Stardew Valley meets Spirited Away in new sim game Spirittea

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Stardew Valley isn’t the one rural life sim game on the market, however with 20 million copies offered, it inevitably will get in comparison with each similar-looking indie that comes alongside. Spirittea has simply been introduced, and the Stardew-Valley-meets-Spirited-Away vibes are fairly sturdy.

As the reveal trailer reveals, our predominant character arrives in a city filled with spirits that solely they appear to have the ability to see. From then on, the life sim game reveals the hero doing errands round city for each dwelling people and beings from the opposite aspect. Bathhouse and practice station scenes actually promote the Spirited Away feeling, and we see all method of ghost associates, from a cute little cat to a chunky rooster to an enormous tiger. The trailer additionally reveals the sim actions you’d anticipate from a comfortable game like this, like fishing, cooking, and exploring the encircling space. There’s a wholesome dose of minigames too, from the appears of issues.

Spirittea is the second title from developer Cheesemaster Games, and it’s being revealed by No More Robots, which introduced us the likes of Descenders and Hypnospace Outlaw. We don’t find out about all the ultimate platforms, however the game can now be wishlisted on Steam. The game web page provides us the primary goal of Spirittea too. “Hey human, we’ve got problems,” it reads. “This town is crawling with troublesome spirits, and you’re the only one who can see them. You’d better get that old bathhouse up and running. Maybe that’ll help them chill out.” We don’t know after we’ll have the ability to begin that activity for the reason that game has no launch date immediately, however the trailer says it’s “coming [in] 2022.” You can join the beta right here.

Spirittea is only one cozy indie game coming sooner or later. In truth, Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone is engaged on one himself: Haunted Chocolatier.