Conclusion: SOUND SCORE:10 Graphics :The graphics in Costume Quest are super adorable. The kids are really cute and so are the costumes. The designers of this game definatly nailed the Halloween spirit, from the candy, to the Jack-O-Lanterns, the ghosts and the black cat; it feels like Halloween.
Excerpt: I love classic RPGs in theory. But in practice, the dated graphics, random battles and endless grinding often overpower my nostalgia. Maybe Double Fine had someone like me in mind when they created Costume Quest, a downloadable only title on Xbox Live Arcade and the Playstation Network.
Excerpt: From the studio of Tim Schafer, the man responsible for such cult classics as Psychonauts, Day of the Tentacle and Grim Fandango comes Costume Quest. Double Fine’s latest project is a cell-shaded and Halloween-inspired RPG adventure for PSN and XBLA.
Excerpt: Costume Quest is a downloadable home console game on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Family Friendly Gaming was given a code for the Xbox 360 version. This is a role playing game based on Halloween.
Excerpt: I don't like turn-based RPGs. They bore me, with their stilted combat and repetitive encounters. But I like Costume Quest... a turn-based RPG. This downloadable title from THQ and Tim Schafer's Double Fine manages to blend a fun Trick or Treat Halloween setting with simple RPG mechanics, making for...
Summary: Costume Quest is a short, easy game that plays like Final Fantasy on training wheels. And it's the best game Double Fine has ever made. Costume Quest is a role-playing game in which you take control of a group of kids out on a Halloween rescue mission.
Summary: If you’re a fan of Double Fine’s previous efforts, then you’re likely to find plenty of joy in " Costume Quest ". It’s a short game with obvious budget limitations, but rather than cover every base too thinly, the dev team have mainlined specific elements, resulting in a game that is endlessly...
Conclusion: will be a perfect way to embrace its ghoulish potential. Outside of the Halloween season it may be a bit more hard-pressed to maintain an audience. There is plenty to like in this package, just be sure to make the most of it while the time of year is still upon us.
Summary: It's all of the fun and excitement of Halloween told as a traditional turn-based role-playing game. Sound weird? Well, then you aren't familiar with Double Fine, the makers of Brutal Legend and Psychonauts.