8 Iconic Couples of the Gaming World Which Make Us Believe in True Love

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8 Iconic Couples of the Gaming World Which Make Us Believe in True Love

Dhruv Bhatnagar
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Whether you're a fan of RPGs, action games, or visual novels, video games have no shortage of memorable couples.
Valentine's Day is here, and to celebrate, we've compiled a list of the most iconic couples in the gaming world.

Love is in the air. Sometimes, two people have a spark; call it chemistry, magic, or hormones. Whatever name you put to it, when there's a genuine bond between two individuals, it's an experience that you can't forget. Over the past few decades, video games have done a great job of catching even the subtle shades of a relationship. Game developers have given us some iconic duos that have captured our  hearts and made us believe in the craziest of adventures. 

To celebrate the most romantic day of the year, we'll be taking a look at the most iconic couples from the world of video games that make us believe in true love.

Most Iconic Couples of the Gaming World

8. Master Chief and Cortana- Halo

Although unconventional, the relationship between humanity's greatest solid, Master Chief, and his AI companion, Cortana, is deeper than most human romances. The duo rely on each other for survival and have established a bond that's beyond their artificial origin. Cortana’s intelligence compliments Chief's strength and bravery, making them a force to be reckoned with. Master Chief and Cortana’s connection grows stronger with every adventure, proving that love isn't exclusive to organic beings. It's a true showcase of how love can flourish in the most unexpected places.

Master Chief and Cortana

Halo 5

7. Geralt and Yennefer - The Witcher

Yennefer was absent from the first two Witcher games, so her relationship with Geralt was not established in video games until The Witcher 3. During the game, the two have the same goal of saving Ciri. Even though it's a serious and treacherous task, the duo still has time to bicker back and forth. Their love story proves that love can't be tamed. Together, they go against the odds and tell us that pure love can even flourish in the darkest times. 

Geralt and Yennefer

6. Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade - Mortal Kombat

Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade have been in Mortal Kombat since the franchise’s beginning. However, this is where their similarities end, as it's a classic case of opposites attracting each other. Johnny is laid-back, comical, and a bit dumb, whereas Sonya is serious, stubborn, and prideful. They aren't shown as a couple in multiple titles, but they get married before Mortal Kombat 10. Although their relationship doesn't work out, it's enjoyable while it lasts. 

Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade

 5. Link and Zelda - The Legend of Zelda

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the bond between Link and Zelda is stronger than what's seen in the past. The duo works together to save the kingdom of Hyrule from the forces of Calamity Ganon. However, their trust and partnership end up evolving into something deeper. While it's not a typical love story, their connection and support for each other indicate that they have a special bond. Zelda and Link's love serves as a perfect reminder that we can find love in the most trying of times, and it can even overcome the harshest circumstances. 

Link and Zelda

4. Nero and Kyrie - Devil May Cry

In a chaotic world of demons and lethal forces, Nero and Kyrie's love story shows us that loyalty lasts even in the face of danger. As Nero fights his way to protect his loved ones and the world from demonic threats, Kyrie is always by his side and is a source of love and support. The couple's love story endures chaos and destruction and proves that love can be a motivator, driving people to fight for what they want. 

Nero and Kyrie

3. Nathan Drake and Elena Fisher - Uncharted

There's nothing like an adventure that brings two lovebirds together. Nathan Drake meets Elena Fisher when she joins him to film their search for riches in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. Over the course of multiple games, in spite of the temptations of people and treasure, the duo progresses to a serious commitment. Their love is a perfect reminder that teamwork and trust are crucial ingredients for a successful relationship. 

Nathan Drake and Elena Fisher

2. Chloe Price and Rachel Amber - Life is Strange

There's no doubt that Chloe and Rachel's romance in the Life is Strange series manages to capture the emotions of the first time you fall in love. The intense complexity of switching between sadness, elation, and everything else is seen between episodes, revealing the blooming romance between the two young women. Of course, players can choose how far their relationship goes, but there's no doubt that it's one of the most intense love stories in video games.

Chloe Price and Rachel Amber

1.Tidus and Yuna - Final Fantasy X

Right from Rinoa and Squall to Cloud and Aerith, Square Enix has given a romantic storyline for the main protagonists of their popular RPG series. However, Tidus and Yuna are perhaps the most memorable ones, and their story is a beacon of hope. As they journey together, Tidus vows to find a way to save Yuna from her destined fate. Through battles, tears, and laughter, they come closer and discover the true meaning of sacrifice and love. This couple's story truly captures the essence of love and hope and how it can change the world.

Tidus and Yuna

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