8 bit

DIY

This Guy Designed and Built an 8-bit CPU from Scratch

The breadboard CPU can play the Mario theme, but programming it is a pain in the ass.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.9.18
free play

This Game Boy-Style Adventure Is A Beautifully Simple Throwback

'Fairy Song' is a good bit of nostalgia tourism.
Janine Hawkins
5.31.17
short film

Need 3 Minutes of Insanity Today? Watch Tyler Naugle's "Neurocircuit" Shorts

The world through 8-bit glasses is hilarious and graphically morbid.
Diana Shi
4.8.17
Gaming

Iconic Street Artist Invader Invites Kids to Play His Work Like Video Games

The iconic French street artist is inviting the public, especially kids, to play inside his world.
DJ Pangburn
3.14.17
Film

Akira Manga Meets Enter the Void in an 8-Bit Dot Animated Music Video

French animator Mattis Dovier gives a violent taste of Korean nightlife in rap duo XXX’s latest music video, "Liquor."
Nathaniel Ainley
2.1.17
Film

Rick and Morty's Awesome Intro Gets 8-Bit-ified

Adult Swim got animator Paul Robertson to make video game-style 'Rick and Morty' intro that belongs at Blips N' Chitz.
Beckett Mufson
1.12.17
Comics!

'How to Be a Supermodel,' Today's Comic by Martin Lacko

Eight-bit fantasy women give up on their lofty ideals and become Instagram girls so quickly in this cool comic.
Martin Lacko
1.7.17
Art

Glitched-Out Photo Manipulations Blur the 8-Bit World and Ours

The Sydney based artist creates grainy digital imagery to illustrate original sci-fi narratives.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.14.16
Art

Now You Can Commodore 64-ify Your Logo

New media artist Stijn Peeters resurrects the Commodore 64’s distinctive video game typography.
DJ Pangburn
9.12.16
Gaming

'Super Mario' and 'Legend of Zelda' in HoloLens Is Gaming's Potential Future

NES emulator developer Andrew Peterson showcases the latest footage of his ‘Super Mario Brothers’ port for HoloLens.
DJ Pangburn
8.22.16
Film

Meet 'Boltron,' the Old School Video Game That's Actually a Miniseries

This one's for the kids that grew up watching others play video games—and loved it.
Beckett Mufson
7.31.16
Gaming

'Trumptendo': All Your Favorite NES Games, Way Worse Hair

Classic Nintendo games modded to put the human Annoying Orange in his place.
Beckett Mufson
5.17.16
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