Nintendo Indie World Showcase Announced for April 17

    Is it finally time for a new Hollow Knight: Silksong trailer?!

    Nintendo has announced that their next Indie World showcase will air on their official YouTube and Twitch accounts on April 17. The event will begin at 7 AM PDT and last for approximately twenty minutes.

    Prior Indie World showcases have focused on major indie games such as Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, Oxenfree IICult of the Lamb, and more. At the time of writing, Nintendo have not revealed what games will be present during the upcoming showcase. 

    Nintendo Indie World Showcase Set for Tomorrow, April 17, at 7 AM PDT

    In a recent post from Nintendo’s official Twitter/X account, they confirmed that the next Indie World Showcase will air tomorrow on April 17. The showcase will begin at 7 AM PDT and last for approximately twenty minutes. Further, the account describes the upcoming event as follows: “Tune in tomorrow, 4/17 at 7am PT for roughly 20 minutes of announcements and updates on indie games headed to the Nintendo Switch in 2024.”

    At the time of writing, the exact games that will be shown during the event are unknown. However, as was the case during the last couple of Indie World Showcases, people are speculating that Hollow Knight: Silksong will finally get a new trailer. Over the last few weeks, the game has been rated in both Korea and Australia. Only time will tell if the game will at last get its long awaited release date announcement.

    Steam describes Hollow Knight: Silksong as follows:

    Become the Princess Knight

    Play as Hornet, princess-protector of Hallownest, and adventure through a whole new kingdom ruled by silk and song! Captured and brought to this unfamiliar world, Hornet must battle foes and solve mysteries as she ascends on a deadly pilgrimage to the kingdom’s peak.

    Hollow Knight: Silksong is the epic sequel to Hollow Knight, the award-winning action-adventure. As the lethal hunter Hornet, journey to all-new lands, discover new powers, battle vast hordes of bugs and beasts and uncover ancient secrets tied to your nature and your past.

    Game Features
    • Discover a whole new kingdom! Explore coral forests, mossy grottos, gilded cities and misted moors as you ascend to the shining citadel at the top of the world.
    • Engage in lethal acrobatic action! Wield a whole new suite of deadly moves as you dance between foes in deadly, beautiful combat.
    • Craft powerful tools! Master an ever-expanding arsenal of weapons, traps, and mechanisms to confound your enemies and explore new heights.
    • Solve shocking quests! Hunt down rare beasts, solve ancient mysteries and search for lost treasures to fulfil the wishes of the downtrodden and restore the kingdom’s hope. Prepare for the unexpected!
    • Face over 150 all-new foes! Beasts and hunters, assassins and kings, monsters and knights, defeat them all with bravery and skill!
    • Challenge Silk Soul mode! Once you conquer the kingdom, test your skills in an all-new mode that spins the game into a unique, challenging experience.
    • Experience a stunning orchestral score! Hollow Knight’s award-winning composer, Christopher Larkin, returns to bring melancholy melodies, symphonic strings and heart-thumping, soul strumming boss themes to the adventure.

    Lastly, the next Nintendo Indie World Showcase will air tomorrow, April 17, at 7 AM PDT.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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