This genre is most established in Japan, and is mostly made up of visual novels and simulation games; particularly dating sims and life simulation games.In 2002, Konami released its very successful Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side, which brought many new fans to the still-new genre. ) -Mitsune's Room, frame above opening -Motoko's room, statue's head -Dining Room, top drawer -Lounge, round frame -Training Center, Japanese sign -Outside Tea House, above big opening -West Town, first red Japanese sign -East Town, red lamp -East Town, red lamp (click twice!) -Left of Bridge, first couple -Stair Hallway, flower -Tokyo U, clock in center of building -Front of Bridge, top of left pillar -Outside Hinata Inn, left tree, second left short branch Cheat codes -moneygrowsontrees: 000 -allyourmoves: gain all the moves -theincredibleyou: all stats 100 -hellissprings: spring will be hell -eva4hidden: EVA4 movie -crazygirlmot: see Motoko rarely dressed everytime you pass by her -motokoismotoko: dress up Motoko -smashwatermelons: dress up Mutsumi -naruhaseyes: play as Naru -sofarsogood: have crazy conversations with Kaolla -rainbowsrgood: dress up Shinobi -randomamv: credits On dates, the girls like to ask questions to see if you were paying attention.
Early games borrowed heavily from the iconography and story conventions of "retro shoujo manga", "the archetypical girly heroines, the emphasis on pure, sexless, tranquil romance and on a peaceful, stable setting", but as the category expanded, other narrative and gameplay elements were introduced, including action/adventure, combat and plots in which "the heroine can ‘save the world’ and ‘get the guy’ at the same time".
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.
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