Monster Prom

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

64%

Critics Recommend

Based on 12 critic reviews
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5 / 10
May 5, 2018

Monster Prom had so much potential and so much to offer that I couldn't wait to tear into it. And on a superficial level, it's an interesting experiment that I thought I would love. Unfortunately, just like the monsters you're courting, once you get to know it it's only a great-looking shell with some fairly rotten insides.

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Unscored
May 14, 2018

It may take a few tries to discover how to land a date, but playing Monster Prom is some of the most fun you'll have trying to figure out a game's mechanics.

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69 / 100
Apr 27, 2018

In the end, Monster Prom's charm stems from its thematic elements. Fantastic interactions, its satirical narrative, and the monster theme offer a unique spin, even if it doesn't deviate all that much from known formulas. But, it does bring a little more to the table, a party for daters who are in it more for the ride than the destination.

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4 / 5.0
Apr 30, 2018

It is still most certainly worth giving a go, so long as you're aware of its limitations going in.

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8.5 / 10.0
May 2, 2018

Monster Prom is ridiculously fun and laugh out loud funny; I've been cackling like Edna Crabapple with almost every panel. I plan to play it a lot more even though I'm done with my review, which is basically the biggest compliment I can give a game these days. Whether you're a fan of dating stimula—er, simulators—or not, I highly recommend it.

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6 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2018

It could be far more engaging with these premises, and sometimes the good cards that the game have could be played in a better way.

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8 / 10.0
May 13, 2018

Experience true fear: high school dating!

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8 / 10.0
May 4, 2018

Monster Prom is simply hell-a fun. With an amazing art style and a cast of lovable characters, this game has every ingredient to get you hooked to it, if you are a type that feeds on internet culture. Plus, is a very hard dating sim, even for veterans of thousands visual novels.

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Frostilyte
6 / 10
Jul 5, 2018

While initially charming, I found Monster Prom didn't have the right elements to have any staying power for me. The charming characters, the multiplayer design of the game, and how it tries to engage players outside of the game are all great additions to the dating sim genre. However, the disjointed dialogue, repetitive nature of subsequent attempts, humour, and music all drag Monster Prom down a little too much for me.

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Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2018

If you are ready to go back to high school, but just because this time it might really be the end of the world, then Monster Prom is worth a selling your soul for

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