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Hate Plus review
SPOILERS for Analogue A Hate Story
this takes place after that game and without it you WILL without a doubt be lost.
Hate Plus gives us an insight to what happend to make the people on the ship think the way they did and why "Zero Year" happened.
The save files from Analogue carry over they affect which AI you spend the game with, if you never played the first game you can make a new save file but again you will be fully lost, this game is a sequel but it doesn't feel like it, in this there is little interaction with the AI past small few sentince bits, it takes out showing the notes and messages to the AIs, you only talk to them when they talk to you, it takes out the magic of the original and made me feel more distant to them.
The story is good and it tells you what happend to the ship the politics of its leaders and why its people have such anti woman views, again like the first it deals with feministic ideas and the like and again not always a bad thing, it's definitely more visible in this one, what you learn in the new logs reinforces the fact that the people on the ship weren't aganst woman baised on their own ideals but on their education system,they were taught that from birth that men are better and woman need to stay out of the way, they knew no other way.
There was in my opinion unneeded love storys that although move into the other storys slightly they were just that, unneeded the story would have been fine without any love storys, then theres the awkward to read sex parts of the love storys but they are as unneeded as the love storys, you want the love storys fine but too have multiple sex pages is unneeded and just awkward to read.
The game takes place over three real days, you get a set amount of power you can use to get Logs and after you use the power you must wait twelve real world hours (or skip like a cheater) to get more power, I have mixed feeling about this as for one it offers immersion to the game but then after you read all the logs you can with the power you have to wait and if you just can't wait for the next part of the story it sucks.
all in all the game suffers from it failing in compairison to the original but it still has the two AI that you know and love (or hate) and they stay true to who they were in the original and it closes the mystery of why the ship is the way it was.
Starts and Finishes the story that was never told in the original.
You get to hang with an AI some more!
you get to learn why the ship's people were the way they were.
Immersion with the time function.
Not being to talk to the AI about the Log you are reading at that time unless she talks to you first.
Unneeded love storys.
Really uneeded sex parts of the love storys.
The time function and having to wait for the next part of the story.
This game is mostly for the story and understanding the who, what, when, why and how everything happened, if you liked the original then you'll more then likely enjoy this game for the story.
I rate it 6/10