Characters based on tiny procedurally-generated sprites

Cartoonist Eric Beadu took these mangled, procedurally-generated 8x8 random sprites and interpreted them as fully-fledged cartoon characters. Now someone has to animated the rest of each character's sprites by hand!

The sprite generator is Uninhabitant.com/spritegen.html; Eric accepts commissions. Read the rest

This SNES bluetooth game controller lets you play the latest games you love, retro-style

Remember the glory days of playing Super Nintendo on that classic gray controller with its signature purple push buttons? Yeah, we do too.

8Bitdo is bringing the 8-bit gaming vibe back with the SNES30, a 1:1 original design that supports both Bluetooth and USB connections.

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8-bit instant photo gun

Yes, you read that right. This video shows a gameboy, connected to a handgun, that when you point and shoot, takes a picture. Which then prints out on a thermal paper rollm like a grocery store receipt. Read the rest

Jamaican bobsled team's 8-bit style music video

As usual with these things, it's really 16-bit style, but it's fantastic, so who cares? [YouTube] Read the rest