Countdown 3DS eShop Spotlight - escapeVektor
#31 - Trace and survive
For the month before the 3DS and Wii U eShops close for new purchases on 27th March, each day we're going to highlight a specific eShop game for one of those consoles and give a short pitch as to why we think it deserves your love and attention — before it's too late. The chance to add these to your library will be gone for...
News Rogue Singularity Will Jump Onto the Switch eShop in 2018
'A return to the golden age of 3D platforming'
Nnooo is a name that'll be familiar to fans of the 3DS and Wii U eShop, with the Australian company developing and publishing various games even as far back as the days of WiiWare and DSiWare. Now it's confirmed a project for the Switch eShop as publisher of the Considerable Content-developed Rogue...
News Nnooo Considering Switch Ports Of Mallow Drops And Armed With Wings: Rearmed
Currently being "assessed for suitability"
Australian firm Nnooo is bringing Mallow Drops and Armed With Wings: Rearmed to consoles, and has stated that Switch versions are currently being "assessed for suitability". You can see the two titles in action below. Nnooo is famous for developing titles such as Pop Plus: Solo, escapeVektor: Chapter...
News Legend of Kusakari Devs on Nintendo's Reaction to Zelda Parallels
The Big N approves
Some of you may be aware of The Legend of Kusakari, a bizarre upcoming game about a humble man whose one mission is to trim back all the grass on battlefields so heroes can fight without tripping over anything. It's obviously taken heavy inspiration from the Legend of Zelda series, with a similar logo and a visual style that apes...
News Legend of Kusakari Releases in the West on 25th August
Link would be proud
If you've played any conventional Zelda games, then you no doubt understand Link's sisyphean struggle to battle the long grasses of Hyrule. Considering that grass contains rupees, hearts, magic, and other helpful items, it's always worth your while to go and clear out a patch of grass just because. Evidently, Librage really likes...
News Nnooo Announces Legend of Kusakari for the 3DS eShop
Worst. Trumpet solo. Ever.
Nnooo is a developer and publisher with a solid record on Nintendo systems, with escapeVektor on the 3DS eShop perhaps being its standout release to date. Its latest title - Blast 'Em Bunnies - is also rather close, recently confirmed for an 11th March release in Europe and North America. The Australian studio is busy as...
News Blast 'Em Bunnies Targeting March Release On Nintendo 3DS
Nnooo's first person shooter Blast 'Em Bunnies will be hitting the 3DS eShop on March 11th, it has been revealed. Costing $4.99 / €4.99 and backed up by a selection of paid-for DLC content, the game features 4 different weapons and 16 types of ammunition. The objective is to take down as many enemies as possible and collect coins,...
News Cubemen 2 Hits the Wii U eShop on 4th September
Impressive cross-platform support included
Cubemen 2 has long been one of the most interesting projects coming to Wii U. It's the first third-party game that'll be published by well-known Australian developer Nnooo, which has been working with developer 3 Sprockets on the ambitious title. Its defining hook is that it'll support a substantial range...
News Nnooo to Showcase Three Titles at PAX East
Playable demos available
In a recent press release Australian developer Nnooo, known for its 3DS download title escapeVektor, announced that it will be attending PAX East this year in Boston. While at PAX, it will be showcasing three of its games that are currently in development: Blast 'Em Bunnies, Cubemen 2, and ORBITOR. Blast 'Em Bun
News Blast 'em Bunnies Shooting Its Way to the 3DS eShop
Watch out for PETA, Nnooo
Sydney-based developer Nnooo is likely to be a familiar name to Nintendo download enthusiasts, with a number of releases on WiiWare, DSiWare and the excellent escapeVektor on the 3DS eShop. In recent times the company has taken on the role of publisher for two upcoming releases, but has today confirmed its next in-house...
News Nnooo Set To Bring ORBITOR To Consoles
We just don't know which ones yet...
Australian developer Evil Aliens is behind ORBITOR, its first ever project which is currently on Steam Greenlight. It looked like it would be skipping the console market altogether, but that is no longer the case as the studio's compatriot Nnooo has announced it will be publishing the action adventure game on...
News Wii U eShop Title Cubemen 2 Will Bring Cross-Platform Multiplayer Gaming with PC, Mac and iOS Versions
Over 4000 user-generated levels, too
As part of today's European Nintendo Direct presentation Nintendo showed a rather impressive Wii U eShop sizzle reel of upcoming releases. Some were already known, but quite a few made their debut and therefore came as surprise announcement. One of these is
News Don't Worry, Nnooo's Next Game Will Be On A Nintendo Console, Too
PS4 and PS Vita title is making the jump
Nnooo has a history of working on Nintendo platforms, but it has also dabbled with rival formats, too. Its next game is scheduled to be released on the PS4 and PS Vita, but thankfully that doesn't mean that the Aussie studio is ignoring Nintendo fans. In reply to a tweet from one of its followers, Nnooo...
