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  • Blog Post: Se7en Gets The Arcade Treatment In 8-Bit Cinema Video

    Se7en was a great, albeit disturbing film (although I hate the way it's spelled). The 1995 neo-noir thriller starred Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman as homicide detectives who were hot on the trail of a serial killer who had planned murders correspond to the seven deadly sins: gluttony, greed, sloth... More
  • Blog Post: 8-Bit Kill Bill Video Leaves Us Dying For The Real Deal

    Quentin Tarantino has always been known for his highly stylized depictions of violence in cinema. Kill Bill was certainly no exception and continues to look great in 8-bit. CineFix, who has given the 8-bit treatment previously to Fight Club , The Fifth Element , and Pulp Fiction , is back at it with... More
  • Blog Post: Your Favorite NES Gaming Moments, In Lego Form

    Looking for awesome game art to decorate your room with? These classic NES gaming scenes recreated with Lego's should do nicely. The pieces come from Brian Stark, who has been working on the projects in his spare time. So far he's created four pieces: Super Mario Bros. 3, Metroid, Mega Man, and... More
  • Blog Post: What If Happy Gilmore Was An 8-Bit Game?

    Adam Sandler's classic '90s comedy is nearly 20-years-old, which means it just missed the era of the NES. But if for some reason Universal Pictures had decided to make a game based on the film, this is what it might have looked like. Actually this probably looks better that what a real Happy... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Delayed For A Few Weeks

    Shovel Knight Developer Yacht Club revealed that it is delaying its release, according to a Kickstarter update. The 8-bit style platformer was initially supposed to release March 31, but will instead release a few weeks later. The reason given by Yacht Club in the update was to “make sure it’s... More
  • Blog Post: Fight Club Gets Digitized Into Fake 8-Bit Game

    David Fincher's movie adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club novel came out in 1999, which makes it old, but not really old enough to have been made into an SNES video game. That won't stop some fans from dreaming. This trailer for a fake 16-bit Fight Club game from CineFix looks infinitely... More
  • Blog Post: Inception Retold As An 8-Bit Game

    Inception was a great movie, and it would probably make a great old school video game. Get a glimpse into what history might look like if video game developers had been able to license Inception thirty years ago. Inception sure is a good movie, huh? But we don't want to put any ideas in your head... More
  • Blog Post: Game of Thrones Is Now An 8-Bit Platformer

    An enterprising fantasy fan has made an 8-bit style platformer inspired by HBO's Game of Thrones. Able Alves has created Game of Thrones: The 8-bit Game, which you can download on his website for free. It features many of the famous characters and locations from the show (and the books that inspired... More
  • Blog Post: What If Blade Runner Had Been An 8-bit RPG?

    Harebrained Schemes recent Shadowrun Returns scratched an itch that the dystopian sci-fi film Blade Runner started back in 1982. Shadowrun was good , but we still wonder what a Blade Runner game would look like. CineFix recently dreamed up what an 8-bit Blade Runner might have looked like. Watch Deckard... More
  • Blog Post: Google Maps Goes 8-Bit

    Google unleashed its April Fool's gag a little early this year. But regardless, Google Maps going 8-Bit is simply too awesome. As seen in the video below, Google Maps has an 8-bit version complete with Street View. "In our pursuit of new digital frontiers, we realized that we may have left behind... More
  • Blog Post: CollegeHumor Imagines Game Of Thrones As A 16-Bit RPG

    CollegeHumor can be a little hit and miss in the quality department, but the popular comedy site has hit this one out of the park. Check out this animated video that re-imagines George R. R. Martin and HBO's Game of Thrones as an 16-bit RPG. Along the way, they poke some hilarious fun at the show's... More
  • Blog Post: Nicalis Announces New Cave Story 3D Release Date

    Daisuke Amaya's freeware platforming adventure turned WiiWare hit isn't coming to the Nintendo 3DS until this holiday. If you haven't played Cave Story yet, you're missing out. The game's endearing art style and retro gameplay successfully channel 8-bit classics like Metroid, Ninja... More
  • Blog Post: Freerunning Academy Hosts Mario Bros. Tribute

    The Tempest Freerunning Academy – which opened its doors just this past weekend – boasts that it’s California’s only training facility solely dedicated to furthering the growth of freerunning and parkour. An indoor city comprised of over 7,000 square feet of equipment is impressive... More
  • Blog Post: My Favorite NES Games That No One Ever Talks About

    There's a reason people bring up the NES all the time when they talk about gaming history. It was the birthplace of many concepts and franchises that we still see in gaming today - Mario, Metroid, Zelda, Mega Man...they all shined on Nintendo's classic 8-bit console. However, many of us who grew... More
  • Blog Post: DJ Hero Gets An 8-Bit Spin

    Eric Ruth, the mad genius behind the NES imagining of Valve’s Left 4 Dead , is at it again. This time, he’s tackling Activision’s rhythm game DJ Hero. As the clip below shows, players will be able to play the game with old-school two-button controllers instead of pricy turntables. Pikimal... More
  • Blog Post: VG Expo Showcases The Burgeoning Video Game Music Scene

    Philadelphia’s Video Game Expo doesn’t have the mainstream notoriety of PAX, but the convention has been gathering steam over its five-year lifespan. Last year’s conference drew over 24,000 attendees. Recently it was announced that Nintendo had signed on as an exhibitor, demonstrating... More
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