Nintendo's Direct-Style Spring 2019 Showcase Is Over, Rewatch It Here

The Spring 2019 Showcase airs soon.

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Update: The event is now over, and as expected, it brought word on a whole lot of Switch games. Among the highlights is a Switch version of Cuphead, a new game from Double Fine called Rad, and a Zelda-themed successor to Crypt of the NecroDancer called Cadence of Hyrule. There are also a few games either releasing today or becoming available for pre-order on the Eshop today, and an indie game sale is now underway. For more, check out our roundup of all the Nintendo showcase news, or you can watch a full replay of the showcase below. The original story follows.

With the Game Developers Conference going on right now, Nintendo is broadcasting another Direct-style presentation this week, this one focusing on indie games. The annual Nindies Showcase for Spring 2019 airs today, March 20, and it'll provide news and trailers for a number of indie games on the way to Switch in the near future.

The presentation starts at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 4 PM GMT. As usual, you'll be able to stream it on Nintendo's website, Twitch, and YouTube channels. You'll also be able to tune in right here on GameSpot when the time comes and watch the broadcast below.

Nintendo hasn't shared any further details about this week's Nindies Showcase, so we don't yet know what games will be featured. However, the company has confirmed the presentation will run approximately 30 minutes--longer than most typical Nintendo Directs--which suggests it'll be packed with news and reveals.

Nintendo of Europe aired its own indie-focused presentation back in January, which included the announcement of SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech, the newest game in Image & Form's acclaimed series. That presentation was also followed by the surprise release of several titles, including When Ski Lifts Go Wrong and Unruly Heroes.

The Nindies Showcase follows a few weeks after Nintendo's big February Direct, which gave us our first glimpse at Super Mario Maker 2, a Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake, and more. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company also recently revealed Pokemon Sword and Shield, the series' upcoming "core" installments for Switch, during their own Pokemon-focused Direct at the end of February.

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squidracerX

Oooof. Pine looked like the game Id like to play there most, but man, August release and their trailer looked that poor just months away? (frame rate, AI juts standing there, textures, etc...). That is one poor poor poor mans Zelda... Hopefully they have a lot of work put in between that trailer build and August. here's hoping!

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Person4

Oh great, a slide show dedicated to even more 2D platformers. So excited to count down the days until I can play Switch games that look like SNES games, because you know--we have zero of those.

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Bread_or_Decide

@Person4: These are Nindies dude. What are you expecting exactly?