What? Don't tell me you can't see it, too? The U.K. games festival Gamecity recently commissioned this and two other works - iconic games animated with just 15 pixels.
This year we commissioned design collective the Alaskan Military School to produce an animation package to communicate the ethos of the event. We recently launched a series of viral spots that are the first part of this collection of new work. They each take one of our favourite games at GameCity HQ and translate them into a 15 pixel grid. It's Hyper pixel minimalism! We realised that you can communicate the essence of great, iconic games with minimal visual information. I think this approach echoes the values of the festival, to take a sideways look at games, and foster a creative space.
Gamecity squared will be Oct. 27 to Oct. 31 in Nottingham, England. At the link, you can see also Parappa and Noby Noby Boy done in the same style.
Parappa and Street Fighter in Just 15 Pixels [Tim Maughan Books]