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Dave the Diver Godzilla DLC Coming Next Week

The fishing and deep sea exploration hit Dave the Diver is adding one more wonder to its ocean next week, as Godzilla DLC will be joining the game, albeit with a caveat. The Dave the Diver Godzilla…

May 16, 2024 | 02:58 EDT

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Core Keeper Release Date Set for August

Sandbox survival adventure Core Keeper finally has a release date, with the game's 1.0 update and console version emerging from the caves in summer. Per a post on the Core Keeper Steam page, the top…

May 16, 2024 | 07:50 EDT

An anime sushi chef in Tokyo Cooking

Tokyo Cooking Will Let You Run an Anime Sushi Restaurant on Switch Next Week

There are plenty of cozy cooking sims out there, but very few, if any, of them allow you to run your own anime sushi restaurant. Thankfully, there's Tokyo Cooking, a new game heading to Switch next…

May 6, 2024 | 12:23 EDT

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Desktop Farming Sim Rusty's Retirement Tops 100k Sales

Indie dev and "tiny tiny game studio" Mister Morris Games has announced that Rusty's Retirement, a game that can be played while you complete other tasks on your desktop, has hit a big sales…

May 1, 2024 | 10:14 EDT

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How to Build a Store in Hydroneer | Restoring New Glade

Our guide will tell you how to build a store in Hydroneer and help expand the offerings available in the Volcalidus DLC's New Glade town. Hydroneer's new Volcalidus DLC adds some interesting new…

April 5, 2024 | 11:48 EDT

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Where to Find Hydrosaur Bones in Hydroneer

This guide tells you where to find Hydrosaur Bones in Hydroneer in the new Volcalidus region — and what rewards you'll get for finding them. The new Volcalidus DLC adds some interesting new content…

April 5, 2024 | 11:48 EDT

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How to Get to Volcalidus in Hydroneer

In this guide, we'll tell you how to get to Volcalidus in Hydroneer and how the gameplay mechanics are different in this brand-new region of the world. The new Volcalidus DLC in Hydroneer adds a…

April 5, 2024 | 11:48 EDT

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Hydroneer Map Guide | All Dig Sites, Towns, and Shops

Our guide will show you the full Hydroneer Map and Volcalidus Map along with details on all of the Dig Sites, Towns, and shops that you can visit. There are a lot of interesting places to visit in…

April 5, 2024 | 11:48 EDT

A pretty-looking house and garden in Rusty's Retirement

Idle Desktop Farming Sim Rusty's Retirement Gets Release Date

Developer Mister Morris Games has announced the Rusty's Retirement release date, and the idle farming sim is heading your way much sooner than you might think. Per a post on the game's official…

April 2, 2024 | 12:29 EDT

Three quirky-looking characters against a purple background in Dave the Diver

Dave the Diver PS5 Release Date and Day One PS Plus Launch Revealed

Mintrocket and Sony have announced the Dave the Diver PS5 release date, and there's an additional treat in store if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. According to a new PlayStation Blog post, …

April 2, 2024 | 09:18 EDT

The Vampire Survivors vampire with a space background behind him in artwork for the Vampire Survivors Space-54 update

Vampire Survivors Update 1.9 "Space-54" Brings New Characters, New Stage, and More

Vampire Survivors update 1.9, otherwise known as the Space-54 update, is here, and it's bringing a brand new stage, new characters to play as, and more. We last heard about this update during…

February 29, 2024 | 09:57 EST

Sully and Mike from Monsters, Inc. alongside the player in the new Disney Dreamlight Valley Laugh Floor update

Disney Dreamlight Valley Laugh Floor Update Takes You to the World of Monsters, Inc.

Gameloft has released a brand new Disney Dreamlight Valley update, and this one's perfect for fans of the Pixar classic Monsters, Inc. The appropriately-named Laugh Floor update follows on from…

February 28, 2024 | 09:26 EST

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The Sims 4 Crystal Creations Stuff Pack Brings Sparkly Joy Next Week

EA has announced a brand new Stuff Pack for The Sims 4, and it's arriving next week, giving your Sims a chance to adorn themselves in some seriously sparkly jewellery. The Crystal Creations Stuff…

February 20, 2024 | 12:05 EST

Battlefield 2042 and The Sims 4

EA Bosses Discuss Present & Future of Battlefield, Sims, and More, Dodge Nintendo Switch 2 Question

Electronic Arts just hosted its quarterly financial conference call, and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson and Chief Financial Officer Stuart Canfield talked about some interesting topics,…

January 30, 2024 | 09:12 EST

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Vampire Survivors Developers Tease Indie Collabs, Update 1.9, and More

Poncle has taken to Steam to share its plans for Vampire Survivors in 2024, and there are a few very interesting tidbits to get excited about if you're a fan. Perhaps the most exciting piece of news…

