Tag: Humble Bundle
News Humble Bundle Abandons Plans To Remove Charity Donation Sliders
"We will be turning sliders back on today"
Update [Fri 7th May, 2021 02:30 BST]: Following an outcry from Humble Bundle users, the digital storefront has decided it will now reinstate sliders and will roll out an updated design in the coming weeks to include sliders that "work exactly as they did" previously. Humble shared the following post on its...
News Aegis Defenders Receiving A Limited Run Games Physical Release
Pre-orders go live on 10th May
Limited Run Games is partnering with the team at Humble Bundle to release a physical copy of the 2D wonder Aegis Defenders on the Switch and PlayStation 4. The title originally debuted on eShop in February 2018. Pre-orders for the hard copy will be available on 10th May at 10 am EST. There'll also be a two-week timed...
News Homebrew Vulnerability Discovered In 3DS Version Of Citizens Of Earth
Dubbed "Humblehax" thanks to Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle
Another homebrew vulnerability has been discovered on 3DS, this time related to the eShop title Citizens of Earth. Christened "Humblehax" due to the game's inclusion in the recent Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle, this exploit allows you to run unsigned code on your 3DS console but...
Feature Developer's Perspectives on the Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle
"I would change nothing about this bundle. This bundle is pure joy."
The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle is, at the time of writing, in its final stretch. The final offering includes 11 games (and a neat 3DS HOME Theme) - three of which are retail titles - for $13 or more, with three tiers from which to choose. The mix of big-name games and high...
Reminder The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle Ends on 10th May
Over 150,000 bundles sold so far
The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle has now passed 150,000 purchases, which at the time of writing brings it just shy of $1.5 million in revenue. It's far surpassed the original North America-only bundle, with a global audience no doubt helping to deliver impressive results. With the bundle due to end at 11am...
Interview Humble Bundle Co-Founder John Graham Reflects on the Successful Friends of Nintendo Promotion
"Nintendo is showing that they are forward thinking in their approach"
The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle, now in its final few days, has demonstrably been a success. Unlike 2015's Humble Nindie Bundle it's been available in multiple territories around the world, with a mix of retail and download-only titles tempting eShop gamers to part with...
News Three New Titles Have Been Added to the Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle
Two for Wii U, one for 3DS
The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle has enjoyed decent success so far, passing $1 million in money raised. It's now had the standard mid-bundle additions, adding three titles overall. Of the three new games two are for the Wii U eShop and one for the 3DS eShop - they are Runbow, Swords & Soldiers II and
News Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle Passes $1 Million and 100,000 Bundles Sold
More games due to be added soon
The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle is the second 'Humble Bundle' that has featured eShop games, and is the first to be available globally. We previously reported that it had started quickly with over 60,000 bundles sold in under 24 hours, and it's now passed another notable landmark. At the time of writing the...
News Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle Passes 60,000 Sales in Under 24 Hours
Far surpassing the North America-only 2015 bundle
In the past 24 hours Humble Bundle launched the second ever Nintendo eShop offering, the Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle. It contains a mix of retail downloads and eShop-only titles at a huge discount (with more to be announced in six day's time) and, importantly, it's available around the world...
News Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle Offers Games at a Huge Discount
Darksiders II! Shantae and the Pirates Curse! Freedom Planet! Many more!
North American gamers may remember the Humble Nindie Bundle last year, which offered huge savings on some excellent eShop games. It was only available in that region, but now we have a new bundle announced for both Europe (including Australia and South Africa) and the Americas...
Reminder Time's Running Out to Grab the Humble Nindie Bundle
It ends at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern on 9th June
The Humble Nindie Bundle has been an intriguing development for the Wii U and 3DS eShop; though limited to the Americas, it has caused a notable impact as the first Humble Bundle to support console platforms. It was a pretty bold move by both Nintendo of America and Humble itself, and allows gamers...
