Quantcast
Retro City Rampage 3DS revenues already surpassed 360, new patch live - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Retro City Rampage 3DS revenues already surpassed 360, new patch live


6:00 PM on 04.06.2014



When Retro City Rampage was released last year, developer Brian Provinciano was inundated with requests to put the game on the 3DS. It didn't look likely at first. Brian was already tackling the job of building the game on PC, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, and PS Vita pretty much on his own. Dealing with all those bugs and player complaints must have been horrific. To put the game on the 3DS as well would involve rebuilding many aspects of it from the ground up, sort out the smaller screen size and resolution, and bunch of other problems. It was easy to forgive Brian for wanting to just move on.

Then again, Brian is the kind of guy who was ambitious (and/or self destructive) enough to dedicate much of his adult life to the development of Retro City Rampage in the first place. Hearing that he'd put in the extra months of work to deliver the game on the 3DS didn't come as a huge of a surprise. More surprising was the news that the game has already gone on to bring in more money on the 3DS than it did on the Xbox 360, despite an approximate 12 month head start on the Microsoft's highly successful console. Sounds like the 3DS and Brian's brand of game design may be a pretty good fit.

Brian just released a new update for the game that offers some dramatic additions and changes. If you're more inclined to play on PC, you can get a Steam code for Retro City Rampage and Gordon Midwood's Derrick the Deathfin on the Sup Holmes kickstarter right meow. You'll also get a comic book I drew and maybe an Inhumanoid, so that's cool too.

Retro City Rampage - 3DS version pulls in more revenue than 360 version [Gonintendo]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







3DS

3:30 PM on 09.12.2014
Use your 3DS as a controller for the Wii U Super Smash Bros.

More fun Smash Bros. tidbits. It appears you can use your 3DS as a controller for the Wii U version of the game when it releases.  Kyle McLain tweeted this screen shot, followed by a tweet, "The text on the top scre...more



2:00 PM on 09.12.2014
We're getting the demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire too

Well, I'll be. The demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire isn't just coming to Japan. The Pokémon Company International isn't saying when or how codes will be distributed in the West yet, but this speci...more



1:30 PM on 09.12.2014
Club Nintendo Super Smash Bros. demo incoming, wide release next week

With all of the Super Smash Bros. reveals this week, I've gone from casual interest in the 3DS version to "I need this yesterday." But October 3 is so far away! Thankfully, we'll have the chance to play the demo soon -- Ninte...more



View all 3DS






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more