Nintendo outlines indie release pipeline

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 6 November 2014 04:54 GMT

Nintendo has provided a list of its upcoming – oh god – “Nindies”.


During today’s Nintendo Direct, the platform holder made mention of a couple of upcoming indie releases. In the North American stream, it – ugh – described these titles as “Nindies”.

When you’ve finished shuddering over that, check out the list. There are quite a few you will have seen before and perhaps even played on other platforms – The Swapper, Thomas Was Alone, Trine, Beatbuddy, Gone Home and several more. But there’re some new faces, too:

  • Runbow from 13AM Games (Wii U) – 2015
  • Chromophore: The Two Brothers Director’s Cut from Ackk Studios LLC (Wii U) – Winter
  • Citizens of Earth from ATLUS (Wii U, Nintendo 3DS) – Winter
  • Nihilumbra from BeautiFun Games (Wii U) – Winter
  • The Swapper from Curve Digital (Wii U) – Nov. 6
  • Thomas Was Alone from Curve Digital (Wii U) – Nov. 25
  • Proun+ from Engine Software (Wii U) – Winter
  • Trine Enchanted Edition from Frozenbyte (Wii U) – Winter
  • Chariot from Frima Studio Inc. (Wii U) – Winter
  • A.N.N.E. from Gamesbymo (Wii U) – Winter
  • Gunman Clive 2 from Hörberg Productions (Wii U) – Winter
  • SteamWorld Heist from Image & Form (Wii U) – Spring 2015
  • Affordable Space Adventures from KnapNok Games (Wii U) – Q1 2015
  • Gone Home from Midnight City (Wii U) – Winter
  • High Strangeness from Midnight City (Wii U) – Winter
  • forma.8 from MixedBag (Wii U) – Winter
  • A World of Keflings from NinjaBee (Wii U) – Nov. 13
  • Tengami from Nyamyam Ltd. (Wii U) – Nov. 13
  • Treasurenauts from Renegade Kid (Nintendo 3DS) – Q1 2015
  • Xeodrifter from Renegade Kid (Nintendo 3DS) – Q4
  • Swords & Soldiers II from Ronimo Games BV (Wii U) – Winter
  • Beatbuddy from THREAKS (Wii U) – Q1 2015
  • Sportsball from TOO DX (Wii U) – Nov. 6
  • 6180 the moon from Turtle Cream (Wii U) – Winter
  • Rive from Two Tribes (Wii U) – 2015

In other “Nindie” news (ugh), Shovel Knight hit the eShop for 3DS and Wii U today.

Thanks, Shack News.

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