Nindies

7 new Nintendo Switch indies you can buy today

August 11 turned out to be a big day for indie gamers on Switch.

Islanders: Console Edition

GrizzlyGames / Coatsink

GrizzlyGames / Coatsink

In Islanders, players create the paradise of their dreams by placing structures from their inventory.

Necrobarista: Final Pour

Route 59 / Coconut Island Games

Route 59 / Coconut Island Games

This anime-infused coffee narrative blends the pleasure of a delicious hot beverage with striking commentary on loss and death. Explore the dark side of Melbourne coffee culture in this supernatural visual novel.

Garden Story

Picogram/Rose City Games

Picogram/Rose City Games

In this puzzle-solving game with Animal Crossing elements, players must work with villagers to destroy the Rot taking over your paradise.

Boyfriend Dungeon

Kitfox Games

Kitfox Games

Have you ever loved an in-game weapon so much that you wanted to date it? In this new dungeon-crawling dating sim from Kitfox Games, you can. Your swords never looked so good...

Axiom Verge 2

Tom Happ

Tom Happ

This prequel to indie darling Axiom Verge follows a new hero haunted by the same forces slowly devouring her humanity. This exploration-focused title is a great way to prepare for Metroid Dread this fall.

Curious Expedition 2

Maschinen-Mensch / Thunderful Publishing

Maschinen-Mensch / Thunderful Publishing

This turn-based narrative roguelike is set in a reimagined version of the 19th century when dinosaurs roamed the earth. It uses procedural narrative and gameplay to offer new experiences in each playthrough.

Slime Rancher: Portable Edition

Monomi Park

Monomi Park

This first-person adventure sim tells the story of Beatrix LeBeau as she heads to the Far, Far Range to peruse a career capturing slimes. Grow crops and explore the world around you to breed the best pets.