Last December 15, Nintendo released a direct on the Nintendo Switch for the Indie World Showcase launch. Players can discover a treasure trove of hidden gems of independent games available on the Nintendo Eshop, as well as upcoming titles for 2021.
Nintendo Switch owners are sure to feel like going on a journey of unveiling new indie games on every corner. Launching the Indie World showcase is a much-appreciated move for Nintendo to support small gaming studios and projects in the form of indie games.
So, curious to know more about what’s in store in Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase? Read more about it in this article.
Among Us Joins The Indie World Showcase!
That’s right, starting this month, Among Us is now playable and ready for purchase on Nintendo Switch’s Eshop. After winning the Game, Awards 2020’s Best Mobile and Multiplayer awards, Among Us are stepping its game by joining Nintendo’s console platform.
Furthermore, Among Us will also have the same updates as its former gaming platforms on the Nintendo Switch. Features such as new maps, modes, costumes, and more make their way to the Nintendo console.
The cross-platform game will surely bring out the multiplayer fun while finding out the real imposter among the friends on board.
What Other Games Are There?
Aside from Among Us, the Indie World Showcase features tons of hidden indie games to choose from. Different independent developers are grateful to have chosen the Nintendo Switch to become another home for their beloved games.
Spelunky and Spelunky 2. Test your skills of adventure and let curiosity lead the way to new heights with Mossmouth’s Spelunky. Plunge into the world of myths as the game makes its way to the Nintendo Switch in summer 2021.
Super Meat Boy Forever. The highly anticipated sequel to Super Meat Boy is finally on the Nintedo Switch. This time, Nugget has been kidnapped, and it’s for daddy Meat Boy to save his adorable baby girl.
Go through thousands of levels, bosses and puzzles in this whole new Super Meat Boy game.
Those are just some of the few games you should watch out for, and there’s definitely more indie games coming out next year.
What’s So Special About Indie Games?
Unlike the mainstream games, indie games are diamonds in the rough. These independent games are developed by budding gaming developers that strive for uniqueness of storyline, gameplay and visuals.
Moreover, Steve Singer, Nintendo America’s Senior Vice President thought that launching the Indie World Showcase was an excellent way of appreciating the indie genre for the Nintendo Switch.
In an interview, Singer mentioned that the goal for Indie World Showcase is for Nintendo gamers to go on a journey while uncovering hidden indie gems. He also thanks indie game developers around the globe to have chosen Nintendo Switch as the new home for their games.
The Indie World Showcase is available on the Nintendo Eshop, and there are tons of games fans of the indie genre can choose from starting today. More games are set to be released next year.