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Dating sims are the most hilarious April Fools' game genre

My favorite kind of April Fools’ joke is where developers create mock-ups for products so ridiculous they’ll probably never exist. It's even better when they actually release that product and it ends up being great! In the video...

 
 
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Song of Memories has been cancelled on Nintendo Switch

PQube Games has announced the cancellation of Song of Memories for Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made via an apologetic tweet from the developer earlier today.Anime-infused visual novel Song of Memories was originally conceived for ...

 
 
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PS4 lands dating sim Dream Daddy this month

Dream Daddy, "an extremely specific visual novel," will soon find its way to PlayStation 4 with an expanded Dadrector's Cut. I appreciate that commitment to puns and the silly joy they bring us. You've probably heard by now since the origin...

 
 
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Purrfect Date coming to iOS devices for Valentine's Day

Bossa Studios, the indie publishers behind kooky games such as I am Bread and Surgeon Simulator, have announced that the feline-friendly dating adventure, Purrfect Date, lands feet-first on iOS devices tomorrow. This is, fittingly enough, V...

 
 
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Song of Memories could be one depressing dating sim

PQube Games is quickly establishing itself as one of my favorite publishers out there. Like Xseed, NIS, and Aksys, it isn't afraid to a show a little skin and bring over those Japanese titles the big publishers won't touch. In 2018 it'...

 
 
 
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Boyfriend Dungeon is a dungeon crawler and a dating sim

I never know what to expect with Kitfox Games and I love that about them. Their last offering, The Shrouded Isle, was a sim game that let you manage a cult, sacrificing your subjects one by one to a Cthulhian sea god. It was good at being t...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

There’s really only one question that prospective players of Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth need to ask themselves as they consider whether or not to pick up the game, and that is: “Did I play and enjoy Utawarerumono: Mask of De...

 
 
 
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Atlus teases new Catherine game

Aimed at new recruits, Atlus had a 30-minute "Golden Employment Special" featuring interviews with staff of the newly founded Studio Zero. The title is a play on the television program in Catherine titled "Golden Playhouse" and is...

 
 
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Heat up your winter with Purrfect Date, a cat dating sim

All the way back in January of 2016, we reported on a cat dating sim seeking approval on Steam Greenlight. Today, ladies and gentlemen, I am thrilled to report that Purrfect Date will be available this winter on Steam and iOS.

 
 
 
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Dream Daddy launch woos Steam users

Following its initial delay, yesterday saw the release of Game Grumps' dating-sim Dream Daddy, which proceeded to shoot straight to the top of the daily sales charts.The game, developed and published by the popular Youtubers, slides snugly ...

 
 
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Dream Daddy delayed, some fans are salty

It's going to be a little bit longer before you can snag the hunky dad of your dreams. Dad dating simulator, Dream Daddy, has been delayed at the very last possible moment. Originally scheduled for a July 13 release date, an update from th...

 
 
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Dream Daddy is a hot dad-on-dad dating sim from Game Grumps

Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator was announced yesterday on Daddy's Da--erhm, Father's Day (thankfully I get gifts on both). It is exactly what it sounds like. From the Steam page: "you play as a Dad and your goal is to meet and romance...

 
 
 
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Seduce a North Korean officer in DPRK anime dating game

Why shoot up North Koreans in games like Homefront when you can make love instead? Drawing clear inspiration from Go! Go! Nippon! ~My First Trip to Japan~ including the name, Stay! Stay! Democratic People's Republic of Korea ...

 
 
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You can now date Leon Kennedy in a fan-made dating sim

I can't say I've ever thought about Leon Kennedy in a romantic light, but apparently there is a group of Resident Evil fans who have. Enter Resident Evil 4: Otome Edition, a fan-made dating simulator based on Resident Evil 4 from the perspe...

 
 
 
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You can ogle Summer Lesson's English release in April

I remember being super jazzed about the eventual release of Summer Lesson, and not just because the Tekken team's pet VR project would let me hang out with that most nonexistent of creatures: A pretty teen with no respect for personal space...

 
 
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The worst video game translation job ever

Localization is an underappreciated aspect of game development. There is a lot that goes into localization such as redesigning cover-art, censoring parts of games for cultural sensitivity, and recording new voice-overs in the target languag...

 
 
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Let's go go back to Go Go Nippon for more romance

Wait, the original Go Go Nippon came out in 2011? I thought it came out in 2014. Guess that explains why there's no article of this on Destructoid. Well, if you never played Go Go Nippon and have any interest in Japan or visual no...

 
 




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