Therefore, sometimes, all we need are casual games that don’t require much brain power.A genre of simple, casual games that has been popular among Japanese girls is otome games (乙女ゲーム).An otome game (乙女ゲーム, literally meaning "girl" or "maiden" game) is a story based video game that is targeted towards the female market. 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. All this is a huge boon for visual novels and dating simulation games, which would have lingered in obscurity outside of Japan, otherwise.A bevy of 2D hotties are waiting for us to make the right move.Keeping you updated on the latest in English otome games! Here you'll find information about traditional visual novel style Gx B otome games, shoujo RPGs & RPGs with romance elements, as well as Gx G games made for a female audience.
There are times when we play games just because we want enjoyment and relaxation, or simply to temporarily escape the harsh reality of life.These games heavily rely on the player’s selection of dialogues to proceed in the game, and as such, the gameplay bears resemblance to otome games which is also like storytelling.The major difference is that otome games usually have plots focusing on romance, the character controlled by the player is typically a girl admired by many guys and that the player can choose a romance with whichever guy.There aren’t a lot of otome games in English out there.However, it seems that the times are changing, since some otome games are getting licensed in English.