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Halo, Red Dead Redemption, and other modern games given a retro makeover (gallery)

What if the popular shooter Halo was made a decade earlier? What if Nintendo decided to make a fighting game featuring its stable of characters a console generation earlier than it did with 1999′s Super Smash Bros.? What if the role-playing game Final Fantasy XIII looked more like Final Fantasy VI? Well, they’d all probably be a lot more pixelated, but (as the gallery below shows) they’d still look awfully fun.

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roblef1875d ago

I'm just glad someone titled them all for us. I wouldn't have gotten Red Dead Redemption.

darthv721875d ago

looked spot on to the capcom arcade game "gun smoke".

I can dig all of these. I wish they were real as they would be just great fun to play. The halo meets contra...I thought that when i saw the killzone shot at first.

It looked more contra-ish than the halo one.

WobblyOnion1874d ago

The Gunsmoke reference is especially awesome - because Red Dead was originally a Capcom franchise that Rockstar took over.

doogiebear1874d ago

Batman, MGS4, SSBM and Pikmin looked like they'd still be amazing in retro form

KidBroSweets21874d ago

It's funny cause that's one of the couple I actually guessed right lol. Really cool gallery though. Thumbs up

guitarded771875d ago

Yeah, it was a fun read, but the pics are too damn small.

stage881875d ago

I really want to play SSBB and LittleBigPlanet in that style. Looks awesome.

M_Prime1871d ago

it took me a second to realize SSBB was done SNES style lol.

Kurt Russell1874d ago

I want Halo on my gameboy colour :(

sonicsidewinder1875d ago (Edited 1875d ago )

Cool stuff.

The Brutal Legend one made me laugh ;)

FinaLXiii1875d ago

wow Brutal Legend actually would kickass with that 2D style the 3D makes it look goofy.

MrChow6661875d ago (Edited 1875d ago )

I would definitely play most of them