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August 28 Nindie Direct Recap

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Into the Breach Switch

After last week's Nindie Showcase, we weren't expecting to get another so soon. Nevertheless, a new and rather lengthy Nindie Direct was broadcasted yesterday. Just as with the last broadcast, a few critically acclaimed indie games are making their way to the Switch, alongside some brand new titles. You can check out everything we learned or watch the broadcast in its entirety yourself below.

Into the Breach (pictured above), is a turn-based strategy from Subset Games. It was first released for PC earlier this year to critical acclaim and is now available on the Switch.

Hyper Light Drifter Switch

Hyper Light Drifter is coming to Switch on September 6 in the form of a special edition. Already a highly praised action/adventure, the Switch version will include never-before-seen outfits and weapons.

First seen in 2013, Towerfall is finally making its way to the Switch. The Switch version includes all available DLC, new game modes, and characters from Celeste. The game will release on Septemer 27.

In addition to the highlighted games, many more were detailed and given release windows. Below is a non-exhuastive list of what we can expect from Nindies in the upcoming months. The list includes games from both Nindie presentations and more.

  • The Messenger - August 30
  • Bastion - September 13
  • Wasteland 2: Director's Cut - September 13
  • Undertale - September 18
  • Light Fingers - September 20
  • Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - October
  • Jackbox Party Pack 5 - October
  • Zarvot - October
  • Transistor - November
  • Levelhead - November
  • Bullet Age - November
  • Dragon Marked for Death - December 13
  • Desert Child - December
  • Treasure Stack - Winter
  • King of the Hat - Early 2019
  • Untitled Goose Game - Early 2019
  • Samurai Gunn 2 - Early 2019
  • Mineko's Night Market - Early 2019
  • The World Next Door - Early 2019

There's certainly no shortage of great Indies coming to Switch. Be sure to stay tuned as we review and provide coverage for most of these games to help narrow down the selection for you.

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