The stereotype of geeks, nerds and gamers as being uncool loners in a basement is so far from the truth. They are in fact, some of the smartest and trendy people around. Changing the tide of nerd-dom are those with super geeky but super awesome tattoos. They’ve taken their favorite games, consoles, comics and other items from the culture, and turned them into permanent pieces of art on their skin. Here are some of the very best.
1. Sephiroth from Final Fantasy looks incredible in tattoo form.
2. This BioShock tattoo is so detailed I can’t believe that it is real!
3. A classic Star Wars tattoo turned even cooler with this unique design.
4. This tattoo of Quorra (Tron Legacy) is seriously impressive.
5. This Scorpion tattoo both terrifies me and makes me want to play Mortal Kombat.
6. This guy must really love God of War. This tattoo is exceptionally well done.
7. Whoever did this Assassin’s Creed III tattoo has some amazing skills.
8. This is a worth Halo tattoo.
9. This is the best Mass Effect tattoo around.
10. This Zelda Triforce tattoo looks amazing!
11. Scorpion and Sub Zero forever in a faceoff in this awesome tattoo.
12. Why pick just a game when you can show off your console love?
13. Jax and Daxter still look awesome in tattoo form.
14. This mini Goku is so perfect.
15. A simple Pokéball is always an excellent geek tattoo choice.
16. This life meter is really cool. (It would be weird if it was actually functional though, wouldn’t it?)
17. This guy tattooed HIS OWN KNEE! And he did a really good job of it.
18. This tattoo of Vetega from Dragon Ball Z is so well done.
19. This Sonic tattoo is an awesome modern rendition.
20. The Companion Cube from Portal.
21. These Crash Bandicoot masks are an amazing throwback.
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