Viral Video Friday: Awesome Documentary Opening

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The documentary is “Europe In 8 Bits” takes a look at “chip” music and how it’s growing in Europe.  Many musicians are looking back to old school videogame hardware like NES, Amiga, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, etc and using them to create new sounds.  What catches the eye is the animated 8-bit opening to the documentary.  Here’s a look:

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French Video Game Collector Nets €1 Million Euros

Image via eBay

Andre is a video game collector from France and he was able to sell his video game collection for about $1.23 million USD on eBay.  This huge collection consists of over 7,000 games and 22 game consoles.  Not only did it take him 15 years to finish this collection but he challenged himself to find and buy factory sealed video games.  Now that’s hardcore.

I just want to tell my mom now that I’m pissed she threw out all my old NES and SEGA consoles and games!

For more details about this video game collection sold on eBay, go to:  Yahoo Plugged In – eBay Video Game Haul.

Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Video Game!

From action YouTube star Freddie W – this is the 8-bit video game version of Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter:

You know, this could be an amazing 2D side-scroller if it’s done right.

Google Maps with NES Graphics!

Do you remember as a kid while playing your NES and you said to yourself – “Man, these graphics are so much better than Atari 2600!”  Well, this is a cool geek project of transforming Google Maps into old-school 8-bit graphics.

Coffee Table Nintendo Joystick

Do you still have an old NES collecting dust in your closet?  Sure you can take it out of the closet anytime and brush the dust off and play those classic Nintendo games.  How about a Coffee Table-sized one?  It’s a real working joystick that’s a coffee table and controller.

Quick facts:  It’s made from wood,  has a removable glass cover, and a retractable cord.  It measures 42” long, 18.25” wide, and 18” high.  And more importantly it costs: $3,500.00USD.

How can you play Double Dragon 2-player on this???

For more info:  Etsy – Nintendo Controller Coffee Table.

All I have to say is – really?  I don’t know about this.  This might be a must for hardcore Nintendo fans, but really a joystick coffee table?

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