Part 2 of 4.

As August continues to find its flow, welcome back to our efforts to highlight some formidable games all releasing on the Nintendo Switch this month. Having already covered the likes of Leafy Trails, Brotato, Adore, and Death Becomes Her, it is time to showcase our next selection of four upcoming games all releasing this August:


[Guide] 16 Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch | August 2023 (Part 2)

Farm Frenzy: Refreshed (August 4, 2023)

Publisher: ChiliDog Interactive

Genre: Strategy, Simulation

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 689 MB

Price: $9.99


The time has come for the legendary game to get the second life. Farm Frenzy is back and it’s for real — the world famous arcade time management sim franchise is coming to consoles for the first time as a special Refreshed Edition! Time to get your own virtual barn with plenty of livestock to take care of.

Everyone’s favorite casual «farming game» appears before players in a new guise to give a unique experience of the most exciting and popular economic simulator! This time, «Farm Frenzy» came out in three-dimensional space, and all this in order for you to get the maximum pleasure from the game! Trust us, you’ve earned the luxuries of farming daily leisure.



  • Farm management — you own a great ranch, but it needs to be cleaned up. Set up a cozy barn for your animals, upgrade warehouses, and get daily bonuses.
  • Available in 3D — advanced 3D graphics with dynamic changing of the time of day and lighting for a complete immersion in rural life.
  • Changeable weather and seasons — forecasters report a sharp change in weather and even the season! On a sunny day, the grass on the level disappears much faster and needs to be watered all the time! And when it rains, the grass grows without water. In autumn, the wind carries away not only the leaves but also your harvest. Be sure to gather it immediately when ready! And in winter, animals need your care and warmth.
  • Cats or dogs? — Both! Take your pets with you! Pets can help you drive away predators and collect food. Dogs will protect your animals from bears. And cats will help you gather resources – from eggs to cakes.
  • Your own production — make various products, trade with the city, and achieve goals. Use the coins you earn to buy even more animals!

X-Force Under Attack (August 5, 2023)

Publisher: Cube Games

Genre: Action, Arcade, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 644 MB

Price: $10.00


X-Force Under Attack is the sequel to the X-Force Genesis game. In this game, the X-Force squad will fight to prevent General Lava and his troops from invading and dominating the planet Genesis.

Skábma – Snowfall (August 9, 2023)

Publisher: Plug In Digital

Genre: Action, Adventure, Action, Puzzle, Platformer

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 1.3 GB

Price: $24.99


Skábma – Snowfall is a never before seen representation of indigenous Sámi stories and culture. Explore Nordic beauty in a world where the old northern campfire tales come alive! Use your wits to solve environmental puzzles and platforming challenges in this narrative 3rd person adventure.

Save your home! – The daily life of a Sámi village is disturbed after an accident at a nearby Tar-Burning Pit. An odd disease starts spreading across the area, affecting everything from the land to the people and animals.

You play as Áilu, a young Sámi herder searching for a runaway reindeer doe. The mystery of the growing disorder starts to unravel when Áilu finds an old enchanted drum, Goavddis. Time is running out for the infected, but the long lost knowledge of Sámi healers, Noaidis, is still beating within the drum.

What is lost can always be regained! Find the four Familiar Spirits and reconnect with nature to find the source of the disease. It’s your time to become a new Noaidi for a new era!


Key features:

  • Story-driven – An unique story tied to the northernmost indigenous people of Europe, Sámi. Embrace the cutscenes fully voiced in Northern Sámi and immerse yourself in this narrative adventure.
  • Familiar Spirits – Find four familiar spirits, Skuolfi – The Owl, Guovža – The Bear, Čámsa – The Trout and Rieban – The Fox, with varying powers affecting your movement and ability to Attune the Disorder spreading through Sámiland.
  • Drum and Explore – Use your drum and Familiar Spirits’ powers to reveal invisible elements in the arctic nature. Follow the trails leading to collectables, spirits of people and trees that will help you through obstacles and environmental puzzles.
  • Immersive Northern World – Discover mysterious landscapes across the physical and spiritual worlds with spellbinding music including traditional Sámi yoik-singing from award-winning Hildá Länsman. Explore Áilu’s world, find grandfather’s family treasures, notes on outsiders’ view of Sámi culture, catch hares and talk to spirits to learn more about the game world and Sámi stories.
  • Jump into an adventure through wilderness and spirit worlds!

Witch’s Garden (August 10, 2023)

Publisher: ARES

Genre: Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 6.4 GB

Price: $39.99


“Witch’s Garden” is a fantasy romance adventure game created by Windmill Oasis, a renowned Japanese visual novel game maker, to commemorate their 10th anniversary as a brand.

This game also became the industry’s first to feature the dynamic pose system called E-mote, causing a sensation in the industry upon its announcement and receiving numerous awards at the Beautiful Girl Game Awards.

“Witch’s Garden” is planned, illustrated, and character designed by the famous artist Ko-cha. The veteran scriptwriters Yasutoshi Hozumi and Eiji Takashima collaborated on the scriptwriting. Additionally, popular voice actors lend their voices to the characters, and the renowned music group Elements Garden composed the music and songs. The theme song “Witch’s Garden” is sung by popular singers Hiromi Sato and Faylan, and it has become a well-known masterpiece.

All details regarding the games above were true at the time we sourced them directly from Nintendo’s own website. If there are any changes between now and each game’s eventual release, we apologize in advance and we hope you have enjoyed the selected titles so far. For even more games, we hope you come back for the next instalment.

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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