And Yet It Moves for WiiWare Receives Official Launch Date and Pricing

 

VIENNA, Austria - August 4, 2010

The highly anticipated puzzle platformer for WiiWare TM , And Yet It Moves, officially receives a launch date of August 23, 2010, and pricing of 1,000 Wii Points TM . Indie studio Broken Rules brings the award-winning downloadable PC game experience to the living room, introducing all new levels and game controls using the Wii Remote TM that will have players physically rotating environments to overcome various obstacles and challenges. Experience a new twist on the game that won the 2007 Independent Games Festival Student Showcase, was nominated for the 2007 EUROPRIX Top Talent Award and qualified as a finalist during IndieCade 2008.

And Yet It Moves is a physics-based platform game in which players rotate the world at will to solve challenging puzzles. A tilt of the Wii Remote also tilts the world, turning walls into floors, slides into platforms, and stacks of rocks into dangerous hazards when flipped upside down. Players navigate through a paper collage world created with colorful pieces of cardboard and set to distinctive music. With four different environments and multiple unlockable modes, And Yet It Moves will provide gamers with endless challenges.

Key features of the game include:

    <*> Advanced Platforming - Players run, jump and must rotate the world to solve puzzles. <*> A Living World - Creatures such as bats, bees and monkeys populate the game world and react to ever-changing gravity. <*> 20 Levels In Four Different Environments - Mind-bending puzzles set in an extraordinary paper collage world created with colored cardboard, brought to life with handmade sounds and music. <*> Endless Replayability - Unlockables include bonus levels and competitive play modes: Time Trial, Limited Rotation, Speed Run, and Survival. Additional modifications can be unlocked that can change the entire game. <*> Multiple Control Options– Play as you wish with 4 different control schemes. Use the motion sensor and Wii Remote pointer, or use the Classic Controller TM .
And Yet It Moves will be available for download on August 23rd through the Wii TM Shop Channel for 1,000 Wii Points, and has been rated“E” for“Everyone” with Mild Violence by the ESRB.

To view the video trailer and learn more about And Yet It Moves, visit the official website at: www.andyetitmoves.net

About Broken Rules

Broken Rules is an indie studio based in Vienna, Austria, founded by students of the Department for Design and Assessment of Technology at the Vienna University of Technology. The company’s first title, And Yet It Moves, is a downloadable PC title that was conceived as a game concept for the school program. The title went on to win awards in game design competitions across Europe and garner industry-wide recognition, which led the team to expand the property to the Wii as a WiiWare downloadable offering. Broken Rules aims to expand the audience for And Yet It Moves while working on new game concepts for the PC and console platforms. To learn more about Broken Rules, visit http://brokenrul.es.

Quinn Wageman, Account Supervisor, TriplePoint

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