Nintendo’s Latest Indie World Showcase Unveils a Slew of Exciting Games for Switch
In its latest Indie World showcase, Nintendo introduced a diverse line-up of indie games coming to the Switch, as well as some beloved titles making their way to the platform. The showcase featured a mix of new releases, timed-exclusives, and popular PC indie titles making their Switch debut.
One of the most anticipated titles announced was “Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution” a game that was originally started 20 years ago by developer WayForward but never completed. The game is set to finally make its way to the Switch next year, staying true to its Game Boy Advance aesthetic.
Another standout announcement was “Outer Wilds: Archaeologist Edition,” which brings the acclaimed space-exploring mystery game to the handheld console along with the Echoes of the Eye expansion. The game is set to release on December 7, with plans for a physical version.
Additionally, “On Your Tail” from Memorable Games and Humble Games is set to arrive on the Switch first next year, offering a mystery adventure starring anthropomorphic animals.
Fans of narrative platformers will also have “A Highland Song” to look forward to, as the game takes players on a beautiful journey through the Scottish Highlands, complete with rhythm elements. The game is slated for release on December 5.
Popular PC indie titles such as “Backpack Hero” and “Core Keeper” are also making their way to the Switch, with the former available today and the latter set to arrive in the summer of 2024.
“Howl” from Mi’pu’mi Games and astragon Entertainment brings a unique storytelling experience to the Switch, with players taking on the role of a deaf prophet fighting against a plague caused by howling wolves.
“Blade Chimera” a platformer inspired by games like Castlevania, is set to debut on the Switch as a timed-exclusive in spring 2024, while “Death Trick: Double Blind” a new mystery game set in a circus, became available on the platform today.
Other intriguing titles featured in the showcase include “The Star Named EOS“, “Raw Fury’s Moonstone Island“, “Planet of Lana“, “Enjoy the Diner“, “The Gecko Gods“, “Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist“, “Braid: Anniversary Edition“, “Urban Myth Dissolution Center” and “Heavenly Bodies” each offering unique gameplay experiences and launching on the Switch at varying times in the future.
Overall, Nintendo’s latest Indie World showcase has provided an exciting glimpse into the upcoming lineup of indie games for the Switch, offering something for every type of gamer. With a mix of new releases and beloved titles, the platform continues to be a welcoming home for indie developers and their innovative creations.