Created as part of his "Abra.Macabra" series, this BioShock digital art piece by Patricio Betteo reduces a Big Daddy and Little Sister to squares and rectangles that still manage to capture the game's dark and foreboding tone (and even some of the art deco elements!).

Betteo admits that this isn't pure "pixel art", as he added textures, glowing effects, and color adjustments, and also rounded the pixels, but I don't think that takes much away from this scene. The artist comments, "BioShock deserves the phrase: 'Gore can be retro. Gore can be beautiful.'"

[Via Rampaged Reality]