Nintendo is wrapping up the year with one last Indie World Expo with expectations coming in 2022. Check out all the fun, exciting indie games coming to Switch, including JRPG add-ons, arcade games, and more. Stunning puzzle play and a critically acclaimed RPG from a popular game designer.
Check below for everything announced at the Nintendo Indie World Showcase in December 2021.
Sea of stars
A JRPG-inspired prequel to The Messenger. Sea of Stars follows a Lunar Monk and a Solar Blade Dancer as they work together to stop an evil force. Developer Sabotage Studio promises a deep classic RPG story and a world that can move freely. With music by Chrono Trigger composer Yasunori Mitsuda. Going on vacation in 2022.
River City Girls 2
As a sequel to River City Girls, there are currently six playable characters joining the roster. Get ready to battle through new locations in a larger city, and battle new moves and techniques in this modern beat. Coming to Switch in the summer of 2022.
Developed and designed by artist Omocat, Omori is set between two alien worlds, each with friends and foes. Play through this story and uncover the mysteries behind your forgotten past. The critically-acclaimed RPG will arrive on Nintendo Switch in the spring of 2022.
Allisha – Monument of the twin goddesses
Taiwanese studio Underscore developed this 3D puzzle game that lets you control twin sisters alone or in co-op. Aisha and Lisha must work together and exchange clues and operate various devices to help you delve deeper into the mysterious temple. Aliisha – The Oblivion of Twin Goddesses premieres spring 2022.
From Robust Games, a classic point-and-click adventure game set aboard the Royce Express. When there’s a murder, players must solve the mystery as lawyers, undercover agents, and amateur detectives as they work to prove their innocence as the prime suspect. Coming to Switch in the summer of 2022.
EP after love
A modern day story about music and love. After a young musician named Rama loses his girlfriend, he must try to regain himself in a game that combines visual novels with a rhythm game. Multiple endings means you can replay it to try and complete your next EP. Coming to Switch in the summer of 2022.
A 2D side-scrolling action platformer where you play as an undead Necro-Chef named Simmer. Hunt monsters to cook and eat, then gain their powers. Mix and match ingredients to create around 100 dishes that will give you skills to suit your playstyle. Coming to Switch later today.
Figure 2: Creed Valley
In a rhythmic world, play through the human mind overcome by nightmares in this musical puzzle adventure game. The sequel to Figment, players will solve environmental puzzles and face symphony bosses. Coming to Nintendo Switch in February 2022 with a free demo available later today.
Let’s play! Oink game
A collection of board games developed by Oink Games. Play the Startups investor-themed board game or be like a swindler in A Fake Artist Goes to New York. Oink games can be played locally or online, and new titles will become available over time. Coming to Nintendo Switch later today.
Endling – Instinct is forever
An environmentally conscious game about a fox navigating an Earth after ecological destruction. Help your young animal friends avoid human and environmental dangers. As the ultimate mother fox, you must keep your three cubs alive in a game that combines stealth, survival and adventure. Hunt other animals and teach your cubs new skills, but not all cubs can survive. Coming to Switch in the spring of 2022.
Skate your way through pleasantly cool environments as you skate towards “Gnarvana” where you’ll battle in rank and rank skates. All available in Radlandia. Coming to Nintendo Switch on February 8, 2022, with pre-orders starting today.
The critically-acclaimed painting adventure game where you use your painting powers to solve puzzles and help the world launches on Nintendo Switch today.
A stealth puzzle game that controls like a media player. Use your abilities to see future events and plan your escape accordingly while sneaking past enemies and manipulating time. Timelie and the free demo will be available on Nintendo Switch later today.
Don’t starve together
The gothic multiplayer survival game Don’t Starve Together allows players to work together to unravel the mysteries of “The Constant”. Players can try the game for free from December 15 to December 21 and transfer your savings when you buy the full game.
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