When I saw this pixel-tribute to the Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima photograph (Epics, from Teextile), I just figured it was the usual piece of pop culture parody, with the artist's favourite games represented. But the comments at Topless Robot revealed a deeper meaning:
Brett said:And here I was just amused at the Pac-Man sun.
Manny Calaveras FTW! Seriously, Grim Fandango is a classic character from adventure gaming. Does anyone not recognize the trend?
Master Chief: First-Person Shooter
Lara Croft: 3d adventure/platformer
Manny Calaveras: Graphic Adventure
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