While not exactly news, this is pretty adorable. A daughter asked her dad why she couldn’t play as Pauline in Donkey Kong and save Mario, so naturally, the father did the obvious thing and hacked the game to let her do so. He redrew the frames for the characters to give them appropriate walk cycles (especially since Mario doesn’t come with a ‘thrown over Donkey Kong’s shoulder’ animation) and changed [...]
VaultCast? What the hell is that?? Let me share the knowledge. The SML VaultCast is a podcast that I have started up with my friends Tim Robinson and Jason “Boge” Bogert. It will be a weekly release with unique themes and general fun times for all. The SML stands for Small, Medium, and Large, because when you place Tim, Boge, and myself next to each other, those are our sizes. [...]
Check out this fantastic, if not a wee bit sentimental video compilation by Rob Beschizza of BoingBoing showing off the wide range of deaths players can experience in the world of 8-bit and 16-bit gaming. I think I almost shed a tear on a number of these clips, mostly because it brought back a lot of nostalgia when I was in the arcade and using up the last credit in [...]
The boys at tomfoolerypictures have done something incredible that even Daniel Day-Lewis would be proud of. Crafted for Empire Magazine’s “Done in 60 Seconds” competition, the minute-long video depicts all the tension and drama without eating up almost three hours of your time. Everything about this is so right.