If you're looking for something to waste a few couple minutes of your precious, precious life, you may want to check out the following: Game Characters Get Real.
Game Characters Get Real is a picure article showing artist renditions of a few video game characters more...realistically. Considering that most of our beloved characters were created when we didn't have the advanced technology we do today, their look can be a little simplistic. Many artists over the years have engaged in creative 'what if's' while rendering the characters more 'realistically'. This article just highlights a few.
Word to the wise: Mario is flat out Nightmare Fuel. Just saying. I dare you to tell me those big eyes aren't piercing your immortal soul.