The sign of a great character design is that, no matter how it’s rendered, it remains a recognizable icon. If you’re a fan of either Super Mario Bros or The Legend of Zelda, or just like looking at pretty artworks, here are two links you won’t want to miss. First up is a collection of 45 Unusual Stylish Super Mario Bros Artworks, with some really zany renditions of the brothers. Personally, we’re most fond of this contemporary cartoon look:
Next up is a collection of 30 Various Styles of The Legend of Zelda, with some really dynamic and inventive stuff. Some of it is pretty strange, like the one that attempts a realistic-looking human-style Link that ends up looking more like he’s going to suck your blood and turn into diamonds when exposed to direct sunlight.