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Sweet Geek Fashions Based On Classic Video Games

Back in May, artist Amanda Hemmons came up with a ton of great women’s fashions based on The Avengers. Big Fish Games was so impressed by the design that they asked her to try her hand at designing women’s fashions based on classic video games. You can see her Sonic look above and her Link [...]

If Nintendo Made Kid’s Books

Have you ever wondered what would happen if your favorite children’s authors started working with Nintendo to make delightful books based on your favorite classic video games? Probably not, but it doesn’t make these awesome fake book covers by artist Caldwell Tanner any less cool. Link Via Kotaku

When Movie Posters Go 8-Bit

If you love movies and classic video games, then you’ll certainly appreciate these great posters combining the two. Link Via BuzzFeed

Skyrim Trailer-Retro Edition

(YouTube Link) This is what Elder Scrolls: Skyrim would have looked like if it had been released in the 1980s, complete with cheesy 8-bit soundtrack and glorious pixelated graphics. This fun parody trailer pays homage to such classic video games as: Legend Of Zelda, Duck Hunt, SkiFree, and Final Fantasy. Maybe the team at Bethesda should take [...]

Nyan Cat: Covering the Web in Cute

Like most memes, you’ve either seen it everywhere you go on the internet, or you are totally unaware of it -until now. Nyan Cat (also called Pop Tart Cat) is an 8-bit animation produced by the artist at LOL-COMICS who goes by the name prguitarman. The cat was published on April 2, 2011 and became [...]

Neighborhood in Spain Names Streets after Video Games

A housing development in Zaragoza, Spain, will name its streets after classic video games. Last Saturday, residents dubbed one road “Avenida de Super Mario Bros.”: Other planned roads in the neighborhood include streets named for “Sonic the Hedgehog,” “Space Invaders” and “The Legend of Zelda.” Video games won out over more traditional options in an online poll [...]

8-Bit Wooden Art

Artist Jeff Swenty stains and glues together square pieces of wood to create wall hangings that look like characters and scenes from classic video games. Pictured above is Swenty’s homage to Pitfall. His other works include tributes to Contra, Super Mario Bros., and Space Invaders. Link via Kotaku