Dating sims, or relationship simulation role-playing games (RS-RPG), are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
They are also sometimes put under the category of neoromance.
This can lead to confusion, as visual novels are considered a subgenre of adventure games and are not technically included in the dating sim genre.
While the two genres often share a common visual presentation, dating sims are sometimes considered to be more statistically based than the "choose your own adventure" style of visual novels.
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.
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