GET TO KNOW THE SPIRIT OF THE INDEPENDENT VIDEOGAME SCENE ON Wii U AND NINTENDO 3DS THIS WEEK

8 th April 2013 iDÉAME Special 2013 This weekend (April 13-14) developers from around the world will be attending iDÉAME, a videogames conference taking place in Madrid. iDÉAME is a conference for developers to promote their games and join roundtable discussions with videogames students and journalists. A key theme of iDÉAME is to support independent games and their developers, and with this in mind, Nintendo eShop is celebrating iDÉAME by offering the following independent games at a reduced price-

Platform Price Available Further Info Contact
Trine 2: Director's Cut

(Frozenbyte)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€8.49, was €16.99

(£6.99, was £13.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 30/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Joel Kinnunen, Mikael Haveri

press@frozenbyte.com

The Cave

(SEGA)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€8.99, was €12.99

(£7.99, was £9.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Amy White

awhite@sega.co.uk

Toki Tori 2

(Two Tribes)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€13.49, was €14.99

(£11.69, was £12.99)

Nintendo eShop from 04/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Martijn Reuvers

martijn@twotribes.com

Little Inferno

(Tomorrow Corporation)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€4.99, was €9.99

(£4.49, was £8.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Kyle Gray

kylegray@tomorrowcorporation.com

Mighty Switch Force!™ Hyper Drive Edition

(WayForward)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€7.49, was €9.99

(£6.75, was £8.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Matt Bozon

bozon@wayforward.com

Nano Assault Neo

(Shin'en Multimedia)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€6.99, was €9.99

(£5.99, was £8.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Manfred Linzner

linzner@shinen.com

Puddle™

(Neko Entertainment)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€6.99, was €9.99

(£6.29, was £8.99)

Nintendo eShop from 04/4/13

until 2/5/13 (14:59 CEST)

Sébastien Chipot

schipot@e-neko.com

Mutant Mudds™

(Renegade Kid)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€5.99, was €8.99

(£5.39, was £8.09)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Jools Watsham

jools@renegadekid.com

Mighty Switch Force!

(WayForward)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€4.49, was €5.99

(£4.09, was £5.39)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Matt Bozon

bozon@wayforward.com

Art of Balance TOUCH!

(Shin’en Multimedia)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€4.99, was €6.99

(£4.49, was £6.29)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Manfred Linzner

linzner@shinen.com

Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH!

(Shin’en Multimedia)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€3.49, was €4.99

(£3.19, was £4.49)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Manfred Linzner

linzner@shinen.com

Gunman Clive

(Hörberg Productions)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€1.49, was €1.99

(£1.49, was £1.99)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Bertil Hörberg

contact@beril.se

Dress To Play: Cute Witches!

(EnjoyUp Games)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€1.99, was €3.99

(£1.79, was £3.59)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13

until 25/4/13 (14:59 CEST)

Julio Moruno

julio@enjoyup.com

 

Regular releases

Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms:

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
The Croods: Prehistoric Party!

(NAMCO BANDAI Games)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13 €44.99

(£35.99)

Julie Carneiro

jcarneiro@namcobandaigames.eu

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13 €34.99

(£27.99)

Game Description: The Croods: Prehistoric Party! combines the ultimate fun of a family party game with Croods-style action as you journey through 30 unique and addictive mini-games. You’ll encounter spectacular environments and never-before-seen creatures in this comical and rough-and-tumble competition.
Cats and Dogs 3D: Pets at play

(TREVA Entertainment)

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13 €29.99

(£24.99)

Sofie Dittmer

s.dittmer@treva-entertainment.com

Game Description: Pick from a wide range of both cats and dogs, and take care of them and watch as they grow and develop into fully trained pets. At playtime use one of the various toys to keep them entertained and healthy, and teach them new tricks so they can compete in competitions.
Clash of Elementalists

(Teyon)

Nintendo DSi

(DSiWare)

Nintendo eShop from 11/4/13 €4.99

(£4.49)

Katarzyna Stepien

katarzyna@teyon.com

Nintendo DSi Shop from 11/4/13 500 Nintendo Points
Game Description: Step into the shoes of one of the four Elementalists each possessing their own superior power - fire, earth, air and water, and take to the battlefields in a fight of superiority! Draw on the unique abilities of your chosen character and use their elements to counter attack from afar or in hand-to-hand combat. Destroy the other Elementalists in engaging and explosive rounds of single-play onslaughts or compete with your friends using local wireless connection! Take the battle above the clouds or in the depths of ancient ruins as you fight for your Elementalist to be the only and final victor!
 

Keep up to date with all the official Nintendo announcements and exclusive new game information by following the official Nintendo of Europe Twitter feed @NintendoUK.

About Nintendo eShop:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U or Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL offers a variety of free and paid for software, as well as videos, user reviews and more information about Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software. On Wii U, users can download free game demos and Wii U Download Software or watch videos. On Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL users can download free game demos, Nintendo 3DS Download Software, classic games for Virtual Console, Downloadable Videos and Nintendo DSiWare. Download versions of selected Wii U Disc software or Nintendo 3DS Card software are also now available. Funds to purchase software can be added using a credit card or through Nintendo eShop cards which can be found at retail stores.

About Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop:

The Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo Points which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop, as well as in selected retail stores. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 651 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

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