A very common trope of video games is that romance is usually hindered by some sort of tragedy. Whether it’s lizards kidnapping your princess crush or just the downright end-all death of your partner, it’s pretty difficult to maintain any sort of relationship whilst surrounded by a world of evil antagonists. But, not even beasts and the end of one’s mortality stands in the way of true love. The real heroes will travel to the ends of the earth and the depths of the underworld for their soulmate. Today we are going to celebrate those video game characters who, despite the very worst coming between them and their lover, still push through to save their guy or girl from the terrible scenarios. Below are some examples of such romanticism, in no particular order of course…

    Phil Hayton
    A lover of old video games, dogs and tea. Creator of the video series 'Through The Techades' and something of a history geek.

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