What Calvin and Hobbes Could Have Looked Like as a 16-Bit Video Game [Animated GIF]

By Akemi Iwaya on January 4th, 2013

There is little doubt that fans of Calvin and Hobbes would have loved to own a video game featuring this awesome pair of characters. Enter game artist Johan Vinet and his passion for the pair as he ‘imagines’ what the Start Screen of a 16-bit Calvin and Hobbes video game for Sega Genesis or Atari ST could have looked like.

Note: We have embedded the fixed background version here for best viewing purposes (small file size).

You can view a video version of the Calvin and Hobbes Start Screen as well as downloading either (or both) versions of the animated GIF using the links below.

View the Fully Animated Version of the Calvin and Hobbes Start Screen Special Note: This animated background version of the image is ~27.5 MB in size and will take a bit to fully load.

Calvin and Hobbes – “what the 16-bit video game Could have been” (Sega Genesis or Atari ST version) [via BoingBoing]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/4/13
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