Sure the bigger publishers have good showcases but the smaller indie developers are where my heart belongs. This year, Wholesome Direct returned with a stellar showing of some of the most wholesome and wonderful titles coming this year and into the next. If you missed this show, we have you covered.
Wholesome Direct 2021 came prepared with 75 titles from all around the world. Below is the entire presentation as well as a link for each game shown in the video below.
Beasts of Maravilla Island is a 3D adventure game where you take on the role of a young wildlife photographer who traverses Maravilla Island’s magical ecosystems to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviours, and, most importantly, photograph their majesty!
Cloud Jumper is a chill game about exploring the Sky. Take the wheel of a tiny flying tug boat and launch yourself through a beautiful pixel world, filled with floating islands, colourful characters and ancient secrets.
Surrounded by vibrant creatures and peculiar characters, Ami finds herself in a strange dreamland full of mysteries and wonder. Bake for others, ride colourful creatures and solve environmental puzzles to find the missing pieces needed to wake up.
Meet the Floppy Knights: tangible projections summoned from floppy disks! Tactics fuse with card game mechanics as Phoebe and Carlton – a brilliant young inventor & her robot-arm bestie – square off in turn-based battles.
Unify a broken community as the newly-appointed Guardian of The Grove. Traverse a vibrant island to combat invasive Rot, inspire its inhabitants, and rebuild your home. You won’t have to do this alone: fruity friends await, ready to lend a hand!
It’s 1986 – Meredith Weiss takes a break from her career in the big city to deliver mail in her hometown. How will she experience two weeks in beautiful Providence Oaks, with its iconic lake and quirky community?
Lonefarm is a farming and driving simulation game. Harvest a wide variety of crops, care for and feed your animals, decorate your cabin with furniture and drive your old Van all over the island in the middle of the South Pacific.
In Sally, you embark on a flying transport ship to guide passengers to their destination. To ensure the ship’s success, you’ll have to craft items, produce food, take care of other crewmates, maintain the ship and discover new ways to improve the travel experience.
Make food with a wide range of locally sourced or supermarket ingredients in traditional kitchens. Discover and learn about more than 100 recipes while streaming your cooking on Cookbook, the in-game social media platform.
Yukumo is a young girl traversing the world in her beloved airship. Upon arriving at a certain town, her airship breaks down. She decides to explore the town to search for parts for repair; however, the town has fallen silent, with no trace of its inhabitants
A slice-of-life sim about the joy of gardening, and the small pleasures that follow. Whether you’re fishing, growing, trading or just hanging with new friends, a wonderful and wistful adventure awaits when wandering The Garden Path.
Cosmic turbulence caused the worlds of Toodee and Topdee to merge with each other. Switch between Toodee’s 2D platforming and Topdee’s top-down block pushing to solve mind-melting puzzles, and bring back balance to the universe!