February 16, 2022
A screenshot from a dating sim game

In the world of video games, “dating sims” offer players the chance to charm characters through flirtatious dialogue. With more than 1,800 dating sims on Steam and 2,8000 on the itch.io platform for indie games, the genre is booming.

Anastasia Salter, Director of Graduate Programs and Texts and Technology, spoke to the French magazine Le Monde about why this genre of games is essential for lovers of narrative experiences.

Click here to read the full article. Note: this article is in French