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Gaming icons get created for ModNation Racers

11:00 AM on 12.20.2009 // Nick Chester

The beta for United Front Games ModNation Racers has only been going on for a few days, but those invited to the already have their creative juices flowing.

Using the game's extensive character customization (or "Mods," as they're called in the game), creators do what they tend to do when handed such tools -- re-create their favorite gaming icons. I found everything from creations of Old Snake from Metal Gear Solid 4 to God of War's Kratos, from Nintendo's Luigi to a Mega Man with ears.

While the authenticity of the Mods vary in quality, the ingenuity to bring them to life should be commended. To imagine, these are only creations made with the limited parts United Front Games has made available in the beta. I can't wait to see what people come up with when the game launches next year.

Hit the jump to check out a sampling of some of the creations I found; all images were taken using the in-game photo mode.

Master Chief, created by maxrad99


Blanka, created by norsemen1337



Chun Li, created by norsemen1337


Akuma, created by norsemen1337


Ryu, created by harlemkidz


Luigi, created by scooby97


Link, created by Arryl01


Ganondorf, created by Ganondorf

Mega Man, created by PacMan4000


Clank, created by Endlessillusion

Kratos, created by RobynnDarcy


Old Snake, created by ExGhost888


Sonic the Hedgehog, created by TheForeverMan


Coco Bandicoot, created by Endlessillusion



Cloud Strife, created LoVeRiCe

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