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Nintendo recently treated us to another Nindies Showcase, highlighting some of the most exciting upcoming Switch eShop games from independent developers. When these titles hit Nintendo's online store, they'll be joining an already robust arsenal of top-notch games from talented developers. You may have bought your Switch for first-party Nintendo masterpieces like Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, but there has been a steady flow of incredible games from smaller teams in between the AAA releases, and some of them are simply too good to pass up. Click below to check out five must-have indie games on Nintendo Switch!

It's been less than two weeks since we were treated to a Nintendo Direct, but Nintendo is already back with another video presentation. This time the spotlight is shifting away from big AAA games, focusing instead on the little guys. The latest Nindies Showcase will highlight games from independent developers that are heading to the Nintendo Switch eShop this Spring.

Click below to watch the whole thing live right here at Gamnesia!

Nintendo Switch has sold faster than just about anyone could have predicted, and software sales have been through the roof. Numerous developers have reported higher than expected sales, particularly when it comes to digital-only releases on the Nintendo Switch eShop. In the case of Blossom Tales developer Castle Pixel, that Switch hype was the difference between success and bankruptcy.

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2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Myst, the critically lauded point-and-click adventure/puzzle game by developer Cyan. The Mac/PC game's surprise success led to five main-series titles over 12 years, an online multiplayer spinoff, novels supplementing the lore, a Hulu series announcement (that we have heard nothing new about for some time now), and much more. While the older Myst games have not aged well when it comes to modern platforms, it turns out that Cyan has been working on a full series re-release, which they announced this weekend.

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We were just treated to a Nintendo Direct last week, and Nintendo is already gearing up for another video presentation. The Big N announced today that they'll be holding a special Nindies Showcase in just a few days. If you haven't seen a Nindies event before, they're special presentations where Nintendo highlights some of the top upcoming games from independent developers.

Hit the jump for the full details on the next Nindies Showcase!

Since its launch in early 2016, Stardew Valley has been a smash hit. The charming farming sim has sold over 3.5 million copies, and soon all of those players will be able to connect with each other for even more fun. Developer Eric Barone first teased a multiplayer mode two years ago, and he later announced official plans with a tentative launch window of early 2018. Thanks to a recent Twitter update, we know that it's progressing nicely.

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If you have an existing Twitch Prime subscription, you're about to receive some extra perks! Starting on March 15th, Twitch users with an active Prime subscription will be able to access "Free Games With Prime," a new feature on Twitch that seeks to compete with services such as Games With Gold on Xbox and the Instant Game Collection on PlayStation Plus.

Want to know what games you'll be able to get for March and April? Head inside to find out!

Among the loads of indie games in development at the Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo this year, the one that stood out for me most was Polyball, a unique and fun to play physics-based platformer from a small studio known as Studio Monolith. Wearing their influences on their sleeves, the game takes the ball-rolling gameplay of Super Monkey Ball and the speed of Sonic the Hedgehog, but completely comes into its own and uses these elements into its own thing with an enticing, addictive experience.

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It was a bit surprising to see Undertale announced for Nintendo Switch since the platform isn't currently supported by Game Maker Studio, the program used to develop the game. However, after the Nintendo Direct, YoYo games, the company behind Game Maker Studio, confirmed they were finally ready to support the system.

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Among the many indie developers on the EGLX show floor is Oddbird Studio, an Oakville, Ontario-based studio founded by students from Sheridan College's Game Design program. Their claim to fame is with an award-winning arena fighter called Arrow Heads, in which you take control of bow and arrow-toting birds with a control scheme that's easy to use but quickly spirals to insanity.

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The month ahead for the Nintendo Switch is brimming with some award-winning indie games, and it starts strong as the eShop welcomes a variety of quality experience this week. Get ready to test your Metroidvania prowess, sharpen your dungeon-crawling and rhythmic senses, or pack your bags to return to a hometown gone wrong among your featured Nintendo Downloads!

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Attention PlayStation Plus subscribers! Your new free games for February are here, and featured among this month's lineup is Tequila Works' RiME, an adventurous indie puzzle game with gorgeous visuals released just last summer on the PlayStation 4. In it you play the role of a young boy, washed ashore on a mysterious uninhabited island with environmental puzzles to solve across five wide-spanning areas, themed after the five stages of grief.

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These aren't your grandparents' cartoons, kiddos.

Developer TheMeatly Games gained notoriety last year with the release of Bendy and the Ink Machine, an episodic first-person horror game that tells the sad tale of an abandoned animation studio crawling with ink-form demons. While the game's story has yet to see completion, theMeatly announced on YouTube yesterday that Bendy and crew will soon be coming to home consoles later this year, thanks to a partnership with Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC.

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UPDATE: SEGA of America's Aaron Webber has discredited the rumor of a new Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing game on Twitter. The original article continues below.

One of the best received party racers aside from Nintendo's flagship Mario Kartseries ironically comes from its former 90's business rivals. Developed by Sumo Digital, 2010's Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and its Transformed sequel two years later were well-crafted celebrations of SEGA's history and their many franchises, and they went on to become recognized as hallmark titles for the United Kingdom-based studio.

As it turns out, a new entry in the super Sonic racer series—as well as two FPS titles with "major partners"—may be in the works, according to a leaked presentation from a British law firm. Read on after the jump for more info!

For the third year running, SEGA will be touching down at Austin, Texas and making another appearance for their mascot franchise at South by Southwest in March. "Gotta Go Fast: The Official Sonic the Hedgehog Panel" is where Sonic fans and SXSW attendees can get the world-exclusive first look at the roadmap for the Blue Blur in the year ahead, citing that "Sonic is back, and ready to take 2018 by storm."

Read on after the jump for more info.