Beat Hazard Ultra
, Cold Beam Games' arcade-style twin stick shooter, has grossed over $2.2 million since it first launched on Steam in June 2011.
Steve Hunt, the lone developer of the game, also noted in a recent blog post
that the game's 3,000 percent profit came from over 700,000 copies being sold across seven platforms. Hunt said that overall development costs were "in the region of $70,000."
Of Beat Hazard Ultra
's seven platforms, it just recently launched on Xbox Live's Indie Games
channel. Xbox 360 users can see what the fuss is about for 400 MSP ($5).