The Schoolgirl Sim In Which You Kill People

Think a smitten, Japanese schoolgirl version of Patrick Bateman. That should give you a vague idea of of what indie sandbox game Yandere Simulator is about.

Yandere is a Japanese character type that can be willing to kidnap or kill for the one she loves.

Yandere Simulator is created by a programmer under the name YandereDev, who was previously at a game company, working on a handful of console and mobile titles. If you're interested in learning more about this work-in-progress, check out the game's official site.


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Why are people so disturbed? I've seen worse and more realistic in other games. Like hatred, assassin's creed and even God of War. In fact, I remember Heavy Rain being way more disturbing.

I really want to know the answer to this.