Ten of the most overt fan service video game series to get mainstream releases

These'll make your eyes pop out.

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From exaggerated physics and revealing outfits to intimate interactions and suggestive themes, these games push the boundaries of conventional gaming norms without actually slipping into the realm of adult gaming. When you play these, brace yourselves for a journey through provocative narratives, over-the-top character designs, and gameplay mechanics that prioritise sensual satisfaction over conventional gaming expectations.

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball Series: The Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball series takes fan service to new heights with its emphasis on scantily clad female characters engaging in beach sports. While the volleyball gameplay itself is secondary, the primary focus lies on the exaggerated physics and revealing swimsuits, catering unabashedly to fans seeking titillation rather than intense sports simulation.

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Senran Kagura Series: Senran Kagura is notorious for its over-the-top fan service, combining fast-paced ninja action with gratuitous depictions of its predominantly female cast. From clothing destruction mechanics to provocative special moves, the series pushes the boundaries of ecchi content in video games, leaving little to the imagination and targeting an audience that appreciates its unapologetically risqué approach.

Senran Kagura Series

Lollipop Chainsaw: This hack-and-slash video game follows the adventures of Juliet Starling, a cheerleader battling hordes of zombies. Developed by Suda51, Lollipop Chainsaw incorporates humour, gore, and sexual innuendos. Juliet’s provocative outfits and suggestive animations contribute to the game’s overall fan service, making it a memorable and controversial experience for players.

Lollipop Chainsaw

Onechanbara Series: Featuring bikini-clad zombie slayers, the Onechanbara series revels in its combination of hack-and-slash gameplay and provocative character designs. Players take control of scantily clad heroines battling through waves of undead enemies, emphasizing action and spectacle while catering to a specific audience with its overtly sexualised content.

Onechanbara Origins

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars: This Japanese role-playing game combines dungeon-crawling with dating sim elements. Players “classmate” with seven heroines to produce Star Children, who aid in battles. The game’s premise, coupled with its suggestive imagery during character interactions, makes it a prime example of a title designed to cater to fans seeking both RPG gameplay and romantic escapades.

Conception II

Gal*Gun: Double Peace: This rail shooter takes the concept of a dating sim to the extreme by having players fend off hordes of lovestruck schoolgirls with a “pheromone gun.” The game’s mechanics and scenarios are rife with suggestive content, turning what would be a typical rail shooter into an over-the-top experience filled with innuendos and fan service.


Hyperdimension Neptunia Series: Hyperdimension Neptunia combines role-playing elements with a unique premise where characters represent different gaming consoles. While the series parodies the gaming industry, it also features an abundance of fan service, with characters designed to embody various anime and gaming tropes, often in compromising situations that cater to a specific niche audience.

Hyperdimension Neptunia

Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni: Set in a world where girls can transform into weapons by kissing each other, Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni doesn’t shy away from explicit content. The game focuses on intense combat and features a cast of characters with suggestive designs, pushing the boundaries of fan service by intertwining combat mechanics with intimate interactions.

Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni

Monster Monpiece: This card-battling game combines strategic gameplay with fan service by requiring players to rub and touch the screen to power up their cards. The more intimate the interaction, the stronger the card becomes. This unique and provocative mechanic places Monster Monpiece squarely in the realm of extreme fan service within the niche of card-based games.

Monster Monpiece

Bullet Girls Phantasia: When you see this game’s “torture scenes” you won’t ever look back. Bullet Girls Phantasia pushes the boundaries of “acceptable” in fan service as far as they can possibly be pushed. The rest of the game is really just structured around giving players the excuse to get the girls naked or almost naked as frequently as possible.

Bullet Girls Phantasia

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