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:
Recent:
Very Positive (75 reviews) - 81% of the 75 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (5,980 reviews) - 90% of the 5,980 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 29, 2012

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“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
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Recent:
Very Positive (75 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (5,980 reviews)
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thomasroyle
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Product received for free
It's Alright.
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Yeti
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
A game that you can play to wind down and just have some fun and mess around and not really care.

I wouldn't play this game for hours on end as to be honest after a while it gets rather dull. However for a 10 or 20 minutes i would give it a go really quick to download as well so even better.

Be great if there was a story to it and you just don't keep playing unlocking new things. Also I think adding in achievements or something would be really good to along with trading cards. Just to give the player something else to have to work towards and give more progression to the game.

All in all a worth while game to play to give it a good 5 - 20 minutes of a bash and shoot things up.
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Delta
( 20.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
This game gets more playtime than most games I have......

"No but really, just one more round!.... *dies* Okay, I swear THIS is the last round!"
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Chicken Tendies
( 9.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
Could do with more levels, but otherwise cool game.
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Puff's Abusive Dog
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
played for lols, stayed for..........nothing
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LazyMoosive
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Great.











Just be careful that you don't mistaken your computer for a box.
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Orensko
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
boring
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ankeloa
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
Ths game is trully a game for people who lived the golden age of arcades. Now let's start out with the positives.

Pros: This game is addictive. It really is. You could spend hours playing this game to just trying to beat you high score. It has a huge range of weapons to offer and each level adds to already riduclous amount of diffculty. The enemies move in a "pac man" like matter in which each enemy has its own patterns.

Cons: However, this game is run n' shoot game and nothing more. I don't what more you can add to this game, however, after a while, this game can feel baren in that there is not much more to do. While the enermies are fine, but once you get the hang of it, they can feel cheap.

This game is something that I would use to makr the hours pass by. For what this game is, I believe that everyone should give it a try.
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Nexus000
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
For the amount of content an average player would be seeing, it's really not even worth it. Gets repetitive and boring extremely fast. The difficulty should be tuned down a bit. Sure I like a challenge, but sometimes it just doesn't make the game fun at all. I like the devs and I like the concept and everything. It's just poorly executed.
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Ockvil
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
"minigun: this has a bit of recoil"
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TheUnderworld
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
The game is just too fun. I've spent more than 7 hours in this little thing and you better do the same right now.
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Mr. BIGsmile-NL
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Free and fun for an hour or so!
Maybe even 2.
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«CG» L3rx[i]ud0n ♞ | AK-47
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Everytime you die it makes you wanna go and try to beat your record again. It's very addictive and you're probably gonna love it if you like 2D action indie games that have a challenge.
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Turtle
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
While this game is fun, every single time I play it I have to restart by computer because of the "failed to star app already running." I have this problem for no other game.
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KingAssassain*
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
This ♥♥♥♥ing ♥♥♥♥ game is imposible to pass go re do the ♥♥♥♥ing controles so it is actuallt playable you ♥♥♥♥ing pices of ♥♥♥♥
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memeita
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
The game is free, but you'll say so many blasphemies that you'll have to pay a lot of money to be confessed by the pope
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LeNooNinja
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
Okay, this reveiw is short because it's all i have to say about it

PROS
• Very fun gameplay
• Massive weapon selection
• Fast paced
• Frustrating in a good way
• Intense
• Pretty much perfect

CONS
• Crashes about every 10 minutes

I don't know if it's just my ♥♥♥♥♥♥ computer, but the game crashes a lot. But other than that, really great game.
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fatguy9001
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 21
Awesome game; I always wanna back to it!
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The Nerdy Villager
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
The whole time I'm yelling "YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAH!!"
Best free game ever.
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maddboy189
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
This game was a very pleasant surprise. Great arcade game for a great price. Get it now!
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
20.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
This game gets more playtime than most games I have......

"No but really, just one more round!.... *dies* Okay, I swear THIS is the last round!"
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
is fun. i am the likes it. 10/10 would meme again. i have cronic depression.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
10/10
Best crashing simulator 2016.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
If you have loads of time on your hands, nothing to do, no friends, then this is the game for you!

