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Old 08-16-2012, 01:26 AM   #1
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Castle Crashers coming to Steam


The official page is down right now, but there is a forum post outlining it all for us.

Some of the features for the PC release:
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Integrated voice chat
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Local and Online Multiplayer
I really don't know what took so long. This has seemed like a no-brainer for years... I'll keep my fingers crossed for WorkShop support.
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:07 AM   #2
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I've always wanted to play this, heard many good things about it but not a console fan. Wonder what the pricing will look like, hopefully $10 or less.
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:15 AM   #3
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The game hasn't been a significant source of money for them in quite some time, I could see a $15 price tag like it is on XBLA right now, with some assorted DLC included and more to buy. Possibly a Castle Crashers Complete Pack for $20. Since they don't have anything else in the pipeline and are likely still trying to fund their new game, I don't see them letting this go for too cheap.
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:19 AM   #4
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This would make a nice stocking stuffer over the holidays but no way I'm getting this full retail when I've played it to death already.
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:43 AM   #5
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Sure why not. But the right price for this old game is a GOTY edition for 9.99.

Lets remember this has been out for years.
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1. Cool, will it have a full match-making service through Steam, or will I have to invite my own friends who hopefully have copies of a several year old game ported from consoles?
2. Port Guardian Heroes.
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I really don't know what took so long. This has seemed like a no-brainer for years... I'll keep my fingers crossed for WorkShop support.
Behemoth is a small team that is also trying to wrap up a new game; when you have limited resources and various exclusivity contracts(look how long it too to get the game on the PSN, mind you) tying your hands, porting can take longer than some would deem necessary.
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Behemoth is a small team that is also trying to wrap up a new game; when you have limited resources and various exclusivity contracts(look how long it too to get the game on the PSN, mind you) tying your hands, porting can take longer than some would deem necessary.
Opening new markets should be in the top 3 goals of any company.
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Opening new markets should be in the top 3 goals of any company.
And in the case of small developers, completing new projects and getting them out for sale should be in the top two goals.
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And in the case of small developers, completing new projects and getting them out for sale should be in the top two goals.
I would put selling my product above making my product. Most companies do.
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I would put selling my product above making my product. Most companies do.
Sell now patch later!!! No wonder the industry is imploding.
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Sell now patch later!!! No wonder the industry is imploding.
In case of implosion, look directly at implosion.
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Sell now patch later!!! No wonder the industry is imploding.
Except this is a case of a finished game, made in easily ported Flash no less, that could have become a revenue stream as soon as any exclusive agreement with MS wore off. Soooo ...
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Except this is a case of a finished game, made in easily ported Flash no less, that could have become a revenue stream as soon as any exclusive agreement with MS wore off. Soooo ...
My thoughts exactly. These guys are from NewGrounds, a PC port should have been in the cards from the beginning...
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^^ See again the exclusivity contract. As a small developer they took the money that exclusivity brought, so sucked it up and dealt with what they had to for the next 2-3 years.
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^^ See again the exclusivity contract. As a small developer they took the money that exclusivity brought, so sucked it up and dealt with what they had to for the next 2-3 years.
Yeah, but it's been on the PSN for what? 2 years now? Did Sony have an exclusivity agreement as well?
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