Nintendo Indie Planet Showcase August 2019: The total round-up


Nintendo hosted an Indie Planet Showcase these days, with games like Eastward, Danger of Rain two, Hotline Miami, and even an Xbox Game Studios title.

Nintendo Switch fans have a lot to cheer for, due to the fact Nintendo has revealed an impressive slate of indie titles coming to the console in 2019 and beyond. You can watch the roughly 20-minute showcase right here on YouTube, but we’ve got all the highlights of the show proper right here.

Releasing Right now: Superhot and Hotline Miami Collection

Hotline Miami Collection Switch

Just before we get to all the games that will have you pining for occasions to come, here’s a couple you can grab proper these days. Superhot and Hotline Miami Collection are out there to get on the Nintendo eShop proper now. As is implied, Hotline Miami Collection involves each Hotline Miami and Hotline Miami two: Incorrect Quantity, in 1 hassle-free, blood-soaked downloadable package.

Danger of Rain two

Coming from developer Hopoo Games and publisher Gearbox Publishing, Danger of Rain two initially released on Steam earlier this year, exactly where it proved to be a smash hit. It is a multiplayer roguelike at the moment in Early Access. Though the developer estimated a complete launch in 2020, it appears like we’ll be seeing the game pretty quickly certainly. Appear out for Danger of Rain two on Nintendo Switch in Summer season 2019.


Eastward is becoming created by Shanghai-primarily based studio Pixpil, and publishing it is Chucklefish (you may well know them from Stardew Valley and WarGroove). The game is an adventure-RPG hybrid set in a post-apocalyptic city, and its pixel art style appears definitely breathtaking. Eastward will be out on Nintendo Switch sometime in 2020.

Freedom Finger

This rather naughty-searching shoot-em-up comes from developer Wide Proper Interactive, and it attributes the voices of numerous main voice actors (which includes, yes, Nolan North). You can turn each and every enemy into a weapon when Freedom Finger comes out in Fall 2019.


Röki comes from Cambridge, UK-primarily based studio Polygon Treehouse, and it is a narrative adventure game primarily based on Scandinavian folklore. It appears definitely charming, a small eerie, and it’ll be coming to the Nintendo Switch in Winter 2019.

Torchlight II

Speak about a blast from the previous. Torchlight II from the now no-extra Runic Games will be coming to the Switch thanks to the efforts of Panic Button. The game initially came out in 2012, and is a Diablo-style dungeon crawler. It’ll be out on Switch on 3rd September, and you will even get a Switch-exclusive pet unicorn.

Skater XL

Skating games have evolved, according to Effortless Day Studios, and this you will be capable to practical experience that evolution with Skater XL. It is coming out on Switch sometime in 2020.


Youropa screenshot

Youropa comes from Copenhagen-primarily based studio Frecle, and it has you playing as this blobby… thing… that is solving puzzles in a planet exactly where gravity’s gone into the blender. It is currently out on Computer by way of Steam, but this appears like the initial time it is diving onto a console. Youropa will be out there on Switch in Winter 2019.

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened

A further dungeoning classic from earlier this decade, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened comes from Chromatic Games and functions as a multiplayer cross in between tower defence and action RPG combat. Dungeon Defenders: Awakened will launch initial on Switch as a timed console exclusive. Count on it in February 2020.

The Touryst

This curious-searching adventure game comes from Shin’en Multimedia (the guys who created Speedy RMX), and it has you playing as a tourist in a mysterious, puzzle-and-danger-filled planet that appears like it was created in Lego. Except, you know, it is not basically Lego. It appears a lot like Zelda, perhaps with shades of Earthbound thrown in, but nonetheless owns its appear. The Touryst will launch on Nintendo Switch in November 2019.


Skellboy is an action RPG in which you can swap out your physique components for other physique components. Why settle for a zombie or a skeleton when you can be each at after? It is coming to Switch on 3rd December. Obtain out extra about the game in our earlier coverage of the title.


EarthNight screenshot

In EarthNight, dragons have taken more than the planet, and you play as protagonists Stanley and Sidney as they attempt to cease the apocalypse. It plays as a platformer with some old-college sensibilities. Count on EarthNight to release sometime in 2019.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Surprise! Xbox Game Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest is jumping more than to the Switch. It is not the initial Xbox game to make it to the Nintendo platform (Cuphead created it initial), but hopefully it will not be the final 1 either. As an action-platformer recognized for its amazing beauty and difficult gameplay, Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition will launch on Switch on 27th September.

Other Showcased Games

But that is not all! Nintendo also showed off a string of other indie titles in a montage. Here’s the rapid information:

  • Blasphemous releases on 26th September
  • Close to the Sun releases in 2019
  • Cat Quest II releases in Fall 2019
  • Spiritfarer releases in Spring 2020
  • Trine four: The Nightmare Prince releases on 8th October
  • Creature in the Properly releases on 6th September
  • A single Finger Death Punch two releases on 2nd December (verify out our overview!)
  • Greatest Pal Forever releases on 14th February 2020
  • Phogs! releases in Early 2020
  • What the Golf? releases in Winter 2019
  • Kine releases in 2019
  • Hypercharge: Unboxed Winter releases in 2019
  • Northgard releases on 26th September
  • Sparklite releases in Fall 2019
  • Munchkin: Quacked Quest releases in Fall 2019


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