My Candy Love

Good
  • Realistic high school setting and events that ensures the game and characters feel real
  • Active and long running community adds an extra layer of enjoyment
Bad
  • Action point system limits your progress to short play time sessions and accordingly breaks your immersion in the story
8.5

My Candy Love has been online since 2011 and offers players a free to play otome game. Originally a browser exclusive title the game has since expanded to iOS and Android platforms which features the same high school based setting for your romance adventure. With over a decade online My Candy Love has developed a loyal following which has paired with regular game update events to keep the game relevant despite its age.

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Like most relationship focused experiences available in the modern day your adventure begins with players customising their own avatar from a wealth of options. Allowing you to either recreate yourself or an entirely different persona you’ll be able to design a character from a diverse roster of fashion and style options. Be it cute, sporty, chic or something across each of these styles you’ll be able to feel like the character in front of your screen is of your own design.

In addition you’ll be able to pick from several different hair styles and colours alongside an astrology sign that can help players narrow down the personality they will roleplay as. Beyond this initial customisation a further array of clothing becomes available through shopping in the respective game episodes while also allowing players to decorate their own bedroom from items that are collected during your story progression.

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The story framework for your My Candy Love adventure provides plenty of story paths with a starting point of players moving to a new high school which results in many new faces that lead to friendship and romantic opportunities for players to explore. Choosing the path the story takes, the conversations you engage in and what you say allows you to shape your own My Candy Love adventure. Do you finally fall the geeky guy that has been in love with you for as long as you can remember and has now followed you to the new school? Or do you chase the class president? Maybe the bad boy Castiel is more your style? Regardless of your tastes and personality there is someone in the game world that will spark your interest.

The setting of Sweet Amoris High School is wonderfully presented in the game and it’s easy to forget you’re exploring a fantasy high school and fictional characters. With distinct personalities that are really in depth everything just feels alive in the game world as you move between the game locations, converse with the five main male protagonists of Castiel, Lysander, Nathaniel, Kentin and Armin that are each explored the respective game episodes.

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Each of these episodes explores a different core storyline of your new high school journey with each also offering three to four different possible endings based on the choices and actions of players during the episode. In addition to creating your own story you’ll be able to share your experiences with the My Candy Love community through the active forums. With millions of registered accounts and plenty of members regularly visiting the forums you’ll have plenty of like-minded gamers to talk My Candy Love with.

Summary:

  • Free to play otome game for browser, iOS and Android devices.
  • Set in a believable high school setting where you play the new student.
  • Plenty of different character personality and designs to chat with and explore potential relationships.
  • Customise your character clothing, bedroom and visual design to create your own unique female student.
  • Make key decisions and take actions that ultimately result in one of several game endings at the conclusion of each chapter.

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Review Platform: iOS

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Written by
Samuel Franklin
Samuel Franklin is the founder and lead editor of the Games Finder team and enjoys video games across all genres and platforms. He has worked in the gaming industry since 2008 amassing over 3 million views on YouTube and 10 million article views on HubPages.

Games Finder is a Steam Curator and featured in the aggregate review scores data of MobyGames and Neoseeker.

1 Comment

  1. I love this game and I love how you can customize your character a lot. I wish there was a game like where you play as a guy as well. People on the site are usually very pleasant and there is a forum with a lot of activities. I dislike the AP system though. It really limits my progress.

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