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These days, we moan and complain if a recently released game doesn't stun us with its visuals. It seems we're all obsessed with silly things like particle effects, ambient occlusion, and bump mapping. Well, this video reminds us to forget about fancy visuals and embrace simple, sprite-based charm.

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The sprites come from a PC game released in '84, entitled Karateka. Since the original developers never animated any sweet moves for the game's protagonist, a loyal fan decided to liven up the end-game sequence with a Daft Punk dance routine.

Personally, I think this is way cooler than any "/dance" moves that Blizzard's World of Warcraft characters perform [via YouTube user, Benify].


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