Video game fans who’ve been waiting for a low budget (under $100,000), fan-made short film, should look no further than Turbo. Basically, “a four man team completed the visual effects work over five months, mostly using After Effects for compositing, Illustrator (2D assets), Maya (3D assets) and Shake (more compositing). Video after the break.

The team drew its inspiration from Punch Out, Street Fighter, Karate Kid, and Tron to create their vision of the future of gaming, including motifs like health bars while enhancing real world colors with 80s neon.

[via Gizmodo]