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Old 03-06-2008, 03:31 AM   #1
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Audiosurf: Steam's Best Selling Game

Whats Audiosurf? A gamer and music whores wet dream.

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Audiosurf, the innovative and award-winning title that allows gamers to "ride their music," topped the February sales charts for dollars and units sold via Steam, a leading online platform for the distribution and management of PC games with over 15 million accounts worldwide.
In addition to outselling The Orange Box, Counter-Strike, and hundreds of other great games available via Steam, the month of February also delivered numerous awards and top reviews to Audiosurf's solo author, Dylan Fitterer.

"The critics are calling Audiosurf one of the most innovative music games ever released. Sales of the title and the buzz across the Steam Community pages support those claims," said Jason Holtman, director of business development at Valve. "This kind of runaway success for an independent title is a tribute to Dylan's work and millions of informed gamers connecting via Steam each week."

Audiosurf is a music-adapting puzzle racer where you use your own music to create your own experience. The shape, the speed, and the mood of each ride is determined by the song you choose. You earn points for clustering together blocks of the same color on the highway, and compete with others on the internet for the high score on your favorite songs.

The title was created by solo developer Dylan Fitterer, who came up with the design for Audiosurf after six months of running BestGameEver.com, where Fitterer released a new game every Friday. Fitterer's favorite design produced during this period was Tune Racer, which was iterated and evolved into Audiosurf.
http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/37...t-Selling-Game

Game is only like $10. Heres a review and some clips for it.

http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/reviews...diosurf-Review
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Old 03-06-2008, 09:46 AM   #2
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I played the demo. It was neatly set up with a custom music option.
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:19 PM   #3
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Yeah I liked it too. I will buy it when I return home. good thing my computer can run that thing.
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:23 PM   #4
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I played the demo too, awesome stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAloFiKdhRM
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:30 PM   #5
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Yeah audiosurf is pretty cool. Played the demo.
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Old 03-06-2008, 05:52 PM   #6
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I love the idea I just wish it wasnt a puzzle game, I think a points/stunt racer would have been more fun.
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:25 AM   #7
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I just bought it. Thank you, Alucard. For helping me support my music whore games.
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:50 AM   #8
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I love the idea I just wish it wasnt a puzzle game, I think a points/stunt racer would have been more fun.
yeah I agree, I got bored with it after a bit.
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:54 AM   #9
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I almost said "I wish it was a racer so you could race agianst your freinds for better times"

but then I thought about it..............
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:36 AM   #10
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How many of you actually loved playing that psp puzzle game or other puzzle games? If its good its good.
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:10 AM   #11
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"that psp puzzle game"
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:12 AM   #12
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I think he's talking about Lumines.
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Old 03-07-2008, 04:50 PM   #13
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I just bought the game and stupid valve only lets me download the DEMO! KSdjfalksefjlkJFLKSFJLKEJRLKAJLCXMVKLER Honey, git me shotgun!
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Old 03-07-2008, 05:16 PM   #14
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How many of you actually loved playing that psp puzzle game or other puzzle games? If its good its good.
What? Its not that its a puzzle game, I love puzzle games. Its that it dosent look like a very compelling puzzle game. Take out the custom music support and I wouldnt go near it.
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I wasn't even aware its a puzzle game. I thought it was just about music and block collecting.
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