Dating simulation games started gaining popularity in Japan during the 90's.
However, this was never the case in other parts of the world.
In recent years, virtual lives have had consequences in the real world.
In August, a woman was charged in Delaware with plotting the real-life abduction of a boyfriend she met through the virtual world Second Life.
The most popular of them all is a flirting game called My Candy Love.
I know purists hate that, but that’s just the nature of the beast.
It was developed by Key and initially launched on Windows PCs back in 2004, selling incredibly well.
If you have played it already and are looking for more, then on this page you will find a list of games like My Candy Love.
Flirting games are most loved by teen girls, and they are based on very popular Japanese dating games.