John McClane has been bashing around for a few years now bringing down any terrorist who threatens the United States. From office towers in lock-down to planes held hostage to the reserve bank being cleaned out, each Die Hard movie plays out like a video game. And with the release of the awesomely named […]
There are support groups out there for all sorts of things these days, including groups for arcade game villains wanting to cast off the stigma of villainy and dreaming of heroism. Yet what of comic book heroes feeling the never-ending stress and unrelenting responsibilities of protecting the world 24 hours a […]
Some people get energy from mushrooms, others get it from bacon. Stomping on Goombas and kicking some Koopa shells is all in a day’s work for Pawnee’s meat-loving Director of Parks and Recreation. Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros meets Parks and Recreation in this 8-bit, bacon-loving mash-up.
If you spent your formative years in front of a console helping a plumber save a princess, saving the world from space invaders, adventuring around Hyrule, helping a yellow dot eat power pellets and ghosts, or just gaming in full 8-bit glory, then you my friend are officially a retro […]
If you were a gamer in the 90’s you may remember the string of “3D” games, which is to say .a heap of “classic” games of the 80’s and early 90’s being converted from a crappy 8-bit pixelated world-view type arcade game into a first-person perspective game. Hungry Hungry Pacman […]
Fighting games always come down to the characters you pick. Do you pick the prizefighter Butch Coolidge; the mob hitman Vincent Vega; his fellow contract killer – Jules Winnfield – who recites biblical verses at his opponent; mobster, Marsellus Wallace; underworld problem-solver Winston Wolf; or do you pick Wallace’s wife, […]
When your dietary intake consists of ghosts, power-pellets and cherries, you’ve got to consider that maybe your eating habits could be improved – power-pellets are high in carbohydrates after all. Sure, most people don’t consider the digestion process of 8-bit retro gaming icons, but luckily for us designer Lee Byway […]