These games often feature a day-night cycle with a time scheduling system that provides context and relevance to character interactions, allowing players to choose when and if to interact with certain characters, which in turn influences their responses during later conversations.
While bishōjo games make up the bulk of dating sims, other types of games exist.
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 occasionally female characters. It will be up to you and the friends you make to uncover the conspiracy that threatens the newly discovered world - and in the process, you may even find love." 2016 Platform: Windows, Steam Type: Gx B, visual novel, puzzle, incomplete Commercial with a demo “Clena, your average everyday girl, finds herself in front of a circus filled with lovely animals. Back at home, you rub the lamp, and you’re sucked in by force!
The curtain rises on the crusade of the members of the Shinsengumi, whose hearts burn as passionately as a the flames they fight…” 2015 Platform: Steam, PS Vita, i Phone, Android Type: Gx B, visual novel, voice acting Commercial "It was the 1st of August. Gameplay involves walking around, interacting with NPCs, solving some simple puzzles, and capturing cards via a variety of minigames.” 2016 Platform: Windows Type: Gx B, visual novel, patch, voice acting, incomplete Free (Quin Rose is now defunct) “Alice is realistic; especially about love.
Eroge only gets released to PC because large Japanese game companies do not want to release games with sexual content on their game consoles.
Because of this, Eroge companies make a censored all-ages (15 ) version of the PC version for various consoles.
The censored version contains far more endings and new added scenes due to the absence of sexual scenes.