The Nintendo Indie World presentation revealed several timed-exclusive console games. 

The 20-minute presentation revealed many genres, each with their own trailer. Check out every single trailer and announcement from the Indie World Showcase below. Nintendo has also launched an official Indie World Twitter account to stay up-to-date on indie news. 

Exit the Gungeon

Exit the Gungeon appeared at the end of the Indie World Showcase as a surprise announcement. It is available today to download and costs $9.99. The bullet-hell RPG was previously exclusive to Apple Arcade. Exit the Gungeon features an ever-changing weapon and plenty of dodge rolls and bosses to master. 

Blue Fire

Developer Robi Studios invites players to embark on an extraordinary journey through the desolated kingdom of Penumbra. Players will discover hidden secrets in the long-forgotten land. A strange quest takes the player to a mystical temple, where survivors eke out a meager existence. Blue Fire is a timed console exclusive for Nintendo Switch and is launching this summer. 


Naps Team has been hard at work on the Studio Ghibli-inspired RPG, Baldo. The game will feature intriguing puzzles and lots of dungeons to solve, spread across a vast interactive open world. Baldo is a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch. 

I Am Dead

I Am Dead is a charming game about exploring the afterlife. The developer Hollow Ponds is creating a puzzle adventure game, much like Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse. The game is a timed console exclusive and launches later this year. 


Tic Toc Games showcased their upcoming four-person party shooter featuring cats, bears, and bunnies. Players must save the solar system, piloting their ships together against waves of enemies in this side-scrolling bullet hell game. B.Ark is a timed console exclusive and launches in late 2020. 

Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse

Explosm Games announced the first part of Freakpocalpyse is launching on Switch as a timed console exclusive this spring. 

Summer in Mara

From developer Chibig, Summer in Mara looks like an island adventure for Stardew Valley fans. Players can explore the story of Koa in a game that combines farming, crafting, and exploring in a tropical archipelago. Summer in Mara is a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch and launches this spring. 

Quantum League

Developer Nimble Giant Entertainment is bringing Quantum League to Nintendo Switch. They describe the game as a time-paradox shooter – a competitive FPS where you battle by teaming up with your past self. The game is launching on Nintendo Switch in late 2020. 

The Good Life

Developer White Owls Inc. describes the Good Life as a debt repayment simulator. Players become a journalist from New York and head out to research Rainy Woods in the British countryside. The town’s inhabitants experience a strange form of lycanthropy at night. 

The Last Campfire

Hello Games is finally turning its attention away from No Man’s Sky to something else. The last Campfire features a world filled with lost folk and strange creatures to discover. Players will have to discover the secrets of the mysterious ruins as you journey to light the last campfire. 

PixelJunk Eden 2

Q-Games is bringing the sequel to PixelJunk Eden to Nintendo Switch. The second game features local multi-player for all your pollen collecting and garden growing mayhem. 


Developer Abrakam is working on a unique hybrid of card-based combat and strategy games. Craft your deck, shape the battlefield, and fight for victory when Faeria launches on Switch in spring 2020. 

Eldest Souls

Fallen Flag Studio takes inspiration from the Dark Souls series with its 2D action RPG. Eldest Souls features boss-rush gameplay with a high level of combat customization. Eldest Souls is a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch and is coming this summer. 

Sky Racket

Double Dash Studios is bringing its shoot ’em up Sky Racket to Nintendo Switch today. The game is a mix of the shmup and block breaker genres. It features colorful graphics and lots of physics-based movement puzzles in a side-scrolling format. The developers say it will bring a whole new meaning to couch co-op games.

Moving Out

DevM Games is an action-puzzle platformer similar to Overcooked but based on moving furniture. Players must move furniture in more than 50 levels across arcade, story, and versus modes.

Moving Out launches on the Nintendo Switch on April 28. Pre-purchase for the game is available now, along with a free demo in the eShop. 

Other Announcements

At the end of the Indie World Showcase, Nintendo showcased several short trailers. Each of these games appeared in the showcase, but not enough to have their own clip. 

  • Blair Witch – Summer 2020
  • Ghost of a Tale – Spring 2020
  • Sky – Summer 2020
  • Superliminal – Summer 2020
  • Wingspan – Spring 2020
  • Dicey Dungeons – 2020
  • Bounty Battle – Summer 2020

Are you looking forward to any of these games? Personally, I can’t wait to play Faeria and Summer in Mara. Both of those games look right up my alley. Wingspan also seemed like an interesting bird-watching card game on Switch.