There’s a fine line between “cute displeased” and “hurt-the-player’s-feelings” displeased.
Will new technology let them really experience the scent of virtual girls?
Developers warn players of potential emotional trauma while fans praise dating simulator’s realism.
Finally, a dating sim for people who are attracted only to inanimate objects!
The expansion of the modern mobile game market has been a boon for romance games. The genre usually doesn’t require particularly powerful hardware specs, and the larger profit margins that come with purely digital distribution mean that even niche titles in what’s already a niche segment of video gaming can make money for their developers, all of which lets creators keep on creating and players keep on playing the virtual field of dating partners.
But there are two sides to every coin, and if the success of mobile romance games is the shiny penny’s unblemished face, what about its bitter, jaded backside? That’s now taken care of too, with a new game that gives players the power to make lovey dovey lovers explode, plus meet with a host of other unexpected tragedies.