Tag: Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight
News Brewmaster Will Get Crafty On Switch Later This Year
You don't even have to be 21 years old to play
Our most recent Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight had a broad scope of game types, very much reflecting the varied delights that we get to enjoy on Nintendo Switch. One example was Auroch Digital's Brewmaster, with the subtitle 'Beer Brewing Simulator' rather neatly summarising its appeal. Home brewing and...
News Gigapocalypse Will Bring 'Rampage'-Inspired Mayhem To Switch Soon
Customising giant monsters sounds like a good time
It's the year of Kaijū-inspired games, it seems, with developer Goody Gameworks (and publisher HeadUp) confirming in our Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight that Gigapocalypse is heading to Switch soon; it'll land on 2nd June. Inspired by 'Rampage', you customise and care for a monster that then go on a...
News Toree Developer Unveils Super Kiwi 64, Targeting This Year On Switch
In homage to that late '90s N64 look
We're big fans of developer Diactro, which has served up two small but delightfully entertaining titles on Switch - Toree 3D and Toree 2. They've now unveiled their latest title as part of our Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight - Super Kiwi 64. As the name suggests, this adopts some of the style and ideas made famous...
News Lovecraft Meets Deep Dream In 'Source Of Madness', Coming To Switch Soon
Expect a lot of eyes and tentacles
Have you ever looked at one of those terrifying AI-generated images — you know, the ones that sort of look like a dog's face, and sort of look like a nightmare about spiders — and thought, "H.P. Lovecraft would have bloody loved this"? You're not alone, you weirdo! Source of Madness is exactly that: A mash-up...
News The Gorgeous Zelda: Minish Cap-Like 'Moonstone Island' Is Coming To Switch
Disclosure notice: In the time since the publication of this article, Nintendo Life staffer Kate Gray has contributed writing to Moonstone Island. She has had no involvement in our coverage since joining the project, and we won't be reviewing the game. As revealed in the very cool and very unmissable Nintendo Life Indie...
News Cosy Organisation Game 'A Little To The Left' Is Shuffling Onto Switch This Summer
Everything in its right place
Anyone remember the Cha Cha Slide? Of course you do. You are old, like me. There's an iconic quote from Cha Cha Slide, that goes a little something like this: "Right foot, two stomps. Left foot, two stomps. Slide to the left. Slide to the right." I like to think that this line is about overcoming obstacles and...
News Swordship Will Bring Intense Shoot 'Em Up Play, Without The Shooting, In September
Another title published by Thunderful
Today brought the third Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, showcasing a batch of exciting download games on the way to the Switch eShop. Thunderful pitched it, too, and we opened the show with another of the publisher's upcoming releases - Swordship. It's due on Switch this September. Developed by Digital Kingdom,...
Watch Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight (April 2022)
Around 15 minutes of delicious Indie goodness
It's that time again, dear readers, for our very own Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight. Senior video producer Alex Olney and the team have been busy collating some of the finest upcoming Switch eShop games to share, including some exclusive reveals. If we were to go all Geoff Keighley about it we'd probably...
News Nintendo Life's Indie Spotlight Is Back! Join Us Tomorrow For The Presentation
Highlighting upcoming indies for lovely people!
Back in September 2020 we ran the first Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, a showcase that highlighted dozens of indie games coming to Switch. Just over a year later, our lovely video guru Alex-from-Nintendo-Life returned for a leaner, meaner second round of spotlighting, and we're happy to announce that...
News Join Us Today For The Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight
Hello there again, lovely people!
You may remember that back in September 2020 we ran the first Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, a showcase that highlighted dozens of indie games coming to Switch. Well, it's been a little over a year and we're excited to announce that the second Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight is almost here. Hurrah! The Nintendo Life...
News Antonball Deluxe Is What Would Happen If Breakout And Mario Bros. Had A Baby
Update: Launches September 28th!
Update: Antonball Deluxe now has a release date. The game will launch on September 28th, 2021, with Proponent Games handling the publishing duties. You can view the Nintendo Switch launch trailer above. Original Story [Thu 17th Sep, 2020 22:20 BST]: Summitsphere's Antonball Deluxe – which was spawned from a game...
News Sports Brawler HyperBrawl Tournament Scores A High-Octane October Release Date
Not long left to wait!
We don't have long to wait before getting our hands on Milky Tea Studios' HyperBrawl Tournament, as the game will be smashing its way to the Switch eShop next month. A new trailer for the game reveals a 20th October release date – so that's only a month-or-so away. The game also featured in yesterday's Nintendo Life Ind
News Memoranda Is A Gorgeous Hand-Drawn Point-And-Click Coming To Switch This Year
Meet more than 35 quirky characters
Launching on Nintendo Switch later this year is Memoranda, a point-and-click adventure featuring lovely hand-drawn graphics. It was announced for the system just yesterday – we actually featured it in our Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight presentation – and is set to launch this fall. It's inspired by the...
Round Up Everything Revealed During The Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight
Missed it? Don't worry, you can catch up here!
Yesterday, we held our very first Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight event in conjunction with PAX Online, and from what we can gather from the comments (from both viewers and developers) it went down rather well. During the 30-minute show, we gave you announcements, new information and much more besides,...
News VooFoo And Ripstone Are Bringing The Acclaimed Pure Pool To Switch
1080p and 60fps!
VooFoo's much-loved sports sim Pure Pool is making the jump to Switch, it has been confirmed. The port will offer 1080p (docked) and 720p (handheld) visuals, running at 60fps in both modes. Pure Pool has a single-player campaign which is bolstered by skill-based challenges and a host of customisation options. Various flavours of...
