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Wo33er
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(09-28-2017, 06:57 PM)
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Platform: Xbox One, Windows (Steam/Windows Store)
Release Date: 29th September 2017 (6:00 a.m. PT)
Publisher/Developer: StudioMDHR Entertainment
Genre: Platformer, Run and Gun
Rating: E (Everyone) | 3 PEGI
Price: $19.99 | £14.99
Size: 11 GB

PC Minimum Specifications
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo E8400, 3.0GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, 3.0GHz or higher
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GT or AMD HD 3870 512MB or higher
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 20 GB available space



Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil! The game features a branching level sequence and is based around continuous boss fights. The levels are accessible through an action RPG-style overworld with its own secret areas.







Metacritic - 86
OpenCritic - 88

The review thread can be found here.



Is this an Xbox Play Anywhere supported title?
Yup, but as always you'll have to play it through the Windows Store on PC.

So this is a boss rush game, right?
The first iteration was solely a boss rush game. Years of delays gave opportunity to add in a slew of platforming levels. The developers consider the game to be roughly 75% bosses and 25% platforming levels.

How about multiplayer; can I use the interwebs?
Afraid not. The internet wasn't a thing back in the 1930's, so you're going to have to stick with two cups on one screen for local co-op goodness. The developers have hinted at online support post release though!

The weird color separation hurts my eyes!
Fear not there's a chromatic aberration slider that should allow you to turn it all the way off, or blast it up to 11.

Is this the Dark Souls of...
Please stop right there. Sure yup, its considered a tough one and there's that popular journalist video doing the rounds but the developers coin it “tough but fair”. Cuphead has its roots in classic arcade-style games, games that really made you earn success. Also to get past that first jump in the tutorial, try jumping off the rock and dashing!

Does this game have one of those horrible streaming policies?
It sure does! But it's not one of those restrictive and odd ones. You can read it in full here, but essentially go wild and share the beauty of Cuphead with everyone and anyone.





Ultimadrago
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(09-28-2017, 06:58 PM)
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Nice OT! (Cuphead's effort deserves more than a 2 Girls reference title though. Shame on you, GAF!)
AkimbO_Arcana
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(09-28-2017, 06:58 PM)
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That OT title 😳
Liliana Eileen
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(09-28-2017, 06:58 PM)
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Amazing game.
SlipperyFishes
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(09-28-2017, 06:58 PM)
That title

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jon bones
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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gaf sure loves terrible ot titles
Stabby McSter
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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i can't believe this game is finally coming out
RedlineRonin
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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I almost wanna spend the money just to see this in 4K on my OLED
Raptomex
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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Is this the Contra of... Modern sidescrolling run and gun shooters? /s I hope so. I love Contra..

Already pre-ordered. Can't wait.
shwimpy
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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awful title aside, can't wait!
jbug617
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
Great work on the OT. Super excited to play this. I hope they sell a lot because of all the hard work they put in.
Pein
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(09-28-2017, 06:59 PM)
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That thread title though 😞
CopperPuppy
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(09-28-2017, 07:00 PM)
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Wack as fuck OT title. Come on now. This game deserves better.
silva1991
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(09-28-2017, 07:00 PM)
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LOL that OT title.
Gestault
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(09-28-2017, 07:00 PM)
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Those FAQs are excellent. Great work on the OT.

I laughed at the specific screenshot they chose from the tutorial.
N21
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(09-28-2017, 07:00 PM)
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Nice
JMY86
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(09-28-2017, 07:00 PM)
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Well done. The OT title is fantastic!
Trago
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(09-28-2017, 07:02 PM)
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That has to be the worst OT title I've seen in a while lol.

