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Indie news (Augusut 15): Axiom Verge out on September 1st on Wii U, more

Today’s Indie news: Axiom Verge coming out on September 1st on Wii U, but also…

  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  • The Legend of Kusakari
  • Word Logic by POWGI

Axiom Verge

Fans of Metroidvania games have been waiting for it for quite while, but it’s finally there (well… almost!): Axiom Verge will be released on Wii U on September 1st! And no preferential treatment for anyone: both Europe and North America get it on the same day. This version of the game will cost $19.99 / 19.99€, and require about 300MB of free space on your console or external HDD.

Thomas Happ posted a blog post on the game’s official website, in order to make the announcement. He also took this opportunity to talk a bit about the game, what inspired him, and more.

Here’s what he said about this Wii U version of the game:

So for so many reasons, Axiom Verge truly belongs on a Nintendo platform. It was only because of Blitworks’ amazing technical skill that we were able to make that happen, and I’m grateful for their work on the pixel-perfect port. Even though the game’s been out for a little while on other systems, the Wii U version is probably the best one. It’s the only console version to support leaderboards for the dedicated Speedrun Mode. And the Wii U GamePad will allow people to have the world map viewable at all times without pausing the game – or to play Off-TV.


It’s been too long in coming, but Axiom Verge is finally home.

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Source: official website

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Interested in Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap? If yes, you might want to bookmark this link: it’s the newly-launched development blog! The developers are going to use to talk about the development of the game (naturally), but also make various announcements, and more. Of course, they’re also going to share some media, starting with the two screenshots below!

Here’s the screenshots:

The developers will also be at gamescom, later this week, but it looks like it’s only for journalists…

The Legend of Kusakari

The Legend of Kusakari comes out next week in Europe and North America, and to celebrate, Nnooo has launched a contest. Want to win a copy of the game? If yes, click here! You will have to answer a question in order to try and win your copy of the game, but if you don’t know the answer, we suggest you check out this post first!

Word Logic by POWGI

Here’s the latest tutorial video for Word Logic by POWGI (out this week on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, via the Nintendo eShop), which shows you how to play Krypto (one of the puzzles in the game):


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