Best Romance Games on Steam

Steam currently has 4,214 Romance games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Romance game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Senren*Banka

Senren*Banka is a Japanese-style visual novel produced by Yuzusoft, a Japanese developer of romance VNs. This game commemorated Yuzusoft's 10th anniversary. It won numerous awards on the year of its release in Japan for its art, music, and characters.

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Senren*Banka holds the #1 spot for "best Romance game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,164 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,955 positive reviews and 209 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Senren*Banka on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 2/14/2020
Franchise 株式会社HIKARI FIELD
Developer Yuzusoft
Publishers
Steam App Id 1144400

2. ATRI -My Dear Moments-

"As the world sank, I found you." In the near future, a sudden and unexplained sea rise has left much of human civilization underwater. In a little town slowly being enveloped by the ocean, an unforgettable summer is about to begin for a boy and a mysterious robot girl...

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ATRI -My Dear Moments- has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,688 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,501 positive reviews and 187 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $20.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $20.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Franchise ANIPLEX.EXE
Developers
Publishers
Steam App Id 1230140

3. Our Life: Beginnings & Always

A twenty-dollar bill, four summers, fifteen years, and a one of a kind life. Create an experience that’s all your own in this near-fully customizable visual novel where you grow from childhood to adulthood with the lonely boy next door.

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Our Life: Beginnings & Always has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,055 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,935 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Our Life: Beginnings & Always on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2020
Franchise GB Patch Games
Developer GB Patch Games
Publisher GB Patch Games
Steam App Id 1129190

4. Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a story-rich, party-based RPG set in the universe of Dungeons & Dragons, where your choices shape a tale of fellowship and betrayal, survival and sacrifice, and the lure of absolute power.

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Baldur's Gate 3 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 611,874 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 592,188 positive reviews and 19,686 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

5. There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension

There is no game. So don't go messing things up by clicking everywhere. You don’t want to be kicked out of your video game world, do you? Of course not!

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There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,360 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,904 positive reviews and 456 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 8/6/2020
Developer Draw Me A Pixel
Publisher Draw Me A Pixel
Steam App Id 1240210

6. CLANNAD

From the world renowned visual novel studio Key, the highly rated story of CLANNAD is now available on Steam! Improved visuals, achievement integration, and Dangopedia make this the best version of CLANNAD to date.

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CLANNAD has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,683 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,554 positive reviews and 129 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $44.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run CLANNAD on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $44.99
Release Date 11/23/2015
Franchise VISUAL ARTS
Developer VisualArts/Key
Publisher Sekai Project
Steam App Id 324160

7. Finding Paradise

A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to fulfill his last wish.

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Finding Paradise has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,058 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,699 positive reviews and 359 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Finding Paradise on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/14/2017
Franchise Freebird Games
Developer Freebird Games
Publisher Freebird Games
Steam App Id 337340

8. Doki Doki Literature Club!

The Literature Club is full of cute girls! Will you write the way into their heart? This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed.

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Doki Doki Literature Club! has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 198,595 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 191,661 positive reviews and 6,934 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Doki Doki Literature Club! on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/6/2017
Developer Team Salvato
Publisher Team Salvato
Steam App Id 698780

9. STEINS;GATE

Developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus, STEINS;GATE was awarded Famitsu magazine's coveted annual Game of Excellence award and was voted one of the most emotionally charged “tear-inducing games” ever made, in a Famitsu poll. It is a gripping and moving Visual Novel, which has already spawned manga and anime adaptations.

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STEINS;GATE has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,839 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,422 positive reviews and 417 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play STEINS;GATE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 9/8/2016
Franchise Science Adventure Series
Developer MAGES. Inc.
Publisher Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 412830

10. A Date with Death

Fight against & romance the one hunting for your soul in A Date with Death, a romance chat simulator where you date(?) the Grim Reaper himself. Create your own character, decorate your apartment, and chat away with the charming yet dangerous Grim Reaper through text and video calls.

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A Date with Death has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Romance games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,607 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,523 positive reviews and 84 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Date with Death on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/7/2023
Franchise Two and a Half Studios
Developer Two and a Half Studios
Publisher Two and a Half Studios
Steam App Id 2415010

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Baldur's Gate 3 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). CLANNAD on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Finding Paradise on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Doki Doki Literature Club! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). STEINS;GATE on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). A Date with Death on Steam. Steam Store.

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