With big titles such as Starfield making its way available soon for gamers, there are a few indie titles that recently came out that deserve some shine. Some indie titles such as Sea of Stars made enough noise to sell over 100,000 just a day after launching but there are hidden gems worth adventuring into. For long weekends such as Labor Day in the United States, these indie games deserve some spotlight in your lineup and are currently available on the Nintendo Switch and other consoles/PC. Take a look!
Curse Crackers: For Whom the Belle Toils – $15 USD
A 2D pixel sprite platformer that resembles ’90s NES titles such as Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Tiny Toon Adventures, and DuckTales. Freely adventure the world map and replay stages on your own pace or master it by finding all the hidden items. Those who grew up playing platformers and enjoy a solid retro-themed soundtrack, you’ll surely enjoy Curse Crackers. Read our review.
30XX – $20 USD
Sequel to 20XX, in 30XX players can play co-op in this Mega Man styled platformer. Additionally, players can create their own levels and share between other players. The game also servers crossplay capabilities between Switch and Steam players.
WrestleQuest – $30 USD
Who knew mixing wrestling and role-playing game (RPG) mechanics can make an awesome adventure. You’ll meet iconic wrestlers such as “Macho Man” Randy Savage and more as you aim for glory in the ring. It’s not an epic quest, it’s a WrestleQuest!
Bomb Rush Cyberfunk – $40 USD
Inspired by the classic Dreamcast game, Jet Set Radio, Bomb Rush Cyberfunk lets players dance, paint graffiti, collect beats and combine tricks for some cool moves but beware of the cops spoiling your fun. You’ll play as Red who lost his head and now has a cyberhead. With the help of a few friends, you’ll search who’s responsible of his head and how Red’s human side is linked to the graffiti world.
Sea of Stars – $35 USD
From the creators of The Messenger, this turn-based RPG is inspired by classic titles such as Chrono Trigger. You’ll follow the story of two Children of the Solstice with the power of the sun and moon to take down the evil alchemist, The Fleshmancer. With over 100,000 sales after 24hrs of its launch, the game looks to bring nostalgia back to RPG fanatics. PlayStation and Xbox players can grab the game for free if signed-up for either PlayStation Plus Extra of Xbox’s Game Pass during the month of September.