Indie Game Releases of the Week: October 4 to 10, 2021

This week in indie games, we have the action-adventure Jett: The Far Shore, platformer Jack Axe, puzzle-adventure Night Reverie, and more.

This one’s a quieter week for indie games as we see relatively fewer original releases, but a number of ports. Our featured picks include the long-awaited Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan and Jett: The Far Shore, as well as other inventive new adventures.

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan

Rainbow Billy indie game screenshot

October 5 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a puzzle-adventure game with a wholesome, family-friendly inclination, in which you must bring back color to the world and save whimsical creatures. In this non-violent story, you’ll help strange creature by conversation and create a world of color and empathy.

Jett: The Far Shore

Jett: The Far Shore indie game screenshot

October 5 on PC, PS4, PS5

Jett: The Far Shore is an action-adventure game about a scout deployed to an ocean planet, who must explore a vast world in an adventure across five acts. The game promises laidback moments, white-knuckle action, heartfelt companionship, and more.

The Lightbringer

The Lightbringer screenshot

October 7 on PC, Linux, Switch

The Lightbringer is a puzzle platformer in which you must drive back a corruption that’s taking over a beautiful world. The game blends its Zelda influence with platforming challenges, and all the while you’ll be accompanied by your sister’s spirit as she narrates the gameplay entirely in verse.

Jack Axe

Jack Axe indie game screenshot

October 7 on PC, Switch

Jack Axe is a platformer game about Jack, a girl who breaks taboo and takes on a man’s job by wielding an axe. Jack Axe fuses Norse and Filipino mythology, taking you on an open-world platforming adventurer that you can play either alone or with friends.

Night Reverie

Night Reverie indie game screenshot

October 8 on PC

Night Reverie is a puzzle adventure game in which a child tries to solve the mystery of why his house has gotten distorted. As you explore the dreamlike environments of Night Reverie, you’ll also meet colorful new characters and solve a variety of intuitive puzzles.

Original Indie Releases

October 6

  • Heartseeker (PC, Linux)
    • Precision clicking platformer

October 7

  • Whisper Trip – Chapter 1 (PC)
    • Co-op action game
  • Nightwalker 2 (PC)
    • Horror adventure game
  • Aqua Boy (PC, Mac)
    • Metroidvania action game
  • Rocket Jump (PC)
    • 2D rocket-jumping platformer

October 8

  • Bouncy Bullets 2 (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    • First-person shooter
  • Night Reverie (PC)
    • Puzzle adventure game

Ports and Other Indie Releases

October 4

  • Toree 2 (Switch)
    • 3D platformer
  • BPM: Bullets Per Minute (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Roguelike first-person shooter

October 5

  • Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases (Switch)
    • Adventure game
  • Hell Let Loose (PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Multiplayer first-person shooter
  • Tiger Trio’s Tasty Travels (PC, Mac)
    • Puzzle / management game

October 6

  • Ember: Console Edition (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Role-playing game
  • Art of Rally (PS4, PS5)
    • Racing game

October 7

  • Creepy Tale 2 (Switch)
    • Puzzle adventure game
  • PandaBall (Switch)
    • Multiplayer sports game
  • No Longer Home (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    • Narrative adventure game
  • Drum Box (Switch)
    • Drumming game
  • Sophia’s World (Switch)
    • Platformer
  • Panmorphia (Switch)
    • Puzzle adventure game
  • Business Tour Deluxe (Switch)
    • Multiplayer strategy game
  • Lotus Bloom (Switch)
    • Puzzle game
  • InfiniteCorp: Cyberpunk Card Game (Switch)
    • Strategy card game
  • Gang Beasts (Switch)
    • Party game
  • Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife (PS VR)
    • Horror game
  • Bear’s Restaurant (PC, Mac, Linux)
    • Adventure game

October 8

  • Lord of the Click II (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    • Clicker strategy game
  • Rain City (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Point-and-click adventure game
  • Atom RPG Supporter Edition (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Role-playing game
  • Mazeman (PC, Mac, Linux)
    • Arcade game

October 9

  • Toroom (Switch)
    • Roguelike top-down shooter
  • The Adventures of Spunk Dodgers and Splat (Switch)
    • Auto-scrolling platformer

Interested in learning more about the best free indie games on Amazon Prime and how to play Amazon Prime games for free, check out this article on Into Indie Games.

This Article was written by: Rahul Shirke

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