Nintendo Indie Planet showcase roundup (19th August 2019)



In a new-appear Indie Planet presentation reside-streamed globally nowadays, Nintendo showcased an fascinating choice of independent games that are coming to Nintendo Switch in the close to future.

Revolutionary initially-particular person shooter SUPERHOT will be out there to obtain on Nintendo eShop nowadays, as will Hotline Miami Collection, containing each instalments of the higher-octane Hotline Miami series. Addictive multiplayer roguelike Threat of Rain two, from Gearbox Publishing, was revealed as coming to Nintendo Switch this summer season, alongside award-winning action RPG Torchlight II coming threerd September, and the intriguing and soulful adventure game Eastward, from Pixpil and Chucklefish, coming early 2020. In addition, the presentation completed with the announcement that critically acclaimed action-platformer Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition will be coming to Nintendo Switch on 27th September.

You can watch the Indie Planet – 19.08.19 video in its entirety and get additional facts by means of the Indie Planet Hub on the official Nintendo internet site.

Here’s a rundown of the games featured in today’s Indie Planet video:

  • Discover the mysterious and gorgeous forest of Nibel in the visually amazing action-platformer Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition, created by Moon Studios and published by Xbox Game Studios. Winner of several prestigious awards, the game tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, and attributes hand-painted artwork, meticulously animated character efficiency and a totally orchestrated score. The Definitive Edition will also function quite a few new attributes, and is scheduled to launch on Nintendo Switch on 27thSeptember.
  • The Hotline Miami Collection attributes each games in the neon-soaked, brutally difficult Hotline Miami series, created by Dennaton Games and published by Devolver Digital. Mixing really hard-boiled gunplay and skull-crushing close combat with a grippingly surreal and mysterious storyline, this heavy-hitting two-pack of violent best-down action releases nowadays on Nintendo Switch.
  • Blurring the lines in between cautious technique and unbridled mayhem, SUPERHOT from SUPERHOT Group is an revolutionary and fashionable initially-particular person shooter in which time only moves when the player moves. With no regenerating overall health bars or conveniently placed ammo drops, players need to shoot, slice and manoeuvre their way by way of a hurricane of slow-motion bullets. SUPERHOT releases on Nintendo Switch nowadays.
  • Threat of Rain two, created by Hopoo Games and published by Gearbox Publishing, is the sequel to classic multiplayer roguelike Threat of Rain, adding an further dimension and far more difficult action. Players can take on the game solo, or group up with close friends to fight their way by way of hordes of monsters, unlock new loot and obtain a way to escape the planet. Threat of Rain two releases on Nintendo Switch in summer season 2019.
  • Torchlight II, created by Panic Button/Runic Games and published by Ideal Planet Entertainment, is an award-winning action RPG that is releasing for Nintendo Switch on threerd September. The game gives solo adventuring or on the web multiplayer for up to 4 players, with a big planet to discover complete of bloodthirsty monsters, bountiful treasures and sinister secrets. Tons of character customisation solutions, plus level randomisation and a New Game Plus, indicates Torchlight II is packed to the brim with replayability. The Nintendo Switch version incorporates an exclusive pet in the kind of a chubby pink unicorn!
  • Learn a beautifully detailed post-apocalyptic planet in Eastward, an adventure game with RPG components from developer Pixpil and publisher Chucklefish. In a close to-future society on the brink of collapse, a hardworking miner referred to as John discovers a young girl named Sam in a secret underground facility. This unlikely pair will embark on an emotional journey to learn the truth, travelling across a wonderfully weird planet and exploring bustling towns, curious campsites and shady forests. Eastward is scheduled to arrive on Nintendo Switch in 2020.
  • Freedom Finger from Wide Correct Interactive is a music-driven, side-scrolling shooter that sends players blasting, punching and smashing their way across 37 levels of crazy cartoon action. Shoot ‘em up, punch ‘em and smash ‘em up when Freedom Finger launches for Nintendo Switch in autumn 2019.
  • Make the trip you usually wanted in action-adventure game The Touryst from Shin’en. Players will have the possibility to learn exotic islands, discover ancient monuments, climb into deep mines and uncover secret passageways. The Touryst is set to launch on Nintendo Switch in November 2019.
  • Skellboy, from developer Umaiki Games and publisher Fabraz, is an action RPG in which players can swap out not only their weapons and gear, but their physique components also! As an accidentally resurrected hero from ancient occasions, players will set out on an epic journey across a vibrant fantasy planet, set to a background of rocking chiptune tracks. Skellboy hacks and slashes its way onto Nintendo Switch on threerd December.
  • Created by Polygon Treehouse and published by United Label, Röki is an adventure game inspired by Scandinavian folklore a dark modern fairy tale underpinned by a touching narrative, alluring art style, ancient puzzles and atmospheric exploration. With its non-violent gameplay, accessible controls and universal themes, Röki will take players on a beguiling journey by way of a magical wintry wilderness. It is coming to Nintendo Switch in winter 2019.
  • Created and published by frecle, Youropa is a gravity-defying puzzle-platform paint adventure about breaking guidelines, becoming upside down and considering outdoors the box. When Youropa is torn apart, the protagonist need to use their special skills to navigate all sides of a strange fragmented city, in order to restore it to its former glory. With physical puzzles, riddles, ferocious enemies, environmental hazards and far more, it is a thoughts-bending adventure that will challenge players’ perception of the third dimension. Youropa will be coming to Nintendo Switch in winter 2019.
  • Dragons have taken more than the Earth and it is up to a 14-year old schoolkid and a freelance photographer to quit them! EarthNight, from Cleaversoft, is a beautifully hand-illustrated 2D platformer about the dragon apocalypse, and a adore letter to classic arcade games. Humans have been exiled to space, forced to reside in orbit above the planet – but Sydney and Stanley have had sufficient! They’ve decided to skydive back to Earth, taking out as lots of dragons as they can along the way. Jump and dash by way of dragon-infested skies when EarthNightlaunches on Nintendo Switch in 2019.
  • Dungeon Defenders: Awakened from Chromatic Games is the newest instalment in the preferred Dungeon Defenders franchise. Dungeon Defenders: Awakened’s gameplay is the ultimate mixture of action RPG and strategic tower defence. Players can pick from 4 special heroes and join forces with close friends in up to 4-player split-screen cooperative gameplay, fighting off wave following wave of enemies with an assortment of weapons, skills, towers, barricades, traps and auras. Dungeon Defenders: Awakened launches as a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch in February 2020.
  • From Quick Day Studios Pty Ltd, Skater XL is the subsequent evolution in skateboarding video games that brings the exciting, creativity and culture of skateboarding to the digital planet. Designed by a group of passionate skateboarders, Skater XL has special controls that let players to add style and expression to their tricks without the need of the limits of pre-created animations. Skater XL comes to Nintendo Switch in 2020.

The presentation also incorporated a swift-fire rundown of however far more wonderful indie titles that are coming to Nintendo Switch in the close to future. Two of these titles – Creature in the Properly and Northgard – are out there for digital pre-order from nowadays. For a summary of all the content material from today’s presentation, be confident to verify out the Indie Planet – So A lot of Games! digest video. Additional facts on the substantial library of indie games on Nintendo Switch can be discovered by going to the Indie Planet Hub.

Supply: Nintendo UK


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