Classic Movies Made 8-Bit More Retro!

As huge lovers of everything retro, our eyes widened and our mouths dropped when we spotted these amazing movie GIF images!

That’s right folks! Some of our favourite films and characters ever have been given some retro 8-Bit treatment and have been brought to life in old school style with these fantastic images and we just had to show you guys.

Check out some of our GIF-tastic piccys below….

What do you think folks? What other characters and films would you like to see given the special touch of 8-Bit animated awesomeness?

Special thanks to Dusan Cezek via behance.net

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Retro gaming has never looked so cool!

We’ve just found out about an amazing exhibition that’s happening in far away Los Angeles.  ‘Super I Am 8 Bit’ is a group art show where over 100 artists re-imagine their 80’s gaming fantasies, delusions and secret desires via all sorts of media – painting, sculpture, plush, and even some more interactive experimentation.  Get ready to see some classic computer game characters as you’ve never seen them before!

Pixels are sexy!

Check out this awesome flyer for the event, which features some of my favourite characters like Mario, Pac-Man, Sonic and Mega Man all leaping out into action from underneath Princess Peach’s skirt!

How many old skool favourites can you name?

This short video shows one of the past events, and is a glimpse of the kind of goodies that you might expect to see at the new 2011 version.  Keep your eyes peeled for a DJ using a GameBoy as a soundsystem!

For more information visit http://iam8bit.com/.  It all sounds right up my street, it’s just a shame it’s so far away!  Here’s hoping that the exhibition can find it’s way to the UK at some point soon, don’t keep a Nintendo fan boy waiting…