Inspired by Bubble Bobble, pixel artist Paul Robertson took Taito's 1986 classic's style and redrawn a whole bunch of video game and pop culture characters. 300 of them to be exact.
A month ago we got the 3D re-release of Jurassic Park, and a few weeks later we got Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon featuring dinosaurs of all kinds shining under neon lights. This happy coincidence provides us with an opportunity to gather some of the most amazing video games that have dinosaurs stomping around inside them.
This is amazing. Tom Murphy created a computer program that actually learns how to play classic NES games on its own, with a little instruction from Tom.
Back in the day Japanese developers didn't have the budget or the control to make perfect Japanese-to-English translations... although probably no one really cared. They had to translate and export their games to the West as fast as possible.
Video games, from Space Invaders to Bubble Bobble(!), invade the slopes and skate parks of Mt. Hood's High Cascade in the best video ever to combine snowboarding and Super Mario World, pool tables and Portal, chiptunes and hip-hop.
My current least favorite part of the modern video game is when it tells me to stop having fun for a few minutes so I can think about something.
One of the country's biggest pop outfits, Girls' Generation, will be hocking the Nintendo DSi in South Korea. Imagine that!
South Korean idol group Girls' Generation appears in a tasty noodle commercial, singing a very happy and familiar song.
While those of us in the U.S. were sleeping in, Nintendo spent yesterday adding a fresh crop of titles to their downloadable lineup, with a healthy dose of old games made new and the odd clock.