Video games have hot men. I’m a lesbian and even I know this. But what truly makes a hot man, and how can video games bring this to fruition? I asked the general population, and then I gave my opinions.
5. Nathan Drake
Nathan Drake, the protagonist of the Uncharted series, is fairly hot. He’s got the strong jaw, the short, ex-military looking haircut, and the rugged woodsiness that really draws you in. A friend described him as a “Chad on the outside, nerd on the inside,'' which is wildly endearing. I’d say he has solidly earned his spot on this list, but he’s not quite my type. 7/10, would platform again.
4. Joel Miller
Speaking of my type, as much as a lesbian can have a type in men, Joel Miller from The Last of Us has that “Hot Dad” vibe that really gets my gears turning. He’s caring, gentle, hardcore, and he’s got a cool beard that really adds to the Fourth-of-July-barbecue-apocalypse look he’s got going on. ‘Has a heart of gold’ is one of my highest priorities when it comes to men, plus I would die for Ellie, which Joel would also do. 9/10, would dad.
3. Claude von Riegan
Out of all of the hot men on my list, this one is a bit of an outlier. While Nathan Drake and Joel are rugged and broad, Claude from Fire Emblem: Three Houses has the androgynous bottom energy that we’ve all been lacking. He wears yellow, which is a hardcore fashion choice, and I enjoy his cool dangly earrings very much. I personally don’t see the appeal quite as much, but I get why the folks into men see him as worthy of this placement. 8/10,also, what’s your skincare regimen?
2. Solid Snake
At first, I assumed that the influx of Snake, of the Metal Gear series, votes were jokes, but then I got a lot of Snakes, so I had to add him. According to Google, he almost has a mullet, which is true lesbian fashion, so I’m into it. He’s in Smash too, and he sure looks like he Gets Smashed, if you know what I mean. Basically, he’s thick and he has an eyepatch, and I’m into it. 9/10, would Super Smash Bros.
1. Arthur Morgan
There was no way that I was going to make this list and NOT have my darling man, Arthur Morgan from Red Dead Redemption 2, as number one. He’s not only broad, rugged, and charming, he also has major Dad energies and is kind to animals—well, if you play a high honor playthrough, but who wouldn’t? Arthur just oozes goodness despite being this gritty criminal slash murderer, and I can’t help but love him wholeheartedly. Arthur Morgan, I love you. 10/10, would play the entire 60-hour game again just to see your face.
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Ollie is a Champlain College student pursuing creative writing. They play any sort of game from the Sims to Red Dead Redemption 2 to The Untitled Goose Game to Horizon Zero Dawn. They're a cat person, a leggings supremacist, and an honorary southerner.