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Putting Today’s Video Games into Atari Format

An art project at the Something Awful forums had gamers and artists transforming 21st century video games into 8-bit screenshots, as they would look played on an old Atari system. The Legend of Zelda looks a lot different! Check out a gallery of other games in the old style at Unreality magazine. Link

The Legend of Zelda Theme on Marimba

(YouTube link) This is a really nice performance of the main theme from the video game The Legend of Zelda on a marimba, plus snare drum, cymbals, bells, timpani, and triangle. These guys used no sheet music -it’s all played by ear! -via Buzzfeed

Legend of Zelda Reimagined as an 80s Teen Movie

(Video Link) The people at Gamervision.com have really outdone themselves this time. Previously, they’ve brought us parodies of God of War and Super Mario Bros. Now they’ve gone all out and produced a truly convincing presentation of a worn-out VHS copy of The Legend of Zelda…the teen romance from the 1980s. via Geekologie

Skittles Art

deviantART member Matt McManis created a mosaic of Link from The Legend of Zelda using Skittles. Click on the link to see similar depictions of Mario and characters from Final Fantasy. Link via Comics Alliance

Song of Healing

(YouTube link) YouTube member Sp0ntanius performs the “Song of Healing” from the video game The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Not only does he play all the parts on wine glasses well, but as you watch the video, weird things start to happen! -via The Daily What