What happened this week in Indie Gaming: June 3rd

Welcome to the weekly brew, where we quench your thirst for indie game news.


First on our list, is “Spirit City Lofi Sessions,” which recently launched a new update on May 30th. This update adds three adorable new spirits, bubble tea, tanks tops, half wall accents and more to the game. What’s even more exciting is the introduction of rotational playlists, kicking off with a new spring playlist. Grab this cozy productivity game on Steam now, as it’s currently on sale. Find out more here

caravan sandwitch signs with new publisher

Caravan Sand Witch has made the headlines with a brand new trailer. This action-adventure game, which lets you explore a wide range of different landscapes in a sci-fi Provence-like world, announced that they have joined the Dear Villagers family. After three years of development, the game now looks one step closer to its forecasted 2024 release. Watch the trailer here

Tavern Keeper gameplay trailer

The highly anticipated second game from Greenheart Games, the developers behind “Game Dev Tycoon,” have dropped a new trailer for “Tavern keeper.” The gameplay trailer provides a good insight into what we can expect from this game. However, the studio also announced a release delay from Q3 to Q4. Find out more here

newstower has a new update on the way

Newstower is testing a new update for their game, which includes some cool new features! The update sees the addition of an image production chain, a new reader’s perception system, and an extension to gameplay up to the end of 1933. You can opt into the community build now on Steam. Find out more here

wildermyth development update

The developers of Wildermyth have announced the end of active development of the game after 11 years. Although the game will continue to be supported with critical bug fixes, no new content will be introduced to the game. Plans are still underway to bring Wildermyth to other platforms, and the kickstarter for the live soundtrack is still on track to be completed too. Read the announcement here

summer games fest this weekend

We hope your wishlists are ready because the Summer Games Fest is on this weekend. Featuring showcases from Day of the Devs, Devolver Digital, Wholesome Direct, the Future Games Show, Xbox Games Showcase, Ubisoft Forward, and the PC Gamer showcase, this is set to be a big weekend for game announcements, new trailers, release date announcements and more!. Check out the schedule here

7 days to die teases 1.0 update

After one of the longest early access periods ever 7 Days to Die will be hitting 1.0 and getting it’s console release on Xbox and PS5. We don’t yet have a confirmed date for 1.0 to drop, but they have said it will be sometime in June, with the console launch coming in July. Check out the 1.0 trailer here

cozy & family friendly games fest wraps up

The cozy and family-friendly game celebration has just about come to a close, with awards going out to some of our favorite cozy games. Coral Island took home the award for ‘Most Cozy Game’, with Baladins taking home ‘Best Hidden Gem’. A Little to the Left took the prize for the ‘Best Family Friendly Game’, and Bread and Fred took out the ‘Best Multiplayer’ award. Rounding it our Paralives took home the ‘Best Upcoming Game’.
The fest is finishing up June 4th, so you’ve still got a little bit of time to pick up a bargain on some amazing cozy games. Check out the fest here

Steam Next Fest to kick off next week

Steam Next Fest is kicking off next week with a whole bunch of new and updated demos for numerous games. Running from June 10-17th, we’ve already seen the launch of some demos ahead of the event, with Tiny Glade, Trash Goblin, Townframe, Mythwrecked, Gourdlets and so many more dropping or updating demos. This is the perfect time to try before you buy, so definitely check out some cool demos!

That is a wrap on this edition of The Weekly Brew!

Until next time, Stay Caffeinated!