As the name might suggest, they resemble mixed-media novels.
Sound novels and kinetic novels are types of visual novels, although visual novels have its own distinction between the others.
We're talking about Dating sim, not sex simulation, so Don't show erotic pictures, however, you can make pervy choices.
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Generally you meet several characters, and will have to choose one to court.
In Japan, dating sim characters are referred to as “capturable” -- whether that means you capture their hearts or their bodies depends on the game.
Typically the majority of player interaction is limited to clicking to keep the text, graphics and sound moving (many recent games offer "play" or "fast-forward" toggles that make this unnecessary), while making narrative choices along the way.Visual novels and ADVs are especially prevalent in Japan, where they made up nearly 70% of the PC game titles released in 2006.Visual novels are often produced for video game consoles, and the more popular games have occasionally been ported to such systems.They form a sizeable fraction of the Japanese market: the most popular have sold over a million copies, and they make up the majority of offline PC games in Japan.Nevertheless, only a few titles of this sort have been translated or commercialized outside of East Asia.