The Island Where Video Game Characters Come To Life

Mario, Link, and Guybrush Threepwood walk into a room…

The deviantART user ~VictorSauron (real name Victor Somoza Benitez) takes lovely photographs on the Spanish island, Majorca, and adds the pixelated figures from famous 16-bit games. The effect, as you can see, is uncanny; our geography turned into game levels.

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2. The Secret of Monkey Island

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3. Super Mario World

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4. Streets of Rage

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5. Ecco the Dolphin

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6. Final Fantasy VI

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8. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

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