Sochi's Most Memorable Moments As Rendered By Old-School Video Games

We're loath to see the Sochi Olympics go—truth be told, a few of us are starting to miss Nightmare Bear—so we enlisted the help of old video game consoles to help recreate some of the Winter Games' most memorable moments. Hockey, freestyle skiing, curling—they're all here, backed up by an NES, a Sega Genesis, PSX, and… » 2/25/14 6:11pm 2/25/14 6:11pm

Do You Beeeeelieve In This Chiptune Version Of Cher's "Believe?"

Hey, I already thought Cher sounded like some sort of robotic diva angel-monster in her unstoppable 1998 anthem "Believe." But what would she sound like if she really was a robot? Chiptune artist Ro-Bear found out in this winning cover performance at Philly's monthly 8Static chiptune event, as captured by albotas. » 2/18/13 7:00pm 2/18/13 7:00pm

When Chiptunes and Beaded Sprites Meet, An Awesome Stop Motion Video…

Two friends put their hobbies—creating beaded sprites, and making chiptunes tracks—together to form this awesome stop motion video inspired by some of their favorite games and graphic novel characters.

Watch as the beaded sprites go on a stop motion adventure in this six-months in the making video.

Thanks… » 4/12/12 12:00pm 4/12/12 12:00pm

How Video Games Changed Me

With hairpins jabbing into my brain, an assistant director yelling "Hold the noise!" and a vegan Rice Krispie Treat sitting on the edge of my keyboard that may have actually been a prop, I'm writing this from the set of an independent film—a project that never would have found me if it hadn't been for video games. » 7/22/11 12:00pm 7/22/11 12:00pm