Button Mash The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games  

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List Rules Some of these Switch indie games aren't out yet, but you can still vote them up based on how much you want to play them.

If there's one thing that Nintendo Switch is doing right, it's indie games. For this list we're ranking the best indie games on Nintendo Switch, as well as upcoming Nintendo Switch indie games that we're really looking forward to playing. The console may not get the third-party support that its competitors get, but the indie titles make Switch well worth buying, especially since you can play them on the go.

So what are the best Nintendo Switch indie games? Snipperclips is obviously the game everyone has been talking about since launch day, as it's exclusively on the Switch. The combination of the puzzles and lighthearted atmosphere make for the perfect indie game that anyone can enjoy.

Upcoming Switch indie games include Yooka-Laylee, SteamWorld Dig 2, and Oceanhorn, the Zelda-like game that impersonates the Nintendo franchise in all the right ways.

Vote for your favorite indie games for Switch, both current and upcoming. If a game isn't out yet, you can still vote it up based on how much you want to play it.

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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
2017 Q2/Q3
2
208 65
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torm... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
3
198 78
SteamWorld Dig 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
Summer 2017
4
138 53
Golf Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
5
103 38
Enter the Gungeon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
AhnafKazi added

2016

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149 78
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbir... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
7
93 46
Axiom Verge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
8
106 81
Snipperclips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
March 2017
9
74 53
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
2011
10
61 40
Thimbleweed Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
11
54 35
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
12
51 33
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetim... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
13
68 54
Fast RMX is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
March 2017
14
75 63
Yooka-Laylee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
April 2017
15
48 36
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kin... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
16
8 1
Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
Jonathan Rimmer added
17
13 15
The Flame in the Flood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
Lucas Arruda added
18
35 56
Snake Pass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
March 2017
19
34 56
Oceanhorn: Monster of the Unch... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
20
34 58
Rime is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
Summer 2017
21
23 48
Has-Been Heroes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
March 2017
22
24 50
Seasons of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
23
9 26
World to the West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
SourceCode added
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13 39
Syberia 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
2017
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10 34
Redout is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Indie Games
2017 Q2