Posts Tagged ‘Mineko’s Night Market’

The most exciting games of 2018

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As we lay 2017 to rest, let us remember all of the wonderful games that flickered across our screens and occupied our hearts and minds. But now we must promise never to think of them again because times have changed. This is 2018 and if we’ve learned one thing from the few hours we’ve spent in it it’s that there are games everywhere. Every firework that exploded in the many midnights of New Year’s celebrations was stuffed with games and they were still raining down across the world this morning. We cannot stop them, we cannot contain them, but we can attempt to understand them.

Hundreds of them will be worth our time and attention, but we’ve selected a few of the ones that excite us most as we prepare for another year of splendid PC gaming. There’s something for everyone, from Aunt Maude, the military genius, to merry Ian Rogue, the man who hates permadeath and procedural generation with a passion.

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Cats and crafts in gorgeous Mineko’s Night Market

The Japanese island of Tashirojima is known as ‘Cat Island‘ for its huge population of fuzzfriends outnumbering the human population. Even more magical than that is the cat-covered island in Mineko’s Night Market [official site], an upcoming explore-o-craft-a-vendor life sim with more cats than you can shake a laser pointer at. Meet cats! Befriend a cat god! Grow cats from plants! Ride cats in races! It’s cats all the way down. It also sounds a bit like Stardew Valley and Harvest Moon, with villagers to meet and growing and crafting to do. and a market stall to run.

Sadly we’ll need to wait until 2018 to play but here’s a pretty trailer for now: Read the rest of this entry »