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“Super Indie Connection Sale” Launches Today in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U



  “Super Indie Connection Sale” Launches Today in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U

  Promotion Combines Five Independent Developers and Offers Fans 60 Percent
                    Discounts on Select Downloadable Games

Business Wire

REDMOND, Wash. -- January 30, 2014

Starting today, Wii U owners can take advantage of limited-time discounts on
select indie games in the Nintendo eShop. Now through Feb. 13, fans who own
any of the participating games already – or purchase one at full price during
the promotion – will qualify to receive 60 percent off all other participating
games.

The indie games that are participating in this exciting two-week Nintendo
eShop sale include:

  * Toki Tori 2+ from Two Tribes Publishing is a puzzle adventure with no
    tutorials, no hand-holding and no one telling players what to do. The fun
    is in exploring and overcoming the obstacles of the lush forest island.
  * Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party from KnapNok Games is a game for two to
    eight people. Players sit in a circle around the Wii U GamePad, spin a
    virtual bottle and collaborate with friends to complete the most
    challenges.
  * BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien from Gaijin
    Games Inc. is a rhythm-music, auto-running platformer. Players run, jump,
    slide, kick and soar through fantastic environments with amazing
    soundtracks.
  * Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams from Black Forest Games is a fast-paced
    platformer that lets players morph at will between two dynamically
    different dream worlds. The game combines punchy graphics and tight
    controls with the challenge of retro platforming.
  * Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition from WayForward delivers players
    to a world in which Space Hooligans have escaped custody and are wreaking
    havoc all over Planet Land. Players must do what they can to bring these
    renegades to justice.

“Independent developers are responsible for some of the most creative and
unique content in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U,” said Steve Singer, Nintendo of
America’s vice president of Licensing.

“We noticed there were a lot of high-quality games by independent game
developers in the Nintendo eShop,” said Collin Van Ginkel, co-founder of Two
Tribes Publishing. “This type of special promotion helps us introduce games of
other developers to our fans who may not otherwise discover all the great
games available on Wii U.”

For more information about the Super Indie Connection Sale, visit
http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers. Remember that Wii U features parental
controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For
more information about this and other features, visit
http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu.

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, and Nintendo
3DS^™ and Nintendo DS^™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it
launched the Nintendo Entertainment System^™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1
billion video games and more than 659 million hardware units globally,
including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as
well as the Game Boy^™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi^™ and
Nintendo DSi XL^™, Super NES^™, Nintendo 64^™, Nintendo GameCube^™ and Wii
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 America Inc., based in
Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the
Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the
company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

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