It's a ridiculous premise to be sure, but I'm sure deep down we all secretly pine for immortality via dating sim - or is that just me?There's no shortage of simple, absurdist dating sims revolving around meme-status celebrities, including Nicolas Cage, Adam Sandler, and John Cena, to name a few. Its scenario is no less bizarre, featuring the buff, tough Jaeger pilots and quirky scientists of , you play as the most sensible character choice from the film: Hannibal Chau, the impossibly eccentric black market organ dealer brought to life by the one and only Ron Perlman. shines with a clear application of effort on the creator's part.They're good for a laugh, but typically one-note gags, with little substance beyond the ridiculous premise. The intro movie alone justifies the existence of this game, but let's face it - we've all been longing for a dating sim that lets us court Idris Elba and Charlie Day in the Shatterdome cafeteria. can be finished in 15 minutes or less, ends on one heck of a cliffhanger, and its download link sadly seems to be lost to time.
Whether or not you believe dating sims are purely for pervs, you cannot deny the incredible, atypical affairs of the heart on display in these games. So you're going along, reading the description for Sweet Fuse, and everything seems to be on the up and up. Sadly - perhaps, even, tragically - because you are Keiji Inafune's makebelieve niece you can't date the man himself.
Caring for a woman's potted head is every bit as creepy as it sounds.
You can tickle, pinch, hit, hold, and (of course) kiss her.
You can dress her up in different hats and jewelry, or place her in different locations around your house.
All of these things will affect a litany of personality meters, ranging from 'goodwill' to 'sensibility' and the game's art style will change based on her mood.
And when it comes to, shall we say, couples, no one tops the open-minded pairings found in dating sims.