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A ginger cat looking into the camera in Nacon's Cat Rescue Story
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Cat Rescue Story Lets You Run Your Very Own Cat Shelter in September

Nacon and Tivola have announced Cat Rescue Story, a cat shelter sim that lets you start and run your very own center for adorable stray kitties. Launching on September 26th, Cat Rescue Story …

June 19, 2024 | 09:55 EDT

A woman standing next to an expensive-looking sports car in Life by You
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Life by You Creators Tried "Everything" to Avoid Cancellation

A former Life by You developer has spoken out about his experiences working on the now-canceled life sim, which he says was "a strong project ready to launch to a strong audience". Speaking on…

June 19, 2024 | 09:26 EDT

A cafe where a character next to Hello Kitty holds up a pie they just baked.
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Hello Kitty Island Adventure Switch Preview - A Funner Animal Crossing

No other brands come to mind as a better fit for an Animal Crossing-like than Hello Kitty and the whole Sanrio gang. I don't have Apple Arcade, so this was my first time trying Hello Kitty Island…

June 18, 2024 | 10:45 EDT

Promotional Banner image of the game Life By You, showing a couple on a sunny beach town street staring at the waves.
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Life By You, Paradox's The Sims Competitor, Has Been Cancelled

Update: Paradox Tectonic Closed June 18th: Today, Paradox Interactive announced that following its cancellation of Life by You, it's also closing the game's developer Paradox Tectonic, laying off 24…

June 17, 2024 | 05:53 EDT

Astronauts celebrating in The Planet Crafter
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The Planet Crafter Sales Reach a Million as Devs Announce Summer Break

Miju Games has announced that The Planet Crafter sales have topped a million since the game's release in Early Access over two years ago. In a new post on Steam, Miju thanks players for helping it…

June 11, 2024 | 09:06 EDT

The logo for the Football Manager Premier League partnership next to a shot from Football Manager 2024
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Goal! Football Manager Finally Scores Premier League Licensing Deal

Football Manager developer Sports Interactive has announced that it's secured a four-year licensing deal with the Premier League, the biggest league in English football. According to a press release…

June 10, 2024 | 09:52 EDT

A pretty cottage in House Flipper 2
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House Flipper 2 Fairytale Update Lets You Renovate Red Riding Hood's Grandma's Cottage

Frozen District and PlayWay have announced a House Flipper 2 update that's bringing some much-needed improvements to the game's Story Mode, as well as a, erm, "crossover" with a world-famous…

June 6, 2024 | 11:34 EDT

Snake tribe shaman on Crocodile Island.
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Survival: Fountain of Youth Review — A Journey Through a Timeless Legend

The tale of the fountain of youth is one passed down through the generations. Magical water that can stop and even reverse aging, allowing one to live forever. This is the foundational narrative for …

June 14, 2024 | 03:42 EDT

The young princess running through a field in Princess Maker 2 Regeneration
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Princess Maker 2 Regeneration Delayed on PlayStation After Sony Demands Changes

Upcoming raising simulator remake Princess Maker 2 Regeneration has been delayed on PlayStation consoles after Sony demanded changes to the game on its platforms. Per an announcement made by…

May 31, 2024 | 10:51 EDT

Four Sims lined up in artwork for The Sims 4
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(Updated) The Sims 4 Is About to Start Harassing You to Log In Daily

Update May 31st 7:32AM: EA has officially confirmed that The Sims 4 is getting limited-time Events, the first of which will reward players for logging in over a period of four weeks. Said Event…

May 30, 2024 | 11:29 EDT

Blond character standing in front of a village, with the Fields of Mistria logo to the right.
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Fields of Mistria

Fields of Mistria is a life sim RPG developed and published by NPC Studio, releasing on PC via Steam Early Access on August 5, 2024. Described by the developer as a "spiritual successor to the Farm-…

May 30, 2024 | 09:31 EDT

Snake Region tribal mural.
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Survival: Fountain of Youth Snake Region Walkthrough

The last tribal region unlocked in Survival: Fountain of Youth is the Snake Region. It has the single silver deposit, is the only area where you find sulfur, and is the hardest place to actually…

May 21, 2024 | 10:14 EDT

Life By You screenshot showing two characters having a discussion while a kid destroys their sandcastle
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Life By You Release Date Delayed Indefinitely

Paradox's Sims-like life-sim Life By You has been delayed again, and thus the Life By You release date will not be June 4th. That was the previous release date announced back in March. This is…

May 20, 2024 | 07:33 EDT

Fountain of Youth temple on Bimini Island.
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Survival: Fountain of Youth Bimini Belt Region Walkthrough

The last region you gain access to in Survival: Fountain of Youth is the Bimini Belt. Even though you don't have Ponce de Leon's map to safely make your way through the rocks in front of the island,…

