Dating simulator interactive video
Video games have come a long way since then, especially now that we can play them on virtual reality headsets.
Now, Sony is developing a dating simulation game for Project Morpheus, their VR headset.
The sim involves answering her questions with a nod or shake of the head, as well as lots of staring. Players get to follow her around her bedroom as she does simple tasks and does things such as drop her pencil — it’s like staring in through someone’s window, only the “window” is on the player’s face.
The game is nothing if not voyeuristic — players generally stare a lot at the schoolgirl, who covers her tender bits (over her clothes) if you embarrass her.
Since dramatic romances are often the main focus of these games and are necessary to lead the stories along their branching paths, you are expected to fulfill your obligation as a good sport and at least attempt to fall in love.
Or else the game really won't know what to do with you, and thus you will be punished. Non-romantic visual novels do exist for those who don't want to opt in to this particular character-focused experience, but for this article we’ll be limiting ourselves to the love simulation variety.
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.
Once you’ve trained on the simulator you will find the different skiing techniques easier to apply on the snow.
The companies describe the “War Games” interactive video as a modern take on the original, melding the interactive elements of a video game with the cinematic experience of a movie.
The plot of the 2.0 version has yet to be sketched out, but execs said that there will be multiple user-controlled outcomes that will reward repeat viewings.