Over 60 Indie Games Coming To Nintendo Switch This Year

A staggering 64 Indie titles are heading to the Nintendo Switch this year.

Nintendo hosted a Nintendo Direct broadcast earlier this week dedicated to future independently produced titles for the Nintendo Switch. Dubbed the “Nindies” Nintendo Direct, the video featured the likes of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, the debut of Runner3, and a new trailer confirming Yooka-Laylee‘s 2017 Switch release following the cancellation of the Wii U version.

Though release dates and windows were not announced for each individual title, the closing frames of the Nindies Direct confirmed a whopping 64 Indie titles are scheduled to release this year for the Switch: Yooka-Laylee is also joined by crowdfunded games Battle Chef Brigade, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove and Hover: Revolt of Gamers; fan-favorites Cave Story, Terraria, Stardew Valley, Overcooked: Special Edition and The Binding of Issac: Afterbirth+ will also make their way to Nintendo’s console/handheld hybrid in 2017. The complete list of confirmed Indie games is as follows:

  • 1001 Spikes
  • Away: Journey to the Unexpected
  • Battle Chef Brigade
  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
  • Blaster Master Zero
  • Cave Story
  • Celeste
  • Dandara
  • Duck Game
  • Enter the Gungeon
  • The Escapists 2
  • The Fall Part 2: Unbound
  • Fast RMX
  • Flipping Death
  • Gonner
  • Graceful Explosion Machine
  • Has-Been Heroes
  • Hollow Knight
  • Hover: Revolt of Gamers
  • Human Resource Machine
  • Ittle Dew 2
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 3
  • Kingdom: Two Crowns
  • Little Inferno
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
  • Mr. Shifty
  • Mutant Mudds
  • NBA Playgrounds
  • Neuro Voider
  • The Next Penelope
  • Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas
  • Overcooked: Special Edition
  • Pankapu
  • Perception
  • Pocket Rumble
  • Portal Knights
  • Redout
  • Rime
  • Rive
  • Rogue Trooper Redux
  • Runner3
  • Shakedown: Hawaii
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  • Snake Pass
  • Space Dave!
  • Splasher
  • Stardew Valley
  • State of Mind
  • SteamWorld Dig 2
  • Su and the Quest for Meaning
  • Terraria
  • Thumper
  • Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove
  • Towerfall: Ascension
  • Treasurenauts
  • Tumbleseed: A Rolly Roguelike
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse
  • Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure
  • Wargroove
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  • World of Goo
  • Yooka-Laylee
  • Zombie Vikings

The Nintendo Switch officially release tomorrow alongside one of 2017’s most anticipated and already critically-acclaimed titles, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Source: Nintendo
Image courtesy of Inti Creates, Sunsoft


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