Not to be left behind with the presentation of Microsoft ID @ Xbox yesterday, Nintendo today celebrated another installment of its Indie World showcase. The 20-minute video was packed with highly anticipated titles, several of which will be released today. If you don’t have time to watch the presentation, consider this summary as a quick snapshot of everything the event had to offer.
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, a funky game heavily inspired by Jet Set Radio, will be a timed Switch console exclusive and will be released in 2022.
Toem is a healthy photography game set in a beautiful black and white hand-drawn world coming to Switch and PC this fall.
Loop Hero was one of our favorite games during the first half of 2021, and it’s making its much-requested move for Switch this holiday season. You can read our review of the PC version here.
Far: Changing Tides, the seafaring sequel to Far: Lone Sails, arrives on Switch, as well as other platforms and PCs in early 2022.
Necrobarista: Final Pour serves as a director’s cut for 2020 Necrobarista that adds new story content and remastered visual effects. It also has a new study mode that allows you to create your own stories and dialogues. Land on Switch later today as a timed console exclusive
Garden Story, an adorable game where you play like a grape that we recently featured on our list of most anticipated Zelda likes, gets a surprise release today as a timed Switch console exclusive.
Dating Sim meets Boyfriend Dungeon Dungeon Crawler is coming to Switch later today. It’s a journey, and you can read our extensive game preview to find out why.
Hold on tight because Axiom Verge 2, the long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed Axiom Verge, is coming to Switch … today!
Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon
Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is a match-style puzzle game that was announced a while ago, but now we know it’s coming to Switch this holiday season. Additionally, when scanning the Shovel Knight amiibo, a fairy helper is summoned to assist him.
Islanders Console Edition is a procedural island city builder with a laid-back atmosphere that launches today as a timed Switch console exclusive.
Metal Slug Tactics was one of the more pleasant surprises to come up during this year’s E3 season, and the colorful spin-off strategy is heading to Switch after being previously confirmed for PC. It also got a 2022 launch window.
Tetris Effect Connected, the multiplayer twist on the beloved Tetris Effect, makes its long-awaited leap to Switch on October 8.
Metal Slug Tactics
Astroneer makes the trip to Switch in January 2022
One Hundred Days: Winemaking Simulator Pours a New Drink on Switch this Holiday
Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition is coming to Switch today, giving you plenty of time to prepare for next year’s sequel.
LumbearJack, a game about using your ax to recycle garbage as a happy bear, debuts on Switch in 2022.
Curious Expedition 2 is a turn-based roguelike narrative coming to Switch later today.
Gang Beasts brings their goofy brand of multiplayer to Switch this fall.
To the east
The beautiful Eastward wrapped things up with a confirmed release date of Sept. 16. It will be a timed Switch console exclusive and starring two characters exploring a ruined but beautiful pixel art world inspired by 1990s Japanese animation. You can read more about it in this roundup above.
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