Nintendo Indie World Showcase: Full List of Unveiled Indie Games

All indie gems we'll all be playing soon!

ByRaine ColubioApril 20, 2023
Nintendo Indie World Showcase: Full List of Unveiled Indie Games

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Mineko's Night Market

Cozy, Adventure — September 26, 2023

Have you heard about the Myth of Nikko, the Cat God who was driven away by greed? Years later, the village's night market is thriving. Craft or explore the lands to find things to sell. There's so many things to do at the night market. Like watching boy band performances, joining parades, and winning the cat race. This game celebrates Japanese culture, friendship, tradition, and cats.

My time at Sandrock

Cozy, Simulation, RPG Summer — 2023

This is the sequel to My time at Portia. This one takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. But everything is still cute and wholesome.

This one's for those who love crafting, farming, exploring, and role-playing.


Simulation, Strategy, Multiplayer — October 2023

If there's one thing restaurant management games we've played has taught us... is that the kitchen, and front of house can be very stressful places. This one's no different. Arrange your workplace to make everything at least a little bit easier. If all else fails, bring in up to 3 of your friends to manage this culinary venture with you!

Quilts and Cats of Calico

Board, Cozy, Multiplayer — Fall 2023

Based on Calico, the board game, this game will have you make a beautiful quilt with up to 3 fellow cat lovers. Your quilts will attract cute kitties, who you can then pet, and dress up.

Rift of the Necrodancer

Rhythm, Action, Single-player — 2023

This is a rocking spin off of Crypt of the Necrodancer. Beat enemies by staying on beat. This one is seriously making me miss guitar hero, a little bit more.

A little to the left: Cupboards and Drawers DLC

Cozy, Puzzle — June 2023

There are 25 new levels for this adorable puzzle game. It's a game where you arrange household objects so they're all tidy and/or they reveal a beautiful pattern. The DLC's theme is around drawers, hidden compartments, and finding surprises. Oh, and watch out for the cute kitty who likes to mess your progress up.

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Puzzler's Pack DLC

Puzzle, Adventure, Action — Spring 2023

This FREE DLC will give Pocket Dungeon players two new characters to play as. Plus, more puzzle challenges, new relics, and run modifiers to collect in Castle Quandary.

Cult of the Lamb: Relics of the Old Faith Update

Action, Simulation — April 24, 2023

This is a FREE update for Cult of the Lamb. It's complete with remixed dungeons, new game modes like permadeath, and more!

Animal Well

Platfomer, Single-Player, Metroidvania — 2024

This game looks like a pixel fan's dream. You play in a labyrinth filled with strange things, majestic animals, and treasure!

Crime O-Clock

Puzzle, Adventure, Point & Click — June 30, 2023

In this game, you solve crimes, travel through time, and possibly change the future?

Teslagrad 2 and Teslagrad Remastered

Metroidvania, Platformer, Puzzle — April 19, 2023

These are not electric powers, these are electro-magnetic powers. That's right, in Teslagrad 2, we are dealing with lots of physics puzzles. Like the first game, the sequel takes place in a Scandinavian inspired world, filled with creatures from norse lore.

Shadows Over Loathing

RPG, Adventure, Point & Click — April 19, 2023

Stick-man games are back, and this one is promising to be as goofy AF. Shadows Over Loathing contains mobsters, monsters, and mysteries!

Blasphemous 2

Action, Platformer — Summer 2023

This sequel takes place immediately after the events of the Wounds of Eventide update from the first game. The Penitent one awakens in a strange new land.

Oxenfree II: The Lost Signals

Puzzle, Horror, Point & Click — July 12, 2023

Riley returns to her hometown, the coastal town of Camena. Strange things happen here and it’s up to her to investigate the supernatural mysteries of this strange place. How she deals with the bizarre horrors in the present may change how this story ends.

Paper trail

Cozy, Puzzle, Casual — August 2023

Reveal the way by folding the map. A paper trail! Get it? Also you play as a character named Paige. The puns never stop! This puzzle game is filled with beautiful artwork, and a story about leaving home.

Little Kitty, Big City

Cozy, Adventure, Simulation — 2024

We will never grow tired with the abundance of cat themed games. While stray was a bit dark, at times, this street cat's adventures are nothing short of cute. Is this the ultimate cat simulator? Maybe.

Chants of Sennaar

Cozy, Adventure, Puzzle — September 5, 2023

This game is inspired by the story of the tower of Babel. This is a land divided by language barriers. But it has been foretold that a Traveler will break down walls and restore the balance.


Roguelike, RPG, Action — 2023

Brotato is the sole survivor after his spaceship lands on a hostile alien planet. Help him survive the hordes of aliens as he waits for his fellow potato buddies to rescue him.

Escape Academy: The Complete Edition

Co-op, Puzzle, Adventure — Fall 2023

This is where the best escape artists go to school. Hack servers, solve puzzles, and escape more than 20 masterfully hand crafted rooms.

Five Nights at Freddy's Security Breach

Survival, Horror, Single-player — April 19, 2023

A young boy got trapped in Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizzaplex. Freddy Himself is helping him survive five nights in this deranged pizzeria.

Bomb Rush Cyberpunk

Platformer, Adventure, Single-player — August 18, 2023

Red has an AI robohead. Together with the Bomb Rush Crew, they slowly discover who it was that cut off his head.

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