Indie news (Apr. 18): Ira coming to the Nintendo Switch / Mr. Shifty patch in the works

Today’s Indie news: Ira coming to the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Mr. Shifty
  • Pocket Rumble
  • NBA Playgrounds
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  • Petite Games


As weeks go by, more and more indie games get announced for the Nintendo Switch. The latest one is called Ira, and it’s described as a “surreal adventure” game, taking place in a mysterious solar system.

Here’s a short video of the game:

For more detail about Ira, make sure to check out the Kickstarter page!

The Upcoming Releases page has been updated.

Mr. Shifty

Mr. Shifty was released last week on Nintendo Switch, and unfortunately, this version of the game isn’t without issues. In fact, there are some serious ones impacting the framerate, with major drops reported by the press and players alike. Despite some rather… unfortunate comments by the developers, the CEO of tinyBuild (the publisher) confirmed that a patch was on the way to fix those issues.

You can read the rather lengthy post over on Reddit!

Speaking of Reddit, the developers actually held an AMA session last week, where they talked at great lengths about the game’s development: click here to check out all their answers!

Pocket Rumble

Here’s the latest trailer for Pocket Rumble, coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year!

NBA Playgrounds

Today, Saber Interactive shared an illustration for NBA Playgrounds, showing some of the players found in the game (the full line-up will be revealed soon!):

NBA Playgrounds (Switch – eShop) comes out in May in Europe and North America.

Source: Saber Interactive

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Here’s the launch trailer for Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap on Nintendo Switch, which is now available for download from the Nintendo eShop:

Petite Games

Yesterday, Petite Games shared one more screenshot of their new game (though we still don’t have a title or a release window… let alone a platform!):

Source: Petite Games


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