January 10, 2024 | 09:59 EST

The titular Dave the Diver and some of his friends in key art for the game

Dave the Diver Sales Break the 3 Million Barrier

Mintrocket has announced that Dave the Diver sales have crossed another major milestone (or perhaps that should be "depth marker", given the game's subject matter). According to a new post on Steam…

January 3, 2024 | 08:20 EST

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Day of the Devs 2023 Recap - Check out All the Indie News, Trailers, & Reveals

Double Fine and Iam8bit hosted Day of the Devs, focusing on plenty of upcoming independent games from a variety of developers from all over the world. Before we delve into The Game Awards tomorrow,…

December 6, 2023 | 12:55 EST

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The Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack Lets You Be a Property Owner in a Southeast Asian-inspired Town

Today Electronic Arts revealed the new expansion pack coming to its successful life simulation game The Sims 4, titled  "For Rent." The expansion releases on December 7, 2023 for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox…

November 2, 2023 | 12:36 EDT

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PlayStation Plus Monthly Games for November 2023 Announced: Mafia 2 Leads the Pack

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the games that all PlayStation Plus Subscribers will be able to enjoy at no additional cost in November 2023.  According to the announcement made on…

November 1, 2023 | 01:11 EDT

The player character, Gaston, Rapunzel, and WALL-E's Eve in key art for A Rift In Time, an expansion arriving alongside Disney Dreamlight Valley 1.0

Disney Dreamlight Valley 1.0 Arrives In December, But There's A Catch

Gameloft has announced the Disney Dreamlight Valley 1.0 release date, so it won't be long before the cozy life sim gets its full release. The game, which was released in Early Access last September…

October 27, 2023 | 10:11 EDT

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Vampire Survivors' Free "Whiteout" Update Gets a Release Date

The many fans of the Indie darling Vampire Survivors have been waiting for the "Whiteout" free update since its announcement last month, and now it has a release date.  According to a post made on X…

October 17, 2023 | 12:08 EDT

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Dave the Diver Getting an Update in Mid-October With Changes Aplenty

The developers of Dave the Diver announced that the game is getting a content update coming in mid-October, with plenty of content and changes shaped by user feedback.  New missions will be added to…

October 6, 2023 | 03:09 EDT

Key art for the Core Keeper Shimmering Frontier update, depicting a character firing a laser while monsters gather around him

Core Keeper Shimmering Frontier Update To Add Shiny New Biome And More In October

Pugstorm and Fireshine Games have revealed the Core Keeper Shimmering Frontier update release date, and it's heading your way soon. The next major content drop for the sandbox survival-craft-'em-up…

September 20, 2023 | 09:19 EDT

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Marvelous: Loop8 Sales Disappointed While Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Performed Strongly

Today Marvelous Entertainment announced its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between April and June.  The whole company recorded 6,883 million yen in…

July 31, 2023 | 10:50 EDT

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Where to find the Jade Pedestal in Dave the Diver

Looking for the Jade Pedestal in Dave the Diver? We've got a quick and easy guide for you to follow, which will show you where to find the item for the "Investigate Sea People's Artifact 2"…

July 17, 2023 | 10:02 EDT

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(Updated) Dave The Diver Crosses A Million Sales

Update: A quick correction for this story. Dave the Diver has, in fact, sold a million copies since its Early Access release in October 2022, not since its full release in late June. Apologies for…

July 11, 2023 | 09:03 EDT

The Sims 4 Horse Ranch Expansion

The Sims 4 Horse Ranch Expansion Shows its Gameplay With Adorable Trailer

Today Electronic Arts revealed a new gameplay trailer of the upcoming expansion coming to its popular The Sims 4 game, the Horse Ranch Expansion Pack.  Following the expansion's reveal a few days…

July 6, 2023 | 11:21 EDT

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Dave the Diver

If you've ever dreamed of opening your own Sushi Restaurant, you'll have your chance in Dave the Diver! Open a restaurant right at the edge of an ever-changing lagoon, using freshly caught fish from…

July 4, 2023 | 01:43 EDT

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Dave the Diver - How to pick up the Sea Urchin Ingredient using Diving Gloves

Dave the Diver has a large number of ingredients for you to collect in the ocean, but some of them, such as the Purple Sea Urchin, are trickier to pick up. In this guide, we'll explain how (and when…

July 3, 2023 | 04:28 EDT

Flora in Story of Seasons A Wonderful Life

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Interview with Rika Hoshina: A Love Letter to Life & More

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life has made its way to consoles and PC, and the remake of the 2004 farming sim is a well-developed, faithful rendition of its predecessor. The original A Wonderful…

July 5, 2023 | 10:28 EDT

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Dave the Diver - Sea People Language Translator Guide

As you make your way through Dave the Diver, you'll be offered missions that move the story along. This guide will give you the info you need to complete the "Sea People Language Translator" mission…

July 2, 2023 | 02:02 EDT

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Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Marriage Guide

