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  • Developer Interview Yacht Club Games On Shovel Knight And Loving Nintendo

    "We grew up playing Nintendo games on the NES and SNES"

    Yesterday we reported that Yacht Club Games' Kickstarter campaign for Shovel Knight had hit its funding target with two weeks to spare. Fresh from this success, studio founder Sean Velasco kindly took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about the split from WayForward...

  • News Runner 2 Patch Now Available To Download

    A few niggling issues fixed

    BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien was released for the Wii U eShop around a month ago but unfortunately some gamers experienced a few problems with it - one of which involved the game freezing upon trying to exit the software. The developer Gaijin Games impressively got a patch made up and sent it...

  • News Digital Game Sales Growing 33% Year-on-Year in US and EU

    Analysts reveal new data at GDC

    The digital distribution of games has grown substantially in recent years with an increasing number of titles finding themselves in the Nintendo eShop, PSN, Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. Analysts from NPD, iResearch and Digi-Capital presented data at this week's Game Developers Conference on the state of the global...

  • News N++ Announced At GDC

    No news on platforms yet

    Founded in 2001, Metanet Software is an independent developer specialising in fun free-to-play web browser games. It found fame in 2005 with the release of N, a platformer that sees you play as a ninja running through levels avoiding obstacles and collecting gold. A DS version of the game was released in 2008 called N+ and...

  • News Toki Tori 2 to Launch With a Discount

    The early bird gets the worm

    Two Tribes has announced pricing details for the soon-to-be-released Toki Tori 2. As an extra bonus, however, the highly anticipated Wii U eShop title will launch worldwide on 4th April with a 10% discount in all territories. The following pricing information comes from Two Tribes' official blog; the listed prices are...

  • News Darksiders II to Disappear From The Wii U eShop After 31st March

    In Europe, at least

    Earlier today we reported on a rumour that Crytek USA may be interested in buying the Darksiders IP, as it's one of the franchises that's been left unclaimed in the sale of THQ's assets. That's a pity, as despite the odd frustrating section Darksiders II was a thoroughly decent action adventure title. In what seems to be a...

  • News Paint An Easter Egg, Win A Copy of Toki Tori 2 On Wii U

    Two Tribes hatches an egg-travaganza of a competition

    Toki Tori 2 isn't far away now, and to celebrate its impending launch on the Wii U eShop, developer Two Tribes is running a competition with an Easter theme. All you have to do is paint an Easter egg and submit it via Twitter or Instagram, making sure that you hash-tag it with #tt2egg. The best...

  • News Metroid Prime Developer Working On 2D Platformer For Mobile Formats

    Wii U eShop edition could be on the horizon

    Sunbreak Games is a studio founded by former Retro staffer Jason Behr, who worked as lead level designer on the Metroid Prime series during his time with the company and can also list Halo 4 on his résumé. Behr has gotten in touch to let us know about his studio's next project, a 2D platform adventure...

  • News Forgotten Memories: Sixth Sense Developer Hopes To Bring Game To Wii U

    Can you sense it?

    Psychoz Interactive is hoping to bring survival horror Forgotton Memories: Sixth Sense to the Wii U eShop. The game — which has been made using Unity — has been in development for a couple of years, with the studio now wanting to make plans to bring its work to the Nintendo console. Lead Programmer for Psychoz Interactive...

  • News Citizens of Earth Prepares to Invade Wii U eShop

    Likened to Earthbound and Little King's Story

    Indie developer Eden Industries has announced that its upcoming RPG, Citizens of Earth, will be hitting the Wii U eShop in 2014. The game tasks the player — as Vice President of the World — with rallying the citizens of a small rural town to battle wacky enemies and complete tasks for money and...