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Imagine if characters from classic 2D video games could escape the TV screen and enter our reality. Would they question their existence, join the circus, or apply for mundane jobs? No, they would go on doing what they do best: explore the world, get into fights, and invade private property.

The following gallery shows a glimpse of how awesome (and frightening) life would be if gaming heroes and villains walked among us.