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The Most Relaxing Nintendo Switch Games

Gaming is a land of contrasts. Sometimes, you’re looking for a nail-bitingly difficult experience that demands all your attention. Other times, you just want to vibe. Here, then, are some of the most relaxing Nintendo Switch games out there, for when you’re just looking to chill out and have a…

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FEATURES

Cozy Grove Summer Festival Guide: How to Get Sparks and Fireworks

Ms. Carouse, the seasonal character who graces all the exciting festival content in Cozy Grove, is back for the summer festival! If you weren’t here last July, the content appears to be similar: feeding imps means you can find sparks, which in turn can be used to craft fireworks with…

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Cozy Grove 2 Announced, Will Launch in 2023

As a giant fan of Cozy Grove (a daily Grover, you could say), I was ecstatic to learn today that developer Spry Fox is working on a proper sequel. The team announced Cozy Grove 2 via the studio blog, stating that, with copious updates (things like seasonal festivals and the…

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NEWS

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Cozy Grove Spring Update: How to Find and Feed Ducklings

As a daily Cozy Grove player (a Cozy Grover, you might say), I’ve been pumped about the Spring Update, which started just this week. Among other things, has brought cute butterflies floating about my island and the brand new dye shop. Ms. Carouse also showed up the other day, boasting…

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GUIDES

Cozy Grove Spring Update: How to Find Orchids, Butterflies, and Fresh Water

As a daily Cozy Grove player (a Cozy Grover, you might say), I’ve been pumped about the Spring Update, which technically started yesterday (with cute butterflies floating about my island, and the brand new dye shop). But the party truly started today, with the sighting of seasonal superstar bear, Ms.…

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Cozy Grove Spring Update: How to Find Dyes

As a daily Cozy Grove player (a Cozy Grover, you might say), I’ve been waiting for the Spring Update with bated breath. I’m also pretty pumped about today’s DLC, the first paid expansion pack for the game, called the New Neighbears DLC! We wrote about saying goodbye to four bear…

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GUIDES

Cozy Grove New Neighbears DLC: Which Bears are Leaving

As a daily Cozy Grove player (a Cozy Grover, you might say), I’ve been pumped about today’s DLC, the first paid expansion pack for the game, called the New Neighbears DLC! It’s the first batch of new character content, and since finishing all the main game story content last… August,…

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The Fancies 2021: Danielle’s Top Games of 2021

Content warning for a mention of a COVID 19-related death in this article. I’ve been writing about video games professionally since 2006. I’ve done it full-time since early 2013, when I joined the staff at Polygon, and I think this is the first time since then I haven’t had a…

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FEATURES

Cozy Grove Wishing Well Guide

Cozy Grove’s big winter update just dropped, adding a host of new improvements (including some major crafting system/menu overhauls), new activities, and the wishing well, a godsend for longtime players (or simply, players with deep pockets!). The wishing well is an expensive new feature, but a very welcome one: essentially,…

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GUIDES

Cozy Grove Halloween Guide: How to Trick or Treat, get Costumes, and Catch Spooky Critters

While Cozy Grove’s big autumn update landed earlier in the month (and we wrote some handy guides, if you need them), the Halloween content just dropped this Wednesday. Included is a whole slew of spooky stuff: costumes, new (and extremely cute) decorations and crafting items, a full on trick-or-treat feature…

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Cozy Grove Guide: How To Get The Accordion for Fast Harvesting

As part of the massive autumn update for Cozy Grove, developer Spry Fox has gifted players with potentially the biggest quality-of-life improvement since the ability to feed pets from your base inventory. As of today, Mr. Kit is selling a magical accordion, an item that lets you harvest a huge…

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Cozy Grove Guide: How To Decorate Your Tent

Cozy Grove just released a massive autumn update. Among the new features is a photo mode, new pets, bunnies that give a new form of essence, a Halloween event and Halloween creatures, an accordion that makes harvesting easy, and a bunch of new quality of life improvements. But one of…

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Cozy Grove Critter Guide: How to Find and Catch Critters

I’ve been playing Cozy Grove every day for months now. I have quite an impressive collection at this point, and several bears have “ascended,” having completed their stories. Just a few days ago, Spry Fox added a hefty chunk of new content in the game’s summer update, including a new…

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GUIDES

Warming Up Every Day with Cozy Grove and WNBA Games

I’ve talked about my morning routine on various podcasts, especially Channel F. Every work day, I get up, feed my pets, get breakfast and coffee ready, and sit down with my “warmup” game for the day, while I check email and slack and get my tasks sorted for the day…

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Cozy Grove Broken Heart Imp Guide: How to Help The Imps

If you’ve been playing Cozy Grove for at least a few days, you’ve probably seen imps running around with big, cartoonish “broken heart” emoji bubbles. They also seem to want chocolate bonbons, a recipe I found a few days in.  You probably also know that, normally, when you throw an…

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GUIDES

How to Find Eggs in Cozy Grove

Eggs are an important resource in Cozy Grove: so much so that there’s a traveling merchant character who actually stops by your island once a week, peddling eggs and rare decorative wares. Eggs are a crucial ingredient in a host of recipes, some of which are essential early-game foods (such…

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How To Make Money in Cozy Grove

Cozy Grove is a crafting game that borrows features and mechanics from the Animal Crossing series, Spiritfarer and Don’t Starve, with its own distinctive personality. I’ve fallen all the way in love with the Switch version of the game lately, and now, around day 13 in-game, I’ve discovered a few…

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Cozy Grove is Much More Than an Animal Crossing Knock-Off

I’ve been enjoying the stuffing out of Cozy Grove this week. As I mentioned on Channel F, I was pleasantly surprised after my first couple of hours with the game, which is an Animal Crossing-style adventure that sees your main character taming and prettying up a rustic island full of……

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