Total Nerd The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best dating sim games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. If you've never played a dating sim, just know that there isn't much challenge, as it's more of an interactive movie than an actual video game. These highly rated dating sim games are ranked by your votes, so only the greatest dating sim games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these dating sim games are considered the best of all time. This list includes all popular dating sim games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or brand new dating sim games.

List is made up of many different games, including Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love and Chulip. Many of these are Japanese exclusives, so they might be hard to play if you can't read Japanese.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best dating sim games?" and "What is the greatest dating sim game of all time?"
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Katawa Shoujo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
BonKuchiki added Katawa Shoujo 2012

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Simgirls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
fancygamer123 added Simgirls

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HuniePop is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
That1uckyRabbit added HuniePop 2015

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Mystic Messenger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
DoodleDoge added Mystic Messenger

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Mystic Messenger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
DoodleDoge added Mystic Messenger

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If My Heart Had Wings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
ConnerFleming added If My Heart Had Wings 2012

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True Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
True Love 1995

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Hatoful Boyfriend is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
jelliiebelliie added Hatoful Boyfriend

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Grisaia no Kajitsu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
survivorshy-_fluttershy_-pony added Grisaia no Kajitsu

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Amagami is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Amagami Mar 19 2009

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Sunrider Academy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
El_Presidente added Sunrider Academy

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Amnesia: Memories is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Amnesia: Memories

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Dandelion: Wishes Brought to Y... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Dandelion: Wishes Brought to You

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Love Hina Dating Sim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
animeguy2093 added Love Hina Dating Sim

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Clannad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
samuspopper11 added Clannad

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Everlasting Summer / Бесконечн... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Galaxy Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Princess Evangile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
cedar-miles added Princess Evangile

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Sengoku Rance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Sengoku Rance Dec 15 2006

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G Senjō no Maō is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
karaca-erdemir added G-Senjou No Maou May 29 2008

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Seduce Me the Otome is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Seduce Me the Otome

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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Crescendo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Crescendo Sep 28 2001

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Always Remember Me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Always Remember Me

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Tokimeki Memorial 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Tokimeki Memorial is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undre... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
greatguwgullheiser added Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed

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Kanon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Kanon 1999

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Let's Meow Meow! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Let's Meow Meow! Oct 26 2004

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Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side:... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Noble Works is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
GabrielCanavese added Noble Works

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Tokimeki Memorial 3: Yakusoku ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Da Capo II is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Da Capo II May 26 2006

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Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Halloween Otome is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Halloween Otome

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Osananajimi Wa Daitouryou: My ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Osananajimi Wa Daitouryou: My Girlfriend Is the President October 30 2009

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Shira Oka: Second Chances is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Umineko: When They Cry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time

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Kana: Little Sister is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Kana: Little Sister Jan 01 1999

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Persona 4 Golden is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
José Mosco added Persona 4 Golden 2012

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Togainu no Chi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Togainu no Chi Feb 25 2005

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Frozen Essence is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Frozen Essence

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Kajiri Kamui Kagura is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Kajiri Kamui Kagura April 25 2013

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Tomodachi Life is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
jackt2199 added Tomodachi Life

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Pub Encounter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added Pub Encounter

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How to Take Off Your Mask is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
free-free added How to Take Off Your Mask

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Subarashiki Hibi ~Furenzoku So... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Subarashiki Hibi ~Furenzoku Sonzai~ May 14 2010

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Dies Irae is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Dies Irae December 25 2009

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Dividead is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dating Sim Games of All Time
Dividead Jan 01 1998