|[January 30, 2014]
"Super Indie Connection Sale" Launches Today in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U
REDMOND, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
Starting today, Wii
U owners can take advantage of limited-time discounts on select
indie games in the Nintendo eShop. Now through Feb. 13, fans who own any
of the participating games already - or purchase one at full price
during the promotion - will qualify to receive 60 percent off all other
The indie games that are participating in this exciting two-week
Nintendo eShop sale include:
Tori 2+ from Two Tribes Publishing is a puzzle adventure
with no tutorials, no hand-holding and no one telling players what to
do. The fun is in exploring and overcoming the obstacles of the lush
the Bottle: Bumpie's Party from KnapNok Games is a game
for two to eight people. Players sit in a circle around the Wii U
GamePad, spin a virtual bottle and collaborate with friends to
complete the most challenges.
Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien from
Gaijin Games Inc. is a rhythm-music, auto-running platformer. Players
run, jump, slide, kick and soar through fantastic environments with
Sisters: Twisted Dreams from Black Forest Games is a
fast-paced platformer that lets players morph at will between two
dynamically different dream worlds. The game combines punchy graphics
and tight controls with the challenge of retro platforming.
Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition from WayForward delivers
players to a world in which Space Hooligans have escaped custody and
are wreaking havoc all over Planet Land. Players must do what they can
to bring these renegades to justice.
"Independent developers are responsible for some of the most creative
and unique content in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U," said Steve Singer,
Nintendo of America's vice president of Licensing.
"We noticed there were a lot of high-quality games by independent game
developers in the Nintendo eShop," said Collin Van Ginkel, co-founder of
Two Tribes Publishing. "This type of special promotion helps us
introduce games of other developers to our fans who may not otherwise
discover all the great games available on Wii U."
For more information about the Super Indie Connection Sale, visit http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers.
Remember that Wii U features parental controls that let adults manage
the content their children can access. For more information about this
and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu.
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