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Hatoful Boyfriend





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Hatoful Boyfriend





Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds!

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Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds! Roam the halls and find love in between classes as a sophomore student at the world’s greatest pigeon high school. Finding happiness won’t be easy, but it’s not all academic - there’s always time for a little romance in this delightful remake of Hato Moa’s popular visual novel / avian dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend!

Please Note: No birds were hurt in the making of Hatoful Boyfriend. In fact, many found love.

Key Features:

  • An Avian Love Story: Chat with birds of every feather from narcoleptic school instructors to pigeon biker gangs on your way to flirty encounters potential suitors that set your hear aflutter. Spend time with the ones that strike your fancy and ditch the birds that prove to be a bore!

  • New Scenario and Ending: Series creator Hato Moa has created an all-new scenario and ending to discover in this exciting update for fans of the original game and brand-new Hatoful Boyfriend players!

  • Replayability to Fall in Love All Over Again: Build your own nest of intrigue within the St. PigeoNation’s Institute with genre-bending intertwining narratives, hidden stories, surprise paramours, and multiple endings sure to send you back to the start to try a new path and a different love interest.

  • Attend Class and Level Up: Choose elective classes like gym and art class to raise your character’s stats and bend suitors to your will by mixing charisma, vitality and wisdom. Get wise and you’ll pass your classes. Getting fit might save your life!

  • Fowl Twists and Turns: Not everything is as it seems at St. PigeoNation’s Institute! Uncover dark conspiracies, unexpected twists, and hellish fiends bent on bringing on the apocalypse. Pick your dates wisely, and you’ll flap off into the distance with your one true love. Take the wrong turn, and you might just end up murdered in your bed.

  • Sensual Birdfeed: Purchase delicious beans as a gift for your potential love interests and wow your feathered crushes with Calm Corn, Country Millet or Bitter Black Beans.

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Devolver Digital
Indie, Simulation, Mac
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Digital PC Download
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Minimum Requirements


  • OS: Windows XP with SP2 or later; Windows 7 with SP1 or later; Windows 8
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Graphics card with DirectX 9 level (shader model 2.0) capabilities.
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Windows Vista is not supported.


  • OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Graphics card with DirectX 9 level (shader model 2.0) capabilities.
  • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
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A story for everybirdie


Romance, Action, Suspense, Mystery, Murder and Birds! This game has it all! It's a story for everybirdie! Everyone coming in for the lolz came out with a truckload of feels. It starts out funny, weird or creepy depending on which birds you go out and once you're done dating all of them, the real story begins. And no one expected that kind of storyline. NO ONE! So play this game, you'll have no regrets. Also Sakuya is best bird. 10/10 will get my head cleaved again.

What I need from a visual novel


I hate visual novels and I love visual novels. I still don't know what to think about the genre, but when I was decided about how bad it was Hatoful Boyfriend came to my life to show me how wrong I was. Hatoful Boyfriend features exactly what I demand when I play a visual novel: interactivity. I need to feel that my choices matter and that I'm not reading just a book. I understand people loving these games but I'm not a good reader, so, what makes me play games like these is the fact that I love those "make your own adventure" books. There are different paths in Hatoful Boyfriend, and replaying it gives you the true idea about how well done this game is. Actually, what is really interesting about Hatoful Boyfriend is that it features a dating simulator system in a scenario that looks incredibly stupid and makes you feel even more stupid when you actually care about each one of the characters in it. But Hatoful Boyfriend includes way more things than a dating simulator. What really made the game worth it was discovering the true path of the game and reaching the true ending. I won't spoil anything, so, go get it!

One of the strangest visual novels I've played


A visual novel where you play as a human girl that must get a bird boyfriend, or die. One of the strangest visual novels I've played, and yet I also expected it to be stranger. Every character that you can date has multiple endings, there is also a bad ending where you don't get any of their endings. Discover the answer to important questions like do you see your best bird friend as more than a friend, is one of your possible boyfriends a murderer, and is there a hidden evil inside of the school. Focus on raise different stats such as your wisdom or charisma in order to attract your favorite bird. Allows for a setting that changes the bird graphics to be humans for people that aren't attracted to birds. The strange premise combined with the absurd situations in the game make it a very enjoyable game.

Questioning Myself


I have never played a game before that made me question my current sexuality in ways that I didn't know existed. Hatoful Boyfriend is that game. I'm a mostly straight male, and I'm perfectly comfortable playing otomes and dating sims. But this game... I mean, it's got an interesting story, and it's tons funny often, but for brief moments here and there, the game actually got me to care about the boys I—I mean, my character was falling in love with. These were birds! This is an avian love story! But I cared about who I—my character... was going to date. Despite all that, I'd say it was a pretty good experience. I learned a lot about myself while having a few giggles along the way.

The most amazing story ever


Well, you might be saying: But how could a Japanese dating sim indie game has such an amazing story. Well, it just DOES. The story starts with you, a girl that enrolls in a all bird school and must fit in and hopefully find a nice guy there. The cool part is, every guy has a very unique and awesome characteristics and you get multiple endings on every guy plus some random endings and an ultimate ending to the story. You don't do much except chose some text based options once in a while but it really is a cool story. So if you want to experience an awesome story this is the right game for the job!

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