Tomodachi Life

Year: 2013

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Nintendo SPD

Country: Japan

Platforms: 3DS

Genre: Life Simulation

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Tomodachi Life is a life simulation video game, using Mii avatars as playable characters. It revolves around performing various actions with Miis, such as eating, trying on different outfits, falling in love with each other, and engaging in various leisure activities. It faced controversy for leaving out same-sex relationships.

LGBTQ References in this game:

Same-Sex Relationships Controversy


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