Doki Doki Literature Club! is the 2017 visual novel that has taken the gaming world by storm. At first look, the game seems like a sweet romance but it packs a punch of pain, suffering, and psychological horror.
Team Salvato, led by Dan Salvato, has hit high flying goals that indie developers dream of reaching. Doki Doki Literature Club has earned over 1 million downloads and the game just earned a clean sweep in IGN’s game awards.
Doki Doki Literature Club won @IGN People’s Choice (most votes) for every category it was nominated for: Best PC Game, Best Adventure Game, Best Story, and Most Innovative. Thank you and what an insane fan base! pic.twitter.com/QGQAj4pFGu
— Dan Salvato (@dansalvato) December 20, 2017
IGN staff chose their top games of the year and left Doki Doki Literature Club out in the cold. But fans had the opposite view and voted the visual novel as the Best PC Game, Best Adventure Game, Best Story, and the Most Innovative Game of 2017.
It’s clear that this game has lit the hearts and minds of fans on fire, inspiring a massive following that is pushing this creepy cult hit into the mainstream.
godd, that doki doki literature club will give my nightmares now, those disturbing osts are still in my head o(-(
looking for it was a mistake LOL
— sasu (@sasuchi95) December 20, 2017
Just woke up from a nightmare about that Doki Doki game. I haven't had a legit nightmare in years.
What in the fuck do you niggas have me playing smdh 😟
— Etika (@Etika) December 19, 2017
I'm seeing people say they're gonna try Doki Doki Literature Club because people are recommending it to them and it looks cute and lighthearted.
oh you poor children
— Saltasaurus (@UnlimitedSalt) December 19, 2017
Doki Doki Literature Club is not a simple game;
It's an experience in life itself.
— Miraie (@miraieu) December 16, 2017
If you’ve never played Doki Doki Literature Club and want to, consider doing it soon since the spoiler memes are starting to take over the anime and gaming community.