This is a little gallery of re-imagined video games by deviantARTist Orioto (aka MikaÃ«l Aguirre). This is Kid Icarus and Donkey Kong Country here. Unfortunately, these don't do the full sized pictures justice, so you'll need to head over to MikaÃ«l's deviantART page to see them in their full glory. Otherwise, you're cheating yourself. Like performing a stranger, but worse.
Hit the jump for a preview of a couple of my favorites.
Orioto's deviantART Gallery
Absolutely Amazing Video Game Remake Wallpapers, Take Two [lifehacker]
Thanks to Romeo and Julian, two star-crossed gamers.
Flickr user tastypaints.com has a dream. A dream about what Mortal Kombat-style fatalities would look like in oldschool, 8-bit games. Nice, tastypaints (I'll keep him occupied, you call the nuthouse).
Before Mortal Kombat, violence in video games was largely unheard of or ... / Continue →
Artist Kordian Lewandowski went and carved Princess Peach and Mario in the style of Michelangelo's 'La PietÃ '. It is most impressive. I posted a couple more pictures after the jump, including a reference shot of the original artwork, and a shot of this one with Kordian besid... / Continue →
This is a gallery of several different exemplary digital painting techniques (sorry, no Star Wars porn here). I posted 10 of my favorites out of the 52, so make sure to check out the full gallery for the others. Some of the stuff is seriously mind boggling. Granted, I person... / Continue →