Award-Winning Shadow Puppeteer to Release on Wii U™ January 28

BERGEN, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Publisher, Snow
Cannon Games
, and developer, Sarepta
, announced that their award-winning, local co-op adventure, Shadow
, will release on Wii U January 28.

In Shadow Puppeteer, players assume the roles of a boy and his
shadow, separated from one another by the evil shadow puppeteer. Players
must work together to manipulate light, solving puzzles that bring them
closer to finding this villain and freeing the other shadows he has

Winner of the 2015 Indie Prize Director’s Choice Award and applauded for
its stunning art, enchanting music and clever puzzles, Shadow
will captivate from beginning to end.

“What makes a local co-op game great is when both characters have active
and meaningful roles in the game’s progression,” said Catharina Bøhler,
CEO of Sarepta studio. “We spent an enormous amount of time ensuring
this was the case with Shadow Puppeteer. Judging from the
community’s response when we merely announced the game was coming to Wii
U, we think people see the appeal of co-op in Shadow Puppeteer
and are excited to play.”

“We’re thrilled to help Sarepta studio bring Shadow Puppeteer to
Wii U,” said Espen Askvik, CEO of Snow Cannon Games. “We feel it’s the
type of game the Wii U community is craving: A truly engaging co-op
adventure that can be enjoyed on the couch with friends, children or
significant others. We’re looking forward to hearing what everyone

Shadow Puppeteer will be available on the Nintendo eShop for
$14.99 in the U.S. and €14.99 in Europe. For the latest Shadow
news, visit the game’s official
, like it on Facebook
and follow it on Twitter.

Codes are available for review purposes. If you’d like to cover Shadow
, or schedule an interview with the developer, please email
Emmy Jonassen at:

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About Sarepta studio

Sarepta studio is a 3D visualization firm and independent video game
developer based in Hamar, Norway. Since 2010, we have used our game
technology expertise—including visualization, animation and
development—to create unique and interactive products for clients, as
well as original video game IPs. Our most recent title, Shadow
, is an award-winning, local co-op adventure coming to Wii
U on January 28. Learn more at

About Snow Cannon Games

Snow Cannon Games is not your average independent video game publisher:
our choice clients are those whose work does not necessarily conform to
mainstream interests, yet oozes with creativity and fun factor. We are
committed to helping these underserved voices reach broader audiences
and build financially successful titles—a commitment made possible by
the extensive experience and network of our stellar team of industry
veterans. Learn more at


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Snow Cannon Games
Emmy Jonassen