CineFix’s 8-bit movie series are always good but this one on the original Star Wars trilogy is especially awesome because for each movie, the graphics get a little bit better as if they were progressing from like the original Nintendo to Super Nintendo. It’s also great because I’d watch this entire trilogy in 8-bit…
Even if he looks like a retro video game player, I can still feel my spine shivering when Hannibal Lecter comes onto screen. That's what happens when you're one of the all time creepiest, scariest characters in film history. Here is CineFix's 8-bit version of Silence of the Lambs.
Here's the official music video for Pharrell Williams' latest single "It Girl". It's a visual trip that combines lovely anime and nostalgia inducing 8-bit video games with the always colorful imagination of artist Takashi Murakami. It's not so much a music video as it is moving art.
When you're playing the game of life, you probably imagine it to be some impossibly complicated RPG filled with awful consequences and no right answer. You'd be wrong. We only make it that way because it keeps us busy. Life really is just about moving forward because time forces us to. Like in Super Life by Eben McCue.
U.S. special operations forces carry out some the military's toughest, most high-stakes missions. To pull them off, the commandos need speed, agility and swift perception skills akin to those of top-tier professional athletes. That might explain why the military's latest commando training program will rely on a…
A lot of us have a treasure trove of now useless retired video game paraphernalia, but none of it is as cool as Jason Roach's of the Etsy shop 8BitMemory. Jason has transformed his collection of old NES cartridges into classy, but geeky timepieces and storage devices, that range between 500GB and 1TB capacities.
How can you tell if you're a natural gaming pro? Researchers say they need look no further than your basal ganglia—a structure in your brain.
Just like sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes, playing too much Mario might just take over your reality. Or at least fill it with a bunch of shiny gold coins.
A recent study claims that playing a game like Tetris might just help you get through everyday life after suffering a tragic experience. Sounds crazy? Here's the science.
The prototype for Microsoft's Kinect camera and microphone famously cost $30,000. At midnight Thursday morning, you'll be able to buy it for $150 as an Xbox 360 peripheral. Let's take some time to think about how it all works.
If your game console accessories and games are creating piles of clutter in your room, then it might be time to grab something like the Level Up storage towers. They look neat and there's one for each major console.
Even as someone not very prone to gaming, I'm attracted to the idea of the Mag Gun controller. It works with multiple consoles, has logical controls, and looks like it'd make a first-person shooter the highlight of an afternoon.
Click to viewThe University of Central Florida has developed a full-body motion-control video game that promotes abstinence. It lets tween girls control avatars that are placed in social situations that may lead to making out and, gasp, sex.
Someone needs to turn this videogame-inspired condom packaging design concept into reality, because I really want to see the look on my significant other's face when I inform him that we're out of Donkey Shlong.
After his Counter-Strike character died in a knife fight, 20-year-old Julien Barreaux spent six months tracking down the virtual killer. Then he grabbed a real kitchen knife and paid the man a visit.
When driving cars in videogames, you're often forced to see everything from a third-person perspective. Now, what would happen if you tried to drive while limited to that odd view in real life? These folks decided to find out. [Kotaku]
It's bad enough going through the hassle of shipping your Xbox 360 off to customer support, but now Microsoft won't even give you the box to ship it in. Updated.
Any real guitarist will tell you that Guitar Hero has nothing to do with any real-world instrument. Disney, surprisingly, has created an educational and inoffensive spin that uses a real guitar as a controller.