Monday, September 10, 2012

Samus Aran spotted in downtown Seattle

I saw the following piece of Metroid-inspired window art while traipsing around downtown Seattle with a pack of out-of-town friends two weekends ago and for some dumb reason I forgot until now to share it here.

Anyway, I'm guessing someone concocted it (out of Post-It notes, I think) in honor of PAX Prime, which was held in our fair city over the very same weekend?


By the way, a number of other windows in the very same building sported similar creations--one of which was inspired by Galaga, I believe, and another that was inspired by The Legend of Zelda--but I was too busy and too lazy to snap a photo of them as well. Sorry about that.

To see a few (OK, a lot) more of game-related photos, check out my Flickr photostream.

10 comments:

Adam said...

that's pretty rad

Chalgyr Vokel said...

I like it. If I was their neighbor, I think I'd have a metroid up on my window for Samus to be aiming at. :)

Bryan Ochalla said...

Thanks, Adam!

Bryan Ochalla said...

Chalgyr: It wasn't a residential building, sadly. I wonder which business was located on that floor, though, as about five windows had game-inspired images on them. (The other four were on the opposite end of the building from this Samus creation.)

Retr0gamer said...

That's pretty cool. I wish I had gotten a picture of it but there used to be Bub and Bob art made from post its in an office building in Dublin that you could see between Tara Street and Pearse Street stations. Hopefully it's still there and I remember to take a photo.

Bryan Ochalla said...

Oh, that sounds even better than this piece of Post-It art, Retr0gamer! Should you actually take a photo of it at some point, let me know, will you?

Viewtiful_Justin said...

Cute! Samus doesn't get enough love.

Bryan Ochalla said...

Especially from Nintendo, right? I mean, they didn't even celebrate the anniversary of the release of her first game :( Sigh.

Viewtiful_Justin said...

Right?!

Bryan Ochalla said...

Yeah. Why'd they have to go and do that -- or not do that? Ugh.