Video Game Minimalism – Ashley Browning (16 total)

London-based graphic designer/artist, Ashley Browning, has a huge passion for video games and digital design. Here he’s taken some of our favorite video game characters and given them a minimalist makeover. As he states, “This is an exploration of how a few key shapes from well-loved characters are instantly recognizable even when reduced to these simple forms.” Not sure who’s who? Click [reference] next to each character’s name to find out.

Pikachu [reference]

Jigglypuff (Pokmon) reference

Kirby [reference]

Bowser (Mario) [reference]

Donkey Kong [reference]

Samus (Metroid) [reference]

Helghast (Killzone) [reference]

Kratos (God of War) [reference]

Master Chief (Halo) [reference]

Mega Man [reference]

E. Honda (StreetFighter) [reference]

Vega (Street Fighter) [reference]

Ryu (Street Fighter) [reference]

Sagat (Street Fighter) [reference]

T. Hawk (Street Fighter) [reference]

Ken (Street Fighter) [reference] Ashley’s selling t-shirts with some of these designs. Find them, here. Which one is your favorite? Thanks for the tip, Sandy! Ashley Browning Other Minimalist Art: Brilliant! Modern Hitchcock by Matt Needle

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