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Zero Escape. Back in 1996, the visual novel YU-NO A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World was released for the NEC PC-98. The game is considered an important part of the history of visual novels since it introduced many genre tropes that have continued to this day.
featuring text-based story with narrative style of literature and interactivity aided by static or sprite-based visuals, most often using anime-style art or occasionally live-action stills (and sometimes video footage).In Japanese, a distinction is often made between visual novels (NVL, from "novel"), which consist primarily of narration and have very few interactive elements, and adventure games (AVG or ADV, from "adventure"), which incorporate problem-solving and other types of gameplay.This distinction is normally lost outside Japan, as both visual novels and adventure games are commonly referred to as "visual novels" by international fans.Visual novels are rarely produced for video game consoles, but the more popular games have occasionally been ported to systems such as the Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, Play Station Portable, or Xbox 360.The more famous visual novels are also often adapted into light novels, manga or anime.The market for visual novels outside of East Asia is small, though a number of anime based on visual novels are popular among anime fans in the Western world; examples include Clannad, Steins; Gate, and Fate/stay night.Visual novels are distinguished from other game types by their generally minimal gameplay.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.Another main characteristic of visual novels are its strong emphasis on the prose, as the narration in visual novels are delivered through text.