The Japanese games industry is truly huge, and boasts some of the biggest and best titles under its' belt. PC gamers have been reaping the rewards of its renaissance. It took some time for Japanese developers and publishers to get on board, especially with consoles and smartphones remaining the dominant gaming platforms in their native country. Classic console franchises finally made their Steam debuts, with better-late-than-never ports coming with full-fat optimisation options to give you the definitive experience, there really has been never a pbetter time to be a Japanese-loving PC player.
For better or worse, sex sells. And for some of Japan's most famous game companies, it was what they sold when they first started making games. That's right, many of Japan's biggest game makers have turned to or even had their origins in pixelated pornography.
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In , 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 ,  an early graphic adventure game  for the NEC PC That same year, Koei released another erotic title, Danchi Tsuma no Yuwaku Seduction of the Condominium Wife ,  which was an early role-playing   adventure game with colour graphics, owing to the eight-color palette of the NEC PC computer. It became a hit, helping Koei become a major software company. Like with Koei, several other now-famous Japanese companies such as Enix , Square and Nihon Falcom also released erotic adult games for the PC computer in the early s before they became mainstream. Early eroge usually had simplistic stories and extreme sexual content, such as rape and lolicon. In , Key released Kanon.