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An underground adventure awaits U…

17 th December 2013: Indie legend Nifflas & publisher Ripstone are delighted that the critically acclaimed Knytt Underground will be available for fans to buy from the Nintendo eShop for Wii U this week, on 19 th December.

Knytt Underground is the brainchild of Nicklas ‘Nifflas’ Nygren and is being developed for the Wii U platform by Mathias Kærlev of MP2. The game was originally released on PlayStation®3, PS Vita, PC, Mac & Linux last year; Nifflas is proud to say that the Wii U game is the best looking version – and is the only console version to include the Infinity Hype update which makes an already huge game even bigger.

The game puts you in the shoes of Mi – a mute, but extraordinary sprite; with an array of thrilling quests to complete, unique zen-like gameplay and plenty of dynamic characters to meet and guide you on your adventure. Chapter 1 & 2 provide a tutorial to the game with Chapter 3 extending to an open world of over 1,800 rooms to explore at your own pace; where you can switch between human and ball form for an unparalleled sense of freedom. Knytt Underground delivers a captivating and mesmerising experience that will not disappoint.


·         Over 1,800 intricately designed rooms to explore

·         Even more secrets to discover, quests to embark on and rooms to uncover!

·         Exclusively to Wii U on consoles, the Infinity Hype update brings improvements and changes based on fan feedback from Reddit

·         With new graphical effects and flourishes, the Wii U version is the best looking console version of the game

·         Thanks to the Nintendo GamePad, you can view the map easily, seeing where you've explored & where you have yet to venture.

Fans can download the game from Nintendo eShop on 19 th December 2013 for £7.99 / $12.99 / €8.99 but don’t play in front of your granny on Christmas Day – she might be offended by some of the language!

Check out the launch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoIu2Uifxds (PEGI/EU version) / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GY8NktcvVOQ (ESRB/US version)

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About Nifflas Games

Nifflas Games is a Swedish-based indie game developer, founded in 2009 by Nicklas Nygren. Nicklas, better known by the handle Nifflas, is best known for his freeware games such as Knytt, Knytt Stories, Within A Deep Forest and Saira. In 2012 Nifflas spearheaded the extension of the Knytt series onto PlayStation Network with Knytt Underground for PS3 and PS Vita; you can vote for the game on Steam Greenlight.

For more information on Nifflas Games, please visit: http://nifflas.ni2.se/

About Ripstone Publishing

Ripstone® Publishing is an independent UK based games publisher specialising in digital distribution.

Ripstone’s ethos is built on honesty, integrity and trust, founded in 2011 in order to create a bespoke service for independent game developers.

Publishing video games on a number of different platforms including handheld and home consoles, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android; Ripstone is best known for games such as Pure Chess, the award-winning Knytt Underground, Big Sky Infinity, Gun Commando and Men’s Room Mayhem.

Visit http://www.ripstone.com for more information.


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