Digital artist Zedotagger is really good at making animated demakes of Dark Souls. The tone remains faithful to the series while it’s turned into scenes from an imaginary 90s game.
1,128,960 blocks to be exact, all placed by hand. Things like this are usually built with a help of a software, converting the art into Minecraft blocks. But not this one.
Snake is about to infiltrate Camp Omega in pixel artist Catherine’s beautiful giffy recreation of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ opening.
Pixel artist Junkboy reimagined John Carpenter’s classic movie They Live as a cool beat ‘em up game from the early 90s. It’s got all the characteristics of side-scrolling arcade games, complete with breakable windows and smashable cars.
"This is what I think Wind Waker would look like on the SNES," writes gilamasan, the guy behind this piece of Zelda fanart. "I imagined the sailing would be done with Mode 7 graphics like in Super Mario Kart and F-Zero." Looks about right to me. Head over here to see more of gilamasan's artwork.
We've seen how amazing Daniel "Abysswolf" Oliver is at demaking characters from any video game into colorful sprites. His latest project, to draw every Smash Bros. character in the style of classic 2D fighters, is a big one.
Gotta love me some meta pixel art. Redditor jiraph52 "made a giant Hotbar" in Minecraft. Not much else to say, is there? You can find more closeups in the embedded Imgur album below.
I can see myself playing something like pixel artist Kracov's isometric, 2D version of Doom for hours, trying to blow up everything and marvel at all the detailed pixel-explosions.
This week players of the ridiculously reasonable free-to-play mobile puzzler Doctor Who Legacy will get a Christmastime preview of the pixelated stylings of Nathan Skreslet, whose PixelWho art will play a big part in an upcoming in-game adventure. And Who better to usher in this charming 8-bit look than the charming…
All good Pixel Art is about capturing great detail in the limited constraints of the format, and that's something Artist Czarek Łuczyński - a.k.a Charlie_pl - has done to perfection in this amazing set of Animated portraits of some of Westeros' finest. Look at all that swaying!
Well hello there, Batman. You look a little more...blocky than usual. No, that's not a comment about your weight. Stop being so sensitive!
Minecraft, being a block-based builder, has always been a favorite outlet of pixel artists everywhere. Like this enterprising player, who set out to painstakingly build replicas of the 151 original Pokémon in-game.
The Old Iron King from Dark Souls II is ready to unleash his flame breath attack in Ztagger's de-make art. It looks like a boss fight on the SNES or on the Game Boy Advance, so that flame breath wouldn't be larger than a few pixels.
French artist Kévin creates his animations in a rather unique way: by using Flipnote Studio, a downloadable application for the Nintendo DS. This makes all of his art look like something from a 90s handheld game.
Inspired by Bubble Bobble, pixel artist Paul Robertson took Taito's 1986 classic's style and redrawn a whole bunch of video game and pop culture characters. 300 of them to be exact.
8-Bit Artist spent more than 200 hours on this painting, just to prove how insanely huge and incredible Kefka, the final boss of Final Fantasy VI, is.