Nintendo hosted a new Indie World Showcase stream last night where the company detailed a bunch of new indie titles headed to Switch in the coming weeks and months. The showcase played host to some cool new games and even confirmed some existing PC indie titles for the platform. In case you missed all the announcements, here’s a full rundown of all the new games headed to Switch.
Outer Wilds – 7 December
You’re the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a fledgling space program searching for answers in a strange, constantly evolving solar system.
Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution – 2024
The lost Shantae adventure, Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution, is back in development after 20 years and coming to Nintendo Switch! Join Shantae as she turns the tables on nefarious pirate Risky Boots by rearranging the landscape and swapping between mix-and-match multilayered levels, then hair-whip and belly-dance your way through scrambled lands, misplaced towns, monster-filled crypts, and daunting labyrinths. Plus: 4-player versus mode!
Core Keeper- 2024
Drawn towards a mysterious relic, you are an explorer transported to an ancient cavern of creatures, resources, and trinkets. It is up to you to uncover the mysteries of this strange new world and power up The Core to escape the dangers of the underground.
On Your Tail – 2024
Embark on an intriguing getaway you’ll never forget in On Your Tail, a sleuthy story-driven life sim and 3D adventure of relaxation, investigation, and knowing how to play your cards right. Set in the charming seaside village of Borgo Marina, On Your Tail follows the adventures of aspiring detective Diana in her pursuit of the perfect summer vacation. Developed by Memorable Games & published by Humble Games.
Backpack Hero – 2024
Master your backpack in Backpack Hero! Collect extraordinary items with incredible powers and abilities and organize your backpack to unleash their true power. Explore The Dungeon, fight foes in turn-based battles, encounter merchants and crafters, and other allies. Play as one of five Backpack Heroes with unique backpack powers, mechanics, and items. Rebuild your little village: restore, expand, and decorate Haversack Hill – help your community, and they’ll gladly help you!
Blade Chimera – 2024
In the year 20XX, cities were suddenly flooded with demons in the form of monsters and spirits that suddenly appeared in the city, sparking an all-out Demon War.
The Highland Song – 5 December 2023
Run, climb, scramble and spelunk your way across the winding paths of the Scottish Highlands in this narrative platformer from the creators of Heaven’s Vault and 80 Days. With music by leading Scottish folk bands and an adaptive narrative that builds itself around your choices, discover the beauty and danger of the remote wilderness in this highly replayable adventure. Trailer soundtrack by Talisk.
Howl – Available Now With Demo
Howl is a turn-based tactical folktale set in medieval times. A sinister ‘howling plague’ has ravaged the land, turning all who hear it into feral beasts. You play a deaf heroine plunging into danger in search of a cure. Plan up to six steps in advance to outmanoeuvre your opponents, wolfish creatures filled with hunger and rage. Various types of fiends are lurking in the shadows, each of them possessing particular levels of vitality and different abilities. Hence, you need to consider carefully which strategy will bring them to their knees and plot your attack while relying on your wits and an array of different abilities.
Moonstone Island – 2024
Explore 100 islands in the sky, collect Spirits in card combat, and make a cozy home as you work to become the world’s greatest alchemist on Moonstone Island!
Death Trick: Double Blind – 2024 / Demo Available Now
🎩✨ Step right up to the enigmatic world of Death Trick: Double Blind! In this captivating visual novel, the star magician of Morgan’s Traveling Circus has vanished, but her name is still the hottest ticket in town!
The Star Named Eos – 2024
Immerse yourself in The Star Named EOS, a first-person storytelling puzzle adventure game about photography and the ways we can capture the fleeting moments that shape our lives. Play as Dei, a young photographer following the footsteps of his mother. Explore a beautiful world, find and collect items filled with memories, and help Dei find the truth behind his mother’s absence.
Planet of Lana – 2024
A young girl and her loyal friend embark on a rescue mission through a colorful world full of cold machines and unfamiliar creatures. Planet of Lana is a cinematic puzzle adventure game framed by an epic sci-fi saga that stretches across centuries and galaxies.
Enjoy the Diner – Available Now
The Gecko Gods – 2024
The Gecko Gods is a relaxed, puzzle platformer about a tiny gecko exploring mysterious islands while on a mission to save their friends. With unique, immersive gameplay that allows you to climb anything, solve ancient contraptions, and clamber through the crumbling ruins of a collapsed society – and if you get hungry along the way, eat some bugs.
Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist – Available Now
Embark on your struggling artist adventure. Draw and sell art to cheeky critics to reclaim your lost art career. Explore the endearing art-starved town of Phénix and show them you’re a true artist
Braid: Anniversary Edition – 30 April 2024
Journey to a series of worlds where time behaves strangely and solve puzzles to rescue an abducted princess. Braid: Anniversary Edition is a remaster of the classic game with updated graphics, sound, and huge amounts of developer commentary.