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'Real life' video game locations video

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The sprawling mansion of GTA 5. The deserted ranch of The Last of Us. The vacant cityscapes of Mirror's Edge. All of them beautiful, none of them real - until now. Sort of.

The following four-minute montage plays out like the most vivid dream of a video game fan: a feast of locations, settings and vistas from a score of classic titles apparently brought to life.

But alas, it's all just a well crafted trick of CGI. The work of 3D artist Tim Hijlkema,Video Game Locations 2 takes you to places you've been before, but with an unsettling level of reality. It's like revisiting that familiar bedroom you grew up in as a child, but the lights are brighter, the toys are cleaner and everything is oddly perfect.

Grab yourself a pen and paper and see if you can identify all the games referenced. And be sure to head to Hijlkema's site to see more of his work - including his first Video Game Locations video.

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