TOP 100 VISUAL NOVEL GAMES

Visual novels are like your favorite romance novel, but with gorgeous anime-style illustrations and choices that allow you to shape the story. Players love this genre because they can escape into a world of drama, intrigue, and love, all while feeling like they're making important decisions that affect the outcome. With this website's well-picked list of the top visual novels, players can easily find their next addiction and fall in love with new fictional characters. So whether you're looking for a heartwarming love story or a thrilling mystery, visual novels have got you covered. Plus, with the added bonus of pretty pictures, who wouldn't want to indulge in this guilty pleasure?

#01
Games like Pizza Game

Pizza Game

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.9/10

#02
Games like Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.6 Tsumihoroboshi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.6 Tsumihoroboshi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.9/10

#03
Games like Senren*Banka

Senren*Banka

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.9/10

#04
Games like Fateweaver: The Alchemist's Quandary

Fateweaver: The Alchemist's Quandary

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#05
Games like Zombie Apocalypse Survival Simulator

Zombie Apocalypse Survival Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#06
Games like Re Angel

Re Angel

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#07
Games like Marco & The Galaxy Dragon

Marco & The Galaxy Dragon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#08
Games like Yotsume God -Reunion-

Yotsume God -Reunion-

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Android, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#09
Games like Survive or Thrive

Survive or Thrive

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#10
Games like The HeartBeat

The HeartBeat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#11
Games like 旅燕归航 Swallow Homing

旅燕归航 Swallow Homing

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#12
Games like Penny Larceny: Gig Economy Supervillain

Penny Larceny: Gig Economy Supervillain

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#13
Games like ATRI -My Dear Moments-

ATRI -My Dear Moments-

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Android, iPhone / iPad, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#14
Games like 坦率的小红帽和爱说谎的狼

坦率的小红帽和爱说谎的狼

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#15
Games like Pair-a-Site

Pair-a-Site

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#16
Games like Her World

Her World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#17
Games like Tide Girl: Phenomena

Tide Girl: Phenomena

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#18
Games like Kaori After Story

Kaori After Story

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Android, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#19
Games like Amairo Chocolate 2

Amairo Chocolate 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#20
Games like Supipara - Chapter 1 Spring Has Come!

Supipara - Chapter 1 Spring Has Come!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#21
Games like 鶴鄉戀旅

鶴鄉戀旅

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#22
Games like 异化之恶〇Abnormal Treatment

异化之恶〇Abnormal Treatment

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#23
Games like Making*Lovers

Making*Lovers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#24
Games like 秘密舞会

秘密舞会

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#25
Games like MetaWare High School (Demo)

MetaWare High School (Demo)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#26
Games like Hermit Home Designer

Hermit Home Designer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#27
Games like Raspberry Cube

Raspberry Cube

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#28
Games like Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.4

Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.4

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#29
Games like Vampires' Melody

Vampires' Melody

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#30
Games like Milk inside a bag of milk inside a bag of milk

Milk inside a bag of milk inside a bag of milk

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#31
Games like Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#32
Games like The Test: Secrets of the Soul

The Test: Secrets of the Soul

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#33
Games like Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond

Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#34
Games like ef - the first tale. (All Ages)

ef - the first tale. (All Ages)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#35
Games like Class of '09

Class of '09

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#36
Games like 他人世界末 On-looker

他人世界末 On-looker

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#37
Games like ESC

ESC

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#38
Games like Her Lie I Tried To Believe - Extended Edition

Her Lie I Tried To Believe - Extended Edition

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#39
Games like Dead Man's Rest

Dead Man's Rest

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#40
Games like The Expression Amrilato

The Expression Amrilato

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Android, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#41
Games like It gets so lonely here

It gets so lonely here

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Android
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#42
Games like The Coffin of Andy and Leyley

The Coffin of Andy and Leyley

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#43
Games like Petit Game Collection vol.1

Petit Game Collection vol.1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2024
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#44
Games like 骸心 Mainbody

骸心 Mainbody

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#45
Games like Trapped with Jester

Trapped with Jester

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#46
Games like The Gardener and the Wild Vines

The Gardener and the Wild Vines

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#47
Games like Adabana Odd Tales

