Evolution of Gaming Characters.

1 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:40 ID: md572h
Evolution of Gaming Characters.
2 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:30 ID: gs7i6rc

Umm... am I the only one who sees the Zelda one is incorrect?!? The last one isn’t Zelda.... her names Marin.

ID: gs7jww0

Glad i'm not alone. This offends me so much.

ID: gs7zccu

The worst part is that they make it clear thats not zelda at the start.

Also whats up with the warios woods sprite, thats not what it looked like

This gets worse as I look at it, the megaman 11 model isn't from there.

Megaman powered up model has the clone textures.

ID: gs7lmfm

Saw the image and rushed to the comments to “Well actually...”

Thanks for being that guy for me.

ID: gs7l9hh

Also interesting they chose young Zelda for OoT

ID: gs7ronl

Also X and Mega Man Volnutt(Mega Man 64) are different characters from classic Mega Man.

ID: gs8a8ia

Well, I mean, X was built as a replacement for and spiritual successor to the original Rockman unit, so I can accept that in a Dread Pirate Roberts, sort of way.

Plus, you know, Link and Zelda

ID: gs85hke

Every couple of weeks this is posted the same errors get pointed out. Like with "Mega Man?" instead of the actual Mega Man for Powered Up. It's a fake Mega Man created by Dr. Wily. (Note purple scarf.)

ID: gs88d95

Also, the Wario sprites from Mario Land 2 and Wario Land got switched.

3 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:01 ID: gs7ds53

Original Knuckles is best Knuckles

ID: gs82huv

Knuckles and Tails really came full circle in their design

4 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:33 ID: gs7ilm9

"2018 - sonic the hedgehog 2?" uh excuse me?

ID: gs7xctw

They know something we dont

ID: gs87zu1

I seconded that reaction. Though Sonic's had no games since Forces, so I'm wondering what they're cooking up, especially with Sonic's 30th anniversary being in June.

5 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:28 ID: gs7hxn9

So many cursed parts of this...

Like what's up with Mega Man Powered up and his head being twice the size of his body?

Or Peach from Super Mario World.... why is one side of her face rocking a beard?

ID: gs87l70

powered up was a remake of MegaMan 1 and it was all chibified, it doesn't look as bad as the image shows, especially being a PSP game.

6 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:57 ID: gs7d6q7

That's not the Prime 2 suit, that's the Other M design.

ID: gs7e0rx

Also, Zelda isn't in Link's Awakening, that's Marin.

ID: gs7eqvv

Also also, I think Pikachu had a different sprite in Pokemon Yellow.

7 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:05 ID: gs7ei2z

Sonic Mania is fucking awesome.

8 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:18 ID: gs7x4q8

Who played through all of links awakening thinking Marin is Zelda?

9 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:00 ID: gs7dmyz

I miss the old school Scorpion and Sub-Zero when the outfits were simpler and they didn’t look like hulks. They’ve gotten a little better lately but there was a few years that they looked completely over-the-top ridiculous

ID: gs7hxtj

They look good right now.

ID: gs7xnpu

Yeah they’re not bad now but still a lot of accessories and ornaments that I think take away from the coolest part of their costumes which I think is the mask and mantle

10 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:22 ID: gs7pox2

I like how each one of them had at least one "wtf were we thinking" version.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:48 ID: gs7t5sx

Kirby 4 life

12 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:55 ID: gs81ybo

There are so many errors and inaccuracies in this image it hurts..

13 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:06 ID: gs7ndj4

What about Ugandan Knuckles?

14 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:50 ID: gs7l3zr

Also the first mario is believed not to be mario, but his dad, because DK kills him in the game.

ID: gs7wb37

The first dk is actually cranky kong

ID: gs88uaa

Riiight, Totally forgot about that!

15 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:24 ID: gs7hc8x

Stopped looking after the pixels

16 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:52 ID: gs7cf58

The first 3 warios look like there high on lsd

17 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:03 ID: gs7e3iz

a lot of the characters seem to go through some radical reinvention somewhere around 2010 only to pretty much revert back completely in the next game

18 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:54 ID: gs7lmpr

Ocarina of Time Link is my favorite.

Bowser’s Bowser Fury iteration is my 2nd fav.

19 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:55 ID: gs7lsjm

Would be interesting to see the firefox logo!

20 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:13 ID: gs7ocao

You're missing the 2017 Knuckles design.

21 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:21 ID: gs7pi7l

But The Legend of Zelda is from 1986.

22 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:56 ID: gs7u81r

Am I the only one whos annoyed that half of these are from coverart/concept art that ishighly detailed vs ingame which nothig alike in game...

23 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:34 ID: gs7z8mf

Mario first appeared in 1981’s Donkey Kong for arcade. Though technically his name at the time was “Jumpman”

24 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:41 ID: gs80788

Thanks for bringing back some great memories!

Odd not to have any of the Wario Ware designs for Wario. I always considered that series to be peak Wario. Skipping over Luigi’s sprites from the Mario and Luigi series was also a missed opportunity. I suppose we all have different memories and there are just too many versions to cover.

25 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:44 ID: gs80j1t

in the megaman one you forgot Megaman Zero era x and Biometal X but other than that it's a really cool chart!

26 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:48 ID: gs811ag

BoW and Twilight Princess Zelda are goals...

27 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:08 ID: gs83m8d

Do this in reverse you get corporate logos.

28 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:24 ID: gs85k4e

I can’t tell if Marin is supposed to be a joke or...

29 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:35 ID: gs8701p

What was going on with DK in Donkey Kong 64?

30 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:55 ID: gs89e8r

Whats up with the playground equipment logo at the bottom? I went to the site and it's straight up a slide/swing manufacturer.

31 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:56 ID: gs89gh6

God, the nostalgia of playing Donkey Kong Country back on my Aunt’s SNES in Cuba. Man the memories

32 : Anonymous2021/03/25 23:34 ID: gs8e1vl

Listing Marin as zelda

33 : Anonymous2021/03/25 23:39 ID: gs8enix

Zelda II Zelda is giving us the finger.

35 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:33 ID: gs7r3ec

Shouldn't the last one for Knuckles be the one when he became Ugandan?


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