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New Nintendo Switch releases for August 9-13, 2021

A Monster’s Expedition, The Falconeer, and retro Picross headline this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.



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Art of Rally headlines this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

Funselektor’s Art of Rally is our pick from this week’s crop of new Nintendo Switch eshop games. The gorgeous isometric racing game – which also comes to Xbox – arrives on Switch with brand new content set in Kenya that features six new stages, four new cars, and two new songs.

Another game to build an audience on PC ahead of its Switch release is Fort Triumph. It’s a fantasy tactics strategy game that stands out with impressive procedurally generated maps, character customisation, and an offbeat sense of humour.


Our final pick is Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins. Despite being a port of a mobile app, it’s probably the best video game based on the long-running BBC series made to date.

Other new Nintendo Switch releases include Witch Spring 3 Re:Fine – The Story of Eirudy and Faraday Protocol.

We’ll update this post throughout the week with any late additions. Here is the complete list of upcoming games confirmed so far.

(August 11 – New games added from this week’s Nintendo Indie World Showcase.)

Nintendo Switch eShop releases: August 9-13, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

  • TBC

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

  • Black Book
  • Button City
  • Ever Forward
  • Super Hiking League DX

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • Axiom Verge 2
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Crimson Spires
  • Necrobarsita

Thursday, August 12, 2021

  • Art of Rally
  • Dinosaur Fossil Puzzles
  • Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins
  • Faraday Protocol
  • Fhtagn! – Tales of the Creeping Madness
  • Fire Tonight
  • Foreclosed
  • Gelly Break Deluxe
  • Love Esquire
  • Tetragon

Friday, August 13, 2021

  • Barry the Bunny
  • Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four
  • Fort Triumph
  • PAW Patrol: Adventure City Calls
  • Scrap Garden
  • Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle
  • Whiskey Mafia: Frank’s Story
  • Witch Spring 3 Re:Fine – The Story of Eirudy

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