The UI in this game instantly brought back all the memories of using instant messaging, and negotiating emotions and relationships within an online fan community - and in that setting it tells a powerful story about gender, friendship, toxicity, being a teen trapped by parents and expectations, and an aptly named tamagothi-clone called “egg friend”
Space bees! No further comment is necessary.
Infinite beautiful islands, made all the more evocative with the low-resolution viewport.
A minimalistic take on The Sims where you build lovely little villas for fluffy llama friends. It has an engrossing game loop, charming graphics, and just a touch of absurd humor.
A fantastic use of form, adorable characters - and a beautiful depiction of feeling lonely, aimless, and sad.
A compelling and wonderful tiny space adventure about Captain Kerry and their space-whale-ship Alice. Like a classic episode of Star Trek, but cuter, weirder, and funnier.