Monthly Nindie Highlights

What does the month of June have in store for indie games on Nintendo Switch? Let’s find out by checking a list of indie games releasing this month. I’ve taken the time to highlight on a few that piqued my interest, followed by a list of more great looking games!

Lost Ruins

Developer: Altari Games 
Publisher: Dangen Entertainment 
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date: June 6, 2022

In this Metroidvania, you play as a young girl who has lost her memory, and awakens in a sinister environment full of traps and monsters lurking in the darkness. Upgrade weapons and progress through to unlock the secrets to the Lost Ruins.

LumbearJack

Developer: FinalBoss Games 
Publisher: Armor Games Studios
Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC
Release Date: June 11, 2022

Play as Jack, who is a bear that will stop at nothing to destroy all the human waste cluttering and harming his forest. Solve puzzles and axe down construction sites, garbage trucks, oil rigs and other businesses trying to push the forest life out. Wow, a beautiful game with an amazing message! Get out there and protect your forest!

Overlord: Escape From Nazarick

Developer: Engines Inc.
Publisher: Kadokawa Corporation 
Platform: PC, Switch
Release Date June 16, 2022

Overlord: Escape From Nazarick is another stylish looking Metroidvania coming out in June. You’ll play as Clementine, a girl who has amnesia and is trying to gain back her memories. Search deep in the great tomb of Nazarick for memories, weapons and more! Upgrade your weapons and uncover the truth behind Clementine’s amnesia as you try to escape the wretched tomb of Nazarick.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredders Revenge

Developer: Tribute Games Inc. 
Publisher: Dotemu, Gamera Games 
Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Switch, PC
Release Date: June 16, 2022

Taking us back to the arcade days of old with a new action beat-em-up is Shredders Revenge. This game has seven playable characters which include Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, April O’ Neil, Casey Jones and Master Splinter! If that’s not exciting enough, you can have five other friends join you for local and online co-op! We hope you’ll have enough pizza!

Redout II

Developer: 34BigThings SRL 
Publisher: Saber Interactive 
Platform: Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Switch, PC
Release Date: June 16, 2022

Redout II really sets the tone for all fans of the F-Zero series with its futuristic high speed anti-gravity ships on magnetic tracks in space. Up to ten locations and thirty-six racetracks that can also be played in reverse making up seventy-two race tracks total with up to twelve players to race in online multiplayer. Also, enjoy the ability to fully customize 12 different base chassis to make your hover ships fit your style for racing and design. Speed through the universe in style when you play Redout II!

More May 2022 Indie Release Dates:

Silt: June 1

Samurai Riot: June 1

Pinku Kult Hex Mortis: June 1

Flewfie’s Adventure: June 1

Deathrun TV: June 1

Surface Rush: June 2

Souldiers: June 2

Repentant: June 2

Pretty Girls Speed: June 2

Loopers: June 2

Gravitar Recharged: June 2

Fishing Paridiso: June 2

Clan O’Conall the Crown of the Stag: June 2

Card Shark: June 2

Wonder Boy Collection: June 3

Super Perils of Baking: June 3

Mr. Prepper: June 3

Knight Out: June 3

Happy Halloween 3: June 4

Lost Ruins: June 6

Spacewing War: June 8

My Lovely Wife: June 8

Zeus Quest the Rebirth of Earth: June 8

Square Keeper: June 9

Ignatius: June 10

LumbearJack: June 11

The Hand of Merlin: June 14

Neon White: June 16

Overlord Escape From Nazarick: June 16

TMNT Shredder’s Revenge: June 16

Redout 2: June 16

Zorro The Chronicles: June 16

Final Vendetta: June 17

Dino Tales: June 30

Cuphead The Delicious Last Course DLC: June 30

Do any of these games stand out to you? We would love for you to express your thoughts in the comment section below or hop on over to the Boss Rush Discord! Remember to check back each month for more indie releases!

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