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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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latest Stardew Valley Articles

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Stardew Valley Fan Reveals Awesome Forest Farm They Made on Their First Try

A Stardew Valley player creates a beautiful forest farm design, using specific items and decor to show off their vision of a woodsy theme.

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Every Stardew Valley Mystery That's Still Unsolved as of 2023

Farming simulator Stardew Valley is filled with magic, secrets, and wonder - including a few hidden mysteries that players have not yet solved.

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Stardew Valley's Most Leisurely Activity is Its Most Difficult

While Stardew Valley makes farmwork and various chores into fun activities, one leisurely pursuit ends up as a much tougher endeavor.

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Stardew Valley: The Best Summer Crops

Summer time in Stardew Valley is the optimal time for farming and growing crops. Consequently, players should prioritize these summer crop options.

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7 Best Beginner-Friendly Open-World Games

Here are some beginner-friendly options to players that want to get into and enjoy the best open-world games.

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Stardew Valley Fan Crochets Adorable Blue Chicken

A creative fan of Stardew Valley crochets a real-life doll of a blue chicken, one of the rare animals found in the farming RPG.

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Stardew Valley: 15 Coolest Clothing Items & How To Make Them

There are tons of wearable items players can craft in Stardew Valley, but some of them stand out more than others.

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Stardew Valley Creator Teases New Update 1.6 Content

While fans still wait for Stardew Valley Update 1.6, ConcernedApe reveals more information about what content will come to the game.

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10 Co-Op Games With Marriage Options

It’s not uncommon to hear of fans meeting through games then tying the knot, & even inviting their in-game friends to the festivities in real life.

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Stardew Valley Player Earns 1 Million Gold Without Ever Leaving Their Farm

A dedicated Stardew Valley player creates a self-imposed challenge to never leave their farm and manages to earn a million gold in the process.

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Why Stardew Valley's Secret Notes Are Still a Big Deal

Stardew Valley's Secret Notes might seem like basic hints at first, but diving deeper reveals still unsolved mysteries and layers of hidden lore.

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Stardew Valley: Guide to Ginger Island Farming

The Ginger Island farm brought by Stardew Valley's 1.5 update has special conditions that may make it better than the original farm.

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19 Games Perfect For Long-Distance Couples

These charming co-op games are perfect for long-distance relationships.

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New Game Looks Like Stardew Valley Meets Stranger Things

An upcoming RPG combines the charming aesthetic of Stardew Valley with the horror and mystery of Stranger Things and perhaps a bit of Earthbound.

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Stardew Valley: The Best Spring Crops

These are the best spring crops for a thriving farm in ConcernedApe's Stardew Valley.

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Why Stardew Valley's Plushie Feature is a Big Deal

Plushies in Stardew Valley might not seem like a big deal at first, but they contribute a lot to the game's generally cozy spirit.

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Haunted Chocolatier May Have Even More Secrets Than Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley held a surprising amount of secrets for players to find, and Haunted Chocolatier could outperform it in that regard.

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Games to Play If You Like Stardew Valley

For fans of Stardew Valley who love farming, crafting, and fun NPCs, there are plenty of life simulation RPGs out there to find and enjoy.

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16 Fun Online Games To Make Friends

These online games are not only fun but also perfect for meeting new friends through teamwork and competition.

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Stardew Valley: The Most Profitable Artisan Goods

Artisan goods are among the most profitable items in Stardew Valley, but focusing on these will make the player especially rich.