There are PLENTY of dating sims for the PSP in Japanese. Especially if you consider that the dating sims targeted at girls (called "otome games") are a HUGE market, and new ones get announced for the PSP, practically each month, while the DS and 3DS get very few these know what?
Dating sims (or dating simulations) are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
I could understand what you meant if you said that the PSP is lacking dating sims -in English-, but what do you mean "also" most of these sparse options are in full Japanese?
There are PLENTY of dating sims for the PSP in Japanese. Especially if you consider that the dating sims targeted at girls (called "otome games") are a HUGE market, and new ones get announced for the PSP, practically each month, while the DS and 3DS get very few these days.
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I'm not so interested in a good story - more a playable, engaging & fun game mechanic.Regardless of race, creed, species, plane of existence, or definition of "alive," your perfect match is waiting for you somewhere in the great cosmos.And when it comes to, shall we say, couples, no one tops the open-minded pairings found in dating sims.Straight dating sims: Katawa Shoujo*Love Plus Clannad (anime is pretty popular.OVAs are excellent.)VNs with plot: Steins; Gate [Time travel sci-fi] (Anime is mind-blowingly awesome)G-Senjou no Maou [Detective/Psychological]Tsukihime [Horror]Ever17 [Trapped in underwater complex]Chaos; Head [I don't even...]True Remembrance* [memory editing]Narcissu* [just read it]Narcissu Side 2nd*A list of 7 more games to try: ...If you're willing to play games on PCs (which really makes things a lot easier) I've heard good things about Fate Stay/Night.Lastly, you might just want to browse the web sites for Manga Gamer or J-List.That will give you a good idea of what's easily available in English.I'll trust that you'll be able to tell that games like "Boob Wars" or "Do You Like Horny Bunnies? From the S/NES, Master Sytem/Genesis era would be cool too.Although I hear there's quite a lot of these games on the PCEngine?