Name the Turtle Contest!

Ever want to name a video game character? Now's your chance! We've teamed up with Nintendo Okie to run a contest to decide the name of the turtle in our upcoming 3DS eShop game, Turtle Tale.

From now until May 31st you can submit name ideas through a number of various outlets. You can go to Twitter and tweet your ideas to @SaturnineGames and @Nintendo_Okie. Be sure to include #nametheturtle in your post. You can send an email to If you’ve got a Facebook account you can go to the Saturnine Games page or the Nintendo Okie Facebook Group and submit your ideas there. Entries can be submitted through all of the various means, but please don’t spam the same name to them all, be creative.

The top four entries chosen will receive a download code for Saturnine Games’ DSiWare release of Antipole. The winner will also get to have their entry become the official name of the turtle in their upcoming eShop release, Turtle Tale; and get a special mention in the game’s credits. You’ll have bragging rights amongst your friends from now until the time when video games no longer exist.

The contest is open to anyone that wants to enter, but download codes for the games will only be available if you live in North America. Entries may not contain any vulgar, insulting or derogatory terms. You also waive the right to any monetary compensation and the official name becomes the property of Saturnine Games. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on May 31st, 2013. Employees of Saturnine Games, Nintendo Okie and their families are not eligible to win.


Nintendo Okie Podcast

Nintendo Okie recently invited us over to join them on their podcast. Our own Edward Di Geronimo Jr. joined in and talked about the latest Nintendo news, Turtle Tale, Antipole, and more! Check it out!

Announcing Turtle Tale for the Nintendo 3DS

It's been a while since our last release, but we're ready to announce our next game. Turtle Tale will be coming later this year to the Nintendo 3DS eShop! Turtle Tale features classic 2D platforming action based on the classics we grew up with. Click here for more screenshots.


Antipole "Best Of" Nominations

Antipole was recently included in several "Best Of" lists. The January/February 2011 issue of Nintendo Power included Antipole in a list of the 40 best downloads on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Armless Octopus included Antipole in their list of the Top 10 XBox Live Indie Games of 2011. Nintendojo gave Antipole an Honorable Mention in their list of Best DSiWare Games of 2011.

The January/February issue of Nintendo Power also includes the 2011 Nintendo Power Awards Nominees. Antipole has been nominated for "Game of the Year - Downloadable" and "Game of the Year - Overall". If you haven't voted for it yet, please vote now.