Perhaps it’s the rocking soundtrack. Perhaps it’s the fact that obsessive compulsion and gaming go together like peanut butter and exactly 14.3 grams of jelly. Whatever the reason, Dustforce is incredibly fun.
So how can a fledgling development team make it without a huge publisher? Hitbox Team doesn't have all the answers, but they have posted an in-depth blog detailing the trials and tribulations of making their platform title Dustforce.