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Indie Dev Honors Satoru Iwata With Limited-time eShop Sale

In honor of Satoru Iwata, indie developer 4 Corner Games is holding a limited-time eShop sale to give fans a chance to have fun with their games.

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ryuuzakibjorn1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

Doesn't this feel odd to anyone else? - It feels more like a "Let's use this news to drive up future sales of our games! / Get our games noticed!" (Which is disgusting).

Hiro1931217d ago

The game is taken down to a few cents, while all the proceeds from the sale are being donated to cancer research. How's that disgusting?

nintendo_fan_4life1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

Hello Hiro193, where did you read that the proceeds were going toward cancer research?

Edit: Found it: https://twitter.com/Sycorax...

"If free is not allowed, any money made from those sales (even though it will likely be next to nothing) will go to cancer research."

Good find, Hiro.

ryuuzakibjorn1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

I stand corrected, But that's information that should've been there instead of hidden away - From my perspective it was "Iwata has passed, Let's get our game some exposure!" when in reality it's "Iwata has passed, Let's get our game some exposure BUT help a good cause at the same time" which is better but still not great.

3-4-51217d ago

* If it was to honor, it would be free.

Anything else it taking advantage of people's emotions.

ZeekQuattro1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

Money raised is towards cancer research so giving it away for free would be kinda pointless don't you think.

Sly-Lupin1216d ago

Odd? Feels pretty damn repugnant to me.

If it were even possible to hold a "sale" to honor Iwata's legacy, it could only ever come from Nintendo and only ever be composed of Iwata's games.

Some random Indy developer trying to push their schlock by attaching themselves to this tragedy is pretty goddamn unconscionable.

Lng1010101217d ago

Nothing says respect and honor like a flash sale.

mydyingparadiselost1217d ago

11 cents is a pretty good price for anything

LazerShark1217d ago

I know he is basically giving the game away for free, but this is still in poor taste.

What he should have done, is had it on sale for $1, and said that all proceeds go to some cancer fighting charity.

I would actually buy it at that point.

Hiro1931217d ago

You know they're giving the money made to cancer research, right?

LazerShark1216d ago

I did not. That's great, buying the game.

PlatinumGX1217d ago

Thank you based 4 Corner.