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Animator Recreates Scenes from Popular Video Games, including Half-Life, Left 4 Dead and Team Fortress 2

Multimedia & Film Half-Life

An animator known as Tim Hijlkema recently uploaded an amazing short film that reimagines scenes from a list of 15 popular video games, including Half-Life, Left 4 Dead and even spin-off Source mod The Stanley Parable.

Here is a full list of everything shown:

  • The Last of Us – Hidden Pines Corral ranch int/ext
  • Grand Theft Auto V – Michael’s safehouse
  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven – Salieri’s bar int/ext
  • Fallout 3 – Tenpenny’s Tower, Vault 101
  • Half Life 2 – Kleiner’s Lab, Apartments, City 17
  • Alan Wake – Cauldron Lake Lodge
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Mountains, Windhelm, Riverwood
  • Mirror’s Edge – City canals
  • The Stanley’s Parable – Museum Ending, Meeting room
  • The Walking Dead Season 1 – Clementine’s house
  • Dishonored – Dunwall Tower
  • DayZ – Chernarus
  • Hitman: Blood Money – Mission: A New Life
  • Left 4 Dead 2 – Whispering Oaks
  • Shadow of the Colossus – Colossus #15

And here are some still’s from the Valve related scenes (click for full size):

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The video is a sequel to Tim’s previous “Video Game Locations” animation which was uploaded in February last year and features even more scenes from Half-Life, including impressive minimalistic shots of City17 and Xen as well as the Granary from Team Fortress 2.

Again, here is a full list of everything he featured:

  • Armadillo — Red Dead Redemption
  • Bullworth academy — Bully/Canem canis edit
  • City 17 — Half Life 2 
  • Dunwall city — Dishonored
  • Empire bay– Mafia II
  • Facility — Goldeneye 007
  • Granary — Team Fortress 2
  • Hyrule — Zelda series
  • Illium — Mass Effect 2
  • Jerusalem — Assassin’s Creed
  • Kingdom of Zeal — Chrono trigger
  • Little Lamplight — Fallout 3
  • Mushroom castle — Mario series
  • New Eden Mall — Mirror’s Edge
  • Oakvale — Fable series
  • Panau — Just Cause 2
  • Qeynos — EverQuest II
  • Rapture — Bioshock series
  • Steelport — Saints Row the third
  • Tamriel — The Elder Scrolls series
  • USG Ishimura — Dead Space
  • Vice City — Grand Theft Auto series
  • Wake Island — Battlefield series
  • Xen — Half Life series
  • Yen Sid’s tower — Kingdom Hearts series
  • Zangarmarsh — World of Warcraft

And some screenshots of those:

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You can also download some HD wallpapers of all the scenes from the first video here.

In addition to the amazing visuals, the music and sound work was produced by Lars Erik Fjøsne, who we also recently featured for his work on the Ignis Solus machinima by Lit Fuse Films.

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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