This weekend, a lovely new Wholesome Snack was served to us, showing 12 delectable bits of wholesome gaming. Check out the games that are coming and find more info on A Short Hike that was released last year. The entire Wholesome Snack video is included at the bottom!
A Short Hike
A Short Hike offers a wholesome experience for a small price. It was released on September 2020 on Switch, and is now coming to Xbox and PlayStation on November 16 as well! We reviewed the game back then, you can read about our Two Thumbs Up rating here. Put yourself in Claires shoes (do bluebirds wear shoes?) and explore this lovely landscape. Meet all kinds of characters and help them in their quest. Most of all: glide through the air, truly as free as a bird!
Immerse yourself in a relaxing, minimalist, and colourful exploration adventure. Flow with Naiad across a mysterious river and interact with its fauna and flora to discover little secrets. Enjoy a wholesome experience with an original and dreamy visual style. Coming to Steam in Q2-2022
A cosy cottage adventure game about delivering mail to forest animals! Coming soon as a Kickstarter campaign.
Mushi Come Home
Play as a tiny lil’ mushroom who’s lost in the forest and can’t find its way home. Explore unique areas freely at your own pace, chat with friendly inhabitants, and take on different adventures to get back home! Coming to Steam, the release date is yet to be decided.
Find inner peace in a small, open-world game. On these carefully handcrafted islands, you can take a nap on a giant monster, feed baby dragons and take care of the fauna and flora… …but demons from your past might come back to remind you what you want to forget. The game is expected on Steam in 2022.
Trading Time: a Croak Tale
UK publisher Merge Games and Copenhagen, Denmark-based development studio Half Past Yellow have revealed exciting new content for their sandbox puzzle adventure game, Trading Time: A Croak Tale for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4&5, Xbox One & Series X|S consoles, and PC.
In Trading Time: A Croak Tale, a sailor is shipwrecked on a strange island after a terrible storm and he awakes to find his boat in ruins. Clutching his precious potted plant, the sea dog goes about trying to fix his boat and find his way home. However, the peculiar frog-like locals don’t speak his language and they aren’t about to give up the items he needs without something in exchange! A spaghetti network of trades will take him all over this strange island as he seeks out materials to fix his boat.
Meet a cast of friendly characters, solve head-scratching puzzles, find hidden treasures, and much more as you explore this toadally awesome island sandbox adventure.
If you can’t wait to check it out, the prologue for Trading Time: A Croak Tale is now available to download for free from Steam. You will find yourself on an exclusive, desolate island in this prologue that challenges players to come to the aid of the inhabitants and break the curse that has ravaged the land leaving it barren and dying. A variety of puzzles and trials lie in wait and players will revel in Trading Time: A Croak Tale’s unique humour.
A Garden Witches’ Life
After losing your job you end up in a small town far away from home. As luck would have it you get to stay in a vacant witches house and start building your new life. Build your own garden, grow plants for your potions and spells and build friendships with the town’s folk.
The game is expected to release in 2022 on Steam.
The Spirit & The Mouse
Play as a mouse with electric powers, and experience a magical story! Explore the charming village of Saint-et-Claire at night, and discover its secrets at your own pace. Play with the mischievous Kibblins through various mini-games to help the troubled villagers! The game will release on Steam, a date is yet to be decided.
Little Kitty, Big City
You’re a curious little kitty with a big personality, on an adventure to find your way back home. Explore the city, make new friends, wear delightful hats, and leave more than a little chaos in your wake. After all, isn’t that what cats do best?
To be released on Steam, but as Cats don’t have deadlines, a release date is still to be decided.
One by one, all the stars fell down from the sky into a perfect endless marsh.
Wander around peaceful sceneries equipped with your trusty bug net and find a way to replenish the empty night sky! Along the way, pick wildflowers, discover lost poems and meet intriguing and colourful characters who need your help…
You can scout the diverse biomes of an endless wetland and observe harmonious and unique procedurally generated landscapes. Catch small creatures with your net and document your findings in your adventure journal. Restore fallen stars in the empty night sky and interact with intriguing and colourful characters. Collect long lost poems floating adrift! Take your time and enjoy nature. Eat wild berries, skip stones on water or sit on a nice soggy log for as long as you like…
The game is set to release Fall 2021 on Steam.
River Tails: Stronger Together
River Tails: Stronger Together is a 3D platform action-adventure game designed around an asymmetrical co-op system. All you need is communication, coordination and complete trust. No two levels are the same in River Tails. Discover new challenges, new environments and
new enemies as you progress through the adventure. No two levels are the same. Travel up a tropical river, explore mystical caves, scale an icy mountain and tackle a boss at the end of each level.
The game will start a Kickstarter campaign on November 16 2021, aiming for Steam and Switch.
The Ranch of Rivershine
Saddle up and build your own horse ranch! Raise foals, care for your horses and train them as you explore the western wilderness. Participate in cross country competitions and become your town’s champion. Befriend the villagers who’ll help you on your adventure at the Ranch of Rivershine!
The game will launch on Steam, with no date yet.
The entire Wholesome Snack, aired on November 12 2021 is below. Enjoy!