Upcoming Cozy Games to play in Steam Next Fest!

Steam Next Fest is heating up June with an incredible lineup of indie games. Today we spotlight the cozy genre, featuring a variety of games sure to ignite your imagination and warm your heart. So, grab your favorite caffeinated beverage, sit back, and discover your next favorite game.

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First up is Lamu, an RPG farming sim game where you help a village regain its lost magic. You’ll farm, collect crystals, assist the wizard, and ultimately restore the magic orb that once protected your village.


Next, we have ODDADA, a tactile music maker game that allows you to create your own musical masterpieces. With an array of gadgets, gizmos, and melodic toys at your disposal, ODDADA promises to be a colorful and creative musical journey.

node farm

Then there’s Node Farm. In this unique spin on a farming sim game, you’ll connect nodes, to harvest and sell your veggies. You can buy new islands, and discover new nodes to allow you to automate the entire process in what looks set to be a cool twist on a farming sim game.


For the adventure seekers, we have Cauldron. In this cozy adventure game, you’ll solve mysteries of a darkness-covered world through minigames. Combining a range different games, and a huge research tree to unlock, this looks set to be a fun and cozy exploration game.

encounters: music stories

For those who enjoy rhythm games, check out Encounters: Music Stories. In this difficult spin on a rhythm game you’ll handle two different characters each with different instruments, and need to control each with one hand. Featuring a cute style and some challenging gameplay levels, this looks set to be a fun and quirky musical game.

whimel academy

Live the life of a wizard or witch with Whimel Academy. In this cozy time management life sim game, you’ll study magic, develop hobbies and befriend your classmates. This looks set to be the perfect game for the cozy magical lover.

to pixelia

Meet the Pixelians in the ultimate life sim, To Pixelia. In this cozy open world game, you get to choose your career, where you want to live, and live out the life of your dreams. With a range of different life choices to make, this looks set to be a cute and cozy life sim game.

love, ghostie

In Love, Ghostie, you become a ghost matchmaker in a charming manor. Your mission is to pair up residents, gift them items to lift their spirits, arrange romantic dates, and watch as love blooms in this endearing life simulation game.

time is honey

Dive into the world of bee collection with Time is Honey. In this creature collector game, players can customize their hives and take care of their bee colony. Not only is it visually appealing, but it also promises a buzzing good time. So, immerse yourself in ‘Time is Honey’ and discover the fun in learning about these vital creatures.

on your tail

Dive into the captivating world of On Your Tail, where you’ll have the thrilling task of unmasking a thief, all while solving an enthralling seaside mystery. This game blends elements of a life simulation with the tantalizing suspense of a mystery detective game, and promises not only a relaxing gaming experience but also an intriguing narrative that will keep you on your toes.

hidden in my paradise

Embark on a journey of discovery and decoration with Hidden in My Paradise, a captivating game that invites you to find hidden objects and beautify paradises. In this immersive experience, you’ll step into the shoes of a photographer’s apprentice. Your task? To complete a variety of challenging missions that will test your skills and patience. This cozy hidden object game, brimming with stunning visuals and engaging gameplay, promises to keep you glued to your screen for hours on end.

starlit stories

Welcome to the serene world of Starlit Stories, where you can build your dream campsite from the ground up. This relaxing and immersive building game is not just about construction, it’s about realizing your creative vision in an atmospheric sandbox environment. With an array of features and a focus on creativity, Starlit Stories promises to offer an experience that is as unique as it is enjoyable. So, sit back, relax, and let your imagination take the lead in designing your perfect campsite.

once upon a rogue's tale

Journey through your favourite fairytales in the roguelike deck builder Once upon a Rogue’s Tale. You’ll need to trade dice, play cards and use powerful abilities to win battles, and make some tough decisions to shape your own personal storybook. Will a cute anime style design, this looks set to be a game full of story.

That wraps up our cozy game recommendations for this Steam Next Fest. Stay tuned to The Indie Brew for daily features on different game genres. 

Until next time, stay caffeinated!