If you are looking to play dating sims, look no further because we have listed down the best 10 dating sims available.
You might get addicted playing them, so we may actually have to prepare another list once you have finished playing all of them ; P...
Being a leader of the New York Combat Revue, you will also be involved in combats of which the gameplay is that of the turn-based tactical genre.
Your relationship with friends and your chosen soulmate would also aid you in winning the battles.
(See for example, the difference between the Ace Attorney series, which is very close to a Visual Novel style of gameplay, and the DOA Xtreme series, which is the closest thing to a true Dating Sim with mass-market appeal in the US.) If the game plays out like a Choose Your Own Adventure, that's a Visual Novel.
Dunno if I'm just lazy, but I wish the stats were at max first and not us clicking them 356 times.
Because there is almost no market for true Dating Sim games outside of Japan, it's a frequent misunderstanding among western gamers that "Dating Sim" is the general term for all ren'ai (romantic love) games.