Nintendo delivered its latest Indie World Showcase today (Wed 19th April 2023), a 20-minute presentation of games from independent developers coming to Switch soon, with 'soon' being 'today' in some cases!
Below you'll find the video of the full Indie World Showcase April 2023 presentation, plus every individual game announcement with a trailer, a date, and a link to our more detailed coverage.
Let's dive into this kitty-heavy Indie World, shall we?
Nintendo Indie World Showcase April 2023 - The Whole Presentation
First, the presentation itself if you want the whole thing (skip to 30:05):
Every Switch Game Announcement & Update
And now every trailer for every game from the presentation, plus some blurb and a link to our coverage if there is one:
Mineko’s Night Market - 26th September 2023
Play as Mineko, a curious girl who has just arrived at her new home on a struggling Japanese-inspired island at the base of Mount Fugu. The superstitious locals on the island worship the Sun Cat, Nikko. What was always thought to be a long-told myth has the town puzzled, as sightings of Nikko have begun to surface among the residents of the island in recent days.
My Time at Sandrock - Summer 2023
Travel to the desert community of Sandrock and take on the role of a fledgling Builder. Use your trusty toolset to gather resources, construct machines, and turn your run-down workshop into a well-oiled production facility to save the town from the jaws of economic ruin!
PlateUp! - October 2023
Cook and serve your dishes, design, decorate and automate your restaurants, and expand your culinary kingdom with new unlocks, abilities and dishes in procedurally-generated locations. Classic cooking action with permanent roguelite progression. Hire your friends - or do it all yourself!
Quilts and Cats of Calico - Fall 2023
Quilts and Cats of Calico is a wholesome digital adaptation of the award-winning puzzle board game for 1-4 players. Meet the adorable cats and sew the coziest quilts. Compete against other players in multiplayer gameplay, play solo or delve into the story of a tailor battling a large corporation.
Rift of the NecroDancer - 2023
The NecroDancer's back in a brand new rhythm game spinoff! Help Cadence navigate the modern world while repairing the rifts that have torn her life apart. Do rhythmic battle via rift mode, minigames, and boss battles! All to the beat of a brand new soundtrack from Danny Baranowsky & friends.