The Nintendo Switch is home to some of the best indie games out there. Every year we get to see at least one Indie World showcase where the best indies coming to the system are announced. Here's everything announced during the May 2022 Indie World showcase.
If you missed out on the premiere, don't worry! You can check it out below:
Everything announced during the Indie World showcase
Here are all the titles announced during the May 2022 presentation:
Ooblets is a fun, stylized simulator where players can grow and raise funky little creatures called — you guessed it — Ooblets. You can play it on Nintendo Switch this summer!
Batora: Lost Haven
Batora: Lost Haven is a fast-paced action RPG from Team 17, the developers behind Overcooked. Use your strength and your wits as you travel across the cosmos. Balance brain and brawns as you do your best ot save the world. This epic adventure comes to Nintendo Switch this fall.
This puzzle platformer features a small yellow robot named Elechead, who needs to use his electricity powers to solve tons of clever puzzles. You can play it on Nintendo Switch this summer.
This rhythm action game from Noodlecake and Drastic Games features tantalizing co-op for fun with friends. You're the Guardian of Harmony, who's tasked with protecting Symphonia from evil monsters. With five heroes to choose from, you'll have lots of content to play through on Nintendo Switch, today!
This tactical deck building game has you use your wits to win battles. With a dynamic counter system and daily challenges, you'll have a blast in a snowy landscape as it launches on Switch this holiday.
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
It's rag doll madness as you try your hardest to win a series of epic battles in everywhere from medieval kingdoms to Japanese plains. Customize your soldiers' size, weight, and speed, as you fight not only your enemies, but the wobble physics. You'll be able to play this summer.
It's a gun, it's an umbrella, it's Gunbrella! Devolver Digital's newest game has you use this... unique weapon to defeat tons of enemies. Stop the depletion of the world's natural resources as you move through the chilling story. The game heads to Nintendo Switch in 2023.
We Are OFK
This visual novel with musical elements has a thrilling and emotional story that looks into the nature of relationships and following your dreams. The game features a fully-voiced cast and authentic writing, and is sure ot make you feel something. It releases on Nintendo Switch this summer.
This puzzle adventure game features an eerie atmosphere and creepy creatures lurking beneath the sea. This game makes a splash on Nintendo Switch this June.
Design and expand your city's travel infrastructure to make things better for its citizens. Keep traffic moving as you engage in the campaign, as well as daily and weekly challenges. You'll be able to play it later today!
This choice-based walking simulator takes place in 1970s Australia and has you play as a budding journalist looking to uncover lost stories of her family and those in her town. The decisions you make will lead you down different paths, and stories unfold in real time. It releases on Switch on July 21, 2022.
Cult of the Lamb
An action-adventure roguelike by Devolver Digital that has you play a possessed lamb looking to build its own groveling cult. It heads to Nintendo Switch in 2022.
Another Crab's Treasure
This 3D action adventure games has you play as a hermit crab using trash he finds around the world as his shell, home, and armor. It heads to Nintendo Switch in 2023.
Other games announced:
- OneShot: World Machine Edition
- Gibbon: Beyond the Trees
- Idol Manager
- Card Shark
- Cursed to Golf
- A Guidebook of Babel
- OPUS: Echo of Starsong — Fullbloom Edition
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There's a reason the Nintendo Switch has been one of the most popular consoles over the past two years. Its sleek design, versatility and seemingly endless pool of thrilling games make it a great choice for gamers of all ages.
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.