Virtual dating games are easy to play and can provide hours of entertainment. If you find dating nerve-wracking, these games offer a relaxed and creative way to have fun and practice particular skills, including how to make interesting conversation and date planning.
Fun Online Dating Games
Sitting around at your computer can be boring. Liven up working or studying with a game you can play right on your desktop.
Choose-Your-Adventure With Date Ariane
Date Ariane is a unique game offering a variety of endings and actions depending on the choices you make during your date. You can download the game, or play it online. On your dates with Ariane, you can learn from past mistakes and redo scenes as often as needed. This long-standing game has plenty of interactive features and fun, creative options for spending time together. Ariane does not tolerate inappropriate behavior, adding to the 'reality' of the game. It was updated recently to be a stand-alone game. The new update works on PCs and Macs. A recent reviewer said they found the game a bit addictive.
Ages: You must verify you are at least 18 years old to play this game. It does have graphic content.
Test Flirting Skills
Get Your Boyfriend is an innocent dating game where you test out different boyfriends and practice your girlfriend skills. You go on dates, take care of him, practice flirting, and more. All of these tasks help secure the relationship you have with your virtual boyfriend. There is a simple instructional video if you are looking for instructions or visuals of exactly how to play. This game has a high rating with over 15,000 reviews which call it "cute", "fun", and entertaining. If you are looking for an innocent game that helps you understand how to treat someone well and how to flirt, try Get Your Boyfriend.
Ages: This game is appropriate for middle school students and older.
Virtual Teenager Speed Dating requires you to choose the type of man you want to speed date, and then respond to his questions quickly with a written set of response options. If you do not answer quickly enough, you lose the chance to proceed with that partner. The game allows you time to practice your skills and see how people react to different responses. Of course, this is a virtual game but you learn the weight of your words with a bit of speed dating practice.
This game provides excellent practice for anyone considering joining a speed dating event in real life. It gives you some fun questions and creative answers and lets you play it multiple times with a variety of partners. Virtual teenager speed dating is available to play for free online and is published Virtual Teenager Games, a site dedicated to fun and age-appropriate games.
Ages: Designed for at least 14 years of age.
Dating Games to Play on Your Phone
If you want to bring your virtual dating life with you wherever you go, check out these apps that let you bring the fun along.
Long Story: Choose Your Own Dating Game is a simulation game where a player goes through situations of love, relationships, romance, and also mystery. This application is available on smartphones (Android, iOS) and comes with five datable characters to work with. Reviews are overwhelmingly positive with over 7,000 people giving the app five out of five stars on the Android version. (The current iPhone version has over 100 four and five-star reviews.) Some of the popular scenarios in the game are making plans and texting friends, flirting and asking out your crush, dealing with bullies, and even solving mysteries. It is LGBTQ+ friendly. One customer loves that the characters are funny and well written as well as relatable. Players should note this game is LGBTQ friendly.
It is rated for users over 12.
Romantic Journey Love Story
Try out Romantic Journey Love Story where you are the main character of the dating adventure. It is available on iOS and Android. There is an extensive backstory to your character's life - you are a student taking a break from school and traveling with her best friend to music festivals all summer. You are joined by Max, a cute guy from English class. The game goes from there. You face dilemmas like dressing up, going on dates, and choosing between guys! The company behind this game designs story games specifically for teens.
This app is rated for users over 12.
Available on Android and macOS, this free virtual dating simulation game app is highly rated. The game is formatted like a story (the developers call it a "visual novel story progression") that you can navigate based on the dating decisions you make. Obstacles must be overcome before progressing in the game and there are many characters with which to interact each "day" within the game. The main character must sleep every "night" within the game in order to continue on to the next day of interacting with other characters - many of which are capable of having romantic encounters with the main character.
This app is rated for mature users and has some potential scenes that are described as "dicey" by users.
Practice Makes Perfect
Virtual dating games provide a fun diversion and are an excellent practice source for those interesting in increasing their dating skills. From date planning to conversation to attire, these games give players a relaxed, stress-free environment in which to learn about their dating style, and what they want in a partner. The ease of use and variety of games makes these games the best way to practice the skills that will make your real-life dates easy and fun.