Round Up: Everything Announced In Nintendo’s May 2022 Indie World Showcase
Nintendo delivered its latest Indie World Showcase today (Wed 11th May 2022), a nearly 25-minute presentation of games from independent developers coming to Switch soon (or even today).
Above you can find our lovely video team’s impressions, and below you’ll find the video of the full Indie World Showcase May 2022 presentation, plus every individual game announcement with a trailer and a link to our more detailed coverage.
Let’s take a look, shall we?
Nintendo Indie World Showcase May 2022 – The Whole Presentation
Every Game Announcement And Update
Ooblets – Summer 2022
Batora: Lost Haven – Autumn 2022
Batora: Lost Haven combines the features of a hack & slash and a twin-stick shooter in a nonlinear interplanetary story-driven action RPG.
The physical and mental powers of a naive and reckless girl who lost everything are the only weapons to save the planet from oblivion. Jump on a journey across colorful and mesmerizing planets in this fast-paced adventure where your conscience will carry the weight of your decisions.
ElecHead – Summer 2022
Soundfall – Out Now
Wildfrost – Winter 2022
Build a unique deck powerful enough to fight back an eternal frost. Customize and upgrade cute companion cards and expand your hub town during each run to unlock new items, events, challenges and more!
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator – Summer 2022
Gunbrella – 2023
We Are OFK – Summer 2022
SILT – June 2022
Mini Motorways – Out Now
Wayward Strand – 21st July 2022
The curious piece, inspired by interactive theatre, centers on 14-year-old Casey, intrepid teenage journalist, as she embarks on her first trip to the flying ship-turned-hospital above a small Australian town in the summer of 1978. There, she has limited time to help the staff, get to know the patients and investigate the mysteries of the ship itself, as multiple storylines play out in real-time.
Cult of the Lamb – 2022
Become a possessed lamb indebted to a mysterious stranger and grow your followers as you explore eerie regions and weed out false prophets who threaten to overthrow you.
Another Crab’s Treasure – 2023
OneShot: World Machine Edition – Summer 2022
OneShot is a surreal top-down puzzle/adventure game with unique gameplay capabilities that go beyond the game window. You are to guide a child through a mysterious world on a mission to restore its long-dead sun. The world knows you exist.
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees – Out Now
Idol Manager – 25th August 2022
You take on the role of manager at a small (but growing!) talent agency. As you cultivate and train the newest generation of young pop stars, you’ll have to decide who to hire and who to fire, who gets promoted when things go well and who gets reprimanded when things get sour. The personal lives of these young celebrities are a part of your business, and the life of a pop star isn’t always a happy one. Their crowning personal achievements can be your greatest commercial successes, but their emotional meltdowns and PR nightmares can spell financial disaster for your company.
Card Shark – 2nd June
Cursed To Golf – Summer 2022
Cursed to Golf is a golf-like adventure where every shot counts. Players are tasked with making it out of Golf Purgatory to become a Golfing Legend. With insane hazards, otherworldly power-ups and tons of replayability, will you make it back alive or will you forever be… Cursed to Golf!?
A Guidebook Of Babel – Autumn 2022
Board a cruise ship to the afterlife and guide lost souls to the next life in this exquisitely illustrated world—but be careful, every decision has a consequence!
Japanese Nintendo Indie World Showcase May 2022 – The Whole Presentation
And some select highlights…
Omori – June 2022
Undying – 2022
Infected by a zombie bite, Anling’s days are numbered. She must now fight to survive, not for herself but her young son, Cody. Ensure Cody’s survival in this zombie infested world by protecting him, searching for safety, and teaching him valuable skills, at any cost.
Super Noda Game WORLD – 28th July 2022
Let us know below what you thought of the latest Indie World Showcase.