2 days > 9 months, at Steam!
'Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory' sold more copies for 2 days at Steam, than for 9 months outside steam.
Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 10th. 2012 - Korean Indie team Turtle Cream is happy about releasing 'Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory' at Steam.
Turtle Cream released 'Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory' at Feb. 2012. It was available at Desura & Indievania, and Humble Store for direct selling. At now, it is available at Steam.
Sun Park, CEO of Turtle Cream found this. Selling in steam for 2 days surpassed selling for 9 months outside steam. "Steam is **cking power house, as Edmund Mcmillen said." He posted at Turtle Cream blog. "We already knew Steam is big marketplace because we bought & enjoyed many games. But we never knew it's so surprisingly big! It's like that we launched brand new game to public with full powered PR. We got another chance." He continued. "This game is more polished than what we released at Feb. So please give another chance even if you played it earlier. You will have much better experience."
Even 'Boing Boing' and 'Play This Thing' liked this game, because it's sweetest platformer ever. Now it's your turn to check why they liked this game. Don't miss 30% discount chance for steam launch!
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* About Game
'Sugar Cube : Bittersweet Factory' is commercial version of 'Sugar Cube', which won 2010 IGF China best game. It is a 2D platformer game that presents the story of a sugar cube. The backgrounds of the game have two sides, namely, the front and the back. So depending on how you play, the environments will very often be vastly different.
It has 5 world themes containing unique 90 levels, 20 achievements, and 2 different endings. Plus it has SUPER CUTE looks and very sweet soundtrack.
You could purchase it through several digital distribution stores for Windows PC, as Steam(!) - Desura - Indievania - Greenman Gaming - Direct purchase(Humble Store) through official site. Available at Playism for Japanese language version.
* About improvement of Steam version
- Gamepad control is available.
- More polished level design & gameplay experience.
- Steam Cloud & 20 Steam Achievements are available.
- Game Soundtrack is bundled.
* Critic says
- A platformer with a refreshingly novel mechanic - Boing Boing
- A Kawaii-cute platformer - Play this thing
- Meat Boy's clever cousin - Indie Game Magazine
* More information
- Sugar Cube : Bittersweet Factory
Game information page (incl. Video / Screenshots) :
Game screenshots (zip) :
Steam release trailer (Youtube) :
---PR contact (Interview, Review copies, etc.) :
About Turtle Cream:
"Tuttle Cream" started career as students of the Sogang Univ. Game education center in Korea. From 2011, they became independent studio. Their 1st. freeware 'Cut & Paste' got several positive feedbacks, 2nd. freeware 'Sugar Cube' won IGF 2010 China Best Game. 1st. commercial game 'Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory' is available at Steam.
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