Review: Guacamelee!’s First DLC: Costume Pack

Luchadores can now return to their hometown of Pueblucho dressed in eye-catching styles thanks to Guacamelee!’s first DLC, code-named Costume Pack. Normally, I wouldn’t review a costume, pack, but a.) I love Guacamelee! and b.) One of the costume packs affects Tostada, the female character.

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So remember how I complained (mildly) about not being able to play as just Tostada unless I’m player two in my review? Well, now I can! Or as Juanita! JUST AS GOOD.

Additionally, the color schemes stay the same for player one and player two, meaning not only can I play as a blue Tostada, but player two can be a hot pink Juan! Or Tostado, the sexy, mummified Juan. The packs also come with matching outfits for the chicken transformation.

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Besides just being pretty, the costumes change combat abilities, and there are new trophies available based on those abilities. You know my favorite is the trophy for beating Calaca as Juanita.

Character skins

POLLO LUCHADOR

Players will love the soothing caress of an always-regenerating health meter just as much as the soothing caress of their full-body chicken suit. Is that velvet? Just try to ignore the fact that stamina doesn’t regenerate as quickly.

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SKELETON

Undead luchador not undead enough for combatants? Become even MORE undead! Gamers can tear through enemies with the implacable stamina of an angry, brittle bone-person, but don’t expect much help from health pickups.

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IDENTITY SWAP

Cats are barking and dogs are meowing! Tostada is dressed as a brawny wrestler! Juan is spooky and bandage-wrapped! These alternate forms of the main characters have tougher punches, but can’t throw for beans.

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Trophies

Costume Pack offers luchadores new challenges and trophies that make getting platinum look like child’s play. Put on the Skeleton-suit in the terrifying Caverna del Pollo, explore the countryside looking for the Chicken brothers, or showdown against Calaca while wearing only bandages to earn even more trophies.

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Final Verdict

Score: A

While it may not be new levels, this is solid bang for your buck. It costs the same amount as normal costume packs do, but actually includes changes to gameplay styles and trophies for the costumes, so I think it’s totally worth the $1.99 price tag!

Also, can someone help me cosplay Juanita? Please and thank you.

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