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Review: Best Friend Forever

For the last couple of months, dating sims have been my jam. It was only a matter of time before I stepped up to the plate for Destructoid and gave one a proper scrutinizing. Best Friend Forever is the game being pitched in my direction, an...

 
 
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Catherine: Full Body's Nintendo Switch port is sweet

If you told me back in 2011 that Catherine was going to make its way to a future Nintendo console, I would have let out the most uproarious laughter and/or that cute Animal Crossing question mark reaction. My, how the times have changed. He...

 
 
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Review: Sakura Wars

Times are tough for the Tokyo Imperial Theater. In the decade following The Great War, the International Combat Revue's Flower Division has fallen on hard times. If it wasn't enough that the theater troupe's best performers never returned f...

 
 
 
 
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Contest: Pet, date dogs in A Summer with the Shiba Inu

In today's contest, you're going to date dogs in A Summer with the Shiba Inu for Steam. I love my job. I get to do contests like every day where I get to give you guys cool, interesting, popular, and sometimes batshit crazy stuff. I'll let ...

 
 
 
 
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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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Star Renegades has some interesting concepts in its turn based combat but gets bogged down by tiresome map traversal, cluttered UI, and frustratingly unbalanced It has some nicely animated combat and cool pixel art, but Id give it a

 
NeoTurbo

Fell into nihilistic depression hole for an hour or so Managed to crawl out after talking with some friends on Am okay now, getting

 
TheBlondeBass

Do you know what time it is? Its time for a new DESTRUCTOID DRAWS! With a classic spin, as were taking on characters from the Guilty Gear Does that interest you? Details in Edit: Two weeks left! Any progress to share?

 
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Just a heads up to those of you wanting to update to the latest version of Windows 10, the October/20H2/2009 update, be aware that Discord can Removing the AppData folders in Local and Roaming and reinstalling worked for

 
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Im Still trying to sort things Hades is best That is

 
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New desk arrived Pretty tall, but I like Bonus Nora, Arwing, and Coke mirror

 
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I’m really not sure why I get so wrapped up in politics on It’s truly a lost I just get frustrated and can’t help 🤦‍♀️

 
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Welped, was repairing my friends computer when I noticed something was off with the One of the pins must have slightly bent when I was working, so I gotta get him a new Thank goodness I have a new job, but I still feel really

 
TheLimoMaker

Another minor gripe about Hades: Bullet hell The game isnt really built for that type of stuff, so when you have multiple enemies that turn the game into a bullet hell, the combat just Asphodel is the worst offender

 
 

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