A video game romantic novel seems like one of the strangest mash-ups to happen to a video game and there have been a lot of video game mash-ups. Shuttershock likes to have fun with customization and culture jamming, and this is another example of them doing it absolutely right.

The images use classic romance archetypes as basis for the images and builds up on them with prominent video game character painter over top. Some of the twist even take the classic video game characters and changes them completely, which is the case with Pac-Man and Ms Pac-Man, who were humanized for the photos.

With Valentine's day coming up this video game romantic novel series would be the perfect read for guys not looking to carry around the classic romance novel.