Video Here's More Footage Of Skipmore's Slow-Paced "Miniscape" RPG, Picontier
Play how you want
Japanese studio Skipmore has delivered some more information and footage of its slow-paced life sim, Picontier. First revealed back in 2018, Picontier is a pixel-heavy "miniscape RPG" in which you create an existence for yourself on a small island. You'll spend your time farming, crafting, mining and fishing, but you also have the...
News Gorgeous Puzzle Title Ever Forward Is Coming To Nintendo Switch
From the studio behind My Time at Portia
Developer Pathea Games, previously responsible for the likeable sandbox RPG My Time at Portia, is bringing its 3D puzzle game Ever Forward to Nintendo Switch. Ever Forward tells the story of a girl named Maya, who finds herself lost in a reality that exists somewhere between the real world and her...
News RPG Shmup Astro Aqua Kitty Shows Its Claws Ahead Of Switch Release
Tikipod – the studio behind Stealth Bastard, Gravity Crash and Rock Boshers – is working on a sequel to its hit shooter Aqua Kitty UDX, and it's coming to Switch. The news was revealed during our Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, which showed off a host of new titles for the Switch eShop. According to the developer,
News Kitaria Fables Is A Bit Like Rune Factory, But With Cute Animals
Coming next year
PQube is bringing Twin Hearts Games' Kitaria Fables to Nintendo Switch, we can reveal. Previously known as Paw Heroes, Kitaria Fables is described by its developer as an adventure action RPG with rogue-lite elements and resource management. It features farming and crafting modes, as well as real-time combat with a variety of...
News Cake Bash Is A 4-Player Party Game Where You Play As Party Food
You absolute donut
The Steam and Xbox One party title Cake Bash is jumping over to the Nintendo Switch. This 4-player action title places you in the role of a living, breathing cake – ranging from "a sassy Cupcake through to a derpy Donut" – and comes courtesy of fledgeling studio High Tea Frog, a three-person outfit from Northern England made...
News Switch-Bound Metroidvania Cathedral Looks To Give Shovel Knight A Run For Its Money
Oh, what a knight
During our recent Nintendo Life Indies Spotlight, you might have noticed an intriguing 2D platform adventure by the name of Cathedral. Decemberborn Interactive's title certainly calls to mind the likes of Shovel Knight with its faux-retro visuals and chiptune soundtrack, but we can't help but feel this is shaping up to be...
News Acclaimed Twin-Stick Shooters Bezier And Death Ray Manta Will Light Up Your Switch Soon
Thanks to the lovely people at Thalamus Digital
Two of the most acclaimed twin-stick shooters of recent memory are coming to Switch courtesy of Thalamus Digital, we can reveal. Philip Bak's Bezier And Rob Fearon's Death Ray Manta may look like Geometry Wars wannabes, but they're superb takes on a tried-and-tested genre. Our friends over at...
News Petadachi Mixes Animal Crossing And Tamagotchi, And Came Out Of Losing A Beloved Pet
From Mutant Mudds developers Atooi
If you watched the Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight all the way to the end, then you'll notice we did our own take on the "One More Thing" reveal with Atooi's Petadatchi. Described by Atooi's Jools Watsham as a cross between Animal Crossing and Tamagotchi, the game involves raising your own pet in a relaxing game...
News Retro-Style Metroidvania Alwa's Legacy Launches On Switch Later This Month
Alwa's a pleasure
As featured in the Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight presentation, Alwa's Legacy has been confirmed for a Switch release at the end of September. The game, a sequel to Alwa's Awakening, will be available on Switch eShop on 29th September. The latest adventure from developer Elden Pixels continues mining that delicious vein of cl
Poll Which Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight Title Are You Looking Forward To The Most?
Let us know which game caught your eye...
The dust has just settled on the inaugural Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, which we hope you found enjoyable. But which game caught your eye the most? Which title can you simply not wait to get your hands on? Did you like the look of Petadatchi, the upcoming fusion of Animal Crossing and Tamagotchi from...
News It's Up To You To Find The Cure In Potion Permit
PQube is bringing the unique adventure RPG Potion Permit to Nintendo Switch soon, we can announce. The game is focused on the creation of various potions which solve the illnesses of your fellow townspeople. You'll need to first diagnose an ailment before venturing out into the wilds to collect the ingredients required to create it,...
News MindSeize Mixes Metroid And Mega Man, And It Launches On Switch This Month
Fear is the mind killer
Sci-Fi Metroidvania MindSeize is coming to the Nintendo Switch, we can reveal. Described as a cross between Metroid Fusion and Mega Man X, MindSeize places you in the role of Private investigator M.C. Fox, who is tasked with tracking down the criminal organization The Ascended. After a particularly violent encounter and The...
Watch The Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight September 2020, Live!
Check out these new Switch eShop announcements!
So here we are – the very first Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight, ever! During the next 30 minutes, we'll be showing off some totally new Switch announcements as well as updating you on previously-confirmed titles, all as part of the wider PAX Online event. <liveblog...
News Join Us For The Nintendo Life Indie Spotlight At PAX Online 2020
Exclusive announcements await!
We're excited to announce that we're going to be part of PAX Online 2020 – and we'll be running our very own Indie Spotlight which will highlight a whole host of previously unannounced Switch games, as well as updates on games you might (or might not) be aware of that are coming to the eShop in the near future. The...