Pixels Invading The Silver Screen

Pixels_TitleOn the back of the Wreck’It Ralph success, it seems that video game characters and themes are the hottest ticket in Hollywood right now! Sony Pictures Entertainment have released their second official trailer for their upcoming Pixels movie.

Set for release this (northern hemisphere) summer, the movie sees four mates (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage) use their former arcade gaming prowess to save the world from invading intergalactic aliens, including Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Centipede and Space Invaders!

The movie will hit Australian cinemas on July 30! Are you game to watch Pixels? Let the the trailer whet your appetite.


source: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Insert Coin To Play: Geeky Coins And Tokens

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We all love having a pocket full of coins and tokens to feed our arcade addiction, but you may be reluctant to part with these treasures.

Club Nintendo Commemorative Coins:
The Year Of Luigi & Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary
luigi mario brosImage source: Nintendo Life & Nintendo Life Forums

Nintendo Power 100th Issue Commemorative Coins
NP100Image source: Ripten

1982 World’s Fair Arcade Tokens
1982 WF tokensImage source: Video Games Memorabilia Museum (Pac-ManDonkey KongMs Pac-Man)

SegaWorld Sydney Token
SegaWorld tokenImage source: Video Games Memorabilia Museum

Time-Out Arcade Tokens
timeoutImage source: Dork Dimension

Chuck E. Cheese Arcade Tokens
chuckecheeseImage source: Dork Dimension

Assorted Arcade Tokens
tokensImage source: Classic Plastic

gametokensImage source: Boing Boing

Pikachu Coin For The Polynesian Nation Of Niue
pikachu coinImage source: Numista

Doctor Who Coins By The Perth Mint Australia
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monsters TARDIS

Batman & Superman Coins
batman and supermanImage source: Royal Canadian Mint & Royal Canadian Mint

Star Trek Coins For Island Of Tuvalu
star-trek-coinsImage source: The Perth Mint via Geekologie

Star Wars Coins For The Polynesian Nation Of Niue
star wars coinsImage source: New Zealand Mint via Geekologie

World Of Warcraft Coinswow coinsImage source: Amazon (Alliance & Horde)

Coin Paintings by Andre Levy
painted coins - combinedImage source: Tales You Lose via Toxel

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msausretrogamerMs. ausretrogamer
Editor and Researcher at ausretrogamer – The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine. Lover of science fiction, fashion, books, movies and TV. Player of games, old and new.

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Cute LEGO Arcade Stop Motion Videos

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We love Michael Hickox’s simple, but oh-so-cute LEGO arcade stop motion videos!

‘LEGO Donkey Kong’

Video source: Michael Hickox on YouTube

‘LEGO Arcade’

Video source: Michael Hickox on YouTube

‘LEGO Arcade 2′

Video source: Michael Hickox on YouTube

Source: Michael Hickox on YouTube

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msausretrogamerMs. ausretrogamer
Editor and Researcher at ausretrogamer – The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine. Lover of science fiction, fashion, books, movies and TV. Player of games, old and new.

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Pixel Baz: Awesome Pixel Art Mashups

There’s not much to say about Pixel Baz‘s pixel art retrogaming/movie mashups other than they are a whole lot of fun. I would happily play all these games!

Pixels Assemble!
SpaceAvengers-Art

I Have Come Here To Chew Bubblegum And Play Video Games… And I’m All Out Of Bubblegum
TheyLive-Art

Solid Snake Plissken: Escape From New York
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Get Away From Her, You Pix(els)!
XenoRPG-Art

Game Over Man, Game Over!
AliensRPG-Art

All Work And No Video Games Makes Jack A Dull Boy
8BitShining-Shirtoid

Dawn Of The Dead Hunt
DeadHunt-pixel

Super Night Watch Bros.
NightWatchBros

Donkey (Ice) King
AdventureKong-Art

Dalek Kong 
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Pixels Of The Lost Ark
IndianaKong

It’s Dangerous To Go 88MPH! Use This
88MPH-Tee

It’s Dangerous To Time Travel! Take This
Docwho

It’s Dangerous To Tron Alone! Take This
TronPixel

Source: Pixel Baz

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msausretrogamerMs. ausretrogamer
Editor and Researcher at ausretrogamer – The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine. Lover of science fiction, fashion, books, movies and TV. Player of games, old and new.

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Video Game Of Thrones

We are eagerly anticipating the fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones which is scheduled to premiere very soon – 12 April, 2015!

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One of the best parts of watching Game of Thrones is the fantastic opening sequence. To keep us going for the next 2 weeks, here are some adorable retrogaming-style tributes – Dah Dah da da da Dah da da Dah Dah…

Hero of Time

The clever people from The Pixel Kingdom have created a Zelda-themed version.


Source: The Pixel Kingdom on YouTube

Super Mario Game of Thrones

NicksplosionFX shows us what GOT would look like in Super Mario World.


Source: NicksplosionFX on YouTube

Game of Thrones 16-Bit RPG

Reminisce with DoctorOctoro’s (slightly NSFW) 16-Bit RPG retelling of Season 1.


Source: DoctorOctoroc on YouTube

Game of Thrones: Donkey Kong-Style

DKSource: Pixel Baz

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msausretrogamerMs. ausretrogamer
Editor and Researcher at ausretrogamer – The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine. Lover of science fiction, fashion, books, movies and TV. Player of games, old and new.

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Retro Gamer Wedding Cake

Are you planning a wedding? Are you a hardcore retro gamer who would like to incorporate some sort of classic gaming fragment into your special day?

If your partner is willing, then perhaps you need to get this wedding cake – it projects your favourite games!


source: POSHdjs

 

Play Online: Nintendo 8-Bit Games

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Don’t have a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) to get your nostalgic hit? Don’t stress, you can go straight to the Nintendo8.com site and play all your favourite Nintendo 8-bit games right on your browser!

I know some will say that it is not like the real thing, but hey, not all of us are inclined to own all the old consoles. So go ahead and enjoy some 8-bit action.