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Indie news (May 16): Axiom Verge / Renegade Kid / Mighty No. 9 / Shovel Knight

Today’s Indie news:

  • Axiom Verge
  • Renegade Kid
  • Might No. 9
  • Shovel Knight
  • Discovery
  • Drop It!: Block Paradise [Update!]

Axiom VergeAxiom Verge

Here’s a video interview for Axiom Verge, with some off-screen footage of the Wii U version of the game:

Renegade Kid

Last week, Jool Watsham explained that sales of Dementium Remastered were only “ok”, and that they were currently debating whether or not they will finish the development of Dementium Remastered II. But before they take any decision, they will finish development on a smaller-scale game for the PS4/XB1 with Nighthawk Interactive.

But what about Treasurenauts? Fans have nothing to worry: development is still ongoing. Here’s what Jools Watsham had to say about that:

We are still actively developing Treasurenauts. We partnered with Nighthawk to ensure the game gets finished and released. We’ll have more information on that project in the future.

Source: VG News Wire

Mighty No. 9

If you backed Mighty No. 9 on Kickstarter, you might want to check your email tomorrow (from May 17th, 1.15AM PDT). That’s when the last round of the platform survey will go live. If you do not complete it before May 29th, you will automatically get a Steam key and DRM-free PC download by default.

Click here for more details!

Head after the break for the rest of this post!

Shovel Knight

All console versions of Shovel Knight received some exclusive content, but the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions didn’t get an exclusive character like that PlayStation and Xbox version did. Is there still some chance for a Nintendo cameo? Here’s what Sean Velasco from Yacht Club Games had to say about that:

I wouldn’t say [the door] is 100 percent closed, but I’d be surprised if it happened. That said, I would have said the same for the amiibo a year ago…

Source: Destructoid


Yesterday, Joachim from noowanda Games uploaded the latest Development Snapshop video for the first Discovery update. In this one, he shows some new materials and items, but is leaving some surprises for the final video.

Here it is:

Drop It!: Block Paradise

Here’s the latest trailer for Drop It!: Block Paradise, coming out this Fall on Wii U:


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