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Nintendo games reimagined as minimalist art prints

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NES get even more low-fi in this new image series.

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Minimalist Donkey Kong
Minimalist Donkey Kong

NES games are already pretty minimalist thanks to the limitations of the hardware, but artist Ty Lettau takes things a step farther with his new image series. Lettau takes classic games — from Blades of Steel to The Legend of Zelda — and strips them down to the bare minimum, creating images that are instantly recognizable despite being little more than a bunch of blocks. The whole series has a sort of Sword & Sworcery feel, and if you're really into them you can grab prints for some of the games at Society6.