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    Castle Crashers

    Game » consists of 12 releases. Released Aug 27, 2008

    Grab three other knights and storm enemy forces in this downloadable beat-em-up with RPG elements, complete with smoothly-drawn graphics.

    CastleCrashers Breaks Live arcade SALES RECORD !!!!!!!!!

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    #1  Edited By Keano

    HOLY SHIT, no wonder the servers got over loaded. Braid was considered a success after selling 30,000 in its first week, Geometry wars2 did around 60k.............well, Castle Crashers sells over 110,000 in 3 days (looking at the leaderboard)

    in an interview with Tom fulp and Dan paladin (the dudes who made the game) from Joystiq,
    " Joystiq : Now that Castle Crashers has been out for a few days now, have you heard about the game's sales?

    Tom: We don't have official numbers, hopefully we'll be getting them soon. As far as we know we are record breaking, because we aren't sure of anyone else selling as many copies. But we have to wait for official confirmation from Microsoft.
    Dan: Though, we do have leaderboard totals to go off of and the last time we check, it was at about 103,000 players."

    http://www.joystiq.com/2008/08/31/pax-2008-the-behemoth-talks-castle-crashers-pricing-patches-an/




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    #2  Edited By Player1

    Cool. The game is a lot of fun. They should be working on a patch though, not taking interviews! lol.

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    #3  Edited By TheGTAvaccine

    Wow, and I didnt even buy that one!

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    #4  Edited By Renegade_v2
    Player1 said:
    "Cool. The game is a lot of fun. They should be working on a patch though, not taking interviews! lol."

    they already said, its not the game. it was a server side problem. MS dedicates a certain amount of bandwidth to games....they had no idea this game would suddenly start breaking records. same thing happened with HALO3 the first day. and they said the fix is coming very soon.

    anyways, Can we say the First Million Selling Arcade game???
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    #6  Edited By Riddler

    Arcade game of the year. Brings more to the table than Most retail games.

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    #7  Edited By Carlos

    I believe this, CC is just too damn good, as a matter of fact i think i'll go play it right now

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    #8  Edited By SpaceInsomniac

    Wow, and I'm sure that has nothing to do with the fact that the game can be played in local multiplayer with up to three other people who have silver accounts and never paid for the game, right?

    We'll get sales info when we get sales info.  Leaderboards mean nothing.

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    #9  Edited By Rowr
    Renegade_v2 said:
    "Player1 said:
    "Cool. The game is a lot of fun. They should be working on a patch though, not taking interviews! lol."

    they already said, its not the game. it was a server side problem. MS dedicates a certain amount of bandwidth to games....they had no idea this game would suddenly start breaking records. same thing happened with HALO3 the first day. and they said the fix is coming very soon.

    anyways, Can we say the First Million Selling Arcade game???"
    I have suspicions there are a few problems there aside from "server side problems"

    Like when I join a game which already appears to be full, and then the game freezes.
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    #10  Edited By RHCPfan24

    This is the only summer of arcade one I haven't bought yet (besides Galaga).  I will definitely now.

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    #11  Edited By KingBroly

    They said a patch is coming.  I'll wait for official numbers though.  I'm expecting over 90,000.

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    #12  Edited By DanCarmichael

    Good for them, they definitely deserve it.

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    #13  Edited By FiestaUnicorn

    You can't use the leaderboards to determine sales.  Many people have more than one profile on their 360.

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    #14  Edited By elektrixx

    I hope they roll out the patch soon, because I'm not going online in-game until it's fixed.

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    #15  Edited By JohnDudebro

    Bionic Commando did 170,000, but that's over two platforms. So we should wait for solid 360 stats on that one before we do this.

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    #16  Edited By Rowr
    elektrixxx said:
    "I hope they roll out the patch soon, because I'm not going online in-game until it's fixed."
    frustration.

    This game doesnt like me to host games.

    Which is unfortunate as it seems like the quickest way to successfully find one.

    The only success I have had is with friends. Even then it is fucking frustrating to get to the end boss and then drop out to lose all your xp etc.

    If this game wasnt so fucking good, this would have killed it dead.
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    #17  Edited By Cirdain

    Dude listen
    Renegade_v2 said:

    "Player1 said:
    "Cool. The game is a lot of fun. They should be working on a patch though, not taking interviews! lol."

    they already said, its not the game. it was a server side problem. MS dedicates a certain amount of bandwidth to games....they had no idea this game would suddenly start breaking records. same thing happened with HALO3 the first day. and they said the fix is coming very soon.

    anyways, Can we say the First Million Selling Arcade game???"

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    #18  Edited By Bennyishere

    Hmm, I don't have any friends playing it... I bought it though, and it's pretty cool, but I need to get some co-op on.

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    #19  Edited By MattyFTM  Moderator

    Didn't BC:Rearmed sell 130,000 in its first week?

    EDIT: Ignore that, I just remembered that BC:Rearmed was for multiple platforms.

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    #20  Edited By pause422

    Good news, I'm glad the game is doing really well, its super fun and deserves it, this and BC are the best value of games I've got in a long long time.

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    #22  Edited By KingBroly

    BC:Rearmed did 130,000 in its' first week across 360, PS3 and PC (not 170,000 as previously mentioned).  I haven't checked the Leaderboards of that (it actually only accounts for those who've beaten it and challenges), but what I can say is that Castle Crashers, when I checked a couple of hours ago was approaching the 170,000 person on the Leaderboard mark.

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    #23  Edited By Subway

    Lame. Geo wars 2 is far better.

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    #24  Edited By MattyFTM  Moderator
    Subway said:
    "Lame. Geo wars 2 is far better."
    How can you even start to compare the two? They're completely different. Apart from them both being games on Xbox live arcade I can't think of a single similarity!!!
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    I just beat Castle Crashers today. What a game! I'm really happy that it's selling so well.

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    #26  Edited By Subway
    MattyFTM said:
    "Subway said:
    "Lame. Geo wars 2 is far better."
    How can you even start to compare the two? They're completely different. Apart from them both being games on Xbox live arcade I can't think of a single similarity!!!"
    One is fun, the other isn't. That's how I'm going to compare them :-p
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    #27  Edited By rmanthorp  Moderator

    Amazing its a fantastic game!

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    #28  Edited By giyanks22
    Player1 said:
    "Cool. The game is a lot of fun. They should be working on a patch though, not taking interviews! lol."
    lol...it works fine now though...

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