10 charming indie games coming out in March 2023

Posted on March 8, 2023

The year sure is marching on, ain’t it just? February’s been and gone and while I’ve been playing an unhealthy amount of Blanc with a friend, I’m pretty excited to dive into this month’s indie games. It’s quite an exciting one too, with PAX darling Dredge dropping on multiple platforms.

There’s also Final Profit: A Shop RPG out this month from a Melbourne developer that’s turning capitalism on its head while you quest to fund efforts to take on the Bureau Of Business and save the fae kingdom!

Let’s get stuck into the full list!

Card Crawl Adventure

Developer: Arnold Rauers

Release Date: March 1

Platforms:  PC, Mobile

Genre: Strategy

“Card Crawl Adventure is a single player card game with light deck building and roguelite elements. Engage in a unique path based combat mechanic to battle against devious tavern bosses. Visit a variety of cozy taverns, collect cards and improve your deck with magic equipment items and charms.”

Final Profit: A Shop RPG

Developer: Brent Arnold

Release Date: March 7

Platforms:  PC

Genre: Management Sim

“Final Profit is a merchant life-sim RPG that presents a critique of capitalism. Manage your shop, make investments and harsh choices as you explore a story filled world. All while working towards earning enough coin to take down the corrupt Bureau of Business!”

Have a Nice Death

Developer: Magic Design Studios

Release Date: March 9

Platforms:  PC, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Roguelike

“Have a Nice Death is a 2D action roguelike where you play as an overworked Death, whose employees have run rampant, completely throwing off the balance of souls – and his vacation plans. In order to restore order, you’ll have to grab your trusty scythe and show your employees who’s boss.”

Figment 2: Creed Valley

Developer: Bedtime Digital Games

Release Date: March 10

Platforms:  PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Adventure

“Figment 2: Creed Valley is an action-adventure game set in the human mind. Nightmares are spreading chaos and enemies have overrun once-peaceful lands. Join Dusty, The Mind’s courage, as you make your way through puzzles, musical boss fights and unique environments. Face your fears head-on.”

The Wreck

Developer: The Pixel Hunt

Release Date: March 14

Platforms:  PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Narrative

“In this 3D visual novel, follow failed screenwriter Junon as she attempts to make it through the most pivotal day in her life. Relive the past, alter the present, and embrace the future, or without your help, Junon’s story might end in a wreck.”


Developer: Daniel Benmergui

Release Date: March 24

Platforms:  PC, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Puzzle

“With Storyteller you are the one writing the stories! Start with a title, characters and settings and create your own twist on stories familiar and new.”

Mr. Saitou

Developer: Laura Shigihara

Release Date: March 24

Platforms:  PC

Genre: RPG

“A short game about an average white-collar worker who struggles to find meaning in a life full of constant overtime and isolation. After an accident lands him in the hospital, Mr. Saitou is spirited away to a strange fantasy world where an unexpected friend takes him on a life-changing adventure.”

9 Years of Shadows

Developer: Halberd Studios

Release Date: March 28

Platforms:  PC

Genre: Adventure

“Fight to bring beautiful colors back to a hand-crafted world of darkness and discover the story of Europa, a young warrior, and her ghostly childhood companion, Apino.”


Developer: Black Salt Games

Release Date: March 31

Platforms:  PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Fishing

“DREDGE is a single-player fishing adventure with a sinister undercurrent. Sell your catch, upgrade your boat, and dredge the depths for long-buried secrets. Explore a mysterious archipelago and discover why some things are best left forgotten.”

Tainted Grail: Fall of Avalon

Developer: Questline

Release Date: March 31

Platforms:  PC

Genre: RPG

“Step into a dark reimagination of Arthurian legends in this first person, open world RPG. Explore a world stuck in everlasting autumn, witness falling legends and make meaningful choices woven into a complex, branching storyline.”


I’ve been eyeing this one since we played the demo at PAX AUS 2022 and I’m really excited to get my mits on this on the Switch! This is the fishing game you deserve with a Lovecraftian twist – eldritch fun for the fans of darker indie game gems!