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8-Bit Video Game Characters In Real Life

After so many years, I can still vividly remember the day when I got my first gaming console NES. It was one of the happiest days of my life! For those who doesn’t know, NES is an 8-bit video game console that was released back in 1983 by Nintendo. And now, more than 15 years since its release, London-based artist Aled Lewis created a mash-up of video game characters and photographic scenes.

“As a kid I would become completely immersed in there crude pixel environments and they would seem very real! I thought it would be fun to try to express how gamers see these worlds. I spent many hours gaming with my siblings and friends when I was growing up and this aesthetic has really come to represent that time,” says the artist.

So, for every Nintendo fan it will be a big pleasure viewing these images and remembering those careless childhood days.

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Double Dragon

Duck Hunt

Street Fighter 2


Mario Kart

Mike Tyson’s Punch Out


Donkey Kong

Sonic The Hedgehog

Ecco The Dolphin



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  • cj quines

    The best one was excitebike.

  • Samuel Timothy

    umm… a lot of these are 16 bit.

Author:   Date posted: Jun 27th, 2011
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