Just in time for the fall season, the cozy and relaxing visual novel/witchcraft simulator Witchy Life Story has arrived on Steam. A young witch has been exiled to a town by her grandmother, and you as the player must help her make the town’s harvest festival a success in order for her to be allowed to continue with her witch’s training.
Our Modern Gamer Marie dons her overalls and work gloves to dig into Garden Simulator this week. If you are looking for a relaxing simulator where you can literally sit back and watch the grass (and other plants) grow, then Garden Simulator has got your perfect patch.
With stunning visuals, a soundtrack that practically oozes tranquility, complex controls, and well-developed fish artificial intelligence, Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 is about as close to a real fishing experience as we can currently get in a video game. If you enjoy sports sims, you should definitely check this one out.
Cult of the Lamb is a unique game that combines elements of village-building, community management, role-playing, and combat. As the newly resurrected lamb cult leader, the player is tasked with going into the various regions to build a community of followers, and then lead the flock while keeping them in order, content, and safe.
ZooKeeper is a low-pressure simulation that allows players to sit back and relax while building their own ultimate zoo in a delightful low-polygon world. This title also has the player manage all the operations within their zoo. Players must keep their animals happy and content, and also must appease the frenzied public that comes to visit their park.
Northern Lights is the latest cold weather survival simulation, and is currently available on Steam in Early Access. We bundle up and dive into this frozen world to see how it’s shaping up, and how it may ultimately compare with perennial favorite The Long Dark.
GiN first looked at Mr. Prepper when it was in beta on Steam. Since then, the developers have finished the game and recently released it for the Nintendo Switch. See how this base-building adventure game turned out in the end this week in Marie’s Modern Gamer review.
The I’m On Observation Duty series presents a horror game in a unique way, putting players in the role of a security guard monitoring for the supernatural. Players gaze at haunted places through surveillance cameras, and then must try to fix dangerous anomalies as they occur.
Balloon Flight is a surprisingly challenging romp through the sometimes not-so-friendly skies. You’ll navigate through amazing obstacles and perform soaring stunts using only a wooden raft and the power to inflate and pop balloons.
Are you fabulous with flour? Yearning for yeast? Do your cupcakes always come out ready for a food magazine? Then you might be ready to tackle Bakery Simulator, a game about baking bread and earning it too. Just be ready to get a little hungry when you play.