Nindies March 2019 | Trailers, release dates, games, and more

The latest installment in the Nindies series is here, with the March 2019 Nindies direct! Today, Nintendo laid out a roadmap of all the latest indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch in the near future. We’ve got all the trailers, release dates, game announcements and more for you from the March 2019 Nindies so that you don’t miss anything! Let’s get started!

Cuphead is coming to the Nintendo Switch on April 18

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The first announcement from the Nindies is that the popular Xbox One and PC game, Cuphead, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch on April 19. Fans of Cuphead have been begging for the game to make its way over to the Nintendo Switch, and now, that dream has come true. Cuphead is coming to the Nintendo Switch on April 18 and available for pre-purchase today.

Overland coming to the Nintendo Switch this Fall

Overland is a squad focused turn-based strategy game where players take a road trip across the United States. However, they should beware that the farther West they travel, the weirder things get. Due to its unique strategy design, each playthrough of Overland offers a different experience for the players. You can find out more about it when Overland comes to Nintendo Switch this Fall.

My Friend Pedro coming to the Nintendo Switch this June

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My Friend Pedro is an action game where players are guided by a self-aware banana named Pedro. My Friend Pedro allows players to explore the violent underworld of Old Town, District Null, and beyond all while causing as much chaos as possible. My Friend Pedro will be coming to the Nintendo Switch this June.

Neo Cab coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer

Neo Cab is a survival game in which players play as the last remaining rideshare driver in the fictional California city of Los Ojos. Your best friend Savvy has been taken by an evil mega-corporation known as Capra, and you are her only hope of ever being found. However, in order to remain unnoticed by Capra, you must keep good reviews as a ride-share driver, or they will know that you are looking for Savvy. Find out if you can save Savvy when Neo Cab comes to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

The Red Lantern coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

The Red Lantern is a roguelike story adventure that follows one person’s personal quest to complete the Iditarod dog sledding race. As with any adventure, things don’t go as planned, and you’re forced to make tough decisions in order to survive. Will you be able to finish the Iditarod? Find out when The Red Lantern comes to the Nintendo Switch later this year.

Darkwood coming to the Nintendo Switch the May

Darkwood is a slow-burning horror game in which every decision that you make affects the outcome of your game. Craft weapons, prepare traps, and fortify your hideout and try to survive the night. In Darkwood, locations and events vary in each playthrough, so no one experience is the same. Can you survive the night? Find out when Darkwood comes to the Nintendo Switch this May.

Katana Zero coming to the Nintendo Switch April 18

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Katana Zero is a 2D game where you essentially try to kill everyone in your path. You play as a well-trained assassin who can see the future and cut through time. If you die, no worries, just rewind time and try again. Katana Zero will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on April 18 and is available for pre-purchase today.

Rad coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer

Rad takes place in a post-apocalyptic world that has been twice destroyed and lies in ruin. Players will play the game as Rad, the only one who can save the world. Rad has a unique ability to bring life back to a ruined world. Players must travel around the now desolate Earth, defeating mutant enemies and restoring life. Will you be able to bring life back to earth? Find out when Rad comes to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

Creature in the Well coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer

Creature in the Well is a top-down pinball themed action adventure game, that takes place in a desert wasteland. Players must power up a massive weather machine before the desolate world is forgotten. Will you be able to power up the weather machine in time? Find out when Creature in the Well comes to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

Bloodroots coming to the Nintendo Switch this Summer

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Bloodroots is a top-down action adventure game where players seek to get revenge. Travel through the world killing anything and everything you can find with any item that can be used as a weapon. Players must fight through enemies to get to the heart of Mr. Wolf’s betrayal and find revenge. Will you find revenge for Mr. Wolf? Find out when Bloodroots comes to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

Pine coming to Nintendo Switch this August

Pine is a primal fantasy open world game. Players must travel across six different biomes, all while trying to keep the peace among different animal groups who all desire to dominate the food chain. The world and enemies will adapt to your choices in this third-person action adventure game, so make sure to choose your moves wisely. Will you be able to keep the peace? Find out when Pine comes to the Nintendo Switch this August.

Vlambeer is bringing Super Crate Box, Nuclear Throne, and an all-new Vlambeer Arcade collection to the Nintendo Switch

The popular indie studio, Vlambeer, is bringing three all-new arcade-style games to the Nintendo Switch. First, Super Crate Box will be coming to the Nintendo Switch in April, with all-new fast-paced multiplayer matches that are exclusive to the Switch. Nuclear Throne is an action roguelike game where players must fight mutants in a post-apocalyptic world and is available on the Switch today.

Vlambeer Aracde is an all-new collection of games that will be coming to the Switch later this year. Ultra Bugs is the first game announced for the Vlambeer Arcade collection and is a fast-paced game where you fight space bugs.

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Swim Sanity coming to Nintendo Switch this Summer

Swim Sanity is an underwater multiplayer shooter with over 180 challenges, 8 game modes, and 5 worlds. Play adventure mode or play online and try to become the champion of the sea. Will you reign supreme? Find out when Swim Sanity comes to the Nintendo Switch this Summer.

Blaster Master 0 2 available on the Nintendo Switch today

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The popular Blaster Master 0 is getting a sequel, called none other than Blaster Master 0 2. Set in space, players will travel through space across different planets, fighting enemies and collecting new gear. Blaster Master 0 2 is available for digital download on the Nintendo Switch today.

Stranger Things 3: The Game coming to Nintendo Switch July 4

Stranger Things 3: The Game is a retro-style adventure game based on the events of the third season of the popular Netflix original Stranger Things. Explore the town of Hawkins, Indiana and help uncover the mystery while playing as one of twelve playable characters from the show. Stranger Things 3: The Game will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 4, the same day that Stranger Things Season 3 will be launching on Netflix.

Cadence of Hyrule coming to the Nintendo Switch this Spring

A new Zelda spinoff, Cadence of Hyrule is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Join Link and Zelda as the explore Hyrule and fight enemies. Not much info was given about Cadence of Hyrule, but it was announced that it is coming to the Nintendo Switch this Spring.


That is a wrap on all of the announcements from the Nindies March 2019 direct. There are tons of great indie games coming to the Switch this year, including an all-new Zelda game. There are also lots of great indie games available on the Nintendo Switch now, that have gotten price cuts that are going live today! So make sure to check out the Nintendo Switch store to try out some great games!