with the latest developments as they happen.


Novel Gamer review Mon, 14 Feb 2011

The Not-so-famous Four do Hallowe'en: The protagonists of Costume Quest are visited by their old-school British cousins and have a thoroughly chipper time!

Previous World Snooker Championship Real titles were praised for their solid ball physics and detailed control, but lacked the overall polish to appeal to a large audience. World Snooker Championship 2011 sees the series in the hands of a new developer, Dark Energy Sports, and claims to be the most realistic in the series yet.
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Returning Gamer review Fri, 04 Feb 2011

Costume Quest is let down by a repetitive and dull battle mechanic, but its intelligent writing and imaginative concept gets as close to that Pixar magic as any game ever has.

I've never dressed up for Halloween. Well, no, that's not true. One Halloween I tried to be clever by dressing up for a Saints and Sinners disco as Simon Templar, but that wasn't so much a costume as a suit, a toy gun, a lot of hair gel and a very dodgy Roger Moore impression.
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Scared Gamer review Wed, 02 Feb 2011

Costume Quest brings Double Fine's unmistakable charm to XBLA and PSN. Capturing a childish spirit and wrapping it in a Halloween role-play, the downloadable title will appeal to the young at heart everywhere.

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Family Gamer review Thu, 27 Jan 2011

Costume Quest's confidence and comedy is infectious. What might have otherwise been a derivative adventure, in the hands of developers Double Fine becomes something homely, loveable and fun.

There aren't many video game creators I know the name of but Tim Schafer is one such fellow. I happily wasted weeks of my youth, when I should have been doing school work, playing Monkey Island on the Amiga.
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Bike Gamer review Wed, 26 Jan 2011

Costume Quest's feisty pack of kids created a story I didn't want to end. Trundling around on my robot wheels was the most enjoyable challenge I've had, off the saddle, for a long time.

Upon first sight, Costume Quest seemed to me to be a funny little game. I didn't think it would really have any depth or that I would grow fond of it at all.
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Perpetual Gamer review Sat, 22 Jan 2011

Costume Quest is an immediately accessible take on the role-play genre. Stripped of technical complexity, multiple stats and complicated battles I found a game whose simple charms and infectious humour stayed with me until the very end.

The main story is an interesting peek into the American culture of Halloween. It's not something we really celebrate in the same way here in the UK. The additional download content, Grubbins on Ice, abstracts the holiday celebration in a more cross-cultural way: Representing a world in which the appearance of a Yeti among snow-clad is the beacon of hope for government-oppressed monsters.
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Tech Gamer review Wed, 12 Jan 2011

Costume Quest leverages fascinating theatre tricks that up the stakes on its diminutive adventure. Well balanced and endearing as hell, this is the cleverest of technical marvels - one that seems to deliver effortlessly.

With Costume Quest Tim Schafer and Double Fine have switched to smaller episodic games. Their previous big budget epics have the technically excellent Brutal Legend, Psychonauts as well as the older point and click cartoon adventure Full Throttle.
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Story Gamer review Mon, 03 Jan 2011

Costume Quest 360 is a sweet and chewy role play game for kids and adults alike. Its streamlined gameplay casts you as a kid on Halloween, literally taking on different roles as you swap costumes to access special powers to battle candy-stealing monsters.

It's Halloween night in a leafy American suburb, and a brother and sister go out trick or treating. Depending on which of the two - sister Wren or brother Reynold - you've chosen to play as, the other gets mistaken for a big chunk of candy by a sweet-toothed monster, and you need to get them back before the night is over and your parents find out.
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