December 24, 2018 2:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

2018 was a year full of amazing Independently developed games, and this guide is here to give you recommendations for the best of the best! From Co-Op to Family oriented games to budget titles, this guide will have something for everyone to gift this Holiday season. Even for those new Nintendo Switch owners! Below you will find our many different categories and genres of games featured.

 

Fun for the Entire Family:

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Aug 07, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Strategy, Party, Communication, Simulation
Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd
Price: $24.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Sep 27, 2018
No. of Players: 1-6 players
Category: Party,Action, Platformer, Fighting
Publisher: Matt Makes Games Inc.
Developer: Matt Makes Games Inc.
Price: $19.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jun 28, 2018
No. of Players: 1-4 players
Category: Adventure, Multiplaer, Party, Action
Publisher: Smiling Buddha Games Inc.
Developer: Reptoid Games Inc.
Price: $16.99
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jun 26, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Puzzle, Arcade, Lifestyle, Party
Publisher: Enhance
Developer: Resonair
Price: $14.99

Fun on a Budget:

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: May 31, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Adventure, Role-Playing
Publisher: Asymmetric
Developer:  Asymmetric
Price: $11.00

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: May 31, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Adventure, Role-Playing
Publisher: Asymmetric
Developer:  Asymmetric
Price: $9.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: May 31, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Adventure, Role-Playing
Publisher: Asymmetric
Developer:  Asymmetric
Price: $8.99

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Miles & Kilo

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jul 05, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Platformer, Action, Arcade, Adventure
Publisher: Four Horses
Developer:  Four Horses
Price: $7.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jul 13, 2018
No. of Players: 2 player simultaneous
Category: Arcade, Action, Party
Publisher: Ratalaika Games
Developer: Petite Games
Price: $4.99

Sports:

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jul 19, 2018
No. of Players: up to 8 players
Category: Platformer, Party, Sports, Adventure
Publisher: Luckshot Games
Developer: Luckshot Games
Price: $15.00

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jun 14, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Action, Sports, Arcade
Publisher: Atooi
Developer: Atooi
Price: $9.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 08, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Sports, Multiplayer, Arcade, Action
Publisher: High Horse Games
Developer: High Horse Entertainment
Price: $14.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jul 02, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Arcade, Multiplayer, Action, Sports
Publisher: Fabraz
Developer: Eendhoorn
Price: $10.00

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Mar 29, 2018
No. of Players: up to 8 players
Category: Multiplayer, Party, Arcade, Sports
Publisher: Coatsink Software
Price: $9.99

 

Couch Co-Op & Multiplayer fun:

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Aug 07, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Strategy, Party, Communication, Simulation
Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd
Price: $24.99
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: May 31, 2018
No. of Players: up to 4 players
Category: Action, Music, Multiplayer, Arcade
Developer: Berzerk Studio
Publisher: Berzerk Studio
Price: $19.99

 

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Oct 17, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Party
Publisher: Jackbox Games
Developer: Jackbox Games
Price: $29.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jul 05, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Fighting, Action, Multiplayer
Publisher: Chucklefish LTD
Developer: Cardboard Robot Games, LLC
Price: $9.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Oct 23, 2018
No. of Players: 2 player simultaneous
Category: Arcade, Sports, Fighting, Multiplayer
Publisher: DotEmu
Developer: DotEmu
Price: $14.99

Action/Adventure:

 

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date:
Jun 12, 2018
No. of Players: 
1 player
Category:
Action, Adventure, Platformer
Publisher:
 Team Cherry
Developer:
Team Cherry
Price:
$15.00

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date:
Dec 17, 2018
No. of Players: 
1 player
Category:
Adventure
Publisher:
Campo Santo
Developer:
Campo Santo Productions
Price:
$19.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date:
Dec 10, 2018
No. of Players:
up to 4 players
Category:
Action, Platformer
Publisher:
DrinkBox Studios
Developer:
DrinkBox Studios
Price:
$19.99

 

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date:
Nov 05, 2018
No. of Players:
1 player
Category:
Action, Adventure, Role-Playing, Simulation
Publisher:
11 bit studios
Price:
$24.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date:
Oct 11, 2018
No. of Players:
1 player
Category:
Action, Adventure, Platformer, Role-Playing
Publisher:
Leadman Games
Price:
$19.99

Miketendo64 Favorites:

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Dec 04, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Action, Adventure, Platformer, Role-Playing
Publisher: FDG Entertainment
Developer: Game Atelier
Price: $39.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Jan 25, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Adventure, Platformer
Publisher: Matt Makes Games Inc.
Developer: Matt Makes Games Inc.
Price: $19.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Aug 30, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Action, Adventure, Arcade, Platformer
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Developer: Sabotage
Price: $19.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 16, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Adventure
Publisher: EA Originals
Developer: Zoink!
Price: $19.99

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Aug 07, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Action, Platformer
Publisher:  Motion Twin
Developer: Motion Twin
Price: $24.99

As always, we hope you found this guide helpful.

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