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The last Nintendo Indie World Showcase live stream took place in April 2021, while the last full Nintendo Direct presentation was during E3 2021 in June 2021. The Nintendo World Showcase August 2021 live stream presented a lot of exciting new indie games for Nintendo Switch owners to look forward to.

If you want more details and information on each of the games revealed in the live stream, check out my full recap and roundup of the Nintendo Indie World Showcase August 2021 below:

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk

Team Reptile will release Bomb Rush Cyberfunk for the Nintendo Switch as a timed console exclusive alongside its previously announced PC (Steam) version in 2022.

Other unspecified platforms will launch a week later.

Team Reptile brings you Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, one second per second of highly advanced funkstyle. In a world from the mind of Dion Koster, where self-styled crews are equipped with personal boostpacks, new heights of graffiti are reached.

Start your own cypher and dance, paint, trick, face off with the cops and stake your claim to the extrusions and cavities of a sprawling metropolis in an alternate future set to the musical brainwaves of Hideki Naganuma.

TOEM A Photo Adventure

TOEM A Photo Adventure will launch for the Nintendo Switch alongside its previously announced PC (Steam) version in fall 2021, developer Something We Made announced.

Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover the mysteries of the magical TOEM in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape!

Take photos with your camera to solve puzzles and help people!

Listen to chill beats and take in your surroundings!

Meet quirky characters and help them with their problems!

Loop Hero

Publisher Devolver Digital and developer Four Quarters will release Loop Hero for Nintendo Switch in 2021.

Loop Hero was originally launched for PC via Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store on 4 March 2021.

The Lich has thrown the world into a timeless loop and plunged its inhabitants into never-ending chaos. Wield an expanding deck of mystical cards to place enemies, buildings, and terrain along each unique expedition loop for the brave hero.

Recover and equip powerful loot for each class of heroes for their battles and expand the survivors’ camp to reinforce each adventure through the loop. Unlock new classes, new cards, and devious guardians on your quest to shatter the endless cycle of despair.

Check out our review of Loop Hero here.

FAR Changing Tides

Set sail for a new journey in FAR Changing Tides, an atmospheric vehicle adventure in the post-apocalyptic world first introduced in the award-winning FAR Lone Sails.

FAR Changing Tides will be available for PS4 and PS5 in late 2021, while the Nintendo Switch version comes out in early 2022.

Necrobarista Final Pour

Experience the story of a café where the dead are granted one last night to mingle with the living. Necrobarista Final Pour is the all-new director’s cut featuring hours of new content, remastered visuals, and bonus gameplay modes.

It is out now for the Nintendo Switch.

Garden Story

Unify a broken community as the newly-appointed Guardian of The Grove. Traverse a vibrant island to combat invasive Rot, inspire its inhabitants, and rebuild your home. You won’t have to do this alone: fruity friends await, ready to lend a hand!

The game is out now for the Nintendo Switch.

Boyfriend Dungeon

Boyfriend Dungeon is now available for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam and Microsoft Store, as well as via Xbox Game Pass for Console, Cloud, and PC, developer Kitfox Games announced.

Plunder the dungeon as you fend off dangerous monsters and take your weapons on romantic dates. Woo your weapons in this flirty, playful, and welcoming world filled with mastery in the procedurally generated dungeon. Serving up a dose of summer-time fling nostalgia, take your dates out as you uncover their stories and level them up.

Embark on blossoming relationships with your weapon cuties as you capture their hearts in friendship and in love. In this light-hearted, fantastical shack-and-slash filled with adventure, improve your skills and fend off the monsters together because the couple that slays together, stays together.

Axiom Verge 2

Axiom Verge 2 is now available for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Epic Games Store, developer Thomas Happ Games announced. The PS5 version will launch at a later date.

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is coming to the Nintendo Switch in holiday 2021.

It is a Roguelite Puzzle game hybrid. It mashes up everything we love about falling block puzzle games, with a dungeon-crawling twist!

Islanders Console Edition

Islanders Console Edition is available now on Nintendo Switch, with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S following on 26 August 2021.

It is a relaxing minimalist strategy game about building cities on colourful islands. With simple and intuitive building mechanics, you have the freedom to create your own cities on the rugged cliffs of the game’s islands in half an hour or less.

Explore these procedurally generated Islands from lush green grasslands to dry deserts and snowy mountainscapes, expanding your settlements from sprawling villages to vast cities.

Metal Slug Tactics

Metal Slug Tactics will launch for Nintendo Switch alongside its previously announced PC (Steam) version in 2022, publisher Dotemu and developer Leikir Studio announced.

Metal Slug is back with a brand new entry in the Metal Slug universe. Discover a new side of the emblematic run ‘n ‘gun and jump into a dynamic tactical RPG with roguelike elements! Super fun and lighthearted, Metal Slug Tactics takes what makes Metal Slugso special and unique and brings it to the tactical genre!

Tetris Effect Connected

Tetris Effect Connected is the original Tetris Effect with all-new co-op and competitive online and local multiplayer modes. It’s coming to the Nintendo Switch on 8 October 2021.


A science-fiction adventure about interplanetary exploration and the aerospace industry.

Coming to the Nintendo Switch in January 2022.

Hundred Days Winemaking Simulator

Hundred Days will put you in charge of managing a small and abandoned winery: from selecting the types of vine you want to grow, to naming your final product, every decision of the challenging business of winemaking will be in your hands.

It’s coming to Nintendo Switch in holiday 2021.

Slime Rancher Plortable Edition

Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition is out now on the Nintendo Switch

Take the Far, Far Range with you anywhere and play all the DLC in the most slimetastic way to experience Slime Rancher, yet!


Grab your axe and save the environment by chopping and recycling every man-made thing in your path! Solve physics-based environmental puzzles to show the destructive Evil Works who’s boss.

Jack is a humble Lumbearjack with a simple dream: to return to nature what is hers with the help of his trusty ax and his animal friends. Through real-time physics puzzles, fight destruction with destruction to thwart the sinister plans of up-and-coming industrial giant Evil Works.

Curious Expeditions 2

The game was originally launched on PC and received several free content updates, so Switch players can enjoy the whole package while playing at home or on the go.

Curious Expedition 2 is a narrative roguelike set in a reimagined version of the late 19th Century that uses procedural gameplay and story elements to create completely unique and epic adventures every time you play.

Gang Beasts

Prepare to scream with horror and delight as gangs of saggy, pugnacious thugs from Beef City punch, kick and slapstick their way across your screen, hurling their foes into hazardous machinery or mercilessly head-butting them into flaming incinerator pits!

Nintendo Switch in fall 2021.


Eastward will launch for Nintendo Switch, and PC and Mac via Steam, GOG, and Humble Store on 16 September 2021, publisher Chucklefish and developer Pixpil announced.

You can check out the full live stream below:

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari
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