The staff of The Escapist, and their relationship partners, speak with Team Hollywood about the ups and downs of loving a gamer.
Of Love and Games
Games and the romance they've inspired.
What could possibly convince an otherwise sane 22-year-old woman that she was married to Sonic the Hedgehog? Why do some people feel so much closer to videogame characters than others? Pat Miller examines the darker side of fandom.
Most MMOG players are familiar with the intricacies of online relationships, but one game stands out as a hotbed of virtual couples. Murray Chu explains Puzzle Pirates' amorous track record and what the game has meant for his offline relationship.
It's pretty well established that movies are great for first dates. Why not videogames? Wendy Despain imagines what it would take to make a videogame that's an acceptable first-date activity.
She's a Red Pyro. He's a Blu Spy. Theirs is a love that should never be - but Barry White sure is glad that it is.