Gameland: Nintendo’s Gay Marriage option is a bug, not a feature

NPR reports that the ability of men to marry men in Nintendo’s Tomodachi Collection: New Life was merely a software glitch, not some trail-blazing effort at marriage equality for cute imaginary Japanese characters.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/14/183902153/reports-bug-allows-gay-marriage-in-video-game-fix-likely

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Not on Nintendo’s watch.

I guess that means any nuptials between Mario and Luigi are off. (Ooops, they’re brothers anyway, right?) Hello Kitty is no doubt above it all.