Today's hottest animation: Mauvais Role, a villain identity crisis

See if you can spot all the video game references in Mauvais Rôle, an animated French short film, hosted by Boing Boing. The premise is simple: a video game villain is tired of his job and seeks other "employment opportunities." The animation is very well done, as is the voicework.

Video embedded after the break. Thoroughly entertaining: make sure you watch the entire video and let's keep track of all the different game references you spot in the comments below.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.