News Humble Nindie Bundle Has A Dramatic Impact On eShop Charts
All change in the top 10
The Humble Nindie Bundle has been a massive success - despite the lack of cross-region availability - and has, at the time of writing, raised $618,463.11 over more than 67,000 bundles. If you needed any further indication of its popularity, you need look no futher than this week's Wii U and 3DS eShop charts. While Splatoon...
News Humble Nindie Bundle Adds Three New Games
Two for Wii U and one for 3DS
After a week the Humble Nindie Bundle has raised over $500,000 and sold more than 58,000 bundles; eShop gamers in the Americas have had the option of paying whatever they want for three games, or adding an extra five titles by paying just $10 - some have been voluntarily paying much more, of course. It's a first for...
Interview Humble Co-Founder John Graham on the Creation and Potential Future of the Humble Nindie Bundle
"We put the power into the hands of the consumer"
The Humble Nindie Bundle is the first of its kind, bringing the pay what you want model applied so effectively to other games and media into the console market. It was a surprising coup for the Nintendo eShop when announced, and has raised over half a million dollars in its first week - there are...
Feature Humble Nindie Bundle - The Developer's Perspective
"I won't pretend I saw it coming, but it does make sense"
Humble Bundle is long established as a service that groups together games, eBooks and music into affordable packages, for which you pay what you want and determine how much money goes to the creators, Humble itself and a chosen charity. It's in gaming circles that it's best known, is hugely...
Interview Nintendo of America's Damon Baker on the Brave New World of Humble Nindie Bundle
"It increases the exposure for all these great developers and games"
This week brought a major landmark for both Nintendo and Humble Bundle with the aptly named Humble Nindie Bundle. It's the first time that console downloads have featured in the pay-what-you-want platform, allowing gamers in the Americas to pick up eight separate games (some...
Feature Explaining Humble Bundle and What it Could Mean for Nintendo and Nindies
There are many winners
A rather surprising promotion went live this week - the Humble Nindie Bundle. It's only available in the Americas, though Nintendo of America's Damon Baker has stated that there were efforts to make it global and there's scope for future promotions. The frenzy of attention is naturally on the pay-what-you-want angle, which...
News Humble Bundle Issues Official Statement About Region-Locked Nintendo Promotion
“Our goal is to make games as universally accessible as can be”
A representative of Nintendo yesterday clarified via social media that the company tried for months to make its Humble Bundle globally available. Responding to comments on Twitter, Damon Baker of Nintendo America revealed there were efforts to open up the bundle deal worldwide, and...
News Humble Nindie Bundle Sells Over 37,000 Units in Just 24 Hours
Over $340,000 raised and counting
Nintendo of America and key Indie partners caused a stir recently when the Humble Nindie Bundle was unveiled, which allows eShop gamers in the Americas - it's not available in PAL territories - to pay what they want for a batch of excellent Wii U and 3DS games. If you pay over certain limits you get more games. To...
News Nintendo Wanted To Make Its Humble Bundle A Global Offer, Expects To Do So "Eventually"
"Tried for months to make it global"
Nintendo surprised pretty much everyone by announcing its own Humble Bundle yesterday, albeit one which is sadly limited to North America. Non-American players are already making their displeasure felt on social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, and while the disappointment of missing out on this amazing...
News Developer Pleased with Sales of Retro City Rampage: DX on 3DS
The "best-selling-at-full-price port"
With Nintendo platform indie games taking an unprecedented place on the Humble Bundle in North America, attention has focused on deals. Developer Vblank Entertainment, however, is expressing happiness with how their game sells at full price. The Twitter account for Retro City Rampage states that, even though...
News Humble Nindie Bundle Allows Wii U and 3DS eShop Gamers in North America to Pay What They Want
Well, it's happened, and it's quite a landmark for the Wii U and 3DS eShop and a few key developers. The latest Humble Bundle - which groups games together and allows you to pay what you want to unlock some or all of what's on offer - is currently offering up the Humble Nindie Bundle in the Americas; unfortunately gamers in other...