The hit PC game that everybirdie loves has now migrated to your mobile device! Now you are free to explore the wonders of St. PigeoNation’s Institute wherever you may be, which birdie will you meet while on your travels?
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.
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.
- Fixed some minor text issues.
Ratings and Reviews
Came For the Lulz, Stayed For the Story
I initially was drawn to this game because of its absurd premise, but boy, was I in for a wild ride. I was very pleasantly surprised on how well written the story was, especially the "secret" story route you unlock after you've finished the main characters' storylines. Do not be deceived by how silly Hatoful Boyfriend's concept may sound; it's a game with a whole lot of depth and lots of replay value.
Edit: To those who think this game is a glorified e-book, you must have not played a Japanese dating sim before. The entire genre is usually in visual novel form, where it branches off to different endings depending what choices you make. To the dating sim newcomers out there, I suggest that you try out other dating sims as well (look up Voltage; they have tons of dating sims in the App Store) before you dive into Hatoful Boyfriend so you get the feel of the genre. This app has a satirical take on dating sims so if you haven't played one before, you'll totally miss the point here.
Very Fun, though has a Gamebreaking Glitch
I got this game because, like many others, I thought the premise was absolutely crazy. It sounded hilarious. However, as I played, I genuinely grew to like this little flock of birds. I had a fun time learning about this weird bird school and all of the students’ likes. Definitely a game worth 5 bucks.
However, I should warn you: There is one really annoying glitch. The save/load feature appears to be broken. It will save alright, but when you try to load a save, it will freeze on the picture of the last bird you spoke to, with no way to progress. This means you basically have to play a whole run in one go. It is doable, but really not ideal.
A great game to play for anyone wanting an amazing story
I saw this game few years back but never really had a computer to play. I just learned it was on IOS and immediately bought it. A fantastic game for anyone open to funny heartbreaking stories. Please dont let the birds fool you! This game is more than what it seems. A slight bug that hinders you from loading saves, but this can be easily fixed by returning to the title screen. My only wish is that the sequel, Holiday Star, be on IOS as well. I would love to pour my heart and cash out to play on the go! Im going to show some friends of mine and cry some more, Thank you for the adventure!
- Devolver Digital, Inc.
- 1.3 GB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 9+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
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