11/10 - Would play this to get 99 score again
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
24 of 32 people (75%) found this review helpful
31 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 23
first: download game

second: get mad after getting 3 then dying

third: play for another hour

fourth: get a mental illness

fith: go to school. find a box. find a 1st grader. stuff the 1st grader in the box. get suspended. go home. play suyper crate box

sixth: call for help
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
This game has no remorse on how you feel. That's a good thing.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
100% free. And fun.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9 of 17 people (53%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
I really wish I could play this game, but it constantly crashes on Windows 8.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 25
Man this game is hard
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
37 of 63 people (59%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2015
BOX SAYS THIS GAME WILL PROMISE HIGH SCORES, FAST ACTION-PACED SCORING AND NEW WEE-PONS TO KILL ALL THOSE WHO DARE POKE AT YOU WHILE YOU ATTEMPT TO CATCH EACH AND EVERY BOX FOR THE SCORE! ONE WITH SPHERE, ONE WITH BOX!
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13 of 19 people (68%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
You remember how in Red Dwarf there was that drug that you could get addicted to by looking at it? Well I am starting to think that Vlambear is putting that in their games, and speaking of addictive substances from Red Dwarf, this game is better than life.
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584 of 735 people (79%) found this review helpful
802 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 2, 2015
It's like Call of Duty but with better graphics.
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288 of 348 people (83%) found this review helpful
215 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2014
Whoever invented the disc gun is a terrible person.
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317 of 394 people (80%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 17, 2014
It's a CRATE game!










pls dont kill me.
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133 of 154 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2013
I don't know what I was thinking when I bought this game."oh it might be a stupid free to play". but I was wrong. dead. wrong. This game is hard as heck. I love it. It's like a platformer . Old school gamers should feel right at home in this shooter-platformer
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108 of 121 people (89%) found this review helpful
121 people found this review funny
Recommended
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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183 of 236 people (78%) found this review helpful
143 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2014
9/10

-1 for the disc gun.
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84 of 95 people (88%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 16, 2014
Super Crate Box is a 2D run and gun arcade platformer. If that is tough to digest, the game is played in a single screen. The point is to get crates. Once you get a crate, a new one spawns. Inside each crate is a random weapon that you've unlocked. Why do you get crates? To unlock new weapons, characters and levels to play on. There are only three levels, but I'm happy with that. The first level feels so good to play on that you almost don't need the other two.

Enemies drop from a hole in the ceiling of the level. Standard left and right moving enemies, when they get to the edge they fall off to the next one. There are bigger versions of the standard enemies that take twice as much damage. Finally, there are hovering skull enemies that bounce around. Its a nice simple variety that still adds challenge. Since the enemies work their way to the bottom, there is a fire pit. If the enemies reach the fire pits, they come back red, angry and twice the speed! In a way it feels like the original Mario Bros. arcade game. One screen levels, and enemies that get angry, doubling their speed.

The major difference is the guns. Each gun has unlimited ammo and feels fun to use, with their own pro and con. Dual pistols will shoot left and right simultaneously, but do 1 bit of damage. The revolver shoots one bullet at a time, but does double damage. The machine gun shoots straight forward very quickly, but pushes you back. The flamethrower will effectively light platforms and enemies on fire, but if you stand in the fire, you can't jump. The katana has short range, but does a lot of damage and sends big enemies the other way. The shotgun has short range, but sends out a big blast of randomized bullets. The bazooka fires rockets that are slow to reload, but they do a lot of damage in a radius. Grenade launchers do the same thing, but they reload faster and arc when you shoot them. Mines take a while to arm themselves and can only drop straight down, but do the same big radius damage as rockets and grenades. Lasers take a long time to fire once you pull the trigger, but go through everything. The disc gun bounces off the first wall it hits and goes through enemies, but it will also kill you.

You can only carry one weapon, so when you get a crate, its a different weapon. Some weapons are better than others, so there is a dynamic of not getting a crate to use a good weapon to kill a screen full of enemies vs just getting the next crate.

You will unlock new characters, but they all play the same. They just different. The game will give you a random character when you play. One hit will kill you, but that's the balance. Guns vs swarms of enemies. With every death, the game will tell you what you've unlocked, how many more crates you need and send you right back in as if nothing happened. The whole thing takes a second or less. If the game gets too easy for you on normal mode, there is a hard mode.

The game keeps track of your high score in crates, but there are no points awarded. Hopefully there will be a more complete sequel with support for co-op and points, but that is in no way a complaint for this great FREE arcade game. In all, its a fun free game. If it came out in the 80s, Super Crate Box would have made millions of dollars in quarters. Not just that, but this free little game is enough to make me want to play other games from the developer.
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161 of 217 people (74%) found this review helpful
121 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 21, 2014
everything in this game is sexy except the disc gun
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