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07.08.10 Bucky Turco

Released way back in 1985, people still continue to find inventive new ways to keep video game classic Super Mario Bros. relevant like in this clip. Watch as everyone’s favorite 8-bit wop traverses through the Mushroom Kingdom while eyeing the street and without dying once. |Like Cool| […]

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05.26.10 Marina Galperina

It’s not [only] that they’re nostalgic for the blocky video gaming of yesteryear. Artist working in the pixel medium today give vintage-styled gaming the Renaissance it never had. […]

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04.07.10 Marina Galperina

Famed video artist Bill Viola teamed up with USC Game Innovation Lab for an unusual collaboration – video game: The Night Journey. The game re-creates “the experience of a journey toward enlightenment.” Attempts to speed through the game will blur the dreamy landscape, but “relinquishing control” to dream sequences will turn it color. To be ready […]

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12.08.09 Will Sherman

Some big tributes to Doom, the infamously violent early-90s video game, have been taking over billboards in Berlin. Turning commercial propaganda into potential blood baths, street artists Mr Talion, Epoxy, Baveux and Kone pasted unsuspecting ads with the display from the first person shooter favored by the Columbine High School killers. […]

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11.30.09 Cajun Boy

So there’s this video game, “Dragon Age: Origins,” in which a man and an elf bone each other silly inside of a tent. Predictably, this is not setting well with the Jesus freaks, who are now demanding that every person purchasing the game read Sarah Palin’s new book to set them straight. Or something. |World […]

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