Vlambeer's SUPER CRATE BOX is coming to bring back the glory of the golden arcade age, when all that really mattered was getting on that high score list. Grab your baseball cap and loosen your pants, it's time to fight endless hordes of enemies and collect every weapon crate you can.
User reviews: Very Positive (5,070 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 29, 2012

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"An action platformer that actually forces you to switch up your strategy."
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Reviews

“I would estimate that it's slightly less addictive than crack cocaine.”
Destructoid

“You know condensed milk? Super Crate Box is like that, only with fun instead of milk.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Elegant, explosive, and truly unmissable.”
9/10 – EDGE Online

About This Game

Vlambeer's SUPER CRATE BOX is coming to bring back the glory of the golden arcade age, when all that really mattered was getting on that high score list. Grab your baseball cap and loosen your pants, it's time to fight endless hordes of enemies and collect every weapon crate you can. Prepare for an arcade delight with tight controls, refreshing game mechanics, cracking retro art and a terribly hip chiptune soundtrack.

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:1.2 Ghz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:8.0
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space

    Recommended:

    • OS:Windows XP, Vista or 7
    • Processor:2.2 Ghz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • DirectX®:8.0
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
449 of 555 people (81%) found this review helpful
34 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
It's like Call of Duty but with better graphics.
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70 of 79 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
Get this game. It is worth all of the 12 seconds of download, 3 seconds of installation, and hours of time-wasting it has to offer. Especially since it's free. If you don't get this, all the children you didn't have will weep, and their tears will forever salt the fields you plow. You shall never again taste the rewards of victory, and your sheep will cry in fear.

Get this game.

Your non-children need this.

Your sheep need this.

You need this.
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195 of 283 people (69%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
30.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
The book was better
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20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
42.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
I really needed to sleep... Just one more round I told myself... Before I knew it there was sun in my eyes.
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17 of 24 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 1
Fast pased, green thingy killing mayham. 10/10

May Gaben smite the one who came up with the Disc Weapon.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
My playing experience with this game:

-Did Tutorial
-Game Crashes
-Game Gives Error Message Citing Missing DLL
-Takes 2 Hours to install DLL
-Try first level
-Falls in fire
-Game Crashes
-Unlocks Diskgun Thingy
-Kills ten Aliens at once
-Dies from Discgun
-Game Crashes
-Breaks High Score and Unlocks second level
-Game Crashes
-Opens Game
-Game Crashes
-Looks at Game Page on Steam
-Computer Crashes

6/10 Be- <Computer Explodes>
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
I wish I could recommend this game. I really do. The game is great, tons of fun, difficult, etc. but is unplayable due to the fact that it crashes everytime you A) use the flamethrower B) use the shotgun C) have multiple explosions occur at once D) press start on your controller. I could go on and on with the number of things that shut this game down. The worst part is that, once shut down, it takes a good 5 minutes for steam to recognize that it's closed. No, it's not just my computer, multiple of my friends are experiencing the same problem.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
10/10 - This game is essentially what a free-to-play game should be. There are no microtransactions, and everything you obtain is done by just skill, no unlocking things with real money. The game itself is actually pretty good, this game requires as much skill as it does precision, and the maps are well designed to keep a consistant challenge, with no exploits. Great game, great challenge, great arsenal of weapons and very good design.

The disc gun makes the game even more challenging though so just try to avoid it.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
Hand Cramp Simulator 2015
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12 of 20 people (60%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
56.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2014
It's not as addicting as everybody says.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 25
As much as I love this game, the game just keeps crashing.

Use the flamethrower for more than 2 seconds? CRASH!
Double press attack when equipping flamethrower? CRASH!
You decide to jump? 1/200 chance to CRASH!
Spam shotgun? 1/200 chance to CRASH!

I know that the game is free, so can't complain; but can't play it either.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
If you like hard and old school games with a smooth soundtrack... PLAY THIS GAME!!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 24
Great, a fast-paced pixel game that people who like Cavern Kings and/or Risk of Rain will loveespecially because its free :P.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2014
One thing i dont like is that im on windows and it keeps crashing even though every thing is fine
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 10, 2014
Great game but crashes way to much. I play it for like 10 min then it crashes
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 27
Apesar de ser Free to Play, é um ótimo jogo!
Eu vi um youtuber jogar ele em um dos seus vídeos e resolvi tirar a prova viva para ver se o jogo era bom mesmo, e pode acreditar, é MUITO BOM!
As fases são hiper mega rápidas, com um arsenal imenso de armas pra você brincar e ainda por cima com bons gráficos mesmo se tratando de um jogo 16 bits. Para quem quiser passar o tempo no Steam esse jogo é uma ótima pedida!
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
i was going to call myself a world champion until i played ambush
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
Really nice survival game. Really fun game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
This game is frustratingly fun. I really mean it. The more I enjoyed this game, the more i got frustrated whenever I got hit by an enemy MANY, MANY, M-A-N-Y times. The game is a classic mix of shooting and platformer game where you collect a number of crates that hold weapons. Each level has a required number of crates in order to be cleared. You also unlock new weapons whenever you collected a specified number of crates. It's free so there's no hurt in trying and who knows, maybe you might find this game very FRUSTRATINGLY FUN too. :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 5
Hahahaha...

Good Game!
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