All this is a huge boon for visual novels and dating simulation games, which would have lingered in obscurity outside of Japan, otherwise.A bevy of 2D hotties are waiting for us to make the right move.The PC is an open platform with tons of great development tools, making it ideal for small indie developers to target.Steam on the other hand, has made digital distribution cost-effective, efficient, and accessible to a massive audience.Sweet Fuse: At Your Side on the other hand, introduces us to Saki Inafune who’ll be romancing six hunky guys for a change!What’s even cooler is that Saki happens to be the niece of famous Japanese video game designer - Keiji Inafune.Here he’ll meet several beautiful girls, who’ll hopefully help him bring back the spark that’s missing in his life.Linux and Mac OS X users have often been treated like poor stepchildren, especially when it comes to receiving game ports.
Clannad’s visual appeal is immediately apparent; the beautifully illustrated cast of characters and backgrounds are impressive.
But don’t let that put you off, as this still ranks as one of those dating simulation games you need to check out.
You’ll assume the role of Aoi who was formerly a member of a cycling club at his previous school, but after injuring his legs he retires and heads back to his hometown.
He now leads the life of an ordinary high school student after transferring to Mihama Academy.
Here he’ll meet several interesting, cute and sexy girls such as Makina Irisu, Sachi Komine, Michiru Matsushima, Yumiko Sakaki and Amane Suou.
Most gamers will probably be looking forward to the CG scenes of Yuuji having sex with the heroines.