Japanese adult flirting games
This can be seen in some games with less explicit content, equal to an R or PG-13 rated movie.1990 saw the release of the first game in the Gals Panic series.
These games originate worldwide, on most platforms and can be of any video game genre.
While releases in Europe and North America have been sporadic and often unlicensed, Japan has seen the emergence of a pornographic video game subgenre—eroge, first appearing on the NEC PC-88 computer platform in the 1980s.
In the 1990s NEC (on the PC Engine series and PC-FX) and Sega (on Saturn) were the only companies who officially allowed sexual content on their consoles in Japan, but eroge was more prevalent on the NEC PC-98 and FM Towns computer platforms.
One of the earliest video games (if not the first) to feature sexual themes was the 1981 text-based Softporn Adventure, published by On-Line Systems for the Apple II.
Both pre-rendered and real-time 3D graphics were also used.
While most games could be considered nothing more than pornography, some attempted to include actual story and plot.
In 1982, Japan's Koei, founded by husband-and-wife team Yoichi and Keiko Erikawa (and later known for strategy video games), released the first erotic computer game with sexually explicit graphics, Night Life, Also in 1982, the video game company Mystique released three unlicensed games for the Atari 2600; Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em, Custer's Revenge, and Bachelor Party.
The games were noted for their negative reception, particularly Custer's Revenge for its depiction of (what was perceived as) General Custer raping Native American women.
Players that reached the pink door were rewarded with a controllable sex scene.
Like with Koei, several other now-famous Japanese companies such as Enix, Square and Nihon Falcom also released erotic adult games for the PC-8801 computer in the early 1980s before they became mainstream.
Erotic games made the PC-8801 popular, but customers quickly tired of paying 8800 yen () for such simple games. ASCII's Chaos Angels, a role-playing eroge, inspired titles such as Dragon Knight by Elf and Rance by Alice Soft.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating