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Tag: 8 Bit

N.U.T.Z.: the Nuttiest C64 Music Video You’Ll See Today

N.U.T.Z.: the Nuttiest C64 Music Video You’Ll See Today
The following sentence from the description for this music video for Germany’s Kabelbrand pretty much sums it up… “Godzilla Squirrel attacks Cologne !!!” Got it? Good. Oh, they forgot to mention the part about the chainsaw.…

Chiptune Showcase Comes to Pax 2010

Chiptune Showcase Comes to Pax 2010
If  you’re heading to the Penny Arcade Expo next week, be sure to swing by and check out the latest addition to their conference schedule, the Chiptune Showcase. A variety of 8-bit musical performers will take…
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The Cover Came First: Games Based on Famicase Art

The Cover Came First: Games Based on Famicase Art
While a lot of games probably started out with just a sketch of a landscape or of the main character, I doubt there’s many games out there where its cover art inspired the actual game. But…

Chipophone: the 8-Bit Organ

Chipophone: the 8-Bit Organ
At first glance, this might just look like one of those organs you used to see in the shopping mall when you were a kid. But under the hood of this bit of musical nostalgia is…

8-Bit City Maps: More Interesting (and More Pixel-Y) Than Google Maps

8-Bit City Maps: More Interesting (and More Pixel-Y) Than Google Maps
This 8-bit map of New York City was made by Brett Camper for the 8-Bit Cities project. The goal is not to make your city look like a video game map, but to make it feel…

Humane Reader: the $20 Computer

Humane Reader: the $20 Computer
I’ve certainly seen our share of low-cost computers, but I can honestly say that this is the least expensive computer system I’ve seen yet. The Humane Reader is designed to provide computer technology to homes or…

Super Mario Bros. Leftovers: the Characters That Didn’T Make the Cut

Super Mario Bros. Leftovers: the Characters That Didn’T Make the Cut
You know you’re onto something when people are making parodies of your work. Granted, that something can either be awesome or despicable, but in this case Jay Pavlina, I think it’s safe to say that your…

8-Bit Gary Costume is Pixexellent

8-Bit Gary Costume is Pixexellent
I’m a sucker for pixel art, and this most-excellent 8-bit pixel costume could be by new favorite thing of the genre. Created by Kiel Johnson and worn by Klai Brown of Hyperbole Studios, “8-Bit Gary” was…

Get ‘Em Started Young With an 8-Bit Video Game Baby Quilt

Get ‘Em Started Young With an 8-Bit Video Game Baby Quilt
Just because you’re all grown up and have a nursery to decorate doesn’t mean that you can’t sneak in a little touch of your gamer style in your tot’s room. For starters, why not deck out…

Space Invaders Balloon Art Pops Up in Spain

Space Invaders Balloon Art Pops Up in Spain
I always enjoy seeing Space Invaders turning up in unlikely places. This time, it looks like the Space Invaders took over parts of Girona, Spain last month. These installations were realized by El Colmado in collaboration…

Lost: 8-Bit Style

Lost: 8-Bit Style
Yeah, we all know that LOST is off the air now, and we still have no clue what was really going on all those years. That doesn’t mean we still don’t have a fond place for…

3d Windows Trashcan: Takin’ Out the Trash Retro Style

3d Windows Trashcan: Takin’ Out the Trash Retro Style
Just like everything else these days, the MS Windows trashcan has been re-born in 3D. But you don’t need special glasses to see this one. The guys at Codeco basically took the classic trash can icon…

8-Bit Fingernails: Pixel Manicure Anyone?

8-Bit Fingernails: Pixel Manicure Anyone?
Gamer girls… If you’re don’t mind wearing fake fingernails, have I got something for you. You’ll definitely stand out in a crowd wearing these acrylic fingernails, inspired by classic 8-bit gaming. For starters, we have the…

Super Mario Crossover: Pants-Wetting 8-Bit Mashup

Super Mario Crossover: Pants-Wetting 8-Bit Mashup
Itching for a classic platforming game? Why not revisit the original Super Mario Bros.? Oh sure, you’ve finished it tons of times, but that’s with Mario. Now you can adventure on the Mushroom Kingdom with Link,…

8-Bit Guitar Trades Chords for Combos

8-Bit Guitar Trades Chords for Combos
In the past few years, artists have started to use video game-like sounds to make music. Some have even recreated music using the sound chips from old computers and consoles in a musical genre known as…

Cream Fox: the Creepiest Game You’Ll Play Today

Cream Fox: the Creepiest Game You’Ll Play Today
While the one-line description of Pixeljam’s Cream Wolf is “You drive an ice cream truck,” there’s something far more insidious going on in this quirky retro-style Flash game. Basically, the objective of the game is to…
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