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.
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Release Date: Sep 4, 2014

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December 15, 2015

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star Now Available

https://youtu.be/r74cFDF7qUM
Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star takes you back into the world of St. Pigeonations as the sole human girl at a school for gifted birds and every birdie from the first game returns with you! Whilst you get re-acquainted with familiar avian faces, the holidays bring with them a wide range of mysteries to unravel. The feathered figures at the heart of them will shock and surprise. Some will bring delight! Others something much more sinister...

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star is available now on PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam, GOG, and Humble and will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita December 22. Follow developer @Mediatonic and series creator @moa810 for more information on avian love and the Hatoful Boyfriend series.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/377080/

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December 9, 2015

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star Pre-Order

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star is now available for pre-order with 15% off on Steam!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/377080/

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About This Game

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.



System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • 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
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Windows Vista is not supported.
    Minimum:
    • 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.
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with DirectX 9 level (shader model 2.0) capabilities.
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: There are no penguins
Helpful customer reviews
187 of 197 people (95%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 15, 2015
this game is an emotional trap. you buy it because the idea of a dating simulator with pigeons is 'LOL SO RANDOM!!11 XD' and full of 'teh lulz', but then you accidentally end up playing a parody game that turns out to be far better than the majority of material it's actually imitating.

the writing is thoughtful and well-balanced, containing humor of the rare 'actually funny' type, which will result in feelings of warm attachment to the characters... before TWISTING THE KNIFE OF FEELINGS DEEPLY as a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions overwhelms the plotline arc and cast.

the writing also has a highly surprising amount of depth, as the characters (including your own) must make some morally ambiguous choices, and even the most immoral characters have a few redeeming, wholly human features to their personalities which make them relatable and strangely likable.

there are 16 different endings to the story that are achieved based on the choices you make, with one 'true ending' and 15 'alternate endings'; notably, the alternate endings to this story are cleverly interwoven into the 'true' ending plotline, as with each new ending you discover, you are given new revelations that consistently give you deeper insight into the events that unfold prior to the finale of the 'true' plotline. this means that there is an actual reader's value that goes beyond shallow 'what if' ideas to following every path to its ending, which is fairly uncommon in the genre of multiple-choice story games.

the art is also clean, colorful and high quality, and the music sets the tone nicely. honestly the only thing i could wish for is that it was fully voiced (it isn't).

recommended for people who actually enjoy good stories in visual novels, as opposed to the endless list of VNs with vapid, soulless storylines that rely on a cast of waifus and husbandos to appeal to buyers... although, you have been warned- after playing this game, the odds that you will have horrifyingly/ heartbreakingly fallen in love with your first ever 'pigeon husbando' are high...
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167 of 176 people (95%) found this review helpful
166 people found this review funny
1,345.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2015
My transformation is almost complete.
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233 of 269 people (87%) found this review helpful
349 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2015
Dad walked in, had to punch my screen and say it was porn.
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111 of 116 people (96%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 19, 2015
My Hatoful Boyfriend Adventure

Before playing: Haha, goofy bird-dating game!
San's ending: Haha, I dated a goofy bird!
Ryouta's ending: Haha, I-- oh, that was quite touching actually
Nageki's ending: o-oh
Yuuya's ending: oh, er, that's a bit-
Shuu's ending: ...blimey
BBL ending: h-hold me

In all seriousness- and I know there's no point saying it because however sincere I am, I won't be believed- Hatoful Boyfriend has one of the darkest plots I've ever known. It's a shame there's a lot of repetition to get through before you get to the real meat of the game, but it's worth it for the character development and laughs you'll have along the way. Laughs and tears. Mostly tears.
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70 of 82 people (85%) found this review helpful
69 people found this review funny
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2015
help me
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