Homosexual relationships are also possible, as there are games with no specific gender lines "all pairings". One game series that often includes dating, with the goal of marriage, is the farming sim series Harvest Moon. There are many variations on this theme: These games often feature a day-night cycle with a time scheduling system that provides context and relevance to character interactions, allowing players to choose when and if to interact with certain characters, which in turn influences their responses during later conversations. The subplot of dating is more focused towards choosing one of several girls or guys dependent on the player character's gender and offering them presents or joining them on events in the game. Eroge only gets released to PC because large Japanese game companies do not want to release games with sexual content on their game consoles. Characteristics[ edit ] Screenshot from the original PC Engine version of Tokimeki Memorial illustrating the complex system of statistics standard of the genre.