Gamified Affection

Enhancing romantic gestures, users turn to interactive techniques

Implications - Adding an interactive element to sentimental experiences, consumers are turning to games as a means to heighten romantic engagements. Adapting marriage proposals into video games and using apps to quantify affection, individuals are using elements of entertainment to heighten romantic gestures with both excitement and intrigue. Highlighting the ways that consumers are willing to let technology have a place in nearly aspects of their lives, this shift signifies a great opportunity for emotion-centric industries.
SCORE: 2.9
Untested Top 5 Examples: 4,105 Total Clicks May 13 - Feb 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechGamesLifestyleRomanceWeddings
Romantic Valentine Selfies - The Selfit App Allows You to Take a Valentine Selfie for Your Boo
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 1,522 Clicks Pub: Feb 10, 15
Romantic Valentine Selfies
The Selfit App Allows You to Take a Valentine Selfie for Your Boo
Mixed-reality selfie app ‘Selfit’ is releasing new content, allowing users the chance to create their very own Valentine selfie. Users simply record a video of themselves wishing their... [More]
Hand-Twisting Intimacy Apps - The Fingle App Game for iPad is the Perfect First Date Ice-Breaker
SCORE: 2.9
Untested 539 Clicks Pub: Feb 6, 14
Hand-Twisting Intimacy Apps
The Fingle App Game for iPad is the Perfect First Date Ice-Breaker
The Fingle App is a two player iPad game which explores intimate touch. The Fingle App is like the game of Twister but with your hands and fingers. The game serves as a great ice breaker on dates.... [More]
Mathematical Dating apps - Floret Gamifies the Stable Marriage Problem in the Name of Romance
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 849 Clicks Pub: Jul 15, 14
Mathematical Dating apps
Floret Gamifies the Stable Marriage Problem in the Name of Romance
This gamified dating app uses the mathematical concept referred to as the stable marriage problem to make love matches. The appropriately named problem is when, as TechCrunch describes it, “... [More]
Video Game Marriage Proposals - This Angry Birds Marriage Proposal is Charmingly Nerdy
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 627 Clicks Pub: May 9, 13
Video Game Marriage Proposals
This Angry Birds Marriage Proposal is Charmingly Nerdy
“Will you marry me” is probably the last thing you’d expect to read on a game of Angry Birds, but the girlfriend of a die-hard Angry Birds gamer received a pleasant surprise on her tablet when... [More]
Pixelated Video Game Proposals - Robert Fink Designed a Short Video Game Which Ends With a Proposal
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 568 Clicks Pub: Dec 30, 13
Pixelated Video Game Proposals
Robert Fink Designed a Short Video Game Which Ends With a Proposal
Newly engaged gamer Robert Fink proposed to his girlfriend by programming a short video game in which the main character collects gold pieces to build a ring. After the brave knight puts the pieces... [More]