Monday, December 5, 2022

Indie World Showcase August 11 Overview


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It might not have been a showcase for first-party Nintendo games, but today’s Indie World Showcase didn’t pull any punches.

In addition to the new announcements, there was a long list of games releasing later today too. Sadly, this also means your bank account might be empty for a little while.

If you missed the showcase, you can watch it in full here.

Everything from the Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk is a “graffiti-action-adventure” game that looks to be inspired by the popular Jet Set Radio. Players will be working their way up to become the best graffiti artist in the city. It will release in 2022 as a timed console exclusive for Switch.

Toem was announced quite some time ago but it was brought back out again for the presentation. It will release this fall.

Loop Hero is an unusual card-based RPG where players need to craft the world for the hero to travel through. However, you need them to survive each loop through your dungeon.

FAR: Changing Tides is the next game from the FAR: Lone Sails universe; however, it’s not a direct sequel. You don’t need to play the first game to understand this one since it’s a brand new story.

Necrobarista: Final Pour launches for the Nintendo Switch today and is an interesting anime style visual novel that’s quite literally, about coffee and death. This is the director’s cut version of the game including new story content and remastered visuals.

Boyfriend Dungeonis a special game. It’s a dungeon crawler and a dating sim that let’s you date your weapons. Not only is it a real game, it releases later today!

Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeonwill bring the Shovel Knight series into the realm of action-packed puzzle adventure game. It will have a single player mode and a local multiplayer option too when it launches this holiday season. 

Metal Slug Tacticsbrings a new tactical twist to the beloved Metal Slug franchise. While it will keep the retro pixel graphics, it brings strategy to the action series.

Tetris Effect Connectwill be getting a Nintendo Switch release on October 8.

Eastward finally gets a release date and it’s much sooner than any of us thought. The game will release September 16 as a timed console exclusive. Pre-orders for the game being today.

Gang Beasts and Hundred Days – Wine Making Simulator will both be releasing before the end of the year. Meanwhile, ASTRONEER and LumbearJack are both expected to release in 2022.

Games releasing Today

  • Curious Expedition 2

  • Garden Story

  • Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition

  • Islanders: Console Edition

  • Axiom Verge 2

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