Beginning with early Atari and Nintendo video games, the 8-bit aesthetic has been a part of our culture for over 30 years. As it moved through the generations, 8-bit earned its independence from its video game roots. The idea of 8-bit now stands for a refreshing level of simplicity and minimalism, is capable of sonic and visual beauty, and points to the layer of technology that suffuses our modern lives. No longer just nostalgia art, contemporary 8-bit artists and chiptunes musicians have elevated the form to new levels of creativity and cultural reflection.
Exclusively from E3 in Los Angles California Part 1 of the Halo 4 E3 briefing. The “Commissioning” Live-Action Trailer witness the unbridled optimism of the launch of the UNSC Infinity, then its crash as an ancient evil pulls it into a mysterious world where the Master Chief will begin an epic new Halo adventure.
@rockstargames releases the official launch trailer for Max Payne 3, which hits stores on May 15th this Tuesday in North American stores for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and in Europe on May 18th.
For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in São Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But as events spiral out of his control, Max Payne finds himself alone on the streets of an unfamiliar city, desperately searching for the truth and fighting for a way out.
The Assassin’s Creed franchise. Assassin’s Creed III takes a turn to American soil as its stars a new Native American & English hero Connor aka Ratohnaké:ton during the 18th century American Revolution. To unlock its world gameplay premiere Ubi Soft is engaging gamers in enlisting their friends through a Twitter and Facebook campaign here. Assassin’s Creed III is due is to hit stores for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC this October 31
Caldwell Tanner’s reimagines books as classic video games with this illustration. Take a look at the Mario with Dr. Seuss, Pokemon with Maurice Sendak, and warning of the perils of giving Link a cuckoo.
Whats next the Holocaust the game is this suppose to be a joke. Its causing a stir people are talking arguing is it real or fake they have website phone number etc and its supposedly coming out for all game consoles.
The award-winning EA Sports FIFA Soccer franchise have announced they’re developing an authentic street soccer game — EA SPORTS FIFA Street. It’s inspired by street soccer styles and stars all over the world, and will replicate the way they the game. EA Sports FIFA games are always fun to play and accompanied by a good soundtrack, so this should be a treat. The game will be made available for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in early 2012. Watch the video above and see what to expect from the game.
A new version of the Marvel vs. Capcom fighting game series is set to drop this November. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will feature new characters including Ghost Rider and Hawkeye. Check out the trailer above.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive launches in early 2012, which will be the next major installment since 2004′s Counter-Strike: Source. Players can look forward to a slew of new maps, characters, weapons, and game modes, as well as updated fan-favorite content. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will span numerous platforms including PC, Mac, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360.