Castle Crashers Review
Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 5 weeks ago.
This sets up a tongue in cheek romp through side-scrolling levels for four players. The emphasis is on mashing buttons and battering enemies, but the visuals remain cartoony. As you progress you can find new weapons and upgrade your characters. Players work together but also race to pick up the most coins to get the best upgrades.
Castle Crashers Remastered was released for newer consoles with better visuals and smoother frame rates.
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Release Date: 08/09/2015, updated in 2019
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Genres: Action, Adventure and Fighting
Castle Crashers Remastered
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. The original Castle Crashers games offered in-game purchases for characters, outfits, and weapons. These are included for free in the remastered versions on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Switch.
The demo is available on Switch.
This game was rated PEGI 16 for frequent scenes of arcade-style violence featuring blood. Violence is typical of the side-scrolling arcade-style games with frequent hacking and slashing between 2D characters, resulting in loss of limbs and moderate amounts of blood effects. The game features online playing capability which may involve real-time interaction with other players.
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 10+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Simple slapstick fighting requires a relatively low skill level. Younger players not worried about the cartoon gore will enjoy the bravado and tongue in cheek Monty Python-style humour. Playing together with youngsters also makes this a good fit for lower skill levels.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
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