A number of these pieces were created to appear as part of a textmode art tribute presentation in The Game Awards 2015; others from that particular batch appeared in the previous Blocktronics collection, Block to the Future ... they will eventually be washing up here also, fear not.
Kicking things off in a big way, it's a double-wide ANSI piece celebrating Metroid on the NES from the artist MyPalGoo:not continuously) with silhouettes of Squirtle, Charmander and Bulbasaur, the three Kanto starter Pokémon. (Deftly interweaving three of my grand passions, he also included an ANSI Choose Your Own Adventure patterned after Bad Dudes, which I have made web-playable at my hyperfiction blog over here.)
the picture here, and am consistently blown away by the clawlike rendition of his gloves. the video game's original logo, which reminds me -- I'm pals with Marc Erickson, the fellow responsible for a pile of classic video game box art, including Bad Dudes, whose recollections are informative, revealing and entertaining. (I passed him along a link to this collection of work and he found it quite droll.)