It’s Nindie Week over on the Switch’s eShop today as long-awaited Stardew Valley debuts for just $15!!! But that’s not all, other notable-nindies include Metroidvania stand out Axiom Verge, the stylistic Earth Atlantis, and the story-focused Oxenfree.

For those playing 3DS this week, two first party offerings are available for you to choose from in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions and Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy.

 

Nintendo Switch

Stardew Valley $15 – You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? It won’t be easy. Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness!

Axiom Verge $20 – This is the action-adventure you’ve been waiting decades for. After a lab accident, a scientist awakens in a mysterious, alien world. Is this a distant planet? The far future? Or a complex virtual-reality computer simulation? Plumb the recesses of a large, labyrinthine world in order to learn its secrets and uncover your role within it.

Earth Atlantis $`15 – Ninety six percent of the earth’s surface is underwater. Human civilization has fallen. Machines have adopted the shape and form of marine animals. The ocean is full of creature-machine hybrid monsters. You are a “Hunter” and the new journey begins…

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle $30 – Available Oct. 10 Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of one of nine Touhou characters and eliminate your opponent using bullet-hell patterns, melee attacks, or spell cards!

Tiny Barbarian DX $30 – Available Oct. 10  Steel yourself for a relentless display of might and muscle…of brawn and bravery…of magic and mayhem! Can you cleave your enemies’ skulls, plunder all the booty and flex to impress the barbarienne of your dreams?

OXENFREE $20 – Available Oct. 6  The critically acclaimed, mind-bending adventure comes to the Nintendo Switch™!

Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you.

Tumblestone $15 – Tumblestone is the first original action-puzzle game of the past fifteen years. Race your friends in multiplayer or challenge yourself in story mode. Solve progressively more difficult and creative puzzles, help a sausage make friends, and find out what happened to the Tumblecrown.

Volgarr the Viking (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Ninja Shodown (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO METAL SLUG X (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

 

3DS & Other Nintendo Things

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions – There are so many surprises, thrills and laughs in store for Mario and Luigi that it isn’t even funny … except it is! Every hee-hee and ha-ha in this classic RPG adventure has been remade in 2D for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Plus, a new squad-based strategy tie-in sees Bowser’s Minions on a quest to stop Fawful. “Have you readiness for this?!?” Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions will be available on Oct. 6.

LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – The renowned Layton series returns to Nintendo 3DS with the seventh installment, LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy. A new adventure packed with puzzles, mystery and humor introduces Katrielle Layton, daughter of the famous Professor Layton, in a casual, comical quizzical quest. Full of ingenious challenges, charming characters and clever plot twists, the newest installment will prove that “The truth is always stranger than fiction.” LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy will be available on Oct. 6.

Activities:

New themes this week include:

  • BOXBOY! 2.5th Year Anniversary