Alright! It’s time to go cruising to pick up birds. Quite literally.
You’re a teenage human girl. Well, you’re most likely not, but
you are in this game’s universe, so deal. It’s the future, a time
where humans have nearly been wiped out, but it’s cool because birds
have become all super-smart and stuff. You fought the war but the
Anyway, you’ve just rocked up to your new school,
St PigeoNation’s Institute. As it’s like totally an all-bird school
(seemingly except for you) all of your classmates are, of course, birds.
Obviously at this juncture we’ve stopped typing in the English
slangnacular. We’re talking actual birds, flappy creatures – winged
and able to fly.
They’re also – perhaps ironically
considering their commonly acknowledged nemeses - capable of being
alarmingly catty, which you will soon discover.
matters further, despite their feathered features, a quick toggle
can depict them as what they’d apparently look like if human. Yep,
this is getting really fucking weirder by the second...
Hatoful Boyfriend is essentially a dating simulator,
squished within the framework of a choose-your-own-adventure
interactive novel. You’ll spend a lot of time absorbing (often
brilliant, if not consistently odd) dialogue, stabbing a button,
absorbing more dialogue then rinsing and repeating. However, every
so often you’ll get to make a choice, subsequently causing a branch
(not the type you can perch upon, natch) which can lead eventually
to any of some 15 endings.
You’ll also likely crave pudding.
absolutely no idea what the team behind this utterly nuts affair
were on when they created Hatoful Boyfriend, but we don’t
want some, as it must be seriously scary stuff. We’re most happy to
dabble in their universe though, as everybirdie deserves a safe
environment in which to play out their repressed avian fantasies,