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12.23.14 Rhett Jones

Floppy Cloud lets you play NES and Super Nintendo game Roms on your iPhone by cleverly disguising itself as file managing app. Normally apps like this are prohibited on the Apple’s products and services so expect this to be available for oh say … download it now! It seriously won’t last long. All you have to […]

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12.15.14 Rhett Jones

While many classic Nintendo songs will be instantly recognizable to Americans of a certain age, they weren’t quite the living room staple for those growing up in Soviet Russia. As part of an Indiegogo campaign, Russian-born Sonya Belousova has put together a video where she listens to classic 8-bit themes for the first time and […]

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08.08.14 Sophie Weiner

Artist Javier Laspiur’s CONTROLLERS series features simple, shallow focus photos of his arms and hands holding video game console controllers from 1983 onward. We also get a decent look into Laspiur’s long sleeve shirt collection. My Modern Met described the composition: Laspiur creates images that are reminiscent of posters. There’s a picture of the controller in the […]

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05.15.14 Andy Cush

Every year, My Famicase Exhibition asks artist and designers to imagine Nintendo Entertainment System games that never were, then create the cartridge art for those games. This year’s entries are absolutely gorgeous, and many sound like games you’d actually want to play. In Children, by Cory Schmitz, kids of the future run amok because their parents are addicted to […]

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03.31.14 Andy Cush

Redditor Kgriffin88 spotted the train car above, painted to look like an old-school NES controller. Eagle-eyed nerds will notice it sports three buttons, not the historically accurate two — that’s TEXER, the writer, shouting out ALB, his crew. No word on where this one was taken, but some internet digging seems to suggest TEXER works […]

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07.16.13 Julia Dawidowicz

With its talking mushrooms, carnivorous flowers, flying turtles and neon-rainbow highways in the sky, it was only a matter of time before someone made the connection between Super Mario World and surrealism. Super Magritte is a Tumblr project that re-envisions classics from the Belgian surrealist master in the 8-bit style of our favorite mustachioed Nintendo hero. We […]

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11.30.12 Irina Dvalidze

Nintendo has been one of the most popular brain occupants of pubescent teens’ (and beyond) since 1980 and over the years their products have seen some serious evolution. Motion designer Anthony Veloso created a colorful 2 minute visualization documenting that very evolution. The video includes notable consoles such as the original Game & Watch, most […]

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10.27.10 Marina Galperina

Watch itsy 16-bitsy Daniel Plainview dodge chucked Bibles, dynamite some shafts and do bowling ball damage on preacher Eli in this in-game footage of Super There Will Be Blood for SNES. Yes. […]

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