Hal "Otacon" Emmerich and "Solid" Snake from Metal Gear Solid
After the events of Metal Gear Solid 1, neither Snake nor Otacon were presented with viable options for females in their lives, so they decided to "work" together for "global peace"... which is apparently what you do in the absence of women (???).
Well I don't know how working together results (as seen in Metal Gear Solid 4) in two men living together in an ever-flying plane free from all national law and raising a child together unless it's basically a marriage.
Now that Prop 8 has been repealed and they can legally call it a marriage and even get the same rights as everyone else, maybe it's best to them to just go ahead and tie the knot, gay or not, if not for the financial benefits alone. Heterosexual people do it all the time (tax breaks, law troubles and immigration), why not open it up to same-sex opportunistic marriages?Nobody's judging, so Snake, Otacon; you can land the plane in California, finally.
Sonic and Tails from Sonic the Hedgehog
As seen to the left, Tails will pretty much try anything once.
Also, Sonic keeps him around for SOME reason. Sure, he makes a great sidekick, but so does Knuckles, and so do plenty of other members of his much-hated entourage that have ruined the games and dug it into a Donkey-Kong-Game-esque hole of too many characters nobody cares about.
The loving friendship between Sonic and Tails is kind of an abusive relationship, at heart. Sonic only uses Tails for airborne transportation and doesn't NEED him, even though all Tails ever wants to do is be right on Sonic's, well... tail.
The passive aggression of Sonic towards Tails could be due to resentment on Sonic's part towards Tails never making the first move (or maybe just angry denial), but either way, he has Tails "on the hook". Also, Tails is only his name around Sonic, his real name is Miles.
The fact that he'd choose a suggestive name like Tails can only mean one thing: Tails has always wanted this, despite popular belief to the contrary.
The fact that the only real female interested in Sonic is constantly not only ignored, but avoided is another clear fact that a marriage between Sonic and Tails would not only get her off their backs, but would allow them to reconcile feelings they wouldn't have been able to before without living in sin.
Also: this would make Sonic and Tails go through a newly wed phase... you know what that means? NO MORE SONIC & FRIENDS IN ALL THE GAMES, JUST SONIC & TAILS FIGHTING ROBOTS. How awesome would that be? Back to basics and back to the way Sonic games SHOULD be.Their wedding would save the franchise, if not for the honeymoon phase alone, but for the press which would drive a little more cash to a dying story we're all rooting for but slowly giving up on.
Marcus Fenix and Dom from Gears of War
Everyone in the Gears of War crew splits off into couples.
You've got Marcus and Dom, Cole and Baird, Carmine and sniper bullets.
Not to use the term "prison gay" or anything, but once again, these guys ARE some of the last people on Earth and men do have needs... after they discover that part of themselves (because c'mon, who is really that butch without trying to compensate for something?), their partnerships will become friendships will become love. And then, just to stay civilized and remember the world that once was... they can all get hitched.
The thing is, they all seem hesitant to take it "all the way", though, which makes sense because of how "macho" all these guys consider themselves. So in order to get all of this self-discover started, someone would need to go first...
Dom. It would be Dom. Why? Well, it's often been wondered if his wife was just a beard, and now that she's dead, perhaps this is why he's grown an ACTUAL beard for Gears of War 3.He needs to let freedom ring and shave that thing off, and match scars with his main man Marcus... and so on and so on.
Sephiroth and Cloud from Final Fantasy
Sephiroth (bad guy) and Cloud Strife (good guy) from Final Fantasy 7
OK so in FF7 (spoiler alert), Sephiroth freaks out over his mommy issues and comes to embrace his lack of human connection (possibly because he's never been with a girl, and doesn't fit into a homophobic society).
He then decides to deal with his inner stuggles in the most closeted of ways: direct violence to everybody.
Now if Sephy here had been able to fall in love with those of his choosing, maybe finding out he was an alien-lost-race-clone-baby wouldn't have been much of an issue for the dude. Also, maybe he wouldn't have taken his rage out on Cloud's once-lady-friend.
But noooooo, Shinra's horrible policies forced the guy to go all "Wizard Hitler" on the world.
Plus he had at least two dudes who wanted to "aspire" to his greatness: Zack Flair and Cloud Strife.
Cloud (the iconic protagonist of the Final Fantasy series) ends up cross-dressing, which is also a symptom of him dealing with interior repression. Oh and he also has a love triangle with two women who have serious cases of both man-hands and no hips, and can even take Barret out for a romantic evening.
If he could have been a little more honest with himself, and society in general could have been more open, then maybe things would have worked out better for everybody and we could've gotten two closeted incredibly powerful warriors to get together, stay together and make peace with the world.
Their marriage would've actually made the entire world a better place.In this video: What a date between Cloud and Sephiroth would look like.