Dating Lessons tries to coach you on things such as body language and what to say on a date, although the game has been criticised as sexist.
Even further from reality, a Japanese gaming company reportedly offers men the chance to marry their favourite anime character in a real chapel where physical sensations such as kissing are mimicked using props while the groom carries out the actions in VR.
In the virtual world you could sip champagne on top of the Eiffel Tower while one of you sits in LA and the other in Baltimore.
It will allow imagination to rule the roost; the choice of settings for your virtual date will be limited only by your imagination.
Online dating, once seen as the preserve of the reclusive, is now a $3 billion a year industry.