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Tag: Mario

Elizabeth Sherry’s Classical Videogame Art: Geek Mythology

Elizabeth Sherry’s Classical Videogame Art: Geek Mythology
Illustrator Elizabeth Sherry likes to make classical-style art based on videogame characters. No, not 8-bit. She went way more old school than that. Her digital paintings even have cracks and creases on them to make them look really old.

I Wish I Could Have Ate a Bit of This 8-Bit Mario Cake

I Wish I Could Have Ate a Bit of This 8-Bit Mario Cake
I always wondered how clean it was down in those pipes where Mario would duck into. I certainly wouldn’t want to jump into some green pipe sticking out of the sidewalk. While a real sewer pipe might not be so pleasant, this one is filled with nothing but tasty goodness.

Mario Sculpture Made out of Canned Food: Not One Filled with Cream of Mushroom Soup

Mario Sculpture Made out of Canned Food: Not One Filled with Cream of Mushroom Soup
Yes we CAN! Most stores stack their food in the same old boring way, but there are some stores or should I say some people, that rise above the status quo and go above and beyond the call of duty – like the guys who set up Canstruction at the SouthCentre Mall in Calgary, Canada.

Psychedelic Plumber: Mario on ‘Shrooms

Psychedelic Plumber: Mario on ‘Shrooms
I always wondered if any of the fungi in the Mushroom Kingdom were hallucinogenic – especially the ones that turned Mario into a flying raccoon or made him bigger. Well now we have our answer.

Its-a Me, Danny Trejo!

Its-a Me, Danny Trejo!
Bowser doesn’t stand a chance against Machete Cortez, that’s all I’ll say…

Mario and Luigi as Ghostbusters: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Mario and Luigi as Ghostbusters: Who Ya Gonna Call?
I think we finally have a worthy idea for the next Ghostbusters film, based on this work of fine geek art. Imagine Mario and Luigi Ghostbusting and saving Peach from Boo in the haunted castle.

Merrio Christmas!

Merrio Christmas!
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to one and all! While here on Earth, your presents should have been delivered under the tree by a fat, bearded man who came down the chimney and ate your cookies (boy that sounds a bit creepy when I say it that way), if you happen to live in the Mushroom Kingdom, Santa has a unique way of delivering presents.

Super Mario Handkerchiefs: It’s-achoo Mario!

Super Mario Handkerchiefs: It’s-achoo Mario!
Japan’s Club Nintendo is famous for offering weird, wacky and wonderful collectibles for its members. It turns out that a couple of years ago, one of the special items made available to members was this set of Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. Decorate the Wii U GamePad

Super Mario Bros. Decorate the Wii U GamePad
While I’m still waiting for that killer app before I run out an purchase a Wii U for myself, you still have to hand it to Nintendo for the innovative thinking with their dual-screen gaming console and controller combo.

Knit Gamer Chucks: 8 Bits for Your 10 Toes

Knit Gamer Chucks: 8 Bits for Your 10 Toes
Gamers looking to increase their street cred should feel comfortable wearing their favorite gaming icons with pride. But if you’re not ready to wear something too over-the-top, then check out these sweet Converse Chuck Taylors, covered with hand-knit gamer designs.

Watch 19 Mini Marios Play Classic RPG Themes

Watch 19 Mini Marios Play Classic RPG Themes
You might recall musician Diwa de Leon from his entertaining and amusing performances of the Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Galaxy music. Well, Diwa is back, and this time he’s formed a new musical group – the Mini Mario Orchestra.

Mario and Other Pop Culture Icons Made from Recycled Cans: The Aluminum Kingdom

Mario and Other Pop Culture Icons Made from Recycled Cans: The Aluminum Kingdom
It’s-a me can Mario. This awesome Mario sculpture is made entirely from recycled cans by artist Makaon, who does some pretty amazing work. He uses discarded beer and soda cans to create all kinds of cool characters.

8-Bit Game Blankets Keep You Warm with Plenty of Pixels

8-Bit Game Blankets Keep You Warm with Plenty of Pixels
Looking for a way to keep cosy as the temperature starts to drop? Well snuggle up in front of your gaming system and bust out some classic games with one of these awesome video game inspired blankets or throws to keep you toasty.

Nintendo Controllers & Cords Turned into Art

Nintendo Controllers & Cords Turned into Art
Those cords on vintage video game consoles sure got in the way whenever you weren’t playing. They were long enough that they always got twisted up and tangled everywhere. So if you have a bunch of old Nintendo controllers, you might as well use all of that cord length to make some art.

Artist Turns Geeky Characters into Fat Cats

Artist Turns Geeky Characters into Fat Cats
Etsy is a great place to find wonderful handmade crafts, and every once in a while I come across something I can honestly say I’ve not seen before. What we have here is some of our favorite sci-fi, movie and video game characters – all transformed into fat cats by Kathleen over at Fat Cat Crafts.

Donkey Kong Wall Shelf Needs Barrel Bookends

Donkey Kong Wall Shelf Needs Barrel Bookends
After invading living rooms with his Space Invaders couch (which btw are now for sale), Igor Chak imagines the king of shelves, patterned after one of the most famous videogame stages ever made: the construction site aka Barrels stage from the legendary 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong.