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Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a farming simulator game that has dominated the indie game scene since its release in 2016. The open-ended game was made by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and has been a massive success, being reviewed overwhelmingly positively by critics and selling over 15 million copies.

stardew valley
PC, Xbox One, Android, iOS, PS4, Switch
February 26, 2016
RPG, Simulation
Local Multiplayer, Online Multiplayer
E for Everyone (Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Mild Language, Simulated Gambling, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco)
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The 23 Best Real Life Simulation Games, According To Metacritic

Based on Metacritic scores, these are the best of the best real-life simulation games.

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Stardew Valley Fan Shows Off Custom Arcade Cabinet Based on the Game

A Stardew Valley fan shows off his impressive custom arcade cabinet decorated with scenes inspired by ConcernedApe’s hit indie farming and life sim.

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Stardew Valley Developer Teases New Content for Update 1.6

Creator Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone teases some upcoming content for the hit farming simulation roleplaying game Stardew Valley.

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Stardew Valley-like Stone Age Farming Sim Returns to Steam After Controversy

One of the most recent Stardew Valley-like games returns to Steam after the end of the disputes that led to its removal from the platform.

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Stardew Valley Player's Lucky Find Ends in Disaster

A Stardew Valley fan gets a stroke of luck and finds a rare item for the first time, only for that luck to run out seconds later in the worst way.

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Stardew Valley Player Shows Off Impressive Forest Farm

A creative and committed Stardew Valley player posts an image online of their spectacular layout for a cozy-looking Forrest Farm.

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Stardew Valley Expanded: Lance Romance Guide

The adventurer Lance is one of the new Marriage Candidates introduced in Stardew Valley Expanded. Just how can players charm him?

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The 20 Highest-Rated Nexus Mods For Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley has quite the presence on Nexus Mods. Here's a look at some of the best and highest-rated mods on the platform.

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Stardew Valley: The 12 Best Food Recipes

Cooking is essential in Stardew Valley, but of the recipes available, some are particularly useful.

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25 Games With Inclusive LGBTQ+ Romance Options

Games have been getting more inclusive with romance options over the years. These titles are some of the best for LGBTQ+ romance.

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Stardew Valley: Most Challenging Achievements

Achievements can be an enjoyable way to fully complete a game, but some are harder than others, like these challenging Stardew Valley achievements.

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Stardew Valley Player Shows off Incredible Beach Farm

One Stardew Valley player creates an incredible beachfront farm that will have other players wanting to make their own oceanside homestead.

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7 Best Games To Build A Second Life In

Video games are often a common source of escapism, and for good reason. These are some of the best games that allow players to create a second life.

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New Game Looks Like Stardew Valley With 3D Graphics, And It's Coming Out Soon

A cozy game with Stardew Valley vibes will be arriving very soon for those who are excited for more adventures on an old farm.

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Shadow Brute Gets Stuck on Stardew Valley Farm

One Stardew Valley player has an unexpected guest arrive on their farm; a Shadow Brute that has become stuck and cannot leave.

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Stardew Valley's George Has Strange Detail You Can't Unsee

A Stardew Valley player discovers a strange detail about George, and gamers who see it won't be able to look at the character the same way again.

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Why Haunted Chocolatier Deserves its Own Sebastian

Haunted Chocolatier could take a lot from Stardew Valley, and one of the latter's most interesting characters could give it so much heart.

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Stardew Valley Fan Shows Off Amazing Room With a View of a Starry Sky

An artistic Stardew Valley player gives one of their rooms a stunning renovation, turning it into a perfect place to look at the stars.

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Stardew Valley: The Best Professions For Every Skill

There are a lot of great professions to snag in Stardew Valley for every skill. Here's a look at some of the best.

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Stardew Valley Player Somehow Ends Up With 2 Cats

A Stardew Valley player is confused after discovering that a second cat began living in their home despite having only one pet.