Indie news (June 30) – Soul Saga: Kickstarter update / Freedom Planet: sales

Today’s Indie news:

  • Soul Saga
  • Axiom Verge
  • Freedom Planet
  • Discovery
  • Stickman Super Athletics
  • Tumlestone
  • Grand Prix Rock ‘n Racing

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Yesterday, Disastercake posted the latest Kickstarter update for Soul Saga. This one covers the following topics:

  • Cutscenes
  • Testing
  • Music (with some new soundtrack samples!)

Click here to check it out!

Head after the break for the rest of this post!

Axiom Verge

In an interview with Nintendo World Report, Tom Happ (creator of Axiom Verge) explained that he was pretty interested in bringing the game to Nintendo 3DS, but that there were some issues to deal with:

  • underpowered CPU
  • low screen resolution
  • the game uses a lot of shader effects
  • the game requires more RAM than the Nintendo has

In isolation, those issues are not insurmountable, but we can assume that it’s a different story with all of them together. Right now, Tom Happ is investigating what it might take to port Axiom Verge on Nintendo 3DS: in other words, even if it does happen, it’s not going to be before a long while…

Source: Nintendo World Report

Freedom Planet

Yesterday, Galaxy Trail announced that Freedom Planet had sold over 250 000 units on Wii U and Steam since launch!

Discovery

As announced yesterday by Joachim from noowanda, the first update for Discovery is now available in Europe and Australia. North America will get it later, as the update is still at Nintendo for certification.

Source: Joachim

Stickman Super Athletics

Here’s the first trailer for Stickman Super Athletics, coming out later this year on Nintendo 3DS:

The game will feature

  • 8 game types: Qualifying rounds, 100m, 110m hurdles, swimming, cycling, long jump, and more
  • online leaderboards

Tumblestone

Yesterday, Nighthawk Interactive announced that they would publish Tumblestone at retail (something that leaked just before E3). It will launch on August 30th in Europe and North America, and will cost $24.99 (most likely 24.99€).

Our Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Grand Prix Rock ‘n Racing

Yesterday, EnjoyUp announced they were bringing Grand Prix Rock ‘n Racing to the Wii U. Here’s a list of features:

  • Wide variety of tracks.
  • Vehicle customisation (engine, breaks, tires).
  • Multi-player with 4 players.
  • Races with 10 opponents.
  • Realistic driving physics.
  • Online leaderboards.
  • Lots of Rock ‘N Roll music.

Source: EnjoyUp PR


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