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  • Blog Post: NES-Inspired Friday The 13th Figure Ships This Week With Musical Packaging

    Collectibles manufacturer NECA is celebrating the 13th figure in their line of retro gaming figures with a wide re-release of its original 8-bit Jason Vorhees figure. Originally a Comic-Con exclusive, NECA’s video game Jason Voorhees action figure comes packaged in a musical box. Before the Kickstarter... More
  • Blog Post: Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke Gets Envisioned As An 8-Bit Classic

    Not only is Princess Mononoke one of the most beloved anime's of all time, its still one of Studio Ghibli's best looking films. It turns out the film's art style holds up even after it's been put through an NES filter. After you watch CineFix derez Studio Ghibli's beloved film, check... More
  • Blog Post: Before You See Jurassic World Watch An 8-Bit Version Of Jurassic Park

    Everyone is talking about the release of Jurassic World this weekend, but it's going to be hard to beat the original. Get a nostalgic recap of the first Jurassic Park film with this loving 8-bit remake. There were a few Jurassic Park games back in the day, but we don't remember any of them looking... More
  • Blog Post: Heroes Of Newerth Adding Retro-Themed Alternate Avatars

    LightGunblade is the first new alternate avatar in Heroes of Newerth’s 8-bit promotion , and the proceeds are contributing to the game’s prize pool at DreamHack this summer. Based on arcade light-gun games, the LightGunblade variant of Gunblade wields a pair of light guns and features pixelated... More
  • Blog Post: Godzilla Is Next To Join NECA's 8-Bit Video Game Figure Line

    NECA has found success creating ironically unattractive, but blissfully nostalgic figures inspired by 8-bit video games, and Godzilla is the next in line. Announced during Toy Fair NY , which is happening right now, 8-bit Godzilla has pixelated color scheme that doesn't quite line-up with the movie... More
  • 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
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