This Is How You Make Retro Video Game Characters Even More Retro

Time for your yearly dose of video game art from feudal Japan. What, you've never seen Megaman, Link and Samus drawn as woodblock prints? Well, let's do something about that.

These neat pieces were crafted by artist Jed Henry, for no particular reason other than to show off (among other things) Metroid's Samus in samurai armour. Megaman looks like some sort of robot monk while Link... honestly doesn't look that different.

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Nintendo Characters As Japanese Woodblock Prints [Geekologie]

Images: Jed Henry


    I love how floral the Metroids are, really adds to the old-style Japanese feel.

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