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10 Upcoming Indie Games To Wishlist If You Love Cats

There’s not much more that the internet loves than cats. They embody everything we love and aspire to be. From grumpy cats, adorable bright-eyed kitties to their sassy meowing. You can’t open your phone without running into a cat. The same can be said for the gaming space where cats still reign supreme.

On this list, we have a bunch of upcoming feline-themed games that encompass everything from point and click to RPG adventure. Here are some upcoming games to wishlist if you love cats.

 

Stray by BlueTwelve Studio

Release Date: 2022

Lost, alone, and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten city. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedy underbelly. Roam surroundings high and low, defend against unforeseen threats and solve the mysteries of this unwelcoming place inhabited by nothing but unassuming droids and dangerous creatures.

See the world through the eyes of a stray and interact with the environment in playful ways. Be stealthy, nimble, silly, and sometimes as annoying as possible with the strange inhabitants of this foreign world.

Platforms: PlayStation 4|5, PC – Steam

 

Cat Museum by 751 Games

Release Date: 18th March 2022

Immerse yourself in the bizarre art style and the surreal world of Cat Museum, a 2D side-scrolling puzzle-adventure game. Solve the strange puzzles with your mischievous cat, and unveil the truth behind the mysterious museum.

Players take on the role of a boy who unexpectedly becomes the manager of a museum located in the middle of nowhere and sets out to repair it. As players wander deeper into the museum, mystery and insanity intertwine as puzzles to solve. Players go through the museum solving these puzzles and discovering the secrets hidden within. But what awaits the boy after he overcomes the menacing forces blocking his path?

Platforms: PC – Steam, iOS and Android

 

Catie in MeowmeowLand by ARTillery

Release Date: 30th March 2022

Catie in MeowmeowLand follows a strange white cat in her garden she suddenly finds herself in a mysterious world where she has to undergo a journey to find her way back home. The game is a beautiful traditional point-and-click adventure game set in a bizarre world of cats and ludicrous characters.

MeowmeowLand is a bizarre world where you find the most unexpected characters in even more unpredictable situations. As you help Catie solve all kinds of original puzzles, be ready to face absurdly comical situations

Platforms: PC – Steam, Mac

 

Cat Cafe Manager by Freedom Games

Release Date: 14th April 2022

Travel to the sleepy village of Caterwaul Way and rebuild your grandmother’s cat cafe. Renovate your restaurant, befriend the local cats and townsfolk, forge lasting friendships, unravel catty mysteries, and build a home for dozens of unique felines.

It’s up to you to fix the place up, impress the locals, and befriend the local cat population. Time to roll up your sleeves, break out the tools, and start hammering away. Your cat cafe can be the talk of the town with the right attitude, menu, and of course, the right cats.

Caterwaul Way is home to a plethora of extraordinary felines. The cafe can become their home, to the delight and relief of the villagers. Who knows, maybe their presence will loosen tongues and help you discover the secrets of Caterwaul Way… cats and take them off the streets, giving them a home.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC – Steam

 

Cats and the Other Lives by Cultic Games

Release Date: 2022

Following the passing of grandfather Bernard, all of the remaining members of the Mason Family returned to their childhood home once again. You play as Aspen, their house cat, where you will touch the hopes, disappointments and regrets of the enigmatic Mason family, traversing through a rich narrative that spans over decades.

The game embraces a simple yet intuitive point and click play style, emphasizing design elements based on the behaviours of common house cats seen around the world. But you’re going to find out if the cat is just a witness, or do they have a more mysterious role in our lives than we anticipate?

Platforms: PC – Steam, Mac

 

Pekoe by Kitten Cup Studio

Release Date: 2022

Blend tea and friendship in the flavorful world of Pekoe, a cosy cat-filled tea-making simulator about taking the time for self-care and connecting with what makes you happy. Build relationships, upgrade your teahouse, and discover new recipes as you work towards creating a place you can call home.

As the newest resident and teahouse owner in town, you’ll learn everything there is to harvesting, preparing, and serving tea. Learn new rituals and tea-making styles to make an endless combination of recipes. Build relationships with the townsfolk, and visit their teahouses to purchase exclusive teaware and ingredients.

As a town that runs on tea (literally!), you’ll be doing more than just brewing teabags. Learn when, where, and which leaves to pluck, as you go through the process of learning the different types of tea and how they’re made.

Platforms: PC – Steam

 

Nine Noir Lives by Silvermode Studios

Release Date: 2022

Stretch your legs, clean your whiskers, and dive into Nine Noir Lives. Enjoy a “point-and-lick” comedy-noir adventure, full of humour, crazy characters, and intriguing locations. Solve challenging puzzles and answer the immortal question: how many things need to be licked to solve a murder in this town?

Welcome to Meow Meow Furrington, the capital city of cats, home of the world’s biggest ball of yarn…and a hotbed of crime. You are Cuddles Nutterbutter, feline private investigator and owner of two perfectly normal-sized paws, the doctor said so. After agreeing to take on a last-minute case for the Chief of Police, you and your plucky assistant find yourselves investigating a murder that risks upsetting the careful balance between the city’s two most powerful crime families: the Montameeuws and the Catulets.

Cuddles will need to use every skill he’s learned – as well as his definitely-not-smaller-than-average paws – to poke, lick and talk his way through to the heart of the mystery…before some very dangerous cats decide to take matters into their own paws. Which, to clarify, are absolutely regular-sized.

Platforms: PC – Steam

 

Space Boat by Recombobulator Games

Release Date: 2022

You play as Inspector Domino, a space cat detective, charged with finding a shapeshifting thief. As an inspector, you’ll don your M.U.E.L. (Mobile Undercover Evidence Locker), assemble your search party, talk to curious lifeforms, jot down notes, solve intriguing puzzles, explore a sprawling space cruiser, navigate secret passages in cat form, and touch many things you probably shouldn’t.

Your journey begins on the Jelly Shore, a popular holiday destination on Gelatonix 6. What was once a peaceful fishing village has now become a booming boardwalk, crowned by the Princess Andromeda, the largest cruise ship in the galaxy. It’s your job to board the ship and stop the thief from escaping before it’s too late! Space Boat is made for anyone who adores adventure games.

Check them out on Kickstarter.

Platforms: PC – Steam

 

Flying Neko Delivery by Fractal Phase

Release Date: 2022

Take on the role of Onigiri, a feline witch who lives in a cottage in the forest and delivers packages flying on a broomstick. Earn money from each delivery to customize your cottage. During deliveries, explore new worlds, forage plants and fungi, and meet quirky villagers along the way.

Deliver packages on a flying broomstick that you can upgrade. Simple and forgiving controls let you enjoy flying without worrying about crashing or combat. Explore diverse worlds and forage wild plants along the way. Return to your cottage to craft items and unlock new abilities. Express yourself by decorating the cottage with customizable furniture. Seek out new pieces of furniture in shops where you can spend your hard-earned cash.

Platforms: PC – Steam

 

Mineko’s Night Market by Meowza Games

Release Date: 2022

Play as Mineko, a curious girl who has just arrived at her new home on a struggling Japanese-inspired island at the base of Mount Fugu. The superstitious locals on the island worship the Sun Cat, Abe. What was always thought to be a long-told myth has the town puzzled, as sightings of Abe have begun to surface among the residents of the island in recent days.

Discover the secrets behind the town and restore the struggling village to its former glory. All the while, manage your daily activities, complete various jobs, venture on whimsical quests, and craft peculiar items in preparation for the weekly Night Market!

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC – Steam, Mac

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