Introducing the five biggest games you need to play this month…

August has come at last and as Summer continues to find its flow, we have prepared a small list of the five biggest games releasing this month, all on the Nintendo Switch. Our selection can be found right here:


[Guide] The Biggest Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch | August 2023:

AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed Director’s Cut (August 1, 2023)

Publisher: Marvelous (XSEED)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 3.2 GB

Price: $29.99


Fight like a nerd to defend Akihabara from the diabolical Synthisters, artificial vampires that can only be defeated by stripping them down to their bare essentials.

  • Kati Takes Center Stage – Experience the “true ending” of the game’s branching story for the first time in the all-new Kati’s Route. When a mysterious and malevolent force slumbering inside Kati awakens, will you be able to do whatever it takes to save her?
  • Explore Akihabara – Your battlefield is Japan’s electronics mecca circa 2012-2013, with over 130 real-life shops accurately represented. Take side missions from the many offbeat residents of Akihabara, including quests brand-new to the Director’s Cut.
  • Stylish Otaku Action – When you’re an otaku, anything from baseball bats to comics to motherboards can be a weapon. Plus, you can target and strip individual clothing items from enemies to add to your own inventory.
  • Comes with previously released DLC! – All DLC costumes and equipment that appeared in the original AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed are included in the Director’s Cut, so you can hunt down Synthisters in style.

Moving Out 2 (August 16, 2023)

Publisher: Team17

Genre: Strategy, Party, Multiplayer, Other

No. of Players: 1 – 4 (Single System) | 2 – 4 (Online)

File Size: 1.6 GB

Price: $29.99


Working as a solo F.A.R.T, or with up to three friends, slip into your Smooth Moves uniform and help the residents of Packmore, and beyond, to pack up and ship out!

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL LOCAL & ONLINE MULTIPLAYER – Friends who move together, groove together! Whether you fancy some local co-op action or a cross-play online multiplayer session, we’ve got you signed, sealed and delivered!

NEW ADVENTURE – We’re not in Packmore anymore… Via inter-dimensional portals you will explore new worlds filled with hilariously silly challenges and chaotic, rib-tickling action.

FRESH CHARACTERS & RETURNING FAVOURITES – Moving Out 2 features an entire new cast of extra lovable characters because Smooth Moves have signed up some new F.A.R.T recruits! Not to worry though, Rye Yu and Sidney are still on the payroll…

IT’S FOR EVERYONE! – Assist mode?! Check! A wide array of accessibility options?! Check! Loads of characters and countless finely tailored fits and skins for all you fashionistas?! Check! Check! Check!

Red Dead Redemption (August 17, 2023)


Genre: Action, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 11.5 GB

Price: $49.99


When federal agents threaten his family, former outlaw John Marston is forced to hunt down the gang of criminals he once called friends. Experience Marston’s journey across the sprawling expanses of the American West and Mexico as he fights to bury his blood-stained past in the critically acclaimed predecessor to the 2018 blockbuster, Red Dead Redemption 2. Also included is Undead Nightmare, the iconic horror story that transforms the world of Red Dead Redemption into an apocalyptic fight for survival against a zombie horde.

Featuring the complete single-player experiences of both games, Red Dead Redemption also includes bonus content from the Game of the Year Edition and more.*

Outlaws to the End – *Red Dead Redemption features the single-player experiences from both Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare, plus bonus content from the Game of the Year Edition and more. Red Dead Redemption does not feature multiplayer content.

Blasphemous 2 (August 24, 2023)

Publisher: Team17

Genre: Role-Playing, Platformer, Action, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.2 GB

Price: $29.99


Awakened in a strange new land, and displaced from his final resting place, The Penitent One is thrust back into the endless cycle of life, death, and resurrection, with no other option than to explore this perilous new world and uncover its long-forgotten secrets.

The second scripture in the Blasphemous series portends the return of The Penitent One, with a story that continues from the free Wounds of Eventide update for the original game, where The Heart in the sky heralded the return of The Miracle and foretold the birth of a new miracle child.

Hordes of grotesque enemies stand in your way, awaiting final judgement by the brutal hand of the Penitent One, with titanic twisted bosses also lurking in the darkness, waiting for their chance to return you to the grave from whence you came.

Taking them down won’t be easy, but with Blasphemous 2 offering more chances to customise and improve your skill set, along with several new unique weapons to wield with righteous zeal and unending fury, victory might just be within grasp.

Ultimately, only one thing is certain… Penance Never Ends

Explore a fuller Non-Linear world – Having awoken in a strange new land, your journey starts anew in a series of enchantingly grotesque landscapes, oozing Gothic charm and littered with unforgiving traps. How you tackle the labyrinthian world remains at your discretion, there is no wrong turn to be made, only scores to settle

Savage Combat – The Penitent One shows no mercy, and with a series of new weapons offering new moves, brutal executions, and expanded combos, destruction will rain on any that stand in his way

Customize your playthrough your way – Blasphemous 2 offers up new ways to play, with the ability to customise and improve your base skillset, alongside several new unique weapons to unleash devastating attacks on enemies

Grand Intense Boss Battles – Hordes of monstrous foes stand between you and your goal; twisted bosses with unique attack patters and sundering abilities will put your skills to the test as you fight to stand triumphant when the dust settles

Explore a deep new world – A whole new world awaits, bustling with mysterious new NPCs to interact with, some will offer aid, some will ask for it, and others will send you on death defying missions to obtain long forgotten items. With so much to see and do, the stories and myths you encounter will help you unpick the games myriad of secrets, granting you a deeper understanding of this strange new world

Samba de Amigo: Party Central (August 29, 2023)

Publisher: SEGA

Genre: Music

No. of Players: 1 – 2 (Single System) | 1 – 8 (Online)

File Size: 1.2 GB

Price: $39.99


It’s time to shake it on center stage in this vibrant rhythm action game. Amigo and his friends are back in Samba de Amigo: Party Central!
Pick up your maracas and groove to 40 hit songs from the world’s most popular genres, with even more arriving as post-launch DLC!

  • Groove with your friends and family with different party modes!
  • Feeling confident in your skills? Complete the StreamiGo! challenges to help Amigo rise to fame.
  • Strut that style by customizing your character with unique costumes and accessories.
  • Take the party to a global level: hit the floor with 12 Amigos and up to 8 of your friends online in World Party Mode.
  • Show the world what you’ve got by competing on the online leaderboards.

Do you agree with our selection of titles or feel like we’ve left a few games out? Please let us know!

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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