Nintendo confirms popular indie games Into the Breach, Towerfall for Switch

Strategy game (and follow-up) concluded the presentation as a “one more thing” reveal. Its creators confirmed that the awesome Ars Approved game will be on Nintendo’s eShop later today for $15. Ahead of that, other Ars favorites like , , , , and all received Switch launch windows between this September and October.

After the raging success of the momentum-based (and Ars Approved) platformer , its creators at Matt Makes Games finally confirmed something they had hinted at for a while: an expanded port of the incredible four-player battle game . This Switch edition adds even more features, including support for six-player combat and new four-player co-op challenges (along with playable characters, if you’re into that sort of thing). This expanded version will launch on the Switch on September 27.

The rest of the presentation was littered with brand-new games, though nothing else that’s quite as headline-grabbing. looks to combine the platform-puzzle mechanics of with the gem-matching and spell-casting of . This October’s  puts players in control of a bizarre cube that can slam against anything in its way. And , coming in November, is an indie take on the likes of (thus beating Nintendo to that niche on the Switch), which even allows up to four people to collaborate on level creation together, either locally or online.

Check out the above video for more on those titles, along with the delightfully goofy —which I guess is now the game’s official name—getting its own Switch confirmation for 2019. (Based on what I’ve already played of it, I can’t wait to see more.)

Sam Machkovech Sam has written about the combined worlds of arts and tech since his first syndicated column launched in 1996. He can regularly be found losing quarters at Add-A-Ball in Seattle, WA.
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