Indie World Showcase Nintendo

With that, we have another Nintendo Direct behind us. Today’s Indie World Showcase demonstrated a ton of quality indie titles coming to the Switch between now and 2020, with standouts like Superhot, Ori and the Blind Forest, and Eastward among the presentation’s showstoppers.

Non-stop Nindies

For your convenience, here’s a quick list of everything that was revealed during today’s presentation:

  • Risk of Rain 2 (Hopoo Games, Gearbox Publishing) — Summer 2019
  • Eastward (Pixpil, Chucklefish Games) — Early 2020
  • Freedom Finger (Wide Right Interactive) — Sept. 27, 2019
  • Röki (Polygon Treehouse, United Label) — Winter 2019
  • Torchlight II (Panic Button/Runic Games, Perfect World Entertainment) — Sept. 3, 2019
  • Skater XL (Easy Day Studios Pty Ltd) — 2020
  • Youropa (frecle) — 2019
  • SUPERHOT (Superhot Team) — Today
  • Dungeon Defenders Awakened (Chromatic Games) — Feb. 2020
  • The Touryst (Shin’en) — November
  • Skellboy (Umaiki Games, Fabraz) — Dec. 3, 2019
  • EarthNight (Cleaversoft) — 2019
  • Hotline Miami Collection (Dennaton Games, Devolver Digital) — Today
  • Blasphemous (Team17) – Sept. 10, 2019
  • Close to the Sun (Wired Productions) – 2019
  • Cat Quest II (PQube Limited) – Fall 2019
  • Spiritfarer (Thunder Lotus) – Spring 2020
  • Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince (Modus Games)
  • Creature in the Well (Flight School Studio) – Sept. 6
  • One Finger Death Punch 2 (Silver Dollar Games) – Dec. 2
  • Best Friend Forever (Alliance) – Feb. 14, 2020
  • PHOGS! (Coatsink) – Early 2020
  • WHAT THE GOLF? (Triband) – Winter 2019
  • KINE (Chump Squad) – 2019
  • HYPERCHARGE: Unboxed (Digital Cyber Cherries) – Winter 2019
  • Northgard (Shiro Games) – Sept. 26, 2019
  • Sparklite (Merge Games) – Fall 2019
  • Munchkin: Quacked Quest (Asmodee Digital) – Fall 2019
  • Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Games, Xbox Game Studios) — Sept. 27, 2019

With this many quality indie games to look out for, there’s a little something for everyone before the end of the year. Personally, I’m looking forward to Ori coming to the Switch, and I’ve been meaning to take another crack at Earthnight since I first played it at PAX West in 2017.

Did any of these games catch your eye during the Indie World showcase? Which ones are you planning on buying? We’d love to hear from you, so please share your thoughts with us in the comments!

[Source: Nintendo PR]

Jeffrey McDonell
Rare import from Canada, lover of all things video game music and remixes, desk jockey by day, and Nintendo Enthusiast by night. I grew up on Nintendo consoles since the Game Boy Advance and GameCube, with standouts like Sonic, Mario, and Zelda defining my childhood.

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