We reported yesterday that 1001 Spikes, Cave Story, and (maybe) Hydra Castle Labyrinth would be coming to Nintendo Switch, courtesy of Nicalis. Of course, The Binding of Isaac’s publisher had quite a bit of news for indie game fans, but even more software from independent studios has been announced in the past 24 hours.
Here’s a little recap of what has been unveiled on the Switch indie front in the past day.
Earlier today, American publisher Nicalis’ official Twitter account quietly announced that 1001 Spikes and Cave Story would be coming to Nintendo Switch, and proceeded to delete the tweet shortly thereafter.
Of course, news that these two hit platformers will release on Switch is interesting, but there’s more to this story than that.
Nintendo’s messaging about its online for Switch wasn’t too clear upon its reveal last week, but a recent interview with Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Aimé have shed some light on what it will look like.
EA formally announced its support for Nintendo’s upcoming console just about a week ago at the Nintendo Switch Presentation, by announcing FIFA Switch. Now, that one guy who said that his kid’s middle name was Luigi because of how big a Nintendo fan he is talked about how the publisher’s Switch support will play out.
Ubisoft announced earlier this week that Rayman Legends would be getting a “Definitive Edition” on Nintendo Switch. The publisher has also said that if the game “does well” on Switch, it could “certainly open the possibility for a new game”. Read More »