Awesome Old-School Video Game Tattoos

“Super Nintendo Sega Genesis, when I was dead broke man I couldn’t picture this” – Biggie. We’ve made a collection of all the best old-to-the school gamer tats for your viewing pleasure.

#1 Tetris

The Soviets brought us this gem, and in 1984 of all years. “Tetris” because “Tetra” because greek for 4, and all the falling pieces are made of 4 identical blocks. Nuuuurds.

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You can play online free here just gotta deal with all the ads http://www.freetetris.org/game.php

#Mortal Kombat

Eek. This finish is raw and fresh off the press.

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Here’s a pretty gruesome fatality compilation that was released as a preview for MK X: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zUh_vXWR2Y

#3 Pacman

Mrs. Pacman was best.

pacman

#4 Sonic The Hedgehog

The reason Sega Genesis existed.

Sonic-Tattoo

#5 Metroid

Never got into this game, but it seemed to have had a mega following.

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#6 Asteroid

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#7 Centipede

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#8 Contra

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#9 Crash

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#10 Donkey Kong

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#11 Doom

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#12 Double Dragon

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#13 Duck Hunt

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#14 Earthworm Jim

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#15 Excite Bike

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#16 Final Fantasy

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#17 Galaga

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#18 Golden Axe

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#19 Grand Theft Auto

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#20 Legends of Zelda

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#21 Super Mario Brothers

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#22 Mario Kart

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#23 Mega Man

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#24 Mike Tyson

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#25 Rayman

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#26 Resident Evil

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#26 Dr. Mario

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#27 Space Invaders

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#28 Star Fox

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#29 Street Figher II

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#30 Strider

Strider

#31 Tomb Raider

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