We spoke with Ruby Party Director Mei Erikawa about the challenges and exultations of making romance games aimed at women, and the excitement of bringing 'tokimeki' to everyone.
Nearly 25 years ago, Ruby Party released the first romance-focused game targeted towards women.
There’s a lot more to the “loved-up” side to visual novels than dating sims starring anime boys.
A small Korean “otome” game is making some big waves.
Women are queuing up to get up close and personal with real-life, actual human men – all in the name of flogging some new games.
First-party titles are no longer in development, but a few gaming subcultures remain perfect for the handheld.