Nintendo Doubling Down on Indies for Switch

Reigns King and Queens Announced for Nintendo Switch

West of Loathing Reigns and More Games are Coming to Nintendo Switch

"Since the launch of Nintendo Switch, we've continued to be blown away with the amount of high-quality games coming from our passionate Nindie developers, and the positive fan reception for those experiences", said Damon Baker, Nintendo Senior Manager for Publisher & Developer Relations. Garage will be launching first on Nintendo Switch this Spring.

Klei Entertainment's Mark of the Ninja is officially getting a remastered edition for the Nintendo Switch.

Fantasy Strike is a 2D fighting game in which anything can become a fighting style. Right now it's on Steam Early Access where it has been well received for its focus on simplifying gameplay. It will hit the Nintendo Switch this spring.

During the Ninties Showcase, 14 titles were announced for release between spring and fall.

This top-down shooter is set in a grizzly underworld inspired by the gory VHS era of B-Movies where you slay hordes of undead with a variety of weapons and skills. It will be playable at PAX East next month, and it's coming first to Nintendo Switch this summer.

More than 100 levels await players in this game, in which everything - from jungles to deserts to cities - is one giant cartoon game of pool. Nintendo seems to be working on a new Switch that would see the SoC upgraded from the Tegra 210 that NVIDIA supplied for the current-gen Switch, to the Tegra 214 in the purported Switch refresh.

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Like the two Directs we've already had this year, we can probably expect this collection of indie titles to be a solid mix of ports and new games. Light Fall is a platformer that lets you build your own platforms as you run through it and solve obstacles.

Nintendo's last Nindies showcase took place last August and featuring titles such as Super Meat Boy Forever, Travis Strikes Again, Golf Story and SteamWorld Dig 2. "Garage launches first on Nintendo Switch this spring".

West of Loathing from Asymmetric Games is a slapstick comedy stick figure wild west open-world RPG.

There wasn't a ton of "wow"-worthy announcements coming out of this Spring Nindies Showcase, but established indie developers making their way to Nintendo platforms continues to be a sight for sore eyes".

Pode is a co-op exploration puzzle game by Henchman & Goon.

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