A 1980s version of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for the Commodore 64 would be pretty sweet, but the important question is, “Can you still kill hookers?”
Four score and seven years ago Abe Lincoln kicked some 8-bit vampire ass. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter could end up sucking dog feet and Freddie Wong’s fictional 8-bit video game would still make up for it.
Get an inside look into the humble beginnings of gaming production with this montage of the factory floors of several gaming companies in the early 1980s. It’s a fascinating glimpse at just how much work went into putting together those coveted arcade cabinets.
8-bit art isn’t relegated to only old video games of the ’80s and Minecraft, a new generation of artists and chiptune musicians are pushing the art form to new heights.
Mass Effect for Atari sure looks a hell of a lot like Space Invaders. Commander Shepard’s quest to save the galaxy has now been transported back to 1987.
The Internet is ripe with videos and infographics documenting the history of games, I’m not saying this one is the best, but it is certainly unique. Polygon.com covers the history of gaming using only sounds and music from the games themselves.
Link finds himself in an alternate gaming universe in this Legend of Zelda / Pac-Man mash-up. Hope the little guy is ready to take on some ghosts.
Even when games of the past sucked, they usually had some truly awesome looking box art, but what if that box art from 1987 had never changed? The games of today just got an old school update.