Voltage has 60 apps under its belt, with only a third of the titles translated into English smartphone apps since 2011.
Some of the other titles are social games played on Japanese social media platforms specially focused on games like Mobage, and the app developer says that one in five women in Japan have played a dating simulator at least once.
The user plays the protagonist in chick flick/ soap opera-type premise and can pick from one of five male characters, each of whom comes with a different personality, agenda and storyline.
During the game, the user can choose how the protagonist responds, which affects the outcome of the game."We began distributing our first dating sim title 'My lover is the No.1 Host' in December 2006.
They enjoy a healthy fandom, but many acclaimed titles remain in their native Japanese—frustrating, because romance and relationship games are more popular than ever.
Lots of players get turned onto these aspects from story and character-driven Bio Ware games like Dragon Age, and if you’re a fan of those, I have a few recommendations to help welcome you into the otome genre.
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