Developer Thomas Happ revealed Axiom Verge 2 on the finish of the Nintendo Change Indie World Showcase livestream with a first-look trailer. Axiom Verge 2 is because of hit the Change in fall 2020, whereas Sports activities Story is scheduled for mid-2020 and Streets of Rage four will land within the first half of the yr.

These are simply the big-name indie video games. The Change can be getting some new, under-the-radar titles, like SkateBird by Glass Backside Video games (late 2020), Boyfriend Dungeon by Kitfox Video games (2020), Sail Forth by David Evans (2020), Liberated by Atomic Wolf (2020) and Homicide by Numbers by Mediatonic (early 2020).

Murder by Numbers

Homicide by Numbers seems to be like a mixture of investigative puzzler Phoenix Wright and apocalyptic bird-dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend, however with robots — and there is good motive for this. Phoenix Wright: Ace Lawyer composer Masakazu Sugimori is doing the music for Homicide by Numbers, and Hatoful Boyfriend creator Hato Moa is on design duties. Liberated, then again, is a noir-cyberpunk journey that performs out within the panels of a graphic novel, and Sail Forth is a neon-drenched ship-based romp by way of procedurally generated seas. Boyfriend Dungeon is a component courting sim, half dungeon crawler, and fully cute. And eventually, SkateBird is… exactly what it appears like.


That is only a sampling of the 2020 Change-indie lineup; Nintendo has 14 titles complete on subsequent yr’s docket. In fact, there’s nonetheless time left on this yr. To carry indie followers over till January, each The Talos Precept: Deluxe Version and Dauntless can be found on the Change at the moment.