Posts Tagged ‘Pigeons’

Hatoful Boyfriend Spreads Its Wings

By Ben Barrett on September 5th, 2014.

“So the joke is it’s a dating simulator, but all the romance options are pigeons?” they’ll ask, bewildered. “Yes. Only it’s not really a joke. In fact, it got remade for a western audience because of how popular it was.” you can now reply, smiling a little too wide.

The world’s most popular pigeon dating simulator Hatoful Boyfriend is now out in a form that doesn’t require fan translation patches, if that’s your sort of thing. If you’re somehow uninitiated, it’s the tale of the only human student (you!) going to “St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds.” You’ll chat with and, presumably, up the other fine feathered students in search of true love.

Read the rest of this entry »

, , , .

33 Comments »

Fancier Pigeons: Hatoful Boyfriend Has Flown The Coop

By Craig Pearson on February 15th, 2012.

dot dot dotThis could only be better if it was a secret game from Valve and Bioware, but there’s very little proof that either of them have anything to do with Hatoful Boyfriend, a game about the complex relationships of pigeons in a boarding school. Haughty doves sneer at lowly sky-rats at St. Pigeonation Institute in this Japanese interactive novel. About pigeons. You might have tried the demo that Alec gesticulated towards a few months ago, but now the the full, official English translation is out, for $5.35.
Read the rest of this entry »

, , .

35 Comments »

Bird Watching: The Pigeon Dating Sim

By Alec Meer on December 9th, 2011.

Not my type, sorry

The words, I do not have them. Hatoful Boyfriend is a game about the lives, loves, classes and picnics of young, argumentative pigeons and their pigeon teachers at the world’s only pigeon school. It’s more a visual novel than a game, but you do get to make a few choices and increase your (human, pigeon-fancying) character’s stats and… well, it’s about dating pigeons. And going to a posh school for pigeons. I would imagine that’s reason enough to play it.
Read the rest of this entry »

, , .

44 Comments »