Yesterday was the latest Nintendo Indie World Showcase highlighting the best upcoming independent games coming to the Switch. Don’t worry if you missed it: we’ve rounded up all of the biggest announcements and trailers!
Figment 2: Creed Valley
Figment 2 is a sequel to the hit original musical puzzle game. The sequel revolves around musical showdowns with many boss characters, and it comes to the Switch in February 2022.
Sea of Stars
Sea of Stars is a 16-bit-style game that serves as an homage to the beloved SNES hit game Chrono Trigger. Like that game, Sea of Stars features music by Yasunori Mitsuda and revolves around young protagonists trying to save the world. This game comes to switch around the 2022 holiday season.
Chicory: A Colorful Tale
Chicory: A Colorful Tale has made a serious impression on gamers with gameplay that allows you to color on everything and solve puzzles with your creative ability. This game is available on Switch right now, so go ahead and pick it up!
OlliOlli World is a beautifully-rendered skateboarding game that requires perfect timing of moves if you want to impress the denizens of Radlandia. If that sounds fun, be sure to check this title out when it releases on February 8, 2022.
Loco Motive is a strange brew that takes inspiration from Agatha Christie’s Murder On the Orient Express. In this game, you must figure out who the murderer is in a game that combines pixellated retro graphics and a full vocal cast. Come meet these characters when the game comes to Switch in the summer of 2022.
If you like games that tug on your heartstrings, you’ll love the manga-inspired Afterlove EP. It deals with a character finding inner peace after the death of his partner by completing the EP he once promised to give to her. This tear-jerker comes to Switch in the summer of 2022.
River City Girls 2
The original River City Girls was a spiritual successor to the beloved NES beat-’em-up River City Ransom. Now, the sequel, featuring branching stories, more battles, and fierce co-op gameplay, is coming to Switch in the summer of 2022.
Endling – Extinction is Forever
As the name implies, Endling – Extinction is Forever is a cheerful game set in a post-apocalyptic world where most of humanity has been wiped out. You play as a mother fox trying to guide her three cubs to safety, and your decisions in this game determine if they live or die. This stealthy survival mission comes to Switch in the spring of 2022.