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Visual novel

Game genre theme

Sug-genre of adventure games. Easily confusable with dating sims with which visual novels share their outward appearance, but the emphasis is on non-gamelike elements and the lack of use of statistics or other numerical data.

1687
games
47
platforms

Name variations: NVL, ADV, AVG

The first video game about Visual novel was released in 1986.

Sekai Project, 07th Expansion and Alice Soft has published most of these games

Often used for eroge.

See also: gamebooks, dating sim

Parent group

Adventure

Child group

Kinetic novel

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Platforms

Linux 1108
Windows 186
NEC PC9801 97
PSP 50
PS Vita 46
Mac OS X 41
PS2 17
Dreamcast 12
PS 11
GBA 10
Nintendo DS 8
PS4 8
PS3 8
MS-DOS 7
MSX2 7
Android 6
iOS 5
X360 5
C64 4
PCE CD 4
3DS 3
Wii 3
NEC PC8801 3
X68000 3
FM Towns 3
Amiga 3
Apple II E 3
Mega Drive 2
Atari ST 2
Saturn 2

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