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Platformance: Castle Pain update 1.8 released: online scoreboards

June 6, 2011

Platformance: Castle Pain update 1.8 released on XBox. This is the update which adds peer to peer scoreboards. Now we shall see who’s got the best scores. Bring it! See you on the online scoreboards! 😉 (in case you have trouble updating: to manually update the game: delete from your xbox, and download it again […]

Game Interface review, online scoreboards, Platformance 2

April 29, 2011

Here is a bunch of news: GameInterface review: Mr Deeke over at Game Interface reviewed Platformance: Castle Pain and liked it: Overall, Platformance: Castle Pain is an enjoyable and entertaining Xbox Indie title that makes use of platformer aspects as well as medieval design to deliver an original gaming experience. Whether you’re a hardcore platformer […]

Platformance: Castle Pain Xbox getting an update soon

April 20, 2011

The XBLIG version of Platformance: Castle Pain is getting an update soon. We have uploaded this updated version and are waiting for review by fellow XNA creators (other game developers). So it should come out in a few days (it all depends on how fast we go through peer review). This update (1.7)  features: A […]

Fantastic Platformance Knight Patchwork Quilt !

March 26, 2011

Check out this awesome Platformance knight patchwork quilt made by a mother for her son ! Hand made, it’s about a bit more than a  foot tall and wide. The colors are perfect too. This craft must have taken some time to be done. click for fullsize

Xbox dashboard: Kotaku’s Favorites

March 23, 2011

There is a new Tab in the Indie Games section of the Xbox 360 Dashboard called “Kotaku’s Favorites”. Kotaku will regularly update this list with games they like. Here is the list of the first 8 favorites from Kotaku: Aban Hawkins & the 1000 SPIKES Cthulhu Saves the World Platformance: Castle Pain radiangames Ballistic Rotor […]

Download Platformance: Castle Pain music

March 21, 2011

Someone asked for it so here it is. Get the mp3s from Castle Pain music here: MagikoMusic  

Pocket Gamers reviews Platformance: Castle Pain on WP7

February 14, 2011

Keith, over at PocketGamer made a deep and detailed review of Platformance on WP7, giving it a note of 7/10. Love the introduction: Time was, a title in Platformance: Castle Pain’s mould would have been plastered all over the front of the magazines straddling the shelves at your local newsagents. In amongst the half penny […]

Hidden Audio Log’s 2010 Xbox Live Indie Game Awards

December 21, 2010

“Hidden Audio Log’s 2010 Xbox Live Indie Game Awards Genre Awards – Best Platformer And The Nominees Are – Inertia! Platformance: Castle Pain Ophidian Wars: Opac’s Journey And the winner is… Platformance: Castle Pain !” Thanks Hidden Audio Log for this award !!! Go to the website and check all the nominees. They are all […]

WP7 Platformance: Castle Pain update v1.6 available

December 19, 2010

This update adds some local score boards and menu icons. See here for more infos :v1.6 update

Platformance: Castle Pain WP7 gets a score boards update soon

December 13, 2010

Something that was missing from Platformance was the ability to save your “platformances”. We just added  3 local top 20 score boards on the windows phone 7 version, one for each type of difficulty. They display your progression (“Princess” being the ultimate), the number of deaths, the time spent on your quest and the date […]

Windows Phone 7 Launch Line Up from DarkZero Videogame Magazine

November 24, 2010

The good people over at have an article on games already available on Windows Phone 7. In their “The Good” section they list: – Xbox LIVE The Harvest – Xbox Live Hexic Rush – Xbox Live OMG – Xbox Live Max and the Magic Marker – and … Indie game: Platformance: Castle Pain ! […]

EDGE magazine’s Top 20 Indie Games

November 17, 2010

Wow… we made it in EDGE magazine Top 20 Indie Games! Thanks EDGE! Go check out the whole list of these great Indie Games: EDGE Top 20

Platformance: Castle Pain now available on WP7

November 17, 2010

We’re glad that fixes have been done so Platformance is back on the WP7 Marketplace (Games/Action_Adventure). Current version is 1.5 and it fixes previous problems with slow menus in trial mode. It runs really great now !  

You can now officialy play Platformance: Castle Pain on your Windows Phone 7

November 4, 2010

Freshly available on the phone Marketplace . The gameplay is exactly the same. We ‘ve added a virtual stick under you thumb and it’s working like a charm. Now you can enjoy a brutal session of Platformance on your toilets! 😉  

Another bunch of reviews for Castle Pain

August 23, 2010 (great name), a site that specialized in indie games  reviewed the game and ends it with: It has the perfect combination of retro graphics, music and charm that make it a must play for old-school fans. Full review : Thanks Mike! “Classic reviews, modern reviews, all awesome” has a nice and lenghty […] highly recommends Platformance: Castle Pain

August 12, 2010

Anthony over at gave a B+ to Platformance: Castle Pain. Trial and error gameplay mixed with frequent deaths may not sound like a hallmark of good game design, but Platformance: Castle Pain ends up as one of the better indie titles on Xbox Live because of it. Full read here: Thanks Anthony!

The making of Platformance: Castle Pain – Part 1

August 8, 2010

Designing the hero for Castle Pain was a bit tricky. At first we decided the hero had to be small because the whole level design would depend on its size. The smaller the hero the more corridors and rooms we could put on screen. 1.  The very first design fits in a 10×12 rectangle. Its […]

PLATFORMANCE: Castle Pain gets 9/10 on

August 7, 2010

“PLATFORMANCE: Castle Pain is a fantastic indie title, both for its well-done pixel art and for its adorably-infuriating game difficulty.  If PLATFORMANCE happens to be the beginning of a series, consider me hooked.” Full review : Thanks WDesm !

SignedInPodcast covered Platformance: Castle Pain in their episode #49

August 3, 2010

They also talk about other great indie games that just came out, as well as xbla: Limbo, Hydro Thunder Hurricane, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, and more stuff. You can listen to the podcast here:  SignedInPodcast Thanks Jeremy! July’s Best Xbox LIVE Indie Game

August 3, 2010

In their monthly report about Indie Games, Console Arcade choose Platformance: Castle Pain as “pretty clearly the best thing this month”. They also review some other great indie games. “It’s not about getting to the end, it’s about getting to the end without dying and as quickly as you can, and there’s tons of gameplay […]