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Official Nerds Gone Rogue Endorsement #1
Often on Nerds Gone Rogue, we receive the question, “What are the best indie games to play on the Nintendo Switch?” On Episode 152, we decided to have a real discussion on the subject. Matthew brought nearly 70 indie games playable on Nintendo’s wonderful console and both Corey and Moose participated in the discussion to narrow down our 20 favorites. Below you’ll find our 20 favorites and US pricing (as of July 8, 2019) as well as 6 honorable mentions and the games that were also brought to the conversation.
First up, Nerds Gone Rogue’s Favorite Indie Games on Nintendo Switch
Axiom Verge $19.99
Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth + $19.99
Cave Story + $29.99
Darkest Dungeon $24.99
Dead Cells $24.99
Enter the Gungeon $14.99
Guacamelee $14.99 & Guacamelee 2 $19.99
Hollow Knight $15.00
Hyper Light Drifter $19.99
Light Fall $14.99
Rocket League $19.99
Salt & Sanctuary $17.99
Shovel Knight $24.99
Super Meat Boy $14.99
That’s our 20. Here are some others that deserve your time and/or money if the aforementioned aren’t tickling your fancy.
Downwell $2.99 Into the Breach $14.99 Timespinner $19.99
Hook $1.99 Oxenfree $19.99
Iconoclasts $19.99 Stardew Valley $19.99
Every Other Game Considered for This Talk
Anodyne, Ape Out, Baba is You, Bad North, Banner Saga 1-3, Battle Chef Brigade, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Blossom Tales, Broforce, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Crypt of the Necrodancer, Deltarune, Ding Dong XL, Donut County, Dust: An Elysian Tale, Earth Atlantis, End is Nigh, Fast RMX, Floor Kids, The Gardens Between, Gato Roboto, Golf Story, Gorogoa, Gris, Hob, Inside, Katana Zero, Lumo, Minit, Moonlighter, Mr. Shifty, My Friend Pedro, Never Stop Sneaking, Night in the Woods, Nuclear Throne, Overcooked 1 & 2, Slay the Spire, Snake Pass, Steamworld Dig, Steamworld Heist, Steamworld Quest, Subsurface Circular, Super Crate Box, Swords of Ditto, Thumper, Transistor, Undertale, Velocity 2X, Wargroove, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap and Yoku’s Island Express