Let us imagine, for a moment, that some of history’s greatest scientists did not devote their lives to the betterment of humanity, but to the betterment of their own ass-kicking abilities.
That’s part of the premise behind this series of gifs that artist Diego Sanches made for Brazil’s Superinteressante magazine, imagining the playable roster (Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, Pythagoras and Isaac Newtown) as fighting game characters whose special abilities are based on their scientific discoveries.
And at the end of the game? A showdown against “Divinity”, the final boss.
I will sign and and all petitions to turn this into an actual game.
Here’s a selection of the characters and their moves:
You can see the rest of them on Diego’s site.