The only complication: She is a videogame character in the Nintendo DS game called "Love Plus." Still, that didn't stop Sal 9000 -- the only name the groom would give -- from marrying Nene in a ceremony witnessed live by thousands on the Web.
When asked if Nene is his dream woman, Sal replied, "Yes, she is.
Clad in a white tux, Sal married Nene in front of some friends and Web users watching the ceremony live online.
The wedding, while not legally binding, was Sal's way of expressing his devotion to his avatar girlfriend.
which have generally also informed the gameplay of this genre.
Animal Crossing was released in 2001 for the Nintendo 64 in Japan.
Today, there are a ton of other simulator games besides The Sims, especially in terms of dating.
Not only do dating simulators give you the chance to interact with people from all over the world, but they can also help you improve your communication and overall dating skills.
"I love this character, not a machine," said Sal, when asked about whether he can love an electronic device. I understand very well that I cannot marry her physically or legally." The courtship began in September when he started playing the game, in which players nurture a deeper relationship through game play.
Sal started carrying Nene around the streets of Tokyo and taking her to Disneyland and to a beach resort in Guam. "She doesn't get angry if I'm late in replying to her.
My best friend got the original Sims game when it came out in 2000, and I remember staying up late with her playing it for hours.
It was so much fun being able to create our own world where we could be whoever we wanted to be and do whatever we wanted to do.
While released towards the end of the life cycle of the Nintendo 64, it developed a following that led to it being ported to the Nintendo Gamecube and released throughout the world.