So ready for the game!
PositiveGamer
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(09-28-2017, 07:02 PM)
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I am happy I was able to contribute with that OT title. :)
hydruxo
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(09-28-2017, 07:03 PM)
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I don't know whether or not I love or hate the OT title haha
jon bones
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
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iím surprised there arenít borat references in the OT lol
Captain Tuttle
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
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good title haha
Steve McQueen
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
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Looks great, hope it's not too hard to enjoy.
cakely
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
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Oh, man, Dean Takahashi is featured right in the OP. Never forget.
bemusedchunk
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
Good OT.






now when is it coming to ps4?
nubbygamer
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
Love that Deans shameful clip made it in the media section. Well played sir.
Jawbreaker
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(09-28-2017, 07:04 PM)
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2 Cups, 1 Terrible OT Title.
Danthrax
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(09-28-2017, 07:05 PM)
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Perhaps the thread title is actually informing people about the lack of online co-op

Anyway, I'm day one-ing in this game tomorrow. Been waiting for years!
Piston Hyundai
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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reminder that I came up with "Runneth and Gunneth Over" as a title and everybody loved it
Ravelle
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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Oh man, this releases tomorrow?

I can't hold all these games!
MadMod
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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Don't know why everyones hating on the OT, I find it hilarious haha. Anyway, can't wait for this! Unfortunately, i'll have to wait for a Mac/PS4 release.
ElectricBlanketFire
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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The most beautiful game of all time is now tied to one of the most disgusting videos of all time.
Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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It's time. I was still a little baby in 2014. Now I'm a grown Cuphead.
Sou Da
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(09-28-2017, 07:06 PM)
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Who the hell choose this OT title?
Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew
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(09-28-2017, 07:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sou Da

Who the hell choose this OT title?

Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

The most beautiful game of all time is now tied to one of the most disgusting videos of all time.

Originally Posted by Jawbreaker

2 Cups, 1 Terrible OT Title.

Originally Posted by Trago

That has to be the worst OT title I've seen in a while lol.

So ready for the game!

Originally Posted by CopperPuppy

Wack as fuck OT title. Come on now. This game deserves better.

Originally Posted by Pein

That thread title though 😞

Originally Posted by shwimpy

awful title aside, can't wait!

Originally Posted by jon bones

gaf sure loves terrible ot titles

Y'all are a bit too upset at a hilarious and informative title. No fun allowed.
Zach
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(09-28-2017, 07:07 PM)
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It's co-op?! Heck yeah. Gonna play this with my son. Hopefully it's fun.
Wo33er
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(09-28-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Danthrax

Perhaps the thread title is actually informing people about the lack of online co-op

Bingo! Sorry for those not keen on the title, I couldn't help myself, it fit too well.

Originally Posted by Piston Hyundai

reminder that I came up with "Runneth and Gunneth Over" as a title and everybody loved it

Also loved it, and was very very close to being the title of choice. The pull to have an informative title, and an eye catching reference as an aside, was too strong.
Megatron
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(09-28-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Come on, thats the OT title? A reference to a terrible meme from a decade ago about girls shitting in a cup? What were you thinking OP?

There were a lot of genuinely good ideas in the preview thread. My favorite was this one:

Originally Posted by 1upsuper

|OT| Grab a Straw (because you're gonna suck)

PM a mod and do the right thing, OP.
Danthrax
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Originally Posted by Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew

It's time. I was still a little baby in 2014. Now I'm a grown Cuphead.

I believe it was announced in 2013!
ElectricBlanketFire
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(09-28-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew

Y'all are a bit too upset at a hilarious and informative title. No fun allowed.

I'm not upset, just making an observation.
Famassu
(09-28-2017, 07:09 PM)
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This game looks in-fucking-sanely incredible. Like holy fuck how does a game that looks like this even exist. :O
DukeBobby
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Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

The most beautiful game of all time is now tied to one of the most disgusting videos of all time.

The video itself isn't disgusting, but the reaction to it was.

Still, it's probably best not to draw attention to it in the OT.
ScaryShark
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(09-28-2017, 07:09 PM)
hehe, scat porn!

Hispanic! At the Disco
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(09-28-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Well that title doesnít fit this game at all....
Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew
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Originally Posted by Danthrax

I believe it was announced in 2013!

... Wow!
Nowise10
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(09-28-2017, 07:10 PM)
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absolutely disgusting ot title
arts&crafts
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(09-28-2017, 07:10 PM)
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I like the title OP :)

As for the game, I have to see some reviews first but I am cautiously excited.
Courage
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(09-28-2017, 07:10 PM)
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absolutely great ot title
The Hermit
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(09-28-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Glorious title
Theorry
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(09-28-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Cuphead |OT| New controller not included.

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