In 2021, no less than 10,696 games landed on Steam. Among this slew of new titles, some nuggets have hardly escaped the greatest number. Timberborn, Death’s Door, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion or Dyson Sphere Programindie games that quickly found their audience. And in this month of July 2022, an indie game is panicking the counters on Steam.
2022 will have been a landmark year for video games. Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West but also God of War: Ragnarok and Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy by the end of the year, titles that have already left their mark. And last July 14 came out Dinkuma dive into the Australian Outback that quickly found its audience. Fine mix between Stardew Valley and Animal Crossingthis game developed by a single man, named James Bendon, has already accumulated more than 2000 reviews, 95% of which are positive.
An early access game that borrows the activities of the best simulations on the market while maintaining its own identity. In Dinkumyou should “explore rainforests of eucalyptus, survive scorching deserts, relax in cool billabongs and discover scrubland filled with adorable Australian-inspired wildlife“. But of course, you will have to collect various resources, valuable or not, by hunting, mining, fishing while foraging for food to expand and customize your city and attract new inhabitants and businesses.
An adventure alone or with others in which you will spend “cabin under the stars” at “a sprawling city with farms, businesses and attractions“. Fences, flowerbeds, lampposts, beehives, windmills, hedges, fountains and other decorative elements will allow you to customize your city as best you can. Especially since the happier the people in your town are, the more likely they are to settle down, bring their families, and set up shops with unique items.
Be careful all the same, Nature wants your skin. dunkim takes place in the Australian Outback all the same. Emus and crocodiles are sure to run after you to catch you. Displayed at €16.79, dunkim is only available on PC, via Steam, at this time. But as it develops, the title must also land on consoles.