Adabana Odd Tales

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#48
Games like Maid for Loving You

Maid for Loving You

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#49
Games like NOISZ

NOISZ

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#50
Games like Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch. 5 Meakashi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch. 5 Meakashi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#51
Games like Lingua Fleur: Lily

Lingua Fleur: Lily

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#52
Games like DoraKone

DoraKone

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, XSX
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#53
Games like Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.7 Minagoroshi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.7 Minagoroshi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#54
Games like 9-nine-:Episode 1

9-nine-:Episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#55
Games like 花落冬陽 Snowdreams -lost in winter-

花落冬陽 Snowdreams -lost in winter-

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#56
Games like Hello Lady! -New Division-

Hello Lady! -New Division-

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#57
Games like Slide Stories: Bonds & Memories

Slide Stories: Bonds & Memories

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#58
Games like Hellink

Hellink

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#59
Games like Retrace

Retrace

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, XSX
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#60
Games like Rain's love memory-雨的恋记

Rain's love memory-雨的恋记

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#61
Games like Golden Treasure: The Great Green

Golden Treasure: The Great Green

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#62
Games like Flappatron

Flappatron

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#63
Games like Spare Parts: Episode 1

Spare Parts: Episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#64
Games like Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.2

Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#65
Games like Socrates Jones: Pro Philosopher

Socrates Jones: Pro Philosopher

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#66
Games like Mushroom Card RPG

Mushroom Card RPG

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#67
Games like LOST:SMILE memories

LOST:SMILE memories

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#68
Games like Corona Blossom Vol.1 Gift From the Galaxy

Corona Blossom Vol.1 Gift From the Galaxy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#69
Games like Enigma

Enigma

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Console, Browser, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#70
Games like Esperia ~ Uprising of the Scarlet Witch ~

Esperia ~ Uprising of the Scarlet Witch ~

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#71
Games like Togainu no Chi ~Lost Blood~

Togainu no Chi ~Lost Blood~

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#72
Games like Mizuchi 白蛇心傳

Mizuchi 白蛇心傳

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#73
Games like Kyle is Famous: Complete Edition

Kyle is Famous: Complete Edition

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#74
Games like Cinderella Phenomenon: Evermore

Cinderella Phenomenon: Evermore

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#75
Games like Demonpact: Clarice

Demonpact: Clarice

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#76
Games like The Life and Suffering of Sir Brante — Chapter 1&2

The Life and Suffering of Sir Brante — Chapter 1&2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#77
Games like Dab on Darkness!

Dab on Darkness!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#78
Games like The Hayseed Knight

The Hayseed Knight

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#79
Games like 亭上满月映西枝~The Forever Moon

亭上满月映西枝~The Forever Moon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#80
Games like Memory Note

Memory Note

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#81
Games like Princess Farmer

Princess Farmer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Xbox One, Switch, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#82
Games like Fallstreak: Requiem for my Homeland

Fallstreak: Requiem for my Homeland

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#83
Games like Frozen Memories

Frozen Memories

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#84
Games like Henchman Story

Henchman Story

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS5, XSX, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#85
Games like The Warmth Between Us

The Warmth Between Us

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#86
Games like Melancholy Love

Melancholy Love

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#87
Games like WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.03

WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.03

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: 3DS, PC, Mac
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#88
Games like Winds of Change

Winds of Change

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#89
Games like ef - the latter tale. (All Ages)

ef - the latter tale. (All Ages)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#90
Games like Elsinore

Elsinore

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#91
Games like Nightshade/百花百狼

Nightshade/百花百狼

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#92
Games like A Gay's Life

A Gay's Life

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#93
Games like Mr. Massagy

Mr. Massagy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#94
Games like Winter Polaris

Winter Polaris

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#95
Games like Mythic Ocean: Prologue

Mythic Ocean: Prologue

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#96
Games like Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.3

Grisaia Phantom Trigger Vol.3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#97
Games like The Last Birdling

The Last Birdling

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#98
Games like Short Stories Collection of Class Tangerine

Short Stories Collection of Class Tangerine

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#99
Games like Monster Prom

Monster Prom

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#100
Games like Fateweaver: Smash or Pass

Fateweaver: Smash or Pass

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10