Let’s Do a Recap on Nintendo’s Nindies Showcase Spring 2019!
Nindies Showcase Spring 2019
Nintendo Switch has been with us for just 2 years, yet it currently holds a pretty huge amount of best games by far from different well-known developers. Having all these incredible games are just one of the many proofs that this console is skyrocketing since it’s launch.
More so, it’s pretty clear that there’s still more to expect as Nintendo has just bombarded the console’s fans with announcements of indie games set to arrive on Nintendo’s latest console. Last Wednesday, the company held its Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 live stream to set your gamer hearts on fire with the upcoming indie games coming to Nintendo Switch.
More than fifteen games have been announced and the most exciting news above all is that each of these games is expected to arrive before 2020.
If you missed it, you can check out the video above, as well as the list that we’ve prepared for you, that summarizes all the games and trailers that have been revealed during the Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 live stream.
Let’s do the recap!
Cadence of Hyrule – Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring the Legend of Zelda
Brace Yourself Games proudly presents a new playground for their Crypt of the NecroDancer’s main protagonist, Cadence in the upcoming Cadence of Hyrule – Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring the Legend of Zelda. Yes, you read that right. This time, Cadence has a brand new world to explore, and that is the world of The Legend of Zelda series.
Embark on a fresh adventure with Cadence this coming Spring to Link’s world! Play the role as Link or Princess Zelda and get ready to explore the randomly generated overworld and dungeons on a mission to save Hyrule. Remember, every beat of the 25 remixed Legend of Zelda music is a chance for you to make a move, attack, defend, and more!
From modern-looking Lynels to the Hyrulean Soldiers of old, you must master the instinctive actions of each opponent. Now is the perfect time to unleash your strategic thinking skills and use this as an advantage to outwit them in rhythmic combat utilizing an arsenal of iconic items from The Legend of Zelda, as well as the spells and weapons from Crypt of the NecroDancer.
Coming out this Spring!
Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, Studio MDHR brings its run-and-gun action game to the Nintendo Switch this April. The visuals and audio of the game are
Cuphead is a classic run-and-gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are thoroughly designed with the same techniques of the era, including traditional hand-drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz records.
Arriving in Nintendo Switch on April 18th.
Stranger Things 3: The Game
Stranger Things Season 3 is about to hit Netflix on July 4. With the new season arriving comes a new game as well! Stranger Things 3: The Game will hit Nintendo’s latest console on the same day the third season debuts on Netflix.
A retro-style adventure Stranger Things 3 game from BonusXP awaits you as you play through and delve deeper into the events of the series. Call up your friends and explore Hawkins as you solve puzzles to defeat the emerging evils of The Upside Down as one of the twelve playable characters from the hit original series.
Timberline Studios, Inc., presents a rogue-lite, heart-rendering narrative game where you, who claims herself as the biggest disappointment in life and plans follow her heart instead to go on an adventure that she will never regret.
But, just like in real life, things don’t go as planned. Lost in the wilderness, you have the survive in the Alaskan tundra together with your 5 sled dogs. Learn to navigate the ever-changing events of the Alaskan bush, resist frostbite and take care of your dogs, as you try to find your way back home.
Coming to Nintendo Switch later this year.
Double Fine Productions team up with Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., to bring the 3D action rogue-like game, RAD, to Nintendo Switch this summer. This game is set in a post-apocalyptic world, where humanity has suffered armageddon not once, but twice.
Follow the role of the teenage protagonist and get ready for your journey into the Fallow — an ever-changing procedurally generated wasteland filled with mysterious beings. Discover the secrets of the past and answers of the future here in the wasteland of Fallow as you try to save humanity’s future by healing the world.
A stylish neo-noir action-platformer by developer Digital and askiisoft is set to arrive on Nintendo Switch on April 18 as Katana ZERO. This game features breakneck action and instant-death combat where you slash, dash, and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.
The indie Super-hit from Vlambeer, Nuclear Throne, is now available on Nintendo Switch! It is a post-apocalyptic roguelike-like top-down shooter where players must fight their way through the wastelands filled with mutants and monsters. Survive with the use of powerful weaponry, collecting radiation to mutate some new limbs and abilities.
The game features 12 playable characters, 30 ways to mutate characters, more than 120 weapons to utilize, and seven playable main worlds to enjoy! Can you reach the Nuclear Throne?
Super Crate Box
The glory of the golden arcade age will make its sweet return when Vlambeer’s Super Crate Box launches on April. This game will feature exclusive two-player co-operative and competitive multiplayer for even more arcade mayhem. Fight countless hordes of enemies and collect every weapon crate you can!
