Showing posts with label video games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label video games. Show all posts

If video game commercials were honest

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Roger Horton returns to Cracked's Honest Ads video series (previously), this time telling the truth about video game commercials.
Because if anyone needs real talk, it's gamers.


100 years of zombie evolution

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

In anticipation of Dying Light: The Following coming out next week, Xbox takes a look at the evolution of zombies in pop culture in the past 100 years.


Real life SkiFree

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Abominable Snow Monster from the early 90's Windows video game SkiFree attacks and kills three skiers, in a video created by filmmaker Andrew McMurry.


New video game

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Context: Fallout 4 is coming out today


8-bit "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off"

Friday, September 18, 2015

CineFix retells the plot of Ferris Bueller's Day Off via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16-bit), as part of their 8-bit Cinema series.

The ultimate gun game

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

In their latest video, the guys from Corridor Digital (previously) imagine a first-person shooter in which the player uses weapons from many famous video games.

Bonus: Behind the scenes

CorridorDigital | via

The evolution of Super Mario

Monday, September 14, 2015

Digg honors Super Mario Bros.' 30th birthday, with a video that showcases the evolution of the video game character Mario, since he appeared in the first Donkey Kong, in 1981.


Gamers freaking out compilation

Thursday, August 13, 2015

World Wide Interweb has put together a compilation of short-tempered people freaking out while playing video games.

World Wide Interweb

Iron Man in GTA 5

Monday, August 3, 2015

JulioNIB of GTA X Scripting has created an Iron Man Mark III armor mod for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V and shows it off by going on a rampage on the streets of Los Santos.

GTA X Scripting

"Full House" - GTA 5 version

Monday, June 15, 2015

YouTube user Merfish has put together a shot-for-shot remake of the intro sequence for classic 1990s sitcom Full House - Season 4, using footage from Grand Theft Auto 5.

Here's the video, side-by-side with the original, for comparison:

Bonus: Outtakes


LEGO recreations of first-person shooter games

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Filmmaker Andrew McMurry (previously) recreates scenes from first-person shooter video games Portal, Skyrim, Bioshock, and Counter-Strike, in LEGO.


8-bit "The Shawshank Redemption"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The plot of the award-winning film The Shawshank Redemption gets retold via via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16 bit), as part of CineFix's 8-bit Cinema series.

Playing Mario Kart with a live soundtrack

Friday, May 22, 2015

Cleveland-based band Broccoli Samurai helps out a player of Mario Kart, by performing a live cover of the video game's theme song, Luigi's Raceway.


You can now play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Google has just launched a new feature on Google Maps - a playable version of the classic video game Pac-Man in which you get to eat dots and get chased by ghosts on the streets.

Visit any place on Google Maps and click on the icon on the bottom-left on the screen, or select the Pac-Man pin, if available, to start the adventure.


8-Bit "The Walking Dead" - Seasons 3 & 4

Friday, March 27, 2015

It's part 2 of 8-bit Cinema's The Walking Dead, with seasons 3 and 4 of the show re-imagined via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16-bit) game tech.

Previously: Seasons 1 & 2

8-bit "The Walking Dead"

Thursday, March 19, 2015

8-bit Cinema (previously) takes on the first two seasons of AMC's The Walking Dead.


The video game evil mustache matrix

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

College Humor contributor Ross Snow has created this illustration that charts famous mustached video game characters based on the size of their mustache and their wickedness.

College Humor

Fallout vs. Skyrim

Thursday, January 22, 2015

In this video game mash-up video, special effects artist Andrew McMurry has Vault Boy, the main character from the Fallout series, fighting The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dovahkiin.


Iconic scenes from "A Clockwork Orange" re-enacted in GTA Online

Friday, January 16, 2015

The guys from GTA Series Videos recreate some of the most famous scenes from Stanley Kubrick's 1971 cult classic A Clockwork Orange in the video game Grand Theft Auto Online.


Half-Life 2 in real life

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Music producer and remix artist Nick Bertke aka Pogo adds composites of various characters and objects from the video game Half-Life 2 into footage filmed around his neighborhood.

Nick Bertke | via