Monthly Nindie Highlights

What does the month of August have in store for indie games on the 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!

Book Quest:

Developer: Nerd Games

Publisher: EastAsiaSoft Limited

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/10

Book Quest is an action adventure RPG (Role Playing Game) that resides in a medieval fantasy world. When a magic spell book is stolen in front of a young man’s eyes, he must journey the lands on a quest to find the thief and regain control of this magic book. Gather information from residents in nearby towns and explore these magnificent lands. Equip better weapons and armor so you can slash and dodge your way through this mystical and fun top-down RPG adventure! Book Quest is now available on the Nintendo eShop.

Cult Of The Lamb:

Developer: Massive Monster

Publisher: Devolver Digital

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/11

Video courtesy of Nintendo

Cult of the Lamb is a rogue-like action-adventure game. Collect, build and perform rituals to please the gods. Fight hordes of enemies explore secrets of four worlds. Check out recent game review of Cult Of The Lamb on BossRushNet!

Blossom Tales 2The Minotaur Prince:

Developer: Castle Pixel LLC

Publisher: Playtonic Friends

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/16

Video courtesy of Nintendo

Lily is back and ready for an all new open-world adventure as she travels through a haunted forest, pirate shores, and more! Once again, it’s a story within a story as grandpa narrates another tale of Lily, Knight of the Rose. Solve clever puzzles and slash enemies down as Lily ventures on her quest to defeat the Minotaur Prince and save her brother! Blossom Tales 2 is a sequel following Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King. If you haven’t played the first game, you can check out the demo on the Nintendo eShop! This will scratch that 2D Zelda action/adventure itch. Keep an eye out on the upcoming Boss Rush Network review for Blossom Tales 2.

Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince is available now on the Nintendo eShop.

Cursed To Golf:

Developer: Chuhai Labs

Publisher: Thunderful Publishing

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/18

Video Courtesy of Nintendo

Cursed to Golf is a side-scrolling golf rogue-like adventure. Golf through platforming dungeons and escape this golf purgatory where you’re guided by a ghost Caddie who will help teach you techniques in this underworld golf challenge.

Cursed to Golf has 70+ unique holes to golf and players can challenge the world in online leaderboards. Cursed to Golf is available on the Nintendo eShop.


Developer: Kyle Thompson

Publisher: Armor Games Studio

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/24

Video courtesy of Armor Games Studio

Islets is a metroidvania about making connections with the people around you. Play as Iko the warrior as you collect upgrades hidden around the world and tackle many hidden challenges. Explore areas and slash your way through fast paced side scrolling 2-d combat. Islets is available now on the Nintendo eShop.


Developer: Splashteam

Publisher: tinyBuild

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 8/30

Video courtesy of IGN

Tinykin is a colorful fun-fulfilled 3-D Platformer where you can catch hundreds of Tinykin and use their unique powers to bring Milo back to his home planet and back to normal size! Guide your different varieties of Tinykin to solve obstacles and progress through each area.

  • Catch and use hundreds of Tinykin
  • Explore an ant sized metropolis in a giant house.
  • Meet colorful cast and characters
  • Jump, grind and hover in a bar of soap
  • Collect soap and use your bubble abilities

Tinykin will be available August 30th and has a demo available now on the Nintendo eShop.

More August 2022 Indie Release Dates:

Celestian Tales: 8/1

Frogun: 8/2

Before We Leave: 8/2

South Of The Circle: 8/3

Hindsight: 8/4

Gale of Windoria: 8/4

After Wave Downfall: 8/4

My Dangerous Life: 8/5

Cleo A Pirates Tale: 8/10

Book Quest: 8/10

Cult of The Lamb: 8/11

Voyage: 8/12

Blossom Tales 2: 8/16

Staycation Paradise: 8/18

Cursed to Golf: 8/18

Thymesia: 8/18 ‘cloud version

RPG Time The Legend of Wright: 8/18

Islets: 8/24

Kofi Quest: 8/25

Tinykin: 8/30

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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