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The Best Indie Games on Nintendo Switch You Probably Didn't Heard About

The Best Indie Games on Nintendo Switch You Probably Didn't Heard About on Blog

The Nintendo Switch has been a major success for Nintendo, and this is largely due to the console's ability to bring together the best aspects of the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U.

In the midst of the games released for the Nintendo Switch, there are some games that may not be as well known. These games may lack the flash and glamour that some of the other games on the console have, but these games are still well worth the price.

So, let's get started with the list.

Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park is a single-player point-and-click adventure game by Ron Gilbert, Gary Winnick, and David Fox. It is the spiritual successor to Maniac Mansion, a cult classic adventure game from LucasArts.

The game was released on the Nintendo Switch on the same day as the console was released. The game has a style of an adventure game with old-school graphics. 

The game is set in a dilapidated, run-down part of the American desert called Thimbleweed Park, a place that is plagued by a series of bizarre events. The player controls the game’s main character, the washed-up private eye, Miles Graham. 

For the last decade, he’s been living in a trailer park and, according to his own words, he’s all but given up on life. He’s even lost his sense of smell. Then, one day, he receives a letter from a former childhood friend inviting him to her town where she’s found a new career as a private detective.

The town is filled with colorful characters and features a colorful world where the player is free to investigate the case at the player’s own pace. The game also includes a full set of puzzles that are designed to be solved by creative means.

Blaster Master Zero

Blaster Master Zero is a remade version of the classic NES game. It is an action-adventure game that takes place in the distant future on a post-apocalyptic Earth. The game is set in an alternate universe where the planet is divided into two warring factions, the eastern-based Neo-Umbra and the western-based Neo-Venus. 

The game is heavily inspired by the original Mega Man series, with the main character, known as “Zero”, being the last of a long line of “Blaster” robots, created to be humanity’s last line of defense against the hostile aliens. 

The player will control Zero as he travels between both factions, solving various puzzles, and battling his enemies to save mankind.

The Mummy Demastered

The Mummy Demastered is a game based on the classic Mummy movies. The gameplay of this game is a mix of platforming and shooting. It was made by Wayforward, known for their work on the Shantae series.

The game takes place in the year 356 A.D. The world is in chaos because of the awakening of an ancient evil. The legendary mummy, Imhotep, has come back to life and is now out to destroy the world.

In The Mummy Demastered, players control the protagonist, a down-on-his-luck freelance monster-hunter, who is tasked with saving the world from the menacing Thutmoses III. He travels to the mysterious land of Ahm Shere in order to find the Book. At the same time, Imhotep plans to destroy the world with it.

You can choose between two characters, Rick and Evelyn. Both have different abilities and skills, which are necessary to survive. You will explore various locations, from the huge labyrinth of the burial place of the Scorpion King to the underground tunnels of the ancient pyramid.

Golf Story

Golf Story is a golf simulation game that is a much more open-world game than other golf games. This game is developed and published by Sidebar Games. 

The story of the game is about a golfer who sets out to find new friends while also trying to set a new course record. You can play against the computer, and the game has two modes: the campaign mode and the arena mode. You can also play with your friends in the multiplayer mode. 

The player will have the opportunity to interact with other NPCs, as well as take on quests that are given to them. The game has a lot of features, and it will surely keep you entertained.

Death Squared

Death Squared is a game that will have the player solving puzzles that require them to complete moves in a certain order. The gameplay is a mix of Tetris and Portal 2. 

Death Squared is a puzzle game where players must use a set of two robots to maneuver around various traps and obstacles to reach the end of the level. In each level, there are two types of hazards. One type of hazard is a red square, which kills the robot on contact, and the other type is a blue square, which doesn't. The aim of the game is to find a way around the grid to get to the goal.

Death Squared is a puzzle game that will have players thinking outside the box.

The Bottom Line

The Nintendo Switch has a variety of games that are ideal for gamers of all types. Whether a gamer prefers intense light gun games, or more casual puzzle games, the Nintendo Switch has a game for everyone.

Lily Brown
@Games_Mojo
Reader and thinker, Internet enthusiast, wannabe music and meme expert.

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