BBT: A duck, a metaphorical cup, and a Rammy

With the Holiday Sale kicking off on Steam and our Arena Feature updates in both XBLA & Steam versions of BattleBlock Theater, this weekend is going to be fantastic! This Friday, we give you a duck, a metaphorical cup, and a Rammy–what does that all mean?
As we mentioned in our last Arena Feature post, we are re-featuring winners and honorary mentions of the Arena Playlist Creation Contest so you can maximize your fun during the holiday season. Here’s what we have for you this week:
XBLA Arena Feature:
CaptureTheDuck by LevelDesignGuy
Can’t get enough of Duckshark? Don’t worry, LevelDesignGuy has got you covered! Duckshark is all over the place in this week’s XBLA Arena Feature.
Steam Arena Feature:
Hatty Cup 2014 by KLJF22
We wish we could give each of you a shiny trophy, but if we did then we wouldn’t be able to continue making games, so instead we will give you a virtual high-five and a metaphorical cup for your victories. Play ball!
Finally, just because we love you and we know how much you love Rammy (I mean, look at this fan with her homemade apron), we’re giving out this adorable animal companion from Castle Crashers. You’ll be able to play through Theater levels as Rammy!
All you need to do is load up the game and head towards an online area, like Furbottom’s Features or Community Theater, and it should unlock. Happy playing!


Holiday Sale on Steam!


Tis the season to be jolly! And what better way to be jolly than to play video games with loved ones — or just have some quality “me time.” Now might be a good time to shop for what you’ve always wanted or get the perfect gift for friends!
From now until January 2nd, 2015 (wow this sale runs until next year!), you can get Castle Crashers Steam and BattleBlock Theater Steam at 75% OFF!
We’ve also applied the discounts to our Can’t Stop Laughing Bundle (1 copy of Castle Crashers + 1 copy of BattleBlock Theater) and Ultra Baby’s Co-Op Chaos Pack (2 copies of BattleBlock Theater) so they reflect the prices of the individual copies during the sale. An even bigger discount is applied if either game is a part of a Daily Deal, Flash Sales, or Community Deals (picks by the community).
Castle Crashers DLC is still at the low price of $0.99 USD and all proceeds go to charity (as they always do!). The two DLC packs are Pink Knight Pack and Blacksmith Pack.
Remember that if you own both Castle Crashers Steam and BattleBlock Theater Steam, then you automatically get cross-over characters! We call it the Can’t Stop Crying Pack in Castle Crashers and you get the Castle Crashers knight as a playable character in BattleBlock Theater:


A momentous performance in our Monster Playlists!

Prepare Yourself for a Momentous Performance!
Just about any BattleBlock Theater regular can tell you that each and every week we uphold a tradition first put in place by the great P.Furbottom, something we fittingly call, “Furbottom’s Features”. We choose one playwright from the Community Theater and place one of their creations on high as an example of great stage design… or playwriting…or level design–really, whatever you want to call it. It’s a really great thing that we love to do, where everybody wins and has fun and is happy.
But, uh, this week we aren’t doing that.
Instead, as a gift we made especially just for everybody, we would like to present two playlists from The Behemoth… now on Steam for the first time!
Featured Solo/Coop Playlists:
“MomentumMonster” and “ComentumMonster” by Mr H Hattington (On XBLA) and FurryBottom1 (On Steam)
Difficulty Level: Expert
This is not your mommy’s playlists – this is for the rage in “outrageous”, the ouch in “ouch-this-hurts”. Think hard, play quick, and don’t give up. Above all, remember that victory is that much sweeter when it’s drenched in sweat and tears.