The console wars may be awash with warriors angrily biting their thumbs, but the word star-cross'd springs to mind when observing the latest social media fad. This tragic tale of two adoring PlayStation and Xbox representatives actually did the Twitter rounds a couple of years ago, but it's made a comeback overnight – even prompting a mock-up image from the Xbox social team.

If memory serves correctly, this was snapped at Gamescom right before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched, and is pretty adorable.

Of course, the tale of Romeo & Juliet teaches us that many Montagues and Capulets must fall in the face of true love – and even then, our tragic lovers must taste the sweet kiss of death. Spoilers!