Check out our picks for the list of the best dating and romance games that you can download right now!
With the variety of reasons why people download mobile romance games, we can all agree that they are much more fun. They include intriguing plots that are centered around love, much like in romantic novels, but without the necessity to read a book (remember those?) and you also get to decide where the story is going. So many people enjoy mobile dating simulators, and if you’re one of them, keep reading, because we’ve chosen some of the greatest representatives of the genre!
The Sims Mobile
The Sims is probably one of the most well-known life simulators ever, and now it’s available not only on computers. In this game, you can do many things, including finding a cute sim to date. If you want to create a full-on family, you can do that here as well. What is more, your Sims can build careers, hang out with friends, have hobbies; you name it! Yes, the possibilities of a mobile version might not be as diverse compared to a standard computer one but are still guaranteed to keep you entertained for a long time.
One of the most attractive aspects of LongStory is that this dating simulator is very LGBTQ+ friendly; for example, you get to choose the pronouns at the beginning. When playing LongStrory, you find yourself in Weasel Heights Middle School. Like in any romance-based game, you meet other characters and flirt with the ones you like. LongStory is famous for its interesting plot and believable characters. They are quite young (after all, the game is set in middle school), and there are many funny moments.
Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice
This romance sim has a very rating, and rightfully so. In it, your character is a producer who works with four handsome guys. You have an opportunity to talk to them in person or over the phone. Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice, there are various characters and the plot is very exciting with unexpected twists. The developers went as far as to invite famous actors to do the voiceover.
My Candy Love
In the mobile game called My Candy Love, your character is a girl whose name is (I’m sure you’ve guessed it) Candy. She’s moved recently, and now she has to go to a new high school. Of course, Candy meets lots of new people at school, among whom there are some cute guys and a bad boy Castiel. In the game, there are many episodes with different possible endings, so what you choose in conversations has an impact on the plot. So, since the outcomes of your choices lead to different branches of the story, you can play the game multiple times to see other possibilities. All in all, a great addition to your mobile game collection!
Love Sick: Interactive Stories
This game suits a more grown audience. Gamers pick from various narratives in which a girl who is the main character finds herself in all sorts of unusual settings. It can be something like life in the world of very wealthy people, being surrounded by vampires or spies, etc. The game allows you to customize your character and decide on the plot: your decisions really make a difference here. You don’t have to pay anything to download Love Sick: Interactive Stories, but there are options for in-app purchases. You can buy outfits, for example. And yes, they also affect the stories.
Is there anything more satisfying than getting immersed into a hot reality show about dating, especially as it gets colder outside, and the summer only stays in our memory for now? Yes, feeling like you are participating in such a show. Do you think that you wouldn’t be selected during castings or simply don’t feel like being on camera? Not a problem – you can just play the game called Love Island! As you’ve probably guessed, this mobile game is a dating simulator based on the famous British reality show, which has the same name as the game. The participants go to a tropical island, where all of them live in the same isolated villa and couple up to win a big sum of money in the end. In this game, you play as one of the contestants who have to deal with all the passion and drama.
The Sims Mobile
The Sims is a classic life simulator and is available to play on multiple operating systems. One of the main attractions is the ability to date, get married, and start a family. You can do that in the mobile game that allows you to customize everything from your Sim to your house.
You can do pretty much everything in the mobile version as in the complete computer game, although there aren’t quite as many options given it is the free version, it’s still expansive. The game lets you host parties, develop romantic relationships, create and personalize your home.
LongStory is one of the few dating sims out there that is very LGBTQ+ friendly. It even allows you to choose your pronouns when you start the game. The story is set at Weasel Heights Middle School, and you have the romantic options include many of your friends. It has been praised for its cute story and relatable characters.
The characters are younger, since the story is set in middle school, so it’s rife with awkward moments and humor. The game begins with a mystery as you learn the previous owner of your locker has disappeared. It’s up to you if you want to find out what happened.
Ikemen Vampire: Temptation In The Dark
Have you ever wanted to romance William Shakespeare, Vincent Van Gogh, or Isaac Newton? Well, now you can! Even better, you can romance them as vampires! Yes, Ikemen Vampire is, as the title suggests, a dating simulator meant to allow its players a chance at becoming entwined with various historical men returned to life as vampires with a hunger for blood.
The great thing about this game is you don’t need to pay any money, you receive 5 chapter cards a day to move your storyline forward, and the artwork and voice acting is highly praised.
Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice
Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice is a top-rated romance simulation game where you play as a media producer who gets to become deeply involved with four different guys. You can text and chat with them and even receive phone calls from your love interests that you can listen to in Japanese or their English dubbing.
There are multiple chapters in the game, and surprising plot twists in store for those who continue to play and progress through the story. The game creators even enlisted popular voice actors to bring their handsome paramours to life, so don’t be surprised if you hear someone who sounds familiar.
