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This Surprisingly Great Hello Kitty Game Just Got A Lot Of New Content

The Apple Arcade exclusive was considered for many awards last year.


Hello Kitty Island Adventure's new update is out now and adds a bunch of new content to the game, including new characters, new areas, and events.

The game's 1.5 update introduces the new Merry Meadow area, an island teeming with plant life. Within all of the flowers and cottages in Merry Meadow lies a new character too. Her name is Wish me mell and she gardens in Merry Meadow. Introduced in 2010, Wish me well was designed by Cinnamoroll designer Miyuki Okumura.

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Now Playing: Hello Kitty Island Adventure - Official Merry Meadow & Springtime Celebration Trailer

There's also a new flower-planting system where players can decorate the island with a variety of different species. From March 2 to April 14, the game is hosting a Springtime Celebration event where players can collect petals around the island and exchange them for Japanese-inspired items. Lastly, there's a new story adventure where players can create a den on Icy Peak and work together with others to restore the Island Spirit.

Hello Kitty Island Adventure's gameplay is very reminiscent of Animal Crossing's, which can explain its popularity. The game was a finalist in Apple App Store Awards 2023 and nominee for Best Mobile Game at The Game Awards 2023. It's also one of GameSpot's best mobile games of 2023 too.

Hello Kitty Island Adventure is available exclusively on iOS through Apple Arcade.

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