Healthful Direct Present Showcases Over 75 Cozy Indie Video games
This yr’s Healthful Direct livestream featured cute, cozy, and calm video games from a wide range 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, a lot 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 displays. As a substitute of specializing in the trade’s AAA blockbusters, a lot of that are violent, gory, and adult-oriented, the Healthful Direct present spotlighted smaller, extra docile titles which may in any other case be missed.
One of many present’s largest titles was Ooblets, a farming and life simulation sport that’s at the moment 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 objects, in-game methods, and extra. The sport’s 1.0 launch continues to be TBD, however the brand new replace is accessible now.
Different fascinating titles included The Gecko Gods, a puzzle platformer the place you play as a gecko and discover an island that after housed a misplaced civilization. The trailer confirmed off a few of 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. Accessible instantly after the present ended, this journey sport permits gamers to discover an island habitat and take images of its wildlife. The picture 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.