Platforms: PC, Epic, Mac, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Switch, iOS, Google Play
Release Date: 17/11/2020
Developer: Wales Interactive, Good Gate Media
Five Dates is an interactive rom-com about the unpredictable world of digital dating. With five potential female matches, Vinny explores whether compatibility, chemistry and connection is still possible in a world where physical touch is no longer an option.
Vinny, a millennial from London, joins a dating app for the first time while living in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. With five potential female matches, Vinny must pluck up courage to video date with wildly different personalities, starring Mandip Gill (Doctor Who) and Georgia Hirst (Vikings).
The viewer’s choices will define Vinny’s interactions with each date and their interest in seeing him again. Amidst a branching, multi-directional chain of conversation topics and deep-dive questions, Vinny is faced with digital game dates, awkward scenarios and unexpected truths.
A completely live-action romantic comedy, directed by Paul Raschid (The Complex)
Entirely conceptualized, filmed and developed during lockdown
Over 7 hours of filmed footage, the most amount of FMV footage in any game
Real-time Relationship Status Tracking that influences the story as you play
Multi-optional storytelling with 10 different outcomes
Starring Mandip Gill (Doctor Who), Georgia Hirst (Vikings), Sinead Harnett (singer) and Taheen Modak (Two Weeks To Live)