During the Game Developers Conference taking place this week, Nintendo released their latest Nindies Showcase, a 10 minute Direct-like video that reveals all the indie games coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. They also revealed that the previous titles will be coming to the hybrid console later on.
Nintendo is promising that most of these games are either system exclusives or games that will launch on the Switch first. Let's dig into all that was announced today. Players take control of a ninja who sneaks, stabs and outsmarts enemies in a handful of expertly designed 2D levels.
Nintendo led the showcase with the announcement of Mark of the Ninja Remastered.
After that came Fantasy Strike, a fantasy-themed fighter with all sorts of weird fighters and abilities. Do you like the look of the game?
Berserk Studio's Just Shapes and Beats is a game that's been in development for quite some time, but it seems we're finally closing in on release. It's also first on Switch this summer.
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"The world's least realistic pool simulator game", Adult Swim Games' Pool Panic will be available sometime this year.
Nitrome is releasing Bomb Chicken, a platformer starring a chicken combining action, puzzles, and arcade goodness. Light Fall launches this spring.
Lumines Remastered is a remaster of the acclaimed puzzle game by Tetsuya Mizuguchi. This version will feature a single-player mode and local multiplayer. The game will feature a story mode, playable solo or with friends, and is set to launch on Switch this summer. Light Fall will launch first on Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive this spring.
West of Loathing from Asymmetric Games is a slapstick comedy stick figure wild west open-world RPG.
- Pode (Henchman & Goon): Two unlikely travel companions embark on an adventure in this co-op exploration puzzle game. It will hit the Nintendo Switch this spring.