Today’s Indie World Showcase featured many great indie games that are coming to Nintendo Switch this year, Most of them are timed console exclusives that will be releasing later in Summer, others will be available sometime in Spring and even later today. Some of the games that were featured included B.ARK, Cyanide & Happiness: Freakpocalypse, Summer In Mara, Baldo, A Good Life, Bounty Battle, Moving Out and many more.
For more information on the titles shown during the Indie World Showcase, you can find them underneath the video embedded below.
NEW INDIE WORLD SHOWCASE UNVEILS MORE THAN 20 NEW INDIE GAMES LAUNCHING FOR NINTENDO SWITCH IN 2020
Nintendo announces new games from indie developers around the world
17th March, 2020 – Today, Nintendo debuted a new Indie World showcase video highlighting a wide variety of indie games coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. This includes original platformers like Blue Fire ; action-RPGs like Baldo; the next game from No Man’s Sky creators Hello Games, The Last Campfire; and sequels like PixelJunk Eden 2 and Exit the Gungeon, the latter of which launches for Nintendo Switch later today.
The following titles were shown in the video:
- Exit the Gungeon from Dodge Roll & Singlecore Games: Exit the Gungeon is a bullet-hell dungeon climber immediately following the events of Enter the Gungeon. Armed with an ever-changing weapon, an insatiable need to loot and the trusty dodge roll, each of our heroes must ascend and escape via their own unique route of increasingly perilous elevators. Exit the Gungeon launches on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive later today!
- The Last Campfire from Hello Games: Discover a beautiful wilderness filled with lost folk, strange creatures and mysterious ruins as you journey to light the last campfire. Experience a truly moving tale of magic and mystery when The Last Campfire launches for Nintendo Switch this summer.
- Blue Fire from Robi Studios: Embark on an extraordinary journey through the desolated kingdom of Penumbra and discover the hidden secrets of this long-forgotten land. Explore mystical temples, encounter survivors and take on strange quests to collect valuable items. A dark world awaits when Blue Fire launches first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this summer.
- Baldo from Naps Team: Meet many weird and funny characters and become immersed in the amazing world of Baldo, an action-adventure RPG full of puzzles, intriguing gameplay mechanics and intricate dungeons to solve spread through a wide, interactive open world. Baldo launches first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this summer.
- I Am Dead from Hollow Ponds: I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife. I Am Dead launches first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive later this year.
- B.ARK from Tic Toc Games: It’s time for pugs, cats, bears and bunnies to save the solar system! Call your friends over to pilot powerful yet adorable ships, as you team up against waves of enemies in a side scrolling shooter. B.ARK blasts off first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive in late 2020.
- Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse: Part 1 from Explosm Games: You play as Coop “Go Away, Weirdo” McCarthy, and all you want to do is make the world a better place. The trouble is: Nobody likes you, school sucks, you can’t find a prom date, everybody bullies you (including your teachers) and your attempts to help only make things worse. Get ready for a world full of weirdness when Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse: Part 1 launches first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this summer.
- Summer in Mara from Chibig: Take care of your own island and explore the ocean in this farming adventure. Discover the story of Koa in a game that combines farming, crafting and exploring in a tropical archipelago with a colourful style and strong narrative. Summer in Mara launches first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this spring.
- Quantum League from Nimble Giant Entertainment: Quantum League is a revolutionary time-paradox shooter: a competitive online* FPS in which you battle within a time loop, tactically teaming up with your past and future selves in mind-blowing 1v1 and 2v2 matches. Quantum League time warps onto Nintendo Switch in late 2020.
- The Good Life from White Owls Inc.: Become a journalist from New York and head out to research Rainy Woods, the world’s happiest town in the English countryside. But Rainy Woods also hides a great secret. On full moon nights, the inhabitants turn into dogs and cats. Enjoy the bizarre charm of Rainy Woods when The Good Life launches on Nintendo Switch later this year.
- PixelJunk Eden 2 from Q-Games: Jump, spin, swing and take out invading creatures to collect pollen and grow gardens back to full bloom. Along the way you’ll encounter a host of creatures and beautifully realized alien worlds to explore and liberate. Wallow in a feeling of synesthesia as the art and exquisite music from Baiyon envelops your mind and soul, as you, your Grimp and the delightful aesthetics of PixelJunk Eden 2 become one. Enjoy this wonderland alone or with a friend via local multiplayer when PixelJunk Eden 2 launches on Nintendo Switch this summer.
- Faeria from Abrakam: With its unique living board, Faeria will challenge you with truly strategic card battles. Craft your deck, shape the battlefield and fight for victory! The Nintendo Switch version of Faeria comes in spring 2020!
- Eldest Souls from Fallen Flag Studio: Set in a grim, dark fantasy world, Eldest Souls innovates boss-rush gameplay with a high level of combat customization. Be among the first to take up the challenge when Eldest Souls launches on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this summer.
- Moving Out from SMG Studio/DevM Games: For fans of cooperative gaming, Moving Out is an action-, puzzle-, physics-based moving simulator that brings a whole new meaning to “couch co-op.” Play alone or locally with friends in more than 50 levels across arcade, story and versus modes. Moving Out launches on Nintendo Switch on 28th April, with pre-purchase for the game available later today. Anyone that wants to try Moving Out now can head to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch to check out a free demo.
- Sky Racket from Double Dash Studios: Flying over whimsical worlds filled with vivid colours, it’s just you, a stylish scarf, a laser tennis racket and a horde of fluffy enemies trying to blow you back to the ground. Mixing the classic genres of shoot-’em-ups and block breakers, Sky Racket is the world’s first “Shmup Breaker!”. Sky Racket launches on Nintendo Switch later today!
Additional indie games highlighted in the video that are coming to Nintendo Switch this year include Blair Witch from Bloober Team, Bounty Battle from Dark Screen Games, Dicey Dungeons from Distractionware Limited, Ghost of a Tale from SeithCG, Sky: Children of the Light from thatgamecompany, Superliminal from Pillow Castle and Wingspan from Monster Couch.
With so many exciting indie titles available on Nintendo Switch, using Nintendo eShop’s Wish List function can be a good way to keep track of them. Now, to make it even more convenient, it’s possible to access, manage and add games to a Nintendo Switch Wish List via the official Nintendo website. More information on this new feature is available here.
With Exit the Gungeon arriving later today and a host of other titles on the way throughout the year, 2020 looks set to be another action-packed year for indie gaming fans on Nintendo Switch.
Summary of Key Info For Featured Titles:
European release date on Nintendo Switch
Exit the Gungeon 17th March 2020 The Last Campfire Summer 2020 Blue Fire Summer 2020 Baldo Summer 2020 I Am Dead 2020 B.ARK Late 2020 Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse: Part 1 Summer 2020 Summer in Mara Spring 2020 Quantum League Late 2020 The Good Life 2020 PixelJunk Eden 2 Summer 2020 Faeria Spring 2020 Eldest Souls Summer 2020
Summary of Key Info For Additional Titles:
Title European release date on Nintendo Switch Blair Witch Summer 2020 Ghost of a Tale Spring 2020 Sky: Children of the Light Summer 2020 Sky Racket 17th March 2020 Superliminal Summer 2020 Wingspan Spring 2020 Dicey Dungeons 2020 Bounty Battle Summer 2020 Moving Out 28th April 2020
Source: Nintendo UK PR
This post was written by Mike Scorpio