The best indie games for nintendo switch

Who I am
Scott Rogers

Author and references

Lately we can see how Nintendo is turning to indie games. We currently have a very interesting offer that we want to show you so that you can enjoy your new system like never before. The retro, indie and alternative profile games that have been released have multiplied and that’s why we want to make you part of the best indie games for Nintendo Switch. Let’s get started!


Independent, inventive and great, these are the games we have selected exclusively for you and your hybrid console. The Nintendo Switch has an extensive catalogue of games and many of them have this developed aesthetic.

Take a look at the best Nintendo Switch 2020 indie games we have to show you and spend hours of uninterrupted play doing what you love.


Downwell is a game full of adventures, whose story revolves around a young man in search of red gems, who has to face a dark and gloomy path with many secrets and evil creatures.

The game begins in the depths of a well, where there are monsters lurking. Our protagonist descends bravely into the well, using pistol boots to eliminate his enemies. The objective is to search for treasure, getting into the skin of a character with a clear indie profile.

  • Launch date: 31 January 2019
  • Genre: Action / Platforms
  • Number of players: One player


The Red Strings Club is an interesting title for a curious and challenging story. Its aesthetics are as attractive as its narrative with which it aims to capture the users attention. A corporation is launching a system that is supposed to improve the lives of citizens by eliminating fear, violence and depression.

However, two somewhat particular characters (a freelance hacker and a bartender from an underground club) do not agree with these methods of mind control. The couple will do everything they can to spoil this Machiavellian plan that promises happiness in its purest form.

  • Launch date: March 4, 2019
  • Gender: Action
  • Number of players: One player


Ape Out is a colourful, intense and immersive game full of violence and frenzy. You will get into the skin of an unstoppable gorilla who will crush everyone who crosses his path. Your shields and weapons will be the very captors who want to catch you.

Freedom is your goal and you will go in search of it by speeding through all kinds of places, mazes and corridors with a markedly indie appearance. Escape from captivity is not so easy and you must face a multitude of enemies and overcome various obstacles and traps using your instinct.

  • Launch date: 28 February 2019
  • Gender: Graphic adventure
  • Number of players: One player


There are many titles to choose from, some of them authentic, so in principle it can be difficult to select the best indie games for the Nintendo Switch 2018. We tried it and this is the result - games that debuted last year with great success. Do you want to discover them?


Darkest Dungeon is a turn-based role-playing game. It is original, demanding, addictive and can even be frustrating. Without a doubt, it is a title that leaves no one indifferent. Your duty is to recruit and train a team to take them through mazes, ruins and forests, where you will discover strange mysteries, challenging monsters and other threats you do not expect such as disease, hunger, stress and even darkness.

Fear, masochism, irrationality and paranoia will be present in the game, symptoms that can affect the dynamics of the group. The game is based on illustrations with a very interesting gothic point that have been created by hand. In addition, you will have 16 kinds of strange heroes to choose from, such as a devil or a leper.

  • Launch date: 18 January 2018
  • Gender: Action
  • Number of players: One player


Celeste is a platform game in which you control a young girl named Madeline. The idea is to climb a mountain trying to avoid all kinds of threats in the form of obstacles.

You can jump and climb walls and run in any direction. You will also have the help of various mechanics such as springs that will throw your character or feathers that will allow him to fly. In the levels there are strawberries that you can pick up along the way to get rewards.

  • Launch date: 25 January 2018
  • Genre: Platforms
  • Number of players: One player


Crypt of the NecroDancer is a dungeon title we already knew, only Nintendo Switch released a very special edition to enjoy this game in all its glory. Move the main character of the game, a young explorer named Cadence, to the rhythm of the game and take her through the dungeons that appear randomly to fight all kinds of evil beings such as dragons, zombies and skeletons. It's even possible to do so with a friend through your local co-op mode!

  • Launch date: 8 February 2018
  • Gender: Action / Fantasy
  • Number of players: Single Player / Multiplayer

add a comment of The best indie games for nintendo switch
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.