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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Excerpt: Many people wondered what Double Fine Productions would do next after Brutal Legend came out last year. As it turned out the studio was working on several different titles at once, the first of which was revealed to be the downloadable Halloween themed RPG Costume Quest.