Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is a role-playing game developed and published by Atlus for Sony's Play Station 2, and chronologically the fifth installment in the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series.Persona 4 game play combines the traditional role-playing game with elements of a simulation game. It was later ported to the Xbox 360, PSP, and i OS devices.
Its story was adapted into a 12 episode Anime, 2 OVAs, a 2 Tankoban Manga, 6 Novels and a Radio Drama series.Clannad is a visual novel developed by Key and released on April 2004 in Japan, first on the PC and later on the PS2 in 2006 and the PSP and Xbox 360 in 2008.With an acclaimed interactive narrative revolving around a family theme, it was adapted into an equally acclaimed anime series.Fate/Stay Night is a visual novel that chronicles a war between seven Magi for the Holy Grail.Each Magus summons a heroic spirit from history or legend to help fight with them and obtain the power to grant wishes.
The first ending many people experience when playing notorious pigeon dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend involves being ambushed by ninjas for "failing to display sufficient intimacy with the birds." You are unceremoniously killed and brought back to the main menu to start over from the beginning or are forced to resume from an earlier save point.
Dating simulation games like Hatoful Boyfriend most often take the form of visual novels, interactive text adventures with images and animations accompanying the branching story.
You won't be selecting every dialogue choice during your character's involvement with the game’s world, but you will be occasionally prompted to guide your hero or heroine along different paths, and depending on your prior actions these could result in good or ill.
Dating simulation games demand extensive experimentation, trial and error.
They are built to anticipate and encourage that style of play.
Many Western players new to the genre miss out on that fundamental aspect of the experience, writing dating sims off as shallow and basic after dipping their toes in.