School festival dating sim
This really crosses the line." Acid noted that other violent games have existed on Steam's platform, including a 2015 game that involved killing civilians at random, though not in a school setting.
The story follows a male high school student who joins the school's Literature Club and interacts with its four female members.
The game begins to glitch, and as the protagonist wonders if they could have saved Sayori, the game abruptly ends.
The player is sent back to the main menu, with all previous save files erased.
"Keeping our kids safe is a real issue affecting our communities and is in no way a 'game."' Andrew Pollack, the father of 18-year-old Meadow Pollack, who was killed on the third floor of the high school's 1200 building, said "sick people" were behind the game's creation and release.
He said these kinds of games desensitize young people to the tragedy that befell his daughter.
Thank you." Revived Games and Steam's publisher, Valve Corp., did not respond to messages from the newspaper seeking comment.
Acid said in a blog post Thursday that its game does not promote violence and that it might remove the shooter's role in the game.
The player is given a list of various words to select from that will make up their poem.
It is branded as a "SWAT simulator" that lets players choose between being an active shooter terrorizing a school or the SWAT team responding to the shooting.
It was developed by Revived Games and published by the company Acid, which has said it plans on selling the game for US to on the video-game marketplace Steam and releasing an alternate "civilian" mode. The Miami Herald reports that a description of the game comes with the following disclaimer: "Please do not take any of this seriously.
The protagonist is invited by his childhood friend, Sayori, to join their high school's literature club.
The protagonist then meets the other members of the club: Natsuki, Yuri, and the club president Monika.