There is a company called Voltage Inc. The couple initially struggled with the type of games they were going to produce. The original plan of Voltage was to provide male-oriented battle games instead of dating games for the female audience.
However, that initial plan was not successful so the company changed their ways degrees and decided to produce otome games for girls instead. It was a game changer notice the pun? In , the Japan-based company earned over 80 billion dollars! As Voltage started publishing otome games in , they so far have released quite a handful. Therefore, if you fall in love with one game, you can always try another one! Their games are available on the App Store and on Google Play which makes them accessible for many people.
There is no need to buy a console and it is so easy and fast to install the game on your mobile device. The games are, however, not free to play.
It may be difficult for newbies to decide on which games to purchase but Voltage offers free prologues for some of their games so you can get a taste of how the story would flow and how the characters are like. Even so, you may still have a hard time choosing from the games so I will introduce to you 6 of their more popular titles: During your shift, you are tasked to serve the wealthy and popular folks who are attending a party at the hotel. Somehow, you wind up in a hotel room that contains many expensive items, and you happen to break an expensive glass Venus statue!
It is actually in contradiction of the black market auction rules to have participants who are not willing, and therefore, you are saved by 5 dudes who buy you for a sum of 20 million dollars. You, as the player, will then be given a choice to pursue a romantic relationship with one of the bidders. Kissed by the Baddest Bidder 2. Kiss of Revenge Due to a medical error 12 years ago, your mother died and the malpractice was covered up by the hospital. Ever since then, you vow to avenge the death of your mother.
Your way of revenge requires you to work in the hospital, so you spend years studying to become a doctor. You want to exact your revenge as you have been hoping to all these years, as that appears to be your one true goal in life. However, once you start working in the hospital, you begin to have mixed feelings when you fall in love with one of your men co-workers.
Therefore, you face a situation where you have to choose either to get on with your revenge, or forgive and move on with your life instead.
Kiss of Revenge is a story about love and forgiveness, and it has quite a dark theme to it. Kiss of Revenge 3. True Love Sweet Lies In this game, you will be playing as a female character who is working as a freelance photographer in Tokyo, Japan. Your first big break in your career happens when a photo you snapped managed to make it into the front page!
The photo in question is about a secret meeting between rival politicians. Soon after, you realize that things started to turn out really good for you.
For instance, you met the most attractive actor in an elevator! Other than that, a dashing news reporter has also asked you out for a drink. It all seems blissful until you realize that all those are just lies as many people are only trying to get the data from your photograph! Not only that, but your life is also apparently in danger… True Love Sweet Lies 4. The thieves are known to take art pieces that were stolen and then have them returned to their rightful owners.
The thieves notice your ring and later leave you a message on a card stating that they will be coming after you at night. The ring was given to you by your late great grandfather. Later that night when you are in bed, the thieves come to your house and bring you to their base. According to them, they need your fingerprints to retrieve the masterpiece your great grandfather had left for you! Love Letter from Thief X 5.
Dreamy Days in West Tokyo Dreamy Days in West Tokyo is a story which many girls would be able to relate to as it deals with childhood crushes. Hence, the story has a pretty realistic setting. In this game, you will be playing as a character who just recently returned to her hometown after being away for 10 years.
As you wander around your hometown, you stumble upon some of your childhood friends and one of them used to be your crush! You have known him for a long time as you went to school together. Talking to him about memories of the past feels nostalgic and also reignites the feelings you used to have for him. Now you are falling head over heels for him all over again! It feels like reliving your childhood. Dreamy Days in West Tokyo 6. Then suddenly, there is an explosion in your apartment! The explosion could have killed you but you are so lucky to avoid it, all thanks to the dog.
Soon after, a group of devils reveal themselves and tell you that it was supposed to be your destiny to die but you have evaded it, and thus, the devils are now here to claim your soul.
As it all happens too quickly, naturally, you are very anxious and beg the devils to give you 10 more days to do everything you want to do before you are ready to leave this world forever. The devils agree as long as you give up your life to them after the day period. Thus, you get to choose from a wide variety of genres that you like, be it fantasy or more down-to-earth, logical stories which mimic real life. It can be said that there is at least one game that can fulfill the fantasy of every girl!
Each of the romantic interest in the stories has a unique personality, background, and storyline. Even if you are not that into some of the characters, you may still end up liking the story. Or you can choose to explore all the possible stories with every character if you want to! If you have not tried any otome game, why not start with one of Voltage Inc.
You can try out their free prologues and see why otome games have been successful in Japan! If you love shojo anime series, then I highly recommend you to try playing otome games due to their similar theme.
And if you already love otome games but have been out of touch lately due to the lack of English otome games and have not known about Voltage, quickly dive in and try their amazing games!