Find your perfect player two: These are the best dating sites for gamers

Flirting over mutual interests is hardly a new concept. Just like outdoorsy folks probably wouldn't want to date someone who's scared of camping, gamers would probably like to weed out people who say they love video games, but really just mean they like to play Mario Kart at parties.
Gaming isn't just the after-school hobby that parents think it is. It's a culture. Though the physical products (from brawls over the PS5 to brawls over the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080) are an obviously crucial part, gaming culture today is highly based on connection between players . Live streaming, chatting with internet friends on Discord, and gamer content creators on TikTok have taken "multiplayer" to a new level.  Read more... More about Gaming , Online Dating , Mashable Shopping , Culture , and Gaming



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BEST GAMING-SPECIFIC APP

Kippo


Gaming culture is perfectly channeled on this newer app that gets design advice from popular Twitch streamers.

Free version: Yes


One month of Kippo Infinity: $10


Six months of Kippo Infinity: $37


12 months of Kippo Infinity: $56







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BEST IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO WIN THE DATING GAME

match


Find love *without* that lovey-dovey pressure with match's new design that make it easy to tell who's serious.

Free version: Yes


Three months of Standard: $71.97


Six months of Standard: $125.94


12 months of Standard: $239.88


Three months of Premium: $80.97


Six months of Premium: $143.94


12 months of Premium: $251.88







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BEST FOR LEFT-LEANING GAMERS

OkCupid


Informed millennials dig OKC's focus on the nexus between political views and meshing romantically.

Free version: Yes


One month of Basic: $29.99


Three months of Basic: $59.97


Six months of Basic: $89.94


One month of Premium: $39.99


Three months of Premium: $79.98


Six months of Premium: $119.94







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BEST ANECDOTES ON REDDIT

Coffee Meets Bagel


Avoid a blown-up inbox with this Reddit-backed app's smaller community and authentic, curated matches.

Free version: Yes, but limited


One month of Premium: $35


Three months of Premium: $75


Six months of Premium: $120







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BEST FOR PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT ASTROLOGY

NUiT


A magical app that takes care of asking for someone's birth time, plus a truly special feature for queer people.

Free version: Yes







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BEST FOR INSTANT GRATIFICATION

AdultFriendFinder


Relieve some tension without leaving the house — as long as you can ignore the deserted strip club vibe.

Free version: Yes


One month of Gold: $27.95


Three months of Gold: $59.85


12 months of Gold: $179.40







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BEST IF GAMING IS A SIDE GIG

EliteSingles


The mature user base to delve into when a similar work ethic is just as important as similar hobbies.

Free version: Yes


Three months of Premium Light: $74.85


Six months of Premium Classic: $89.70


12 months of Premium Comfort: $155.40




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