A symbol of individuality, a belief in personal freedom
Here's where I'd usually explain the concept and background to the feature you're about to read, and in weirder cases, make an attempt to justify its existence. But I don't need to with this one. You already know why it's a good idea, and if not, then frankly you're dead to me.
Click on for glory. And I implore you, do hit the little expansion icon in the top-right of the images, in order to experience the full wonder of maximum Cage.
Nicolas Cage as... Kratos - God of War series
Nicolas Cage as... Ryu - Street Fighter series
Nicolas Cage as... Marcus Fenix - Gears of War series
Nicolas Cage as... Joel and Ellie - The Last of Us
Nicolas Cage as... Ivy Valentine - Soulcalibur series
Nicolas Cage as... The Joker and Harley - Batman: Arkham City
Nicolas Cage as... Chop Chop Master Onion - Parappa the Rapper
Nicolas Cage as... Cortana - Halo series
Nicolas Cage as... Captain Price - CoD: Modern Warfare series
Nicolas Cage as... Madison Paige - Heavy Rain
A hero to all
True story: Nic was my around-the-corner neighbour when he lived in Bath. No word of a lie.
While you recover from the splendour of what you've just seen, why not check out a couple of our other Photoshop extravaganzas? What if video game characters were sold in a pet shop? (opens in new tab) is a good bet, as is Solid Snake doing mundane, unexciting jobs (opens in new tab).