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Nindies Showcase Highlights – 8/30/17

The already robust library of Nintendo Switch games is about to get even more diverse. In the new Nindies Showcase video today, Nintendo detailed 20 of the many indie games that are coming to the hit console. Some of these Nindies include new games in the Continue reading Nindies Showcase Highlights – 8/30/17

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Nindies Showcase this Wednesday Morning

A new Nindies Showcase, highlighting multiple indie games coming to Nintendo Switch, is coming on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. PT. Watch the video live by visiting Continue reading Nindies Showcase this Wednesday Morning

New Nintendo Downloads – 3/16/17

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

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    • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is a dungeon-crawling shoot-’em-up that’s a different game each and every time you play it. The randomly generated maps are built with more than 11,000 unique room configurations, each populated with a nearly endless variety of enemies, items, challenges and secrets.

 

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    • Human Resource MachineHuman Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds. In each level, your boss gives you a job. Automate it by programming your little office worker. If you succeed, you’ll be promoted up to the next level for another year of work in the vast office building.

 

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    • Little Inferno – Multiple nominee in the Independent Games Festival for the Grand Prize, Nuovo Award, and Technical Excellence, with honorable mentions in Best Design and Best Audio. Little Inferno is an adventure game that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace – about looking up up up out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall.

 

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    • World of GooWorld of Goo is a physics-based puzzle/construction game. The millions of Goo Balls who live in the beautiful World of Goo don’t know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U

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    • Picross 3D – Track the numbers to uncover the hidden shape in this beloved Nintendo DS classic. Tap a chisel to eliminate blocks you think don’t belong or use a paintbrush to mark ones you think should stay. Beginners and Picross series veterans alike will love this puzzle game that’s easy to pick up, but hard to put down.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

    • All Monster Hunter games on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U are now up to 66 percent off until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 22. Join the hunt today! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.

Also new this week:

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  • VROG (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

 

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Nintendo Nindies Summer Jam Promo

Nintendo is going to show off a number of amazing indie games coming soon at PAX WEST in Seattle. Every Thursday in September, a new digital release will hit Nintendo eShop for Wii U, Nintendo 3DS or both at an introductory pricing promotion of 10 percent off during the first week of launch. Additionally, the featured developers will share video stories about their projects’ development in Nintendo eShop. The featured developers will also curate a shelf in Nintendo eShop highlighting some of their favorite games.

 

The release schedule is as follows:

Sept. 1

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Axiom Verge from Thomas Happ Games – In this retro-style action-platform-exploration game, use the Wii U GamePad as your map, a way to easily swap between weapons or for Off-TV Play. A failed scientist dies in an accident, only to awaken in a mysterious, alien world. Where is he? How did he get here? And why do the fundamental laws of reality appear broken? Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It’s a thin line. It’s Axiom Verge. Available on Wii U.

Sept. 8

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Jotun: Valhalla Edition from Thunder Lotus Games – Jotun is a hand-drawn action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. In Jotun, you play Thora, a Norse warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla.Jotun: Valhalla Edition features Valhalla Mode, a boss rush mode with even fiercer versions of the already challenging jotun. Exclusive to the Wii U version, the map is always displayed on the GamePad and God Powers can be activated using the touch screen. The game launches on Wii U first, and its GamePad features make this the definitive version. Impress the Gods!

Sept. 15

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Noitu Love: Devolution from MP2 Games – The year is 2288. The city is protected by an organization called “The Peacekeepers League” and everything is swell except that it’s under attack by a robot army lead by professor Darnacus Damnation! Or is it… ?  Available on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with intuitive, touch-screen controlled gameplay.

Sept. 22

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Severed from Drinkbox Studios – Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha, who wields a living sword on her journey through a nightmare world in search of her family. Available on Wii U. Features include: Cross-Buy between Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, Wii U Off-TV Play, in-game Achievements, HD graphical optimizations.

Sept. 29

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Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2 from INTI CREATES – Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2 is a 2D action-platforming game in the style of the Japanese classics of yesteryear. The great controls, crisp graphics, unique play mechanics and epic boss battles from the first installment are all here, along with a host of new features. Available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS.

Check out all of these games, as well as a variety of Nindie games for the rest of the year and beyond in the list below or in the #Nindies Summer Jam Sizzle Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-IM7S4ByvM.

Wii U

Available
Game
Developer
Sept. 1
Axiom Verge
Thomas Happ Games
Sept. 8
Jotun: Valhalla Edition
Thunder Lotus Games
Sept. 15
Noitu Love: Devolution
MP2 Games
Sept. 22
Severed
Drinkbox Studios
Sept. 30
SteamWorld Heist
Image & Form
September
FAST Racing Neo – Neo Future Pack
Shin’en
September
Zarvot
SnowHydra Games
September
DubWars
WOBBL3 Entertainment
October
Ectoplaza
Syndicate Atomic
October
Soul Axiom
Wales Interactive
October
Antipole DX
Saturnine Games
October
Rocket Fist
DanielSnd
October
Shantae Half-Genie Hero
WayForward/XSEED
December
forma.8
MixedBag
December
Hollow Knight
Team Cherry
December
Stardew Valley
Chucklefish Games
Q1
World to the West
Rain Games
Nintendo 3DS
Available
Game
Developer
Sept. 15
Noitu Love: Devolution 
MP2 Games
Summer
Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure
Mastiff
Sept. 29
Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2
INTI CREATES
October
Antipole DX
Saturnine Games
October
Punch Club
tiny Build Games
December
forma.8
MixedBag
Fall
Severed       
Drinkbox Studios
Q4
Runbow Pocket     
13AM Games
To find a full listing of games and game details, visithttp://www.nintendo.com/games/nindies-summer-jam.
[Source: Nintendo]