A gorgeous take on the “walking game” genre, Season’s main themes are “Travel” and “Preservation”.
A stylized game rendered in nostalgic colors, it looks like a fairytale painting. Explore a dying world and collect what remains of a world of life and wonder.
From the offical site:
Document, photograph, draw, and record life. Through a solitary bicycle journey, form your own memories, your own vision of the world around you. Your goal? Protect these treasures from being forgotten. Your quest will lead you to discover a new world; unknown, yet familiar. You will be immersed in different societies that will make you discover the mysteries of the world of Season; a surreal version of the mid-twentieth century, where thousands of years have passed without any progress. Find out what caused the last collapse and what might cause the next one…
By Scavengers studio, due to be released this year on PC and Playstation.
Capitalizing on the Animal Crossing craze, this adorable game adds a haunting twist!
The lovely artwork is paired with a Real-time environment and missions to go on! There is more to do as more time passes, and game play starts at a half hour and builds to over 2 hours a day.
Cozy Grove is an easier and more character based alternative to animal crossing, and has mechanics reminiscent of Stardew Valley.
Decoration can influences your surroundings, and Item collecting is a relatively large part of gameplay. It’s Good for casual gamers , as it’s mechanics, by design, space out playtime.
With a ratio of 3 Positive reviews for every one negative on Steam, the game garners an 80% on MetaCritic. Most of the Negative reviews don’t care for the segmented, real time play style, rather than anything technical.
The art is light and whimsical, adding to the relaxing nature of the game, while the writing keeps you intrigued with each character’s story .
The game is available in 14 different languages. and on switch as well as PC!