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Watch Scarface Reimagined as an 8-Bit Game

An 8-bit version of Scarface just might have worked.


The latest beloved property to get the demake treatment--that is, a recreation of a game or movie as if it were designed for classic game systems--is 1983's Scarface, and it's a good one.

Like seemingly every demake, this one envisions Scarface as a side-scrolling beat-em-up, albeit one with guns, car chases, and cocaine highs. The video above was put together by CineFix and does a good job of hitting many of the iconic moments from the classic Al Pacino movie.

Conspicuously, there's no "Push it to the Limit" montage scene capped off with a pet tiger, which is my only real complaint. The retro-style take on the movie's fantastic soundtrack more than makes up for it, though, I think.

This isn't the only time we've seen Scarface in video game form; back in 2006, Prototype developer Radical Entertainment released Scarface: The World Is Yours, which served as a follow-up to the movie.

Other demakes we've seen in the past range from videos showing what Grand Theft Auto V could have been like on Commodore 64 to playable Titanfall and Borderlands ones. Let us know what your favorites have been in the comments below.

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