The Witcher 3, Battlefield 1 and Fallout 4 are video games that take place in enormous 3D spaces. But let’s imagine, for a second, they (and loads of other big modern games) were actually quaint little 2D (or 2.5D) platformers instead.

Every screenshot you see here has been curated by the Pseudoscroller Parlour, a project where video game screenshot artists share “attempts by screenshotters to transform fully rendered and explorable 3D game environments into dimensionally restricted but esthetically pleasing pockets of gaming bliss.”

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If these were mobile or $10 Steam spin-offs I would play all of these.

You can see the whole group here, but there’s a selection of some of the best of it here.

BATTLEFIELD 3, by Berduu
BATTLEFIELD 3, by Berduu
ASSASSIN’S CREED UNITY, by DE||2nd
ASSASSIN’S CREED UNITY, by DE||2nd
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STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II, by Omegapepper
STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II, by Omegapepper
FALLOUT 4, by  AndrewCull
FALLOUT 4, by AndrewCull
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MIRROR’S EDGE CATALYST, by  White Harpy
MIRROR’S EDGE CATALYST, by White Harpy
BATTLEFIELD 1, by Berduu
BATTLEFIELD 1, by Berduu
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THE WITCHER 3, by Pheabus2K9
THE WITCHER 3, by Pheabus2K9
NIER: AUTOMATA, by Noor..
NIER: AUTOMATA, by Noor..
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DARK SOULS III, by ItsYFP
DARK SOULS III, by ItsYFP
WATCH DOGS, by PulseZET
WATCH DOGS, by PulseZET

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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