If game characters were old

Pikachu - Pokemon

Years ofviolent enslavementhave left Pikachu’s psyche scared with misery. When he grows tired of repressing memories with beer and cartons of cigarettes, he suffocates his woes with banalities like The People's Court and the weekly bingo game at the rec center.

Don't let the grotesqueifying of beloved game characters end here - post yourown renditionsin the forums! The only prize is the satisfaction of having made us cringe, but if we get enough entries we’ll postour favoriteson GR in a follow-up feature.

Obviously we used Photoshop, but your medium isyour choice-just make ‘em disturbing.

Jun 20, 2008