Female dating sim
In simulation otome games, there is also other gameplay which affects the plot, either by playing minigames or by raising stats.
The main character often has several parameters, such as looks, style, intelligence, talent, etc., that can be raised through various activities in normal gameplay.
Some games were originally released for the PC with pornographic content, and were later toned down and re-released for the PS2.
Other common elements in otome games are the importance of voice acting, CG stills, and a small epilogue or set scene at the end of the game when a character is successfully finished.
In 2006, Famitsu's listings for the Top 20 selling love games included seven otome games.
The player has a choice of responses, and a correct answer will raise your standing with that character.
Mc Kenzie & Co (1995) from American Laser Games and Girl's Club (1992) from Philips Interactive were simulation games for girls developed and released in the US in the past.
The first Japanese otome game to be officially translated and sold in English was the visual novel Yo-Jin-Bo in 2006 for the PC.
is a story-based video game that is targeted towards females.
Generally one of the goals, besides the main plot goal, is to develop a romantic relationship between the female player character and one of several male or female characters.