Best Wholesome Games on Steam

Steam currently has 447 Wholesome games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Wholesome game rankings were last updated on 5/7/2024.

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1. Cats Hidden in Jingle Jam

Find and discover 100 cute cats hidden around a festive holiday village in this FREE hand-drawn hidden object game. Can you find them all?

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Cats Hidden in Jingle Jam holds the #1 spot for "best Wholesome game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,806 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,770 positive reviews and 36 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 12/1/2023
Franchise Travellin Cats
Developer Travellin Cats
Publisher Travellin Cats
Steam App Id 2608050

2. Cats Hidden in Paris

Find 100 cats hiding in Paris, France in this cute hand-drawn hidden object game

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Cats Hidden in Paris has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,384 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,238 positive reviews and 146 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 7/17/2023
Franchise Travellin Cats
Developer Travellin Cats
Publisher Travellin Cats
Steam App Id 2313250

3. TOEM: A Photo Adventure

Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover the mysteries of the magical TOEM in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape!

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TOEM: A Photo Adventure has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,817 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,772 positive reviews and 45 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 9/17/2021
Franchise popagenda
Developer Something We Made
Publishers
Steam App Id 1307580

4. PowerWash Simulator

Release the Pressure with PowerWash Simulator! Wash away your worries with the soothing sounds of high-pressure water. Fire up your power washer and blast away every speck of dirt and grime you can find, all with the simple satisfaction of power-washing to a sparkling finish.

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PowerWash Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 43,761 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 42,594 positive reviews and 1,167 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 7/14/2022
Developer FuturLab
Publisher Square Enix
Steam App Id 1290000

5. Wobbledogs

A 3D pet simulation where you raise your own personal hive of mutating dogs, physically simulated all the way down to their guts! Wobbledogs is a casual and chill sandbox for players of all ages who want to care for their very own virtual pets in a surprising, unique, and stress-free environment.

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Wobbledogs has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,615 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,447 positive reviews and 168 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Wobbledogs on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/15/2022
Franchise Secret Mode
Developer Animal Uprising
Publisher Secret Mode
Steam App Id 1424330

6. Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)

A game about writing nice letters to real people. Write and receive encouraging letters in a cozy room. Trade stickers and listen to chill music. We're all in this together. Sometimes all you need are a few kind words.

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Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,712 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,563 positive reviews and 149 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 9/12/2019
Developer Popcannibal
Publisher Popcannibal
Steam App Id 1070710

7. An Arcade Full of Cats

Journey through gaming history's time and space, while searching for adorable feline companions in 'An Arcade Full of Cats,' the ultimate pet'em up hidden object game.

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An Arcade Full of Cats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,267 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,205 positive reviews and 62 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play An Arcade Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2023
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2368470

8. A Castle Full of Cats

A Castle Full of Cats is a catvania hidden object game where you need to find all the cursed cats in the castle. Save each and every cat and unleash the power of love! ♡

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A Castle Full of Cats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,112 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,093 positive reviews and 19 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Castle Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 11/9/2022
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2070550

9. 星空列车与白的旅行

The train you took, piercing the night sky and galloping under the stars, was refreshing-it was really a great value trip. In the solo journey under the refreshing night breeze, I met casual passengers and the loving and loving flight attendants.

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星空列车与白的旅行 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,692 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,660 positive reviews and 32 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/14/2021
Developer しらたまこ
Publishers
Steam App Id 1567800

10. Lil Gator Game

Embark on an adorable adventure, discover new friends and uncover everything the island has to offer. Climb, Swim, Glide and slide your way into the hearts of the many different characters you meet on your travels!

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Lil Gator Game has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Wholesome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,883 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,846 positive reviews and 37 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/14/2022
Franchise Playtonic Friends
Developer MegaWobble
Publisher Playtonic Friends
Steam App Id 1586800

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). Cats Hidden in Paris on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 6). TOEM: A Photo Adventure on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). PowerWash Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 22). Wobbledogs on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 18). Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, February 28). An Arcade Full of Cats on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 11). 星空列车与白的旅行 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Lil Gator Game on Steam. Steam Store.

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