10 smashing indie games coming out in July 2022

Posted on July 2, 2022

Welcome to July! The indie games are out in force this month. There’s a lot coming out so give this list a squizz!

In recent indie news, Hollow Knight: Silksong has been confirmed to be available day one on Xbox Game Pass and while there is no release date yet, it’s supposedly less than a year away! Look, I’ll take any details I can get at this point.

But without further ado, enjoy July’s list of smashing indie releases!

Neon Blight

Developer: Bleeding Tapes

Release Date: July 11th

Platforms: PC

Genre: Bullet Hell

“Welcome to Eden, the old town district beneath the megacity. Fight through dystopian cyberspace, collect hundreds of firearms, establish an exotic black market gun store, cater to other cyberpunk runners, and work towards the ultimate payday in this neon-rogue-lite, store management, shoot ‘em up.”

Time on Frog Island

Developer: Half Past Yellow

Release Date: July 12th

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

Genre: Adventure

“Cast away on an island paradise complete with a cast of friendly frogs. Enjoy sandbox island life and explore at your own pace, solving sticky situations for your new friends and trading your way to fixing your ship!”

Monument Valley: Panoramic Collection

Developer: Ustwo Games

Release Date: July 12th

Platforms: PC

Genre: Puzzle

“Embark on a journey of forgiveness through impossible environments and illusionary puzzles. Experience this meditative and calming puzzle game by manipulating monuments and creating evolving paths to explore new, surreal, and mysterious worlds.”


Developer: eBrain Studio

Release Date: July 13th

Platforms: PC

Genre: Roguelike

“Loopmancer is a 3D platformer roguelite action game with realistic graphics that takes place in a cyberpunk universe. Players play as a detective who comes back to life after an unexpected death, and battle in this lifelike and futuristic city of the east.”


Developer: James Bendon

Release Date: July 14th (early access)

Platforms: PC

Genre: Farming Sim

“G’Day! Get ready to start a new fair Dinkum life and build your new home out in the bush. Explore tropical eucalyptus forests, scorching deserts and cool billabongs on an Island inspired by the wild Australian outback. Take care of giant wombats, play with friends and get ready for a ripper time!”

Mothmen 1966

Developer: LCB Game Studio

Release Date: July 14th

Platforms: PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch.

Genre: Adventure

“Mothmen 1966 is a ‘Pixel Pulp’ – a visual novel fusing exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics – set amongst the strange occurrences of the Leonid meteor shower of 1966.”

Endling – Extinction is Forever

Developer: Herobeat Studios

Release Date: July 19th

Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Platformer

“As the last mother fox on Earth, your cubs need all your care to survive in a merciless world that slowly destroys itself. You have to help them, teach them and save them. And you should never forget that extinction is forever.”


Developer: Bluetwelve Studio

Release Date: July 19th

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5

Genre: Adventure

“Lost, alone, and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find their way home.”

Hazel Sky

Developer: Coffee Addict Studio

Release Date: July 20th

Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Genre: Adventure

“Hazel Sky is a heartfelt adventure about a young engineer facing his destiny and his desires. Fix ramshackle flying machines and jump, climb, swing, and slide through a beautiful, mysterious world.”

Wayward Strand

Developer: Ghost Pattern

Release Date: July 21st

Platforms: PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch.

Genre: Adventure

“Wayward Strand is a heartfelt story, told in a curious way. Hop aboard an airborne hospital to meet an eclectic, fully-voiced cast. Staff & patients carry on with their richly interwoven lives as time passes for everyone on board; each & every playthrough is an opportunity to discover something new.”

Bear and Breakfast

Developer: Gummy Cat

Release Date: July 28th

Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch

Genre: Adventure

“Bear and Breakfast is a laid-back management adventure game where you build and run a bed and breakfast…but you’re a bear.”

So there you have it, indie game lovers…

These are just 10 of the new indie games we’ll be getting our hands on this month, let us know which one you’re most excited to play or if we missed any!