The player has a choice of responses, and a correct answer will raise your standing with that character.
One feature that has become common in otome games is "full voice" , which is to have voice acting throughout the entire game.
The genre has many style elements in common with shōjo and josei manga,, and sometimes there are Boys' Love elements in otome games, but the two genres are usually kept separate.
Otome games that are released on console and handheld platforms contain no pornographic content, as companies such as Sony and Nintendo do not allow it.
This CG is a set picture featuring the love interest and sometimes the main character in a pose, and some dialogue.
Otome games have strong links with shōjo manga, with popular titles often spawning a manga series (e.g.
While the plots of otome games differ greatly, there is usually a single female main character, and several good-looking males of varying "types".
Gameplay occasionally does not particularly focus on romance, even if there are several characters whose "routes" you can follow.In the visual novel examples of the genre, the player proceeds in the story by selecting dialogue or action choices which affect their relationships in a decision tree format.In simulation otome games, there is also other gameplay which affects the plot, either by playing minigames or by raising stats.Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is a role-playing game developed and published by Atlus for the Play Station 2.It is chronologically the fifth installment in the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series.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".