This usually means talking to a bunch of different characters and potential romantic interests in branching dialogue.It's like an old-school adventure game, but the stakes are your love life instead of saving the world.The game is tongue-in-cheek to the point of parody, self-aware, silly and cute in a way that’s reminiscent of the anime Ouran High School Host Club. Players might be too busy laughing at the sheer absurdity of the premise to catch the tiny breadcrumbs of a larger story each route drops.It delights in poking fun at slice-of-life anime and dating sim clichés while embracing them and taking them even further. At one point, the heroine goes for a jog, passes abandoned, crumbling skyscrapers, and fails to find this surprising or noteworthy at all.There are all kinds of different dating sims out there that let players woo all kinds of romantic prospects, but Hatoful Boyfriend is the first to allow players to romance human-sized, highly-intelligent birds. For the uninitiated, dating sims are a Japanese creation and most tend to contain the same anime-esque character types.The stock characters are all more or less present here: Childhood friend, shy bookish one, carefree playboy (playbird? Gameplay is straightforward: The heroine is a human girl attending St.Roam the halls and find love in between classes as a sophomore student at the world’s greatest pigeon high school.Finding happiness won’t be easy, but it’s not all academic - there’s always time for a little romance in this delightful remake of Hato Moa’s popular visual novel / avian dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend!
I was ready to get into was originally released in Japan. There are multiple “romances” to go after (seven, I think), and moving down each path requires making decisions through selecting text options.New Scenario and Ending: Series creator Hato Moa has created an all-new scenario and ending to discover in this exciting update for fans of the original game and brand-new Hatoful Boyfriend players!Replayability to Fall in Love All Over Again: Build your own nest of intrigue within the St.built this one button in specifically so gamers could find their way to all the endings. I mean, if you are that bird and you hate this kind of fowl stuff, obviously won’t be your cup of seed.And the first definitive “buy” in our brand new review system goes to… But, if you’ve ever pecked at a dating simulator before, like witty writing and are willing spend a few hours exploring one game for all it’s worth, Hatoful Boyfriend is an easy purchase.