Downton Abbey reimagined as SNES title


Award-winning British period drama Downton Abbey has seen itself reimagined as a 16-bit game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

Complete with chiptune theme, YouTube user Bill Kiley has transformed the cast of characters into pixels, including head butler Charles Carson, Earl of Grantham Robert Crawley and Maggie Smith’s iconic role as the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley.

The, perhaps sadly, non-existent game would task players with collecting jewels, cigars and investigating whether Downton’s cook Mrs. Patmore is out to poison Matthew.

See it in action below:

[Thanks Eurogamer]

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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