This guide will go over how to get married during your initial year in Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life, including which gifts are worth giving to each marriage candidate. How to Get Married in…

July 3, 2023 | 09:16 EDT

The Sims 4 Horse Ranch Expansion

The Sims 4 Finally Getting Horses With Horse Ranch Expansion Pack

Today Electronic Arts revealed a brand new DLC for The Sims 4, titled "Horse Ranch Expansion Pack"  The DLC will be released for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on July 20 at 10:00 am…

June 22, 2023 | 03:27 EDT

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Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Review

A lot has changed with farming sims since Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life originally released nearly 20 years ago. What was once a relatively niche genre has now seen many new releases each year, with…

June 22, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

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Marvelous Announces Game Showcase to Reveal Console Game Lineup; Mobile Failure Impacts Profit

Today Marvelous Entertainment announced its financial results for the full fiscal year between April 2022 and March 2023. The company recorded 25,341 million yen in sales (98.5% compared to last…

May 11, 2023 | 03:19 EDT

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Xbox Games With Gold May 2023 Lineup Speeds Into View

The Xbox Games with Gold April 2023 lineup has been revealed. As usual, you're getting two games, both of which are playable on either Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S. There's a racing game from a…

April 27, 2023 | 09:27 EDT

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Park Beyond Gameplay Trailer Reveals A World Of "Endless Possibilities"

Bandai Namco's hotly-anticipated theme park management sim Park Beyond is only a couple of months away from release, and the studio has just released a brand new gameplay trailer to show off more of…

April 18, 2023 | 10:25 EDT

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Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly Review

Legacies are a tricky thing, running parallel with the vacuous nature with which humanity weighs itself. It’s easy for you to consider your life to remain less than a footnote in the wake of a few…

April 19, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Patrons walking through a park full of amusements in Park Beyond

New Park Beyond Dev Diary Delves Into The Amusement Park Sim's Magical Music

Amusement park sim Park Beyond is coming in June, and ahead of its impending release, Bandai Namco has released another dev diary breaking down the creative process behind the game. This time, it's…

April 10, 2023 | 10:20 EDT

A player dressed as a giant chicken and surrounded by Easter accouterments in Core Keeper

Core Keeper Easter Event Kicks Off With A Chicken Outfit And More

If there's one thing more games need, it's the ability to dress up as a chicken. That's something indie sandbox game Core Keeper clearly understands, as its new Easter event adds a costume that lets…

April 5, 2023 | 09:11 EDT

Simba and Nala in the new Disney Dreamlight Valley April update

Disney Dreamlight Valley April Update Brings Simba, Nala, And Much More

It's time for the Disney Dreamlight Valley April update, and it's a big one, especially if you're a Lion King fan. This update brings two very important lions to the Valley, as well as introducing a…

April 3, 2023 | 11:36 EDT

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New Vampire Survivors DLC Tides Of The Foscari Announced For April

Poncle has announced a new Vampire Survivors DLC pack. Tides of the Foscari launches on April 13th, bringing with it eight new "not remotely derivative" characters, 13 new weapons, and a massive new…

March 31, 2023 | 09:43 EDT

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Moviehouse Opens its Doors In April

If you're a fan of The Movies, cinema in general, or lighter tycoon games, I have some good news for you - Moviehouse - The Film Studio Tycoon has announced a release date. Inspired by Lionhead's The…

March 3, 2023 | 04:19 EST

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The Sims 4 Update Will Introduce Birthmarks, Stretchmarks, and More

In the upcoming Sims 4 update, players will be given even more customization options than ever before, as they can now add birthmarks, stretch marks, and even c-section scars to their Sim.  Being…

March 1, 2023 | 01:27 EST

The SIms 4 Growing Together DLC

The Sims 4 Growing Together DLC Reveals Family-Friendly Gameplay in New Trailer

Today Electronic Arts revealed the gameplay of the upcoming DLC for The Sims 4, titled "Growing Together"  The DLC will be released for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on March 16 at 10:00 am PST and will…

February 23, 2023 | 01:31 EST

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Dragon Ball: The Breakers Season 2 To Bring Iconic New Raider And More

We now have a release date for Dragon Ball: The Breakers Season 2, as well as an idea of the content the new season will bring with it. You'll be able to play as a brand new Raider, who you'll…

February 14, 2023 | 09:29 EST

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Core Keeper Quality Of Love Update Will Celebrate Valentine's In Style

Pugstorm has announced the Core Keeper Quality of Love update, which, as the name suggests, is intended to coincide with Valentine's Day. The update will bring changes to the way the game's lighting…

February 1, 2023 | 08:55 EST

Two farmers and a young child in an idyllic rural setting in Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life

Story Of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Release Date Announced

Marvelous has revealed the Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life release date. The upcoming farming sim remake will arrive on PC and current-gen consoles (and Switch) on June 27th, so it's almost time…

January 25, 2023 | 10:24 EST