Invader Adds Pixelated Video Game Characters All Over the City of Paris

French street artist Invader’s latest mosaics brandishing the city walls of Paris will bring a smile to anyone who knows anything about pop culture. Adding a touch of whimsy from run-of-the-mill buildings to over-graffitied walls, the subtle addition of pixelated video game characters from the 1970s classic arcade game Space Invaders to Super Mario Bros creates a playful aura to an otherwise humdrum structure. Seeing familiar characters in unexpected places from parking garages to abandoned factories, any Generation X gamer would be hard-pressed not to give these mosaics a thumbs up.

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