Hey there, Switch aficionados! If you’ve been craving more indie goodness on your favorite console, Nintendo’s latest Indie World Showcase has got you covered. With over 20 games announced and updated, there’s something for everyone in this treasure trove of indie gems. We’ve put together a list of the most exciting titles from the showcase, so grab your Joy-Cons and get ready for some serious gaming action!
Mineko’s Night Market (26th September 2023)
Prepare to be whisked away to a magical Japanese-inspired world in “Mineko’s Night Market.” Explore the bustling market, befriend adorable cats, and craft items as you uncover the secrets of this enchanting island.
My Time at Sandrock (Summer 2023)
Pack your bags and head to the frontier town of Sandrock in this highly anticipated sequel to “My Time at Portia.” Farm, craft, and build relationships as you work to revitalize the community and uncover hidden mysteries.
PlateUp! (October 2023)
Channel your inner master chef in “PlateUp!,” a frantic, fast-paced cooking game. Manage your own restaurant, create culinary masterpieces, and race against the clock to keep your hungry customers satisfied.
Quilts and Cats of Calico (Fall 2023)
Cuteness overload alert! “Quilts and Cats of Calico” combines the joys of quilt-making and cat collecting in one cozy, heartwarming package. Create a haven for adorable felines, and stitch together beautiful quilts that’ll have you purring with delight.
Rift of the NecroDancer (2023)
Dance your way through a dungeon full of undead monsters in “Rift of the NecroDancer,” a rhythm-based action game that’ll have you tapping your toes and slaying enemies to the beat.
A Little To The Left: Cupboards and Drawers DLC (June 2023)
Get ready for some satisfying organization action with the “Cupboards and Drawers” DLC for “A Little To The Left.” Tidy up your digital space and experience the zen of perfectly sorted drawers and cabinets.
Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler’s Pack DLC (Spring 2023)
Dig into more fun with the “Puzzler’s Pack” DLC for “Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon.” With new puzzles, enemies, and treasures to discover, this expansion adds even more depth to the beloved dungeon-crawling adventure.
Cult of the Lamb: Relics of the Old Faith Update (24th April 2023)
Delve deeper into the dark world of “Cult of the Lamb” with the “Relics of the Old Faith” update. This expansion introduces new areas, abilities, and a fresh storyline that explores the ancient origins of the mysterious cult.
Animal Well (Winter 2023)
In “Animal Well,” you’re tasked with restoring life to a dried-up well by solving puzzles and nurturing the creatures that inhabit the surrounding ecosystem. This charming adventure is bound to capture your heart and imagination.
Crime O’Clock (30th June 2023)
Put your detective skills to the test in “Crime O’Clock,” a noir-inspired adventure game. Solve cases, interrogate suspects, and unravel the mystery behind a series of crimes that have gripped the city.
Teslagrad 2 (and Teslagrad Remastered) (19th April 2023, Out Now)
The electrifying world of Teslagrad is back with a sequel and a remastered edition of the original game that’ll spark your interest. Harness the power of electromagnetism to solve puzzles, defeat enemies, and uncover the truth behind a sinister conspiracy.
Shadows Over Loathing (19th April 2023, Out Now)
The world of “Kingdom of Loathing” gets a spooky makeover in “Shadows Over Loathing.” This humorous, stick-figure RPG sends you on a bizarre and hilarious journey filled with puns, parodies, and peculiar characters.
Blasphemous II (Summer 2023)
Prepare for a brutal, unforgiving return to the world of Cvstodia in “Blasphemous II.” This dark, atmospheric action platformer features stunning pixel art, intense combat, and a haunting narrative that’ll leave you wanting more.
Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals (12th July 2023)
Dive back into the supernatural world of “Oxenfree” with its highly anticipated sequel, “Lost Signals.” Uncover the truth behind eerie radio signals, meet new characters, and make choices that’ll shape the story in this thrilling narrative-driven adventure.
Paper Trail (August 2023)
Get crafty in “Paper Trail,” a charming puzzle-adventure game set in a world made entirely of paper. Fold, cut, and manipulate your surroundings to overcome obstacles and uncover the truth behind a mysterious tale.
Little Kitty, Big City (2024)
Follow the adventures of a curious kitten in “Little Kitty, Big City,” an open-world exploration game filled with whimsy and wonder. Discover hidden secrets, help fellow feline friends, and explore a vast, colorful city from a kitten’s perspective.
Chants of Sennaar (5th September 2023)
Immerse yourself in the mystical world of “Chants of Sennaar,” a narrative-driven RPG with a rich, branching storyline. Assemble a diverse cast of characters, master powerful abilities, and shape the fate of a world on the brink of collapse.
Get ready for some spud-tacular fun with “Brotato,” a quirky, potato-themed party game that’ll have you and your friends laughing out loud. Compete in a series of wacky mini-games and prove once and for all who’s the top tater!
Escape Academy: The Complete Edition (Autumn 2023)
Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test with “Escape Academy: The Complete Edition.” This collection includes all the mind-bending challenges from the hit escape room series, plus new, exclusive content that’ll have you scratching your head and craving more.
Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach (19th April 2023, Out Now)
The horror of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza returns in “Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach.” Experience new spine-chilling gameplay, and terrifying animatronics, and uncover the dark secrets of the franchise in this thrilling new installment.
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk (18th August 2023)
Grab your spray cans and hit the streets in “Bomb Rush Cyberfunk,” a funky, graffiti-filled action game that pays homage to the classic “Jet Set Radio” series. Tag your turf, pull off sick tricks, and outsmart rival gangs in a vibrant, futuristic city.
There you have it, folks – over 20 indie titles that’ll keep your Nintendo Switch humming with excitement! From heartwarming adventures to pulse-pounding action, the latest Indie World Showcase has something for everyone. So, clear your schedules, charge your Joy-Cons, and get ready to dive into a world of indie awesomeness!
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