Fan game explores the dating side of Resident Evil with "Resident Evil 4: Otome Edition"

2004. It was the year when millions of players assumed the role of rookie cop-turned-secret agent Leon S. Kennedy as he traveled to rural Spain in pursuit of Ashley Graham, the president's missing daughter. A watershed moment in gaming, Resident Evil 4 was a reinvention of both its series and its genre - not to mention one hell of a party.

More importantly, Leon had amazing hair. Oh, and he flipped over lasers. For many, he entered the hallowed halls of video game heartthrobs in the same way he crashed through two-story windows: suddenly and with swag.

But we all know Leon's story. What about Ashley's? For the players of Resident Evil 4, she is, at best, an objective; at worst, a liability. A human cog in a well-oiled gameplay machine. But what if she was more than that? What if she was an interesting person, thrust into a crazy world with crazier men who run the gamut from hottie to hellspawn? How would she narrate this nightmare and who would she actually fall for?

Wonder no more. This is her story. This is Resident Evil 4: Otome Edition.

Relive the events of Resident Evil 4, faithfully recreated from Ashley's perspective - and with exactly as much absurdity as that entails!
Kindle your relationship with a host of eligible bachelors, including the stoic Leon, the mysterious Luis, the evasive Merchant, or perhaps even the conniving Lord Saddler!*
Discover what happened to Ashley in the scenes you never saw, such as her initial kidnapping.
Make fake decisions that reveal the illusory nature of choice!
Demo Length: 30-45 minutes (based on reading speed)
Gameplay Style: Kinetic Visual Novel

Now this is one hell of an idea for a parody game. I think I might have to check this one out. I mean, you can date the merchant! Check out the fan game here.


Interesting. I love visual novels, though I'm guessing this one is kinda tongue-in-cheek


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