A fan of the Nintendo DS dating sim Love Plus liked his virtual lady so much that he decided to marry her. I wish we were kidding about this but I just saw the story on Yahoo a few days ago.
A Japanese gamer known as ‘Sal9000’ was officially wed to Nene Anegasaki, one of the game’s three virtual girlfriends. The two aren’t planning a honeymoon yet but they did hold a reception in Japan for friends, family and the media, indicating that this is probably a video game publicity stunt.
There are some pro’s to this situation, at least the bride didn’t have to buy a gown or fret over wedding plans but I can’t imagine the wedding night was very exciting for the groom.
Check out this video recap by Boing Boing, complete with footage couple: