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Super Metroid - Depths of Tourian

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This is a remastered screenshot from the video game Super Metroid. Released in 1994 Super Metroid featured an open world where bounty hunter Samas Aran must defeat Mother Brain to keep the galaxy safe from improper use of Metroids. There are also space pirates there looking to use Metroids to gain power. I think that is right.

Super Metroid's game style has lived on in many great Castlevania games. These Metroidvania games are amoungst my favorite, but Super Metroid still stands out as the one I'd most like to see in high definition.

In order to give the screenshot a 16x9 aspect ratio this is not an actual screenshot from the game, but made up of several screenshots and sprite sets. Included in this scene is a metroid, which is not accurate to the game, but believable since there wouldn't be a logical reason that one could not wander into Mother Brain's room (And I really wanted to remake the metroid).

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DiogovL's avatar

This is really wonderful!

a master piece. i will look every day in my wall

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Faloliver's avatar
Probably one of my favourite Super Metroid fan arts
Phracker's avatar
Why is there a lake of pee at the bottom?
Link8312's avatar
This is now my wallpaper... on one screen. The other screen has Orioto's similar pic for Metroid 1.:)
Link8312's avatar
This is prodigious, I love it!
Once the tank breaks, shit's gonna go DOWN...
All your work is amazing but this, in my view, is your Magnum Opus.
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JefferCrack's avatar
I have a question, I watched one of your speedpaint videos, and I noticed that you take various photos, arrange them and paint over them so they have the result you are looking for, so in which category will stand it for? I was thinking in photonanipulation but I don't really know. Thanks for reading and awesome work!
ElCodeMonkey's avatar
Okay, you're so my favorite artist now :-).
sjd764's avatar
Brings back the nostalgia to one of the best video game ever created. Thanks for sharing. Beautiful work.
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TMan5636's avatar
Brilliant work.
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philiphalas's avatar
This is really cool (kinda like the new DOOM). You should consider making a platform game of it, even possibly under a different name with a slightly altered main character to not have Nintendo issues. I'm pretty sure people would back you up on kickstarter.
Jeremein's avatar
C'est absolument remarquable, le jeu revit !!
Excellent travail, j'admire ...
TheRoamer13's avatar
Are those flaming doughnuts??
KAdDigArt's avatar
Absolutely stunning. I'm most impressed by your usage of textures; piecing them together into the different objects. An insane amount of detail to say the least.
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shammyrock's avatar
Nintendo? Have are you listening?
DannyMew's avatar
This. Is. Awesome.
I can almost hear the game sounds.
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