Are you all snuggled up and feeling cosy on these harsh autumn evenings? Well, you may just want to accompany your hot cocoa and cookies with a smattering of Mineko’s Night Market – the latest cute and colourful adventure from the teams at Meowza Games and Humble Games.
A Pawesome Journey
Available now on Xbox and PlayStation – following prior releases on Switch and PC – Mineko’s Night Market has the added benefit of launching onto Xbox Game Pass. As Mineko, you will embark on a journey through a bright but small village on a Japanese-inspired island at the base of the great Mt. Fugu. Suddenly, sightings of the legendary Sun Cat Nikko are being reported, and so begins a heart-warming adventure of friendship, exploration and all things Japanese as Mineko seeks to solve the mysteries of the village.
Along the way, you’ll take part in a number of simple and charming mini-games, whilst also solving puzzles and evading the ever-present threat of shady Agents. You’ll also get the opportunity to make your own bespoke items, which can be sold and bartered with at the many merchant shops across the island.
- Play and compete in a variety of Night Market games like themed parades, cat racing, and stage performances
- Solve puzzles, evade nosy Agents, and sneak into locked areas with various disguises
- Craft peculiar items with the resources you find around the world through a variety of work-bench mini-games
- Befriend and barter with dozens of townsfolk at the weekly Night Market to sell almost anything you make and find
- Hours of exploration and four seasons to experience across the vast island of Mt. Fugu
Mineko’s Night Market is available now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Switch and PC. If you don’t have the ability to play for free through Game Pass, then the game is available to buy now via the Xbox Store for £16.74.
Look out for our full review of Mineko’s Night Market on Xbox, coming soon!
Mineko’s Night Market on Xbox Game Description
Mineko’s Night Market is a game that celebrates Japanese culture while introducing a heartwarming story about friendship, tradition, and many, many cats.
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, Nikko. What was always thought to be a long-told myth has the town puzzled, as sightings of Nikko 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!