Get your classic-retro souls ready as the arcade delight with tight controls, refreshing game mechanics, cracking retro art, and a terribly hip chiptune soundtrack will be back soon!
Vlambeer Arcade with ULTRABUGS
Are you up for some space bugs fight? If you are, Vlambeer Arcade with ULTRABGUS is the game for you. Vlambeer Arcade is a collection of bite-sized games which will be released over time. The first game to land in the arcade collection is called Ultra Bugs. It is a fast-paced, score-centric, 2D shooter in which players lead a ship to battle endless space bugs.
The only problem is that those bugs can burst into more space bugs when they’re taken down. By defeating boss monsters, players will unhitch enemy DNA that they can use to customize their ship.
Coming out later this year.
My Friend Pedro
My Friend Pedro is a violent ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s struggle to destroy anyone in his way at the command of a sentient banana.
“The strategic use of split aiming, slow motion, and the ol’ stylish window breach create one sensational action sequence after another in an explosive battle through the violent underworld.”
The game will launch as a Nintendo Switch exclusive game in June this year.
Creature in the Well
Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired hack-and-slash dungeon crawler by Flight School Studio. Players venture deep into a desert mountain possessed by a desperate Creature to reclaim the power to an ancient facility through charging energy orbs and having them bounce around and ricochet to reactivate dormant machinery. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear to save the city of Mirage from a dangerous sandstorm.
Coming this Summer.
Blaster Master Zero 2
“Jason and Eve must venture into the depths of space to stop the mutant infection that’s slowly corrupting Eve’s body. Thankfully, stopping mutant outbreaks is Jason’s specialty.”
Inti Creates reveals Blaster Master Zero sequel with Blaster Master Zero 2. Experience the yet-untold story of Jason and Eve after winning Earth’s mutant scourge as they venture into the depths of space. Plus, say hello to their new battle tank, “GAIA-SOPHIA”!
Will you join Jason, Eve, and Fred on an intergalactic journey? Now out on Nintendo Switch!
Pine is an open-world action adventure simulation game developed by Kongregate and Twirlbound. Embark on a new adventure with beautiful biomes to explore, puzzles to unravel and mysteries to discover.
Follow the ole of Hue, a brave young adult who belongs to the last remaining tribe of humans on the island of Albamare.
“Find your way through an ever-changing world in which all creatures have lives, goals, and quests of their own. Albamare’s factions trade and fight with each other over food and territory, while Hue learns about ways to influence the ecology, in search of a new home for the humans.”
The world is your weapon.
Invent and adapt to the ever-changing ballet of ultraviolence here in Bloodroots. Get ready for a bloody revenge mission across the Weird West.
Overland is a turn-based survival game where you have to take care of a group of travelers on a post-apocalyptic road-trip across the United States. Take down scary creatures, rescue stranded survivors, and scavenge for supplies like fuel, first aid kits, and weapons.
“Decide where to go next: upgrade this wrecked car, or rescue that dog? And don’t forget, there are consequences for every action. Overland is about close calls, dramatic escapes, hard choices, arguing about whether or not that dog gets rescued, and the end of the world.”
Acid Wizard Studio and Crunching Koalas present a new survival horror game titled, Darkwood. Scavenge and traverse the rich, ever-changing free-roam world by day, then protect yourself in your hideout and pray for the morning light to come.
Coming out this May.
Fellow Traveller and Chance Agency collaborated to bring an emotional survival game about humanity trapped in a world disrupted by automation. Play as Lina, the last human driver on the neon-drenched streets of Los Ojos, California. Get ready to interact with a diverse cast of characters with different story arcs.
“Players must balance their income, sustain a positive rating and manage their emotions, as fulfilling Lina’s job as a rideshare driver is the only way they might reunite with her best friend Savy, who’s mysteriously gone missing.”
Arriving to Switch this Summer.
Take a deep dive with Decoy Games’ Swimsanity! It is a multiplayer underwater shooter with action-packed co-op and versus game modes, all supported by online and local play.
Follow the role of the game’s hero, Mooba, and use a variety of weapons and unique power-ups to survive in the aquatic world.
“The game comes with an ocean of content, with more than 150 challenges across eight game modes. Players can toggle between classic dual-stick controls and motion aiming, whether they’re playing locally or online.”
Launching this Summer.
Which one among the pool of the newly announced indie games are you most excited about? Share us your thoughts in the comments section below.
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