Interactive dating games for adults
Some eroge, such as those made by Illusion Soft, are just simulations of sex, with no "conventional" gameplay included.Boys' Love (BL) games (also known as yaoi games) usually refers to eroge oriented around male homosexual couples for the female market.The defining distinction is that both the playable character(s) and possible objects of affection are male.As with yaoi manga, the major market is assumed to be female.have their origins in the early 1980s, when Japanese companies introduced their own brands of microcomputer to compete with those of the United States.Competing systems included the Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-7, MSX, and NEC PC-8801.
Oftentimes, voice actors who have voiced for eroge have been credited under a pseudonym.
They have produced the BL games Sweet Pool, Lamento: Beyond the Void, Togainu no Chi and Dramatical Murder, each one of the last two have been given a manga and an anime adaptation.
A 2006 breakdown of the Japanese commercial BL market estimated it grosses approximately 12 billion yen annually, with video games generating 160 million yen per month.
This most often occurs as hentai scenes of the player character having a sexual encounter with other characters.
Usually the sexual content is presented as a reward for the player's successful fulfillment of certain tasks.