An official release date has been announced for Double Fine’s very first downloadable game, Costume Quest, and it’ll thankfully be releasing ahead of Halloween this year. Given the quirky game’s theme, this is a good thing for sure, my bros.
Costume Quest, a Halloween-themed RPG, will be available to purchase and download over PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE on October 20th for the price of $15.
Costume Quest is an isometric adventure game that takes place on Halloween night, tasking players with taking on the roles of young trick-or-treaters (as either a boy or a girl) on this most hallowed of nights.
Players will collect candy, points, cards, battle stamps and complete quest assignments around the neighbourhood. These collectibles will act as power-ups which will help out in Combat Mode, where the trick-or-treating kids will transform into giant versions of the costumes that they’re wearing, complete with appropriate superpowers. At this time, players will battle monsters in locations such as the local neighbourhood, shopping malls and even a carnival.
You can rummage through El33tonline’s previous coverage of Costume Quest for a batch of screenshots, an announcement trailer, and a couple interview videos, too.