Healthful Direct Present Showcases Over 75 Cozy Indie Video games
This yr’s Healthful Direct livestream featured cute, cozy, and calm video games from quite a lot of indie builders and publishers. Whereas a number of titles and updates, like Ooblets, had been anticipated, the livestream additionally revealed a substantial quantity of brand-new titles, lots of which have demos accessible to play proper now.
Healthful Direct 2021 comes on the heels of final yr’s present, which marketed itself as a substitute for mainstream E3 shows. As an alternative of specializing in the trade’s AAA blockbusters, lots of that are violent, gory, and adult-oriented, the Healthful Direct present spotlighted smaller, extra docile titles that may in any other case be missed.
One of many present’s greatest titles was Ooblets, a farming and life simulation sport that’s presently accessible in early entry. Developer Glumberland introduced the discharge of model 0.8, which brings a brand new Port Ahead area for gamers to discover, in addition to new minigames, beauty gadgets, in-game methods, and extra. The sport’s 1.0 launch remains to be TBD, however the brand new replace is accessible now.
Different attention-grabbing titles included The Gecko Gods, a puzzle platformer the place you play as a gecko and discover an island that when housed a misplaced civilization. The trailer confirmed off among the sport’s puzzles, which appear to take heavy inspiration from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s shrines. The sport additionally has a novel visible fashion and a big world to discover. It’s slated for launch in 2022.
One of many present’s surprises was the discharge of Beasts of Maravilla Island. Out there instantly after the present ended, this journey sport permits gamers to discover an island habitat and take pictures of its wildlife. The photograph mechanic is just like the recently-released Pokemon Snap, however Beasts of Maravilla Island has its personal secrets and techniques for gamers to discover.
The entire 75+ video games proven throughout the livestream might be discovered on the Healthful Video games web site.