May 21, 2024 | 10:14 EDT

View of Iron Island from the Underwater Temple in the Puma Region.
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Survival: Fountain of Youth Puma Region Walkthrough

The Puma region really starts to heat things up in Survival: Fountain of Youth. After learning some mind-blowing secrets in the Buffalo Region, the search continues for the Fountain of Youth. The…

May 21, 2024 | 10:14 EDT

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Dinkum Fishing Guide | How to Catch All Fish

In our Dinkum fishing guide we’ll go over how the fishing mechanics work in Dinkum, some tips and tricks to help get you started and a guide to what types of fish there are in the game. Updated to…

July 15, 2022 | 01:27 EDT

Dave the Dvier free Godzilla DLC key art, with Dave in his boat on the bottom left, and godzilla on the right
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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

A character sitting at a fire surrounded by autumnal mushrooms in Dinkum
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Dinkum Autumn Update Brings New Weather, New Items, and More

Cozy Aussie farming sim Dinkum has received a brand new update, and since it's autumn (or fall if you're in the US) right now in Australia, that's exactly what you're getting in the update too. Like…

May 15, 2024 | 10:43 EDT

A prisoner standing in a cell and looking confused in Prison Architect 2
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Prison Architect 2 Developer Double Eleven Leaves Franchise

Paradox has announced that Double Eleven, longtime steward of the Prison Architect franchise and developer on Prison Architect 2, is parting ways with the simulation series. In a post on its…

May 13, 2024 | 11:53 EDT

A truck driving along a road in the American Truck Simulator Nebraska DLC
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American Truck Simulator Nebraska DLC Release Date Revealed

SCS Software has announced the American Truck Simulator Nebraska DLC release date, and the major expansion is due to land very soon indeed. Nebraska will launch on May 16th (that's next Thursday).…

May 9, 2024 | 11:47 EDT

An anime sushi chef in Tokyo Cooking
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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

Artwork for the medieval kingdom sim Norland, which has been delayed
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Manor Lords Publisher's Kingdom Sim Norland Delayed to Summer

Medieval kingdom sim Norland, which is being published by Manor Lords publisher Hooded Horse, has been delayed until summer to allow developer Long Jaunt to add new features. Per a press release,…

May 2, 2024 | 10:06 EDT

Key art for the idle desktop farming sim Rusty's Retirement
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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

Adorable alpaca lounging in the new Planet Zoo Barnyard Animal Pack DLC
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Planet Zoo Barnyard Animal Pack DLC Brings Seven Adorable New Animals Later This Month

A new Planet Zoo DLC pack has been announced, and this one's bringing things a little closer to home with some barnyard animals. Previous Planet Zoo DLC packs have revolved around Eurasian wild…

April 22, 2024 | 09:56 EDT

Key art for Prison Architect 2, which depicts a number of prisoners standing in front of a prison
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Prison Architect 2 Delayed by Several Months

Paradox Interactive has announced a Prison Architect 2 delay, with the release date moving from May to September. Prison Architect 2 was originally announced in January after being teased as part of…

April 19, 2024 | 08:55 EDT

An F1 car speeding along the track in F1 24
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F1 24 Reveals Revamped Career, New Dynamic Handling System, and More

EA has revealed more of what you can expect from F1 24 when it arrives in May, including details of the revamped Career Mode, info about the new Dynamic Handling system, and more. F1 24 was…

April 18, 2024 | 11:54 EDT

Four characters walking jauntily in key art for the farming sim SunnySide
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Cute Farming Sim SunnySide Hits PC in May, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in July

Merge Games and developer RainyGames have announced the SunnySide release date, and it won't be too long until you can get your hands on another cozy farming sim. Per an official Steam announcement…

April 11, 2024 | 10:04 EDT

How to Use the Extraction Platform in The Planet Crafter - Cover Image the Extraction Platform in Front of a Desert
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How to Use the Extraction Platform in The Planet Crafter

This guide will tell you how you can use the Extraction Platform in The Planet Crafter to escape the planet you've terraformed and beat the game. Your mission in The Planet Crafter is to terraform a…

April 10, 2024 | 10:16 EDT

The Planet Crafter Obsidian Guide - Cover Image a Piece of Obsidian on the Ground Next to Lava
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The Planet Crafter Obsidian Guide | Where to Mine

Our The Planet Crafter Obsidian Guide will tell you where to find Obsidian and how you can use it for some of the most useful mid to late-game items. Obsidian is one of the many resources that you'…

April 10, 2024 | 10:16 EDT

The Planet Crafter Review - Cover Image Looking at a Base from the Interior of a Forest
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The Planet Crafter Review - Building a Better World

