Nindies Showcase Into the Breach

Nindies Showcase Summer 2018 Summary

Following Nintendo of Europe’s Indies showcase at Gamescom last week, Nintendo of America released a short video this morning highlighting even more indie games coming to the Switch in the coming months. You can watch the full NoE showcase here and today’s NoA video here.

If you don’t want to watch the video and just want a quick rundown on what was shown today, or you watched the video but need a refresher, here’s a list of what games were shown:

Hyper Light Drifter is releasing Sept. 6 with exclusive content including new weapons and an outfit that helps you find secrets in the game

Towerfall is releasing Sept. 27 with the Dark World and Ascension expansions included as well as a new six-player battle mode and the characters Madeline and Badeline from Celeste.

Treasure Stack, mixing falling block puzzles with platforming, releases this winter.

Zarvot, a game about cubes searching for a birthday present for their friend, launches in October along with a versus mode.

Mineko’s Night Market, releasing first on the Switch in early 2019, is an adventure/life simulation game with lots of cats, including a mythological cat named Abe that may or may not be real.

Samurai Gunn 2 releases early 2019 with a new story mode that features co-op as well as multiplayer for up to four players.

Bullet Age is a co-op action platformer that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world and launches this November.

The World Next Door, launching in early 2019, is a narrative-driven game with puzzle battles and a 2 player versus mode,

Levelhead, releasing in November, is a platformer for up to four players where you build and share your own levels with the rest of the world.

King of the Hat is a multiplayer game about crushing each others’ hats and releases early 2019.

Untitled Goose Game releases early 2019 and lets you play as a goose in a sandbox game where your sole mission is to mess with people in the city.

-Desert Child releases December 2018.

Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut releases Sept. 13.

Bastion releases Sept. 13.

-The Messenger releases Aug. 30.

-Undertale releases Sept. 18.

-Jackbox Party Pack 5 releases in October.

Transistor releases Nov. 1.

Dragon Marked for Death releases Dec. 13.

Light Fingers releases Sept. 20.

-Superbrothers: Sword and Sorcery EP releases in October.

Into the Breach, a randomly generated turn-based strategy game by the makers of FTL, is available now!

Chris started loving video games at a young age, playing Super Mario World and Star Fox on his parents’ SNES. Although Nintendo (the Switch in particular these days) is still front and center for him, he also spends a fair amount of time on his PS4 and PC. He is also a huge fan of the Fire Emblem and Star Fox franchises. Chris enjoys watching basketball as well and is a huge fan of the Portland Trail Blazers.

Plays: Switch, PS4, PC.

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