I don't really know if it's from a game, but it surely looks like:


This animation is used as avatar in several different forums over the internet.

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    +1 for being the first Game Identification I've seen in ages with an actual artifact. – Studoku Feb 5 '14 at 18:27
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    If you dump this image into Google image search (in the Chrome browser you can just right click "Search Google for this image", Google also answers this question correctly :-) – Steven T. Snyder Feb 6 '14 at 16:31

That's the titular Boy, from A Boy and His Blob, on the NES.

Here he is alongside his Blob, I believe in the process of tossing the Blob a jellybean:

The Boy, also his Blob

Animated GIF version of the toss on tumblr, for those interested

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    Hot holy crap, an ITG that both had a salient A/V artifact and got answered. It's a christmas miracle! – Rilgon Arcsinh Feb 5 '14 at 17:37
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    when things go as planned its poetic. – Rapitor Feb 5 '14 at 18:06
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    @RilgonArcsinh: Currently all of our (valid) ITG questions have been answered. – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Feb 5 '14 at 21:09
  • @BlueRaja-DannyPflughoeft In my defense, I have not been on Arqade for a long time (since about the time the ITG debate was raging) and hadn't seen a valid one be answered. – Rilgon Arcsinh Feb 5 '14 at 21:12
  • @RilgonArcsinh it's February – Nick T Feb 6 '14 at 6:03

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