The subject of terraforming — transforming a planet to be more Earthlike — has been addressed in a handful of games over the years, but few titles are truly dedicated to exploring the concept. The…

April 10, 2024 | 10:24 EDT

The Planet Crafter Resources Guide - Cover Image a Storage Room Full of T2 Locker Storage
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The Planet Crafter Resources Guide | How to Get Crafting Materials

Our The Planet Crafter Resources guide will tell you how you can get your hands on some of the most important basic resources such as Honey, Nitrogen Cartridge, Quasar Quartz, and more! You'll have…

April 10, 2024 | 10:16 EDT

The Planet Crafter Animals Guide - Cover Image Species 1 Walking Around
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The Planet Crafter Animals Guide | How to Create Mammals

Our The Planet Crafter Animals Guide will tell you how to get Genetic Material to make large Animals and how you can customize their appearance! It takes a long time to Terraform the world in The…

April 10, 2024 | 10:16 EDT

The Planet Crafter Portal Guide - Cover Image An Active Portal on an Outdoor Platform
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The Planet Crafter Portal Guide

In this guide, we'll tell you how to unlock The Planet Crafter Portal Generator and how you can use Portals to explore mini-biomes and get unique loot. The Planet Crafter is no stranger to…

April 10, 2024 | 10:16 EDT

Two male characters having an argument in Devolver Digital and Nerial's reality TV sim The Crush House
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Devolver Digital’s The Crush House Wants You to Make the Ultimate 90s Reality Show

Devolver Digital and Card Shark developer Nerial have announced The Crush House, a "thirst-person shooter" in which you must create the perfect 90s reality show. You'll play as Jae, a producer who's…

April 4, 2024 | 11:32 EDT

How to Build a Store in Hydroneer - Cover Image the Stores Available for Placement in New Glade
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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

Where to Find Hydrosaur Bones in Hydroneer - Cover Image A Partially Reconstructed Hydrosaur Fossil in the New Glade Museum
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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

How to Get to Volcalidus in Hydroneer - Cover Image The Ship to Vocalidus
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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

Hydroneer Map Guide - Cover Image Vanilla Map and Volcalidus Map
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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
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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
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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

A display of Bugxnax: The Card Game, showing the box, cards, and a Bunger plush.
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Bugsnax: The Card Game Brings Snacky Goodness To The Table

This April Fools' Day, indie developer Young Horses made an interesting announcement. A Kickstarter campaign for Bugsnax: The Card Game, a lightly strategic competitive card game based on their…

April 1, 2024 | 02:48 EDT

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Star Citizen Shows First Animals and More Features Coming With Alpha 3.23

Today Cloud Imperium Games released new videos focusing on the upcoming major update for the growing space game Star Citizen.  The first video is an extensive look at some of the features coming in …

March 29, 2024 | 12:50 EDT

Players gathered around a starship in the No Man's Sky Orbital update
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No Man's Sky Orbital Update Brings Starship Customization and Much More

Hello Games has released a new No Man's Sky update, and it's bringing the ability to customize and build your very own starship, as well as an overhaul for space stations and much more. This update…

March 27, 2024 | 11:47 EDT

Artwork for The Planet Crafter showing an astronaut with the game's text logo in the foreground
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The Planet Crafter Release Date Set for April, New Content Incoming

Miju Games has announced a full The Planet Crafter release date, bringing the planetary survival game out of Early Access after more than two years. Originally released in Early Access back in March…

March 27, 2024 | 10:32 EDT

A rather colorful character made with the new character customization in Star Citizen
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Star Citizen Developers Want to Implement Body Customization but It Won't Be Soon

Cloud Imperium Games' space game Star Citizen is soon getting an extensive character customization feature focused on the head, but many players would like to customize their bodies as well. In the…

March 22, 2024 | 09:29 EDT

Frogs living happily in a sanctuary in Kamaeru: A Frog Refuge
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Kamaeru: A Frog Refuge Preview - Eco-Conservation & Cozy Frogs

Over the past several years, the cozy game genre has exploded in popularity, attracting gamers of all ages and genders who want to relax and not feel stressed when playing a video game (novel concept…

March 22, 2024 | 01:27 EDT

Star Citizen - Hercules Starlifter Landing in Personal Hangar
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Star Citizen Shows Off New Personal Hangars Coming in Alpha 3.23

Today Cloud Imperium Games showcased in detail one of the major new features coming to its growing space game Star Citizen.  This time around, we take a look at Personal Hangars, which will be…

March 21, 2024 | 10:01 EDT

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Stardew Valley 1.6 Update Released With Intimidatingly Large Patch Notes, Breaking Activity Record

Today Stardew Valley developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone finally released the much-awaited update 1.6 for his popular life simulator.  The update has been in the works for a long time, so it's…

March 19, 2024 | 05:41 EDT