News Nnooo: Australian Ratings System Prevents Indies From Releasing Games Down Under
The studio calls for a self-rated, no-fee model
Australian Wii U owners are often frustrated when they do not receive games other Western nations do. Despite being a PAL region, games don't always make it Down Under as we've seen very recently with the news that Fast & Furious: Showdown will be not be made available. That game is published by...
News Nnooo Announces escapeVektor Sale
Escape for 50% less
Nnooo has announced that its 3DS eShop game, escapeVektor, will be sold at a 50% discount over the next three weeks. The critically acclaimed game's soundtrack will also be on sale. From the press release: "You can now grab the full game and original soundtrack for less than the normal price of the game," said Thomson. "Head...
News Australian 3DS eShop Gets New Region Specific Section
Great news for homegrown indie developers
Australian gamers have a new way to find and support indie developers from their home country, as the 3DS eShop Down Under — and throughout Europe as the "Developed in Australia" shelf — has been given a region-specific section listing all aussie-made games. There are currently 14 titles available in...
News escapeVektor Hacks Into 3DS eShop on 20th December
The wait is over
escapeVektor: Chapter 1 is one of WiiWare's finest games, though its arrival in late September 2011 didn't spark the multiple follow-ups that were expected. Developer Nnooo decided, after the first part was released, that it'd be better served releasing all four planned parts as one title — though Chapter 1 was an excellent...
Nintendo Download 22nd November 2012 (North America)
Mallo returns, Link has an adventure, spirits are hunted and more
It's Thursday, which only means one thing here on Nintendo Life - it's download update time. This week sees a return for a popular 3DS eShop IP, a classic NES title, a long awaited DSiWare release and some other goodies. Nintendo's press release only mentions the Wii U eShop games...
Feature Advanced Tactics In Spirit Hunters Inc.
In this third and final developer guide, Nnooo's Nic Watt explains the finer details behind successful spirit hunting
In the previous feature Nnooo's Nic Watt took us through some of the more complex aspects of the player abilities in Spirit Hunters Inc., including some of the abilities which are unique to each element. In this third and final piece...
Feature Behind The Elemental Abilities Of Spirit Hunters Inc.
In our second exclusive developer guide, Nic Watt explains the ability system in this spook-catching DSiWare release
In the previous feature Nnooo's Creative Director Nic Watt detailed some of the basics to Spirit Hunters Inc. In this second feature he will explain some of the more complex aspects of the player abilities, including some of the...
Feature Mastering The Basics Of Spirit Hunters Inc.
A guide to catching spooks, straight from the developer
In this, the ﬁrst of three articles, Creative Director at Nnooo Nic Watt will detail some of the components of Spirit Hunters Inc. to illustrate all the different aspects of the game. Spirit Hunters Inc. launches globally on DSiWare next week, so make sure you brush up on these tips to get a...
Developer Interview Nnooo Talks About Working With Nintendo and Moving to the 3DS eShop
Stepping into a new generation
As the 3DS eShop continues to evolve and expand its library, Nintendo is currently preparing to introduce the Wii U eShop — it's assumed that'll be its name — and continue to expand its download gaming options. It's been a rocky road, of course, with the DSi and Wii online stores both being flawed in terms of both...
News Nnooo: Let us "Browse, Buy and Gift Content Outside of the eShop"
Miiverse E3 preview suggests it may happen
Most would agree that the 3DS eShop, as a platform, is an improvement over its predecessors on DSi and Wii. That's to be expected, of course, but for developers intent on publishing downloads with Nintendo the enhancements in layout, functionality and the easing of restrictive file size limits have all been...
Die hard the hunter
It's hard to believe that it's been almost three years since we first saw Spirit Hunters Inc. in its earliest incarnation. But rest assured, that development time has gone into turning the idea into a rather diverse and playable augmented reality experience. When you first begin playing Spirit Hunters Inc., the game seems fairly...
News Want to Know How to Play Spirit Hunters?
Developer videos explain forthcoming DSiWare AR title
Each week up until the release of Spirit Hunters on DSiWare on November 22nd, developer Nnooo will be releasing videos which give a little more detail on the inner workings of this interesting augmented reality title. Using your 3DS or DSi's camera, Spirit Hunters lets you do battle with ghosts...