Check out some newly announced indie titles coming soon to Nintendo Switch


05/09/2017

The eclectic and robust library of games on Nintendo Switch is about to get even more diverse, with dozens of new games on the way from a range of independent developers and publishers.

More than 100 indie titles are in the works for Nintendo systems. Let’s take a look at just some of them:

Super Meat Boy Forever from Team Meat

This beefy sequel to the fan-favourite original game will see players once again leaping off walls, dodging buzz saws and performing incredible feats of 2D platforming. This time around levels get more challenging each time you beat them, and with an updated control scheme, new ranking system and daily challenges, you’re definitely going to want to keep coming back for seconds. Super Meat Boy Forever launches first for Nintendo Switch in 2018.

Shovel Knight: King of Cards from Yacht Club Games

This final adventure in the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga is fit for a king! Travel through four new worlds and 30 new courses to discover how King Knight ascended the throne and became one of the Order of No Quarter. Three new amiibo figures based on King Knight, Plague Knight and Specter Knight are coming soon too; tap them while playing Shovel Knight to unlock exclusive armour sets, new challenge stages, and the ability to summon fairy companions to accompany players on quests. Shovel Knight: King of Cards launches on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family systems in early 2018.

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes from Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture

Seven years have passed since the events of No More Heroes, and The Bad is determined to exact his revenge on Travis Touchdown. Just like the original cult classic, you’ll have to battle through multiple punk-rock levels and defeat over-the-top bosses. The game is inspired by indie roots and will have collaborations across different indie studios, in various different ways. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch in 2018.

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Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition from Cardboard Computer and Annapuma Interactive

This haunting episodic tale is loved by many, and now it’s coming to Nintendo Switch. Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition, which includes the debut of the long-awaited fifth and final act of the series, launches on Nintendo Switch in early 2018.

SteamWorld Dig 2 from Image & Form Games

In the sequel to the award-winning original, you must dig deep, gain riches and explore an underworld riddled with danger. SteamWorld Dig 2 arrives first on Nintendo Switch on 21st September.

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Dragon: Marked for Death from IntiCreates

Go it alone or team up with three other friends in this side-scrolling action-RPG. With 30 enormous quests and four classes to choose from, you’ll have hours and hours of action to fight through. Dragon: Marked for Death launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch this winter.

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Battle Chef Brigade from Trinket Games and Adult Swim

Orcs, elves and humans have one thing in common – a need to feed! Battle Chef Brigade is one part combo-based action game, one part match-three puzzler and an all-around feast for fans of 2D animation. Duel your way into the Brigade when the game launches first on Nintendo Switch in winter 2017.

Golf Story from Sidebar Games

Most role-playing games are about slaying dragons or retrieving mystical crystals, but what about an RPG that lets players equip golf clubs instead of swords? In this golf RPG, play through a dramatic story with a diverse cast of characters to meet, golf challenges to beat, upgrades to earn and equipment to collect. Golf Story launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch in September.

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Floor Kids from MERJ

This rhythm-based action game lets players bust out fresh moves, earn respect and recruit dancers through a variety of locations. Play the game’s single-player or multiplayer modes with either traditional or touch screen controls. Floor Kids launches first on Nintendo Switch in winter 2017.

Wulverblade from Fully Illustrated and Darkwind Media

Get nostalgic for the classic beat-’em-ups of the ’80s and ’90s with Wulverblade, a rich, hand-drawn 2D action game set in war-torn ancient Britain. The two-player co-op game launches first on Nintendo Switch in September.

Poly Bridge from Dry Cactus

Flex your engineering muscles in this bridge-building simulator that proves it’s just as fun to fix things as it is to watch them fall to pieces. Hundreds of levels and hours of physics-based puzzles will gear players up to create their own incredible bridges and puzzle levels to show their friends. Poly Bridge launches as a console exclusive on Nintendo Switch in winter 2017.

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Earth Atlantis from Pixel Perfex and Headup Games

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As one of the last survivors of humanity, you must explore an underwater world and hunt down monstrous creature/machine hybrids in this side-scrolling shooter. Earth Atlantis launches first on Nintendo Switch this autumn.

Next Up Hero from Digital Continue and Aspyr Media

Everyone dies in this community-driven online* action game. But once one person dies, an echo is left behind. The next hero can then revive them as an AI companion. Choose from nine heroes and wield various weapons when Next Up Hero launches on Nintendo Switch in early 2018.

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Mom Hid My Game from KEMCO

You’ll need to push your imagination to the limit in this seek-and-find game about, well, seeking and finding a game! Mom Hid My Game launches for both Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family systems later this year with exclusive stages.

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Mulaka from Liezo

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Battle mythical creatures, solve puzzles and undergo magical transformations in this lush action-adventure, inspired by northern Mexico and the indigenous Tarahumara culture. Mulaka launches on Nintendo Switch in early 2018 with exclusive features and functionality.

Yono and the Celestial Elephants from Neckbolt Games and Plug In Digital

Many adventure games have a distinct lack of elephants…but that’s all about to change. Yono is here, and he’s basically a one-elephant army that runs, opens chests with his trunk, headbutts bad guys, sprays water and throws explosives. Yono and the Celestial Elephant launches as a console exclusive on Nintendo Switch on 12th October.

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Morphies Law from Cosmoscope

This upcoming 4-on-4 multiplayer shooter launches as a console exclusive for Nintendo Switch this winter. Morphies can steal mass from any body part and when they do their team Avatar grows in size. The team with the tallest Avatar wins!

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Sausage Sports Club from Luckshot Games

If you’re looking for a physics-based sports game about adorable floppy-necked animals competing on a reality TV show, you’re in luck! Sausage Sports Club features multiple game modes, arenas and playable characters and can be played with up to eight players**! The multiplayer game launches first on Nintendo Switch this autumn.

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Light Fingers from Numizmatic

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One to four players** manipulate a magical clockwork board in this turn-based multiplayer game featuring real-time challenges, devious opportunities for misdirection and, of course, lots of loot! With procedurally generated boards, you’ll never play the same game twice. Light Fingers launches first on Nintendo Switch in early 2018.

Nine Parchments from Frozenbyte

In this local and online* co-op game, up to four players battle strange creatures and mighty bosses while wielding an ever-changing arsenal of spells. Nine Parchments launches for Nintendo Switch in winter 2017.

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Plenty to look forward to then! Discover the range of indie titles already available at the Nintendo eShop website and follow us on Twitter for more updates on upcoming releases.

*Internet connection required during online play. The registration and linkage of Nintendo Account and acceptance of the Nintendo Account Agreement and Privacy Policy are required. Online services require a Nintendo Account. Starting 2018, some online services will also require a paid subscription. Paid online service availability may be limited based on location. Find out more about the paid online subscription service.

**Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required