After the (real!) Direct in February and a livestream to Super Smash Bros. Utimate in March, another presentation from Nintendo followed in April: The next Indie World was on Wednesday evening! In a live stream of around 20 minutes, Nintendo presented viewers on YouTube, Twitch and Co. exactly 21 indie games for the Switch. A few of them even appeared immediately after the presentation, the rest for the most part will come in the course of the current year. As part of the new Indie World, a lot of indie games are currently reduced in the Switch eShop.

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All games from the Indie World

Nintendo has shown the following 21 games in the new Indie World. The order corresponds to that from the presentation. The release date of the title is given in brackets after the game title.

  • Road 96 (2021)
    • The game by DigixArt from southern France is inspired by road movies from the 90s and relies on a procedurally generated game world, the focus is on narration. You slip into the roles of different days, get to know a lot of NPCs and use thousands of different paths on your journey towards freedom.
  • Aerial_Knight’s Never Yield (19. May 2021)
    • An endless runner with driving music from a small team of developers from Detroit (USA). As the protagonist Willy, you fight your way through a futuristic version of Detroid in Japanese style in hectic parkour action.
  • Last Stop (July 2021)
    • Published by Annapurna Interactive, you play your way through three interwoven family stories.
  • Hindsight (2021)
    • A narrative adventure with simple but pretty graphics.
  • OlliOlliWorld (Winter 2021)
    • A lively 2D action platformer set on the island of Radland, where you will meet the legendary skate gods.
  • The Longing (Already published)
    • The game comes from a German indie developer from Stuttgart (Studio Seufz), you play a so-called “shadow”, the last servant of the king who once ruled over the underground kingdom. Your task: wait 400 days for the king to return. It’s real, real 400 days! Until then, you can do whatever you want.
  • There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension (Already published)
    • A point & click adventure with puzzles and various mini-games.

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (2021)
  • Crystals (July 20, 2021)
    • Inspired by classic and modern role-playing games, you will explore a dark fantasy world with different areas and different companions. As a special feature, you can travel in time.
  • GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon (2022)
    • A Japanese style hack & slash rogue lite with lots of dungeons, boss fights and a game world in the depths of the underworld.
  • Aztech Forgotten Gods (Herbst 2021)
    • The 3D action adventure from Mexico mixes Mexican history with futuristic elements.
  • Skul: The Hero Slayer (Summer 2021)
    • A 2D action platformer with roguelike elements, you play an immortal skeleton who goes into battle. A total of 90 interchangeable heads are available for the character, each head has special and different abilities.
  • Art of Rally (Summer 2021)
    • A top-down racing game with simple but nice graphics.
  • KeyWe (August 2021)
    • A game of skill and puzzles.
  • Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective (Spring 2021)
    • “Where’s Walter” as a video game.
  • Weaving Tides (May 2021)
    • Players hover over a fabric landscape and embark on a fantastic journey.
  • The House of the Dead: Remake (2021)
    • The classic arcade rail shooter has been revised and some new features have been added.
  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (22. June 2021)
    • A dark and action-packed 2D fantasy role-playing game with fearsome enemies.
  • Beasts of Maravilla Island (June 2021)
    • As a budding photographer you will explore the exciting nature of the island of Maravilla.
  • DID (Already published)
    • As the two-dimensional character Gomez you will one day discover a mysterious third dimension; a journey to the end of space and time begins.
  • Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals (2021)
    • An adventure game where supernatural powers are at work.
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