Indie Game Releases of the Week: July 4 to 10, 2022

This week in indie games, we have the adventure game Intruder in Antiquonia, VR action RPG Ruinsmagus, horror adventure Madison, and more.

Hope you like adventuring, because this week’s featured indie titles are all about going where you haven’t gone before and uncovering mysteries. We’ve got an RPG made exclusively for virtual reality, a “Strand”-type game about a cursed forest, space platforming, disturbing and horrific photo-taking, and finally, solving a good ol’ fashioned mystery.

And if that’s not enough for ya, then have a look at the other original releases below the featured ones. We’ve also got a collection of indie game ports releasing this week for every console!


Ruinsmagus indie game screenshot

July 7 on PC VR, Quest 2

RUINSMAGUS is an action JRPG designed especially for VR. As a member of the titular magic guild, you get to undertake 25 story-driven quests that take you deep into ruins protected by fearsome Guardians.

When you’re not adventuring in the deep, you can also explore the city of Grand Amnis, stopping by the cafes and making new friends.

Witch Strandings

Witch Strandings indie game screenshot

July 7 on PC

Witch Strandings is an open-world transportation game in which you play as a strand of light in a vast, fairy-tale-inspired world. Y

ou will make pathways through the forest, carry supplies to nourish its transformed creatures, and alter the forest itself as you build up to confronting the Witch who broke the place.

StarFlint the BlackHole Prophecy

StarFlint the BlackHole Prophecy indie game screenshot

July 8 on PC

StarFlint the BlackHole Prophecy is an adventure game with puzzle platforming and space battles, in which you control two elites of the ‘StarFlint’ unit as they find themselves in an entirely new galaxy while in pursuit of the evil Vargas.

As you explore this galaxy with its people enslaved by Vargas, you will recruit new characters, solve riddles and puzzles, and even fight space battles to break Vargas’ dominion.


Madison game screenshot

July 8 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

MADiSON is a first-person horror adventure game in which you play as Luca, who finds himself locked in a dark room with blood on your hands. Forced by a horrific demon to continue a barbaric, decades-old ritual, Luca must use his instant camera to survive – or dive deeper into the demon’s tortures.

You’ll explore disturbing stories blended into the main narrative, while also solving puzzles, some of which may change and randomize to make each playthrough exciting.

Intruder In Antiquonia

Intruder in Antiquonia indie game screenshot

July 8 on PC, Mac, Linux

Intruder In Antiquonia is a point-and-click adventure in which you play as a young woman named Sarah, who finds herself waking up with no memories in a village that rejects the Internet.

While investigating the mystery of she ended up in Antiquonia, Sarah discovers more than what she bargained for, uncovering characters’ backstories and her own mysterious past.

Original Indie Releases

July 4

  • Instant Sports All-Stars (Switch)
    • Party game
  • Dungeons of Sundaria (PS4, PS5)
    • Action RPG
  • Missing Persons (PC)
    • Survival horror game
  • Pog 8 (PC)
    • Puzzle game
  • The Backrooms: Found Footage (PC)
    • Roguelite horror adventure game

June 5

  • Inexperienced Driver (PC)
    • Arcade driving game
  • Nuts Protocol (PC)
    • Tower defense action game
  • The Legend of Azarias (PC)
    • Action RPG dungeon crawler
  • Space Captain McCallery – Episode 3: The Weaponmaster’s Challenge (PC)
    • Action-adventure game

July 6

  • Niravasi (PC)
    • Adventure game
  • Elektrosoul (PC, Linux)
    • Puzzle strategy game

July 7

  • Japanese Nekosama Escape The Local Train (Switch)
    • Adventure game
  • Railways (Switch)
    • Puzzle game
  • TTV4 (PC)
    • Maze exploration game
  • Courage (PC)
    • Action RPG
  • A Building Full of Cats (PC)
    • Hidden object game
  • Floor Is Lava (PC)
    • 2D platformer
  • Yaso Curse of Soirée (PC)
    • Horror adventure game

July 8

  • Strong Moon (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Action platformer
  • Aegis Descent (PC)
    • Roguelite vehicle shooter
  • Knights of Fate (PC)
    • Japanese-style RPG
  • Lost Dream: Memories (PC, Linux)
    • Exploration game
  • Dragon Forge (PC, Mac, Linux)
    • Base-building adventure game
  • HouseHaunting (PC)
    • Side-scrolling puzzle game
  • Moonphase Pass (PC)
    • Management game

July 9

  • Prototypers (PC)
    • Real-time strategy
  • Pizza Death (PC)
    • Top-down shooter
  • Lost in Hell (PC)
    • Action game
  • Exodemic (PC)
    • Roguelike action game

Ports and Other Indie Releases

July 4

  • Timber Story (Switch)
    • Puzzle adventure game

July 5

  • Rush Rally Origins (Switch)
    • Action racing game

July 6

  • Quintus and the Absent Truth (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    • Puzzle adventure game
  • Cursed Island (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch)
    • Action-adventure platformer
  • Color Breakers (Switch)
    • Party game

July 7

  • SuperDuck! (Switch)
    • Puzzle platformer
  • Understand (Switch)
    • Puzzle game
  • Secrets of Magic 4: Potion Master (Switch)
    • Match-3 game

July 8

  • Road of Death (Switch)
    • Top-down roguelike survival shooter
  • Formula Bit Racing DX (PS4, PS5, Switch)
    • Arcade racing game
  • Accident (Switch)
    • Simulation game
  • Super Rebellion (Switch)
    • Shoot ’em up game
  • Moonrise Fall (Switch)
    • Puzzle exploration game
  • Adventures of Chris (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Adventure platformer
  • Eternal Hope (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Puzzle platformer game
  • Crypt of the Serpent King (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
    • Roguelike first-person roguelike RPG

Check out the games from last week, including Hook 2, Fobia – St. Dinfna Hotel, Beasties, and more.

This Article was written by: Rahul Shirke

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