Thursday January 30th is the start of a new promotion on the Wii U eShop in which five indie developers promote each others games with healthy discounts.
It’s real simple – there are five games in the promotion. If you buy one of these games, or already own one, the other games in the promotion can be grabbed with a 60% discount.
The games are: ‘Toki Tori 2+’ by Two Tribes, ‘Mighty Switch Force’ by WayForward, ‘Runner 2’ by Gaijin Games, ‘Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party’ by Knapnok Games and ‘Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams’ by Black Forest Games.
Collin van Ginkel, co-founder of Two Tribes: “We felt it is time for doing something that makes gamers aware that there are indie games on WiiU. At the same time we wanted to do something that is a big Thanks for the fans of our games who already bought them. With this promo, indie studios from different countries support each other. Everyone made a short video about one of the other games and distributes this on their YouTube channels. It’s freaking awesome!”
The promo on eShop US and Europe starts on January 30th and last until February 13th.
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
“Morph at will between two dynamically different dream worlds in this fast-paced platformer! Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams combines punchy graphics and tight controls with the challenge of retro era platforming.”
Toki Tori 2+
“Toki Tori 2+ is a Metroidvania style puzzle adventure. There are no tutorials, there’s no hand-holding, no-one tells you what to do in Toki Tori 2+. The fun is in exploring and overcoming the obstacles of the lush forest island on your own merit.”
BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
“Runner2 is a rhythm-music, auto-running platformer. Players will run through fantastic environments, using brand new moves, to amazing new soundtracks as they run, jump, slide, kick, and soar toward the goal of tracking down the Nefarious Timbletot who has un-fused CommanderVideo’s reality.”
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition
“Space Hooligans have escaped custody and are wreaking havoc all over Planet Land!
HQ calls on cybernetic peace-keeper Patricia Wagon to bring these renegades to justice.”
Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party
“Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is a game for 2-8 players. You sit in a circle around the GamePad and spin a virtual bottle. Collaborate with your friends and complete the most challenges to win Bumpie’s Party! Spin the Bottle might be tongue-in-cheek, but don’t worry kissing is not required.”