Nintendo Direct Nindies Write-up (3/20/19)

Posted on Wednesday, March 20th 2019 at 6:48 p.m.

The Nindies are here!  The Nindies are here!

Cuphead (Switch)

  • The Microsoft exclusive is coming to Switch!
  • Pre-order now digitally
  • Available April 18, 2019 ($19.99)
  • I’m hearing rumors a physical edition is coming as well but nothing posted yet

Overland (Switch)

  • End of the world game
  • Squad focused turn-based strategy game
  • Available this Fall

My Friend Pedro (Switch)

  • Guided by a self-aware banana named Pedro
  • Jump, flip, and gun down enemies
  • Available this June as a console exclusive

Neo Cab (Switch)

  • Pick up passengers and manage emotions to keep your job
  • Available this Summer

The Red Lantern (Switch)

  • Iditarod simulator (dog sledding)
  • Available later this year

Darkwood (Switch)

  • Survival horror title
  • Procedurally generated levels
  • Available this May

Katana ZERO (Switch)

  • You play as an assassin in a 2D action game
  • Game rewinds so you can improve each level’s attempt
  • Available April 18, 2019 (Pre-purchase today)

RAD (Switch)

  • Double Fine game
  • 3D action platformer that is… Rad
  • Available Summer 2019

Creature in the Well (Switch)

  • Destroy the creature in the well with a variety of weapons
  • Available this Summer

Bloodroots (Switch)

  • Top down action game
  • Combo based action game
  • Available this Summer

Pine (Switch)

  • Open world 3rd person action game
  • Available this August

Super Crate Box (Switch)

  • Pixelish fast paced action game
  • Multiplayer matches are exclusive to Switch
  • Available this April

Nuclear Throne (Switch)

  • Action roguelike
  • Available today

Ultra Bugs (Switch)

  • Arcade game which will be part of a future collection
  • Pilot a ship and fight space bugs to power up
  • Available later this year

Swimsanity! (Switch)

  • 2D shooter underwater
  • 1-4 player multiplayer
  • 150 challenges
  • Available this Summer

Blaster Master Zero II (Switch)

  • The sequel from Inti Creates/Sunsoft
  • If you liked the original this adds a Gaia system that powers up when you take damage or fall from high platformers
  • Jason can counter enemy attacks/chain attacks
  • Set in outer space
  • Power up Jason and Sophia (the tank)
  • Available today ($9.99)

Stranger Things 3 The Game (Switch)

  • Retro style adventure game
  • Local co-op
  • 12 playable characters from the series
  • Available July 4, 2019 (when season 3 drops on Netflix)

Indies Sale (Switch)

  • Various games on sale starting now

Cadence of Hyrule - Crypt of the Necrodancer (Switch)

  • Ok it is a Crypt of the Necrodancer game… with Zelda characters (including Link/Zelda) set in Hyrule
  • This is one of the most bizarre crossovers I have seen in a while
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer for those that don’t know is a dungeon crawling rhythm based action game
  • Available Spring 2019

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