Nintendo Indie World: Everything announced during the August showcase

Spiritfarer Scene
Spiritfarer Scene (Image credit: Thunder Lotus Games)

On August 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET, Nintendo released its Indie World showcase. The presentation gives us 20 minutes of indie games that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch sometime within the next few months or years. Some of the best Nintendo Switch games to release so far have been indie hits. Perhaps one of the games listed will be just as relaxing as Stardew Valley or just as hilarious as Untitled Goose Game. Here are all of the games that have been listed so far. We'll continue to update as the direct continues.

Every game listed during the Indie World showcase

Here are all of the games listed during the 20-minute Indie World showcase.



Hades (Image credit: Nintendo)

Super Giant Games' rogue-like dungeon game has you playing as the titular prince of the underworld. It debuts on Nintendo Switch this fall.

Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace Outlaw (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

Dodge computer hackers and online villains as you work to solve mysteries. It launches August 27, 2020.



Spiritfarer (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

Playing as Stella, help spirits make it to the realm of the dead. This is a management game that allows you to explore friendships along the way. It launches on Nintendo Switch later today.

Garden Story

Garden Story

Garden Story (Image credit: Rose City Games)

Help concord the grape in his newly appointed role as Guardian of the Grove. It comes to Nintendo Switch in 2021.



Subnautica (Image credit: Nintendo Screenshot)

Dive into the ocean to craft resources and discover an underwater world. It launches on Nintendo Switch in early 2021

Subnautica: Below Zero

Subnautica Below Zero

Subnautica Below Zero (Image credit: Nintendo Screenshot)

Try to survive the frozen world of planet 4546B in the sequel. It also releases in early 2021.

Takeshi and Hiroshi

Takeshi And Hiroshi

Takeshi And Hiroshi (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

Play as a budding video game developer who is designing games for your younger brother. It's a launches on Nintendo Switch later today.

Raji: An Ancient Epic


Raji (Image credit: Nodding Head Games)

Nodding Heads Games is creating an action adventure game that dives into Indian culture and hindu tales. It releases later today as a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch.

Bear and Breakfast

Bear And Breakfast

Bear And Breakfast (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

As a bear inkeeper it's your job to manage your guests and increase the value of your establishment. What mysteries will you discover in the forest? It releases as a timed console exclusive in 2021.

A Short Hike

A Short Hike

A Short Hike (Image credit: Whippoorwill)

Discover the world around you while exploring this world. It launches on Nintendo Switch later today as a timed console exclusive.

Card Shark

Card Shark

Card Shark (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

Cheat your way to the top of 1700s French society while playing card games. Just don't get caught. It releases on Nintendo Switch in 2021.

Torchlight 3


Torchlight (Image credit: Echtra Inc)

Build your own forts and upgrade your gear while diving into dungeons and growing your treasure horde. Torchlight 3 releases on Nintendo Switch in Fall 2020.

Manifold Garden

Manifold Garden

Manifold Garden (Image credit: William Chyr Studio)

This first person puzzle game has you exploring optical illusions in infinitely repeating buildings. It releases later today on Nintendo Switch.



Evergate (Image credit: Nintendo screenshot)

This game releases later today on Nintendo Switch. This puzzle-platformer is all about jumping from place to place as you explore dimensions in a quest to save the afterlife.

Untitled Goose Game

Untitled Goose Game

Untitled Goose Game (Image credit: iMore)

This mischievious goose stole our hearts earlier this year and developer House House just revealed that we will be getting a free, two-player co-op mode on September 23, 2020. By the way, a physical version of Untitled Goose Game will release on September 29, 2020.

Additional games

The following games were all announced in a quick montage:

  • Haven - 2020
  • Going Under - September 24
  • The Red Lantern - Fall 2020
  • Unrailed! - September 23
  • Struggling - August 27
  • Inmost - August 21
  • She Dreams Elsewhere - Early 2021
  • Grindstone - Fall 2020
  • Gonner2 - Fall 2020
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