Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Matthew Jarvis
Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo is embracing independent developers for this year's E3.

The platform holder has announced a new week-long promotion surrounding indie titles on the Wii U.

Entitled ‘Nindies@Home', the programme will offer players the chance to try nine selected indie games from the Nintendo eShop for free during E3 week, ending at 11:59pm next Monday, June 22nd.

Once each game is released, gamers also have the chance to grab them with a 15 per cent discount. This opportunity will be open for a month after each title's respective launch.

The nine indie games and developers participating in the Nindies@Home campaign this week are:

  • Extreme Exorcism from Ripstone
  • forma.8 from Mixed Bag
  • Freedom Planet from GalaxyTrail Games
  • Lovely Planet from tinybuild and QuickTequila
  • Mutant Mudds Super Challenge from Renegade Kid
  • Rive from Two Tribes
  • Runbow from 13AM Games
  • Soul Axiom from Wales Interactive
  • Typoman from Headup Games

See the launch trailer for the promotion, featuring all nine titles, below:

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