Tag Archives: 8 bit

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

calculator portal

This is a version of the video game Portal on a Texas Instruments calculator. Pretty cool in its 8 bit glory! [VIA]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

commodore 64′d game of thrones theme

This is the “Game of Thrones” theme performed by 3 Commodore 64 sound chips. How cool is this? [VIA]

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

more 8 bit sports

You saw the trailer, now see clips of sports acted out in 8 bit glory. Here is their synchronized swimming video, but you can see the full series including big game hunting, paintball, dominoes, dog racing, and basketball videos, by … Continue reading

Monday, July 30th, 2012

8-bit games

Here are the sports of the Summer Olympics presented in 8-bit glory. This is so fun.

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

evolution of 8-bit art

PBS’s Off Book series put together a mini documentary about the evolution of 8-bit art. Starting with early Atari and Nintendo games and moving through the current interpretations of the art form. [VIA]

Monday, May 21st, 2012

community in 8 bit

Would you like to see your favorite “Community” stars in 8-bit glory? Well, check out their Digital Estate Planning episode where they get placed in an 8-bit video game. [VIA]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

if social were invented in the 80s

If you ever wondered what Twitter, Facebook, and even Draw Something were to look in the 80s, then you are in luck! Check out these 8-bit versions of some of the most popular sites/apps. [VIA]

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

choose your own mad men adventure

Getting excited for Mad Men? Well, why not play this 8-bit choose your own adventure game to get even more excited. Watch the first video below then decide how it will end. Fun!

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

the gatari

This is a demo/performance of the gAtari by its creator cTrix. What is a gAtari you ask? Well, it is a guitar fused with an Atari 2600 and a converter. Chiptune party time. [VIA]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

i dream in retro

This is a video game mashup made in flash and based on a dream that YouTube’r OrinCreed once had. Basically, each level the music was wrong and the character didn’t work with the game and he could use any weapon … Continue reading