in the near future.Here is every game featured in March 17’s Nintendo Indie World Showcase:
22 Games Featured in March 17’s Nintendo Indie World Showcase
From Graffiti Games and Argentina-based Robi Studios, embark on a journey through a long-forgotten land. Blue Fire features 3D platforming challenges in a strange place called the void. It will launch first on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
From Naps Team in Messina, Italy, Baldo looks to take inspiration from action-adventure RPGs and Japanese Anime. It takes place in a magical world with dungeons and puzzles to solve. It features a art-style that reminds a bit of Ni no Kuni and will be released as a timed-console exclusive in Summer 2020.
I Am Dead
From Annapurna Interactive, Richard Hogg, and Hollow Ponds, takes place on a small island in the North Atlantic called Shelmerston, one that has a “long, strange history.” The island is filled with both people and anthropomorphic animal, and you play a museum owner who has died and needs to use the powers of his new perdicimant to unravel the mystery of Shelmerston. I Am Dead will launch as a timed-exclusive in 2020.
B.ARK (Bio-Interstellar Ark Bark)
Developed by Tic Toc Games, B.ARK (Bio-Interstellar Ark Bark) is a 2D side-scrolling co-op space shooter that has you playing as one of four ferocious animal astronauts trying to liberate the earth from crazy robots. B.ARK will be released on Nintendo Switch as a timed-exlusive in late 2020.
Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse
From Explosm Games and Serenity Forge, this new game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world that destroyed everything and left everyone “horribly mutated.” Players will be tasked with solving puzzles and surviving in what’s left of our world. Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse will launch first on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
Summer In Mara
From Spanish-based Chibig, Summer in Mara is a tropical adventure that tells the story of Koa, and is a tale all about growing up and protecting nature. She has to leave her home and discover the secrets that are kept by the ocean. Koa will need to farm and take care of her own island, while also traveling by boat to 30 islands and helping more than 20 characters along the way. Summer in Mara will be available as a Nintendo Switch timed-exclusive in Spring 2020.
From Argentinian-based Nimble Giant Entertainment, Quantum League is a time-paradox first-person shooter that has players teaming up with their past selves in 1v1 and 2v2 matches. In each round, players will automatically create clones that will echo your past actions. You must work together with your past selves to trick and outmaneuver your enemies. Quantum League will be available in late 2020.
The Good Life
From Swery and White Owls Inc., The Good Life puts players in the shoes of a journalist from New York that is sent to research Rainy Woods, the “world’s happiest town in the English countryside.” However, on full-moon nights, the inhabitants of Rainy Woods turn into dogs and cats. The Good Life is a “debt repayment RPG” that will have players turning into dogs and cats and solving a murder in a unique titles headed to Switch in 2020.
The Last Campfire
From No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games, The Last Campfire has players discovering a beautiful wilderness filled with lost folk, strange creatures, and mysterious ruins. The Last Campfire stars Ember, who is lost and must traverse this world to light the titular last campfire and find his way home. The Last Campfire will launch on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
PixelJunk Eden 2
From Q-Games, PixelJunk Eden 2 will have players controlling Grimps to jump, spin, swing, and defeat invading creatures to collect pollen and grow gardens back to full bloom. Stages will generate in real-time based on your actions and will produce a “distinct sensory experience.” PixelJunk Eden 2 can be played solo or with a friend in local co-op and will be available in Summer 2020.
From Abrakam SA, Faeria is a strategic card game that has players crafting their decks and the battlefield itself. Cards can be unlocked by playing the solo campaign, draft mode, or pvp battles. There are also puzzle modes and co-op options. Nintendo Switch’s version of Faeria will arrive with four free cosmetic packs for a limited time when the game launches in later in March 2020.
From Fallen Flag Studio, Eldest Souls is set in a grim, dark fantasy world and is a boss-rush game with a high level of combat customization, talents, and abilities. Eldest Souls will launch as a timed exclusive for the Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
Blair Witch makes its way to the Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020 after releasing on other platforms in 2019. In our review of Blair Witch, we said that it “is a harrowing walk in the woods that deserves a spot in the horror game pantheon alongside Amnesia, Silent Hill, and their like.”
Ghost of a Tale
From SeithCG, Ghost of a Tale follows the courageous minstrel Mouse named Tilo, who must escape the dungeons of Dwindling Heights Keep to “discover the fate of his true love, Merra.” Ghost of a Tale is set in a medieval world where Rats rule over all creates, and “combines classic adventure, action-RPG, and exploration with a rich and highly immersive visual style.”
Sky: Children of Light
From Journey developer thatgamecompany, Sky: Children of Light released on iOS and Android devices in 2019, and it will be making its way to Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020. In our review of Sky: Children of Light, we said it “is a breathtaking follow-up to thatgamecompany’s previous hit, Journey, that surprised and delighted me from start to finish with its subtle story of exploration and healing.”
From Double Dash Studios, Sky Racket is game about “just you, a stylish scarf, a laser tennis racket and a horde of fluffy enemies trying to blow you back to the ground.” Sky Racket combines the gameplay of classic shoot-’em-ups and block breakers and will be released on Nintendo Switch later today!
From Pillow Castle, Superliminal is a first-person puzzle game that released on PC in late 2019. It models its gameplay elements after optical illusions and forced perspectives and will be released on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
From Monster Couch, Wingspan is a “relaxing strategy game about birds for 1 to 5 players.” It is also the officially licensed digital adaptation of Wingspan, the “winner of the prestigious 2019 Kennerspiel des Jahres board game award.” Players are tasked with building up their nature preserves and attracting over 170 unique birds to their side. Wingspan will fly to the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2020.
From Distractionware Limited, Dicey Dungeons is a “fast-paced deckbuilding roguelike from Terry Cavanagh, Chipzel, and Marlowe Dobbe.” As your progress through each run, players will fight monsters, collect loot, level up their heroes, and work together to destroy the “Goddess of Fortune, Lady Luck herself.” Dicey Dungeons features six characters with unique playstyles and will be released in Late 2020.
From Dark Screen Games, Bounty Battle is the “ultimate indie fighting game.” It is a 2D fighter that features characters from Guacamelee!, Dead Cells, Darkest Dungeon, Owlboy, and more. Each fighter comes with their own Minion companion and unique abilities. Bounty Battle will be released on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2020.
From SMG Studio/DevM Games, Moving Out is an “action-, puzzle-, physics-based moving simulator that brings a whole new meaning to “couch co-op.” Players can play alone or locally with friends in over 50 levels across arcade, story, and versus modes. Moving Out will be available on Nintendo Switch on April 28, and a free demo is available now in the Nintendo eShop.
Exit the Gungeon
From Dodge Roll & Singlecore Games, Exit the Gungeon is a “bullet-hell dungeon climber” that immediately follows the events of Enter the Gungeon. Players are armed with an ever-changing weapon and must loot and doge rolls their way to victory in “their own unique route of increasingly perilous elevators.” Exit the Gungeon was released on Apple Arcade in 2019, and will be available on Nintendo Switch later today!
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