My Candy Love
Play as a young girl named Candy, who just moved to a brand new high school where she meets lots of new characters, including some handsome boys like the traditional “bad boy” type named Castiel. From there, you will get to play through multiple episodes, all with various endings and dialogue options dependent on your choices.
The game has a high amount of replay value so that you can unlock everything there is to offer in each episode and learn the most about all of the characters you’ll meet. You also get the chance to customize your Candy girl before you begin.
Love Sick: Interactive Stories
Love Sick: Interactive Stories is a mobile romance/dating game that’s geared to a more mature audience. Players can choose from different stories that put the female leads into a variety of different settings. Whether it is exploring a world of vampires, a life of luxury or the secret world of spies, Love Sick: Interactive Stories lets players customize their character and control the outcome of the story based on their decisions. Free to download, there are in-app purchases for outfits, and purchased outfits do play a role in affecting the story.
Love Island: The Game
What’s even better than watching a sizzling dating reality show during the summer? Being a part of one, and the perfect way to do that without worry about the perfect beach body is to play Love Island the Game! This mobile dating game is based on the British reality show Love Island where contestants are sent to an isolated island villa and pair up to compete for a cash prize. The game works the same as players take on the role of a female contestant, and get to experience all the romance, and drama that comes from the show.
Is It Love? Drogo – Vampire
1492 Studio is the maker of the Is It Love? series that lets players be the main character of their own romantic story. Each game focuses on one love interest, and one of the most popular stories of the series has to be Is It Love? Drogo – Vampire. Players get to live out their own Vampire Diaries and Twilight fantasies as they find themselves as the au pair for the youngest of the Bartholy, the little sister of Drogo. It’s free to play with the option of making in-game purchases for bonus points.
Chapters: Interactive Stories
Chapters: Interactive Stories is a romance mobile game geared towards a mature audience. Though they do have a few “books” for young adults, most of their books are categorized as “steamy” romances. Players can customize their characters to reflect their own style, but the thing that sets Chapters apart from other games in the genre is that a lot of their stories come directly from many bestselling books!
Players who enjoy romance novels now have the chance to have their own personal experience in best-selling novels like Calendar Girl and The Wandering Earth.
Shall We Date? Love Tangle
Love Tangle – Shall We Date is one of the many games from the company NTT Solmare. Available in English, Love Tangle puts players in the shoes of the main character, a credited scientist and researcher who comes to live in an apartment for celebrities. For the most part, it follows the standard mechanics of most “otome games” (Japanese games targeted at women), but what sets Love Tangle apart is that players get to romance two characters at the same time in each route, as they’re caught in a fierce love triangle.
Episode – Choose Your Story
The advertisements for Episode – Choose Your Story makes it seem like the app is filled with wild and sometimes hilarious situations. And while that is true, Episode is filled with a lot more than that. It describes itself as a “Hollywood caliber” mobile storytelling platform. What sets it apart from other games in the same genre is that players can actually create their own stories and share it with others. Episode also featured IP licensed stories which include stories featuring celebrities like Demi Lovato and based on popular TV shows like Pretty Little Liars.
Mystic Messenger is a Korean mobile romance game that came out in 2016. Also available in English, players take on the role of the main character who stumbles upon an app that lets them interact with the members of a group known as the RFA. Players interact with the characters through chats, texts and phone calls (fully voiced in Korean) in real-time.
Chatrooms and phone calls work on Korean Standard Time so players in different time zones might find it hard to keep up with them. But missed chats can be unlocked using hourglasses purchased in-game.
Lovestruck currently has 13 series that players can play through, and two short stories called “Lovestruck shorts.” Lovestruck has a large number of unique characters and is one of the most inclusive mobile romance/dating games out to date. Lovestruck is different from a lot of games of the genre, as there aren’t multiple endings for the character routes. There seem to be no “chemistry checkpoints” that typically affects the kind of ending a player would get, which will appeal to people who want a good and straight forward romance story.
Choices: Stories You Play
For players who want a variety of stories and characters to romance their way through, Choices: Stories You Play is one of the best, well, choices out there! Players get to customize their character, either using free outfits or purchased ones and dive into several stories, each with a different plot and group of characters. There are books for just about any mood a player could find themselves in. From slice-of-life stories about finding romance at work to epic fantasy stories about battling supernatural creatures, Choices has a little something for everyone.
The Arcana: A Mystic Romance
For a romance game full of magic and mystery The Arcana is a great fit. Players take on the role of a magician in the fantasy land of Versuvia. There they find themselves investigating the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of Versuvia’s count, using their skills of the Arcana to unravel the truth. There are six routes available with 22 books in each route, based on the 22 Major Arcana of a tarot deck. Players can unlock special scenes with coins, but it’s completely optional and has no effect on the outcome of the story.