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Artist Takes Old NES Games’ Look To Another Level In Photoshop
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Artist Takes Old NES Games’ Look To Another Level In Photoshop

New York-based illustrator Andrés Moncayo has recently dived into the 8-bit world of the original NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and decided to give it a 21st-century facelift.

He starts his process by grabbing screenshots from some of Nintendo’s most iconic retro games, such as Punch-Out and Duck Hunt, and loading them into Photoshop. There, he carefully graces each scene with masterful shadows and highlights, softens the pixelated outlines characteristic of retro graphics, and adds realistic textures to give a supremely ‘modernized’ look. It’s serious imagination fuel for the hardcore gamers who would kill to see high-quality NES games reboots – and over 68 Reddit users agreed to these digital artworks with their upvotes.

Which of the old games would you love to see remastered next? Shout out in the comments, and who knows, maybe Andrés will hear you out.

More info: Andrés Moncayo | Facebook | Behance

Contra II

Punch-Out!

Duck Hunt

Double Dragon

Ninja Gaiden

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Denise Melek
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5 years ago

Adding a couple of shades is "a whole new level"?!

Kyan De Catfish
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5 years ago

Yep. Welcome to 2017

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Allie Orona
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5 years ago

Nice! The artist could totally work on graphics in professional games, if they don't already.

Kyan De Catfish
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5 years ago

Yes. Welcome to 2017

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Maria Lazaridou
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5 years ago

Duck hunt!! I used to love it and spend hours shooting at our TV.

Bob 2.0
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5 years ago

And at the STUPID DOG!

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Denise Melek
Community Member
5 years ago

Adding a couple of shades is "a whole new level"?!

Kyan De Catfish
Community Member
5 years ago

Yep. Welcome to 2017

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Allie Orona
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice! The artist could totally work on graphics in professional games, if they don't already.

Kyan De Catfish
Community Member
5 years ago

Yes. Welcome to 2017

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Maria Lazaridou
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5 years ago

Duck hunt!! I used to love it and spend hours shooting at our TV.

Bob 2.0
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5 years ago

And at the STUPID DOG!

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