Let’s take a look at an oldie but a goodie. Back in 2009, Chiptune rock band 8 Bit Instrumental released their first EP–Extended Pixels: More Music From Lobei.
Pixel artist Paul Robertson has done it again, this time with art from the beloved cartoon The Simpsons. The re-imagined opening directed and animated by Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon with a chiptune cover of the opening theme music by Jeremy Dower has gone viral, with warm receptions from pixel and cartoon aficionados alike. Check it out below!
Sometimes I miss the days of low quality graphics like SNES’s Mode 7 graphics and ANSI art. There was something great about seeing an image not quite resolve properly and get all pixelated. It was so cutting edge to see Bowser fly out from the background, even if he looked like a bunch of blocks when he got to the front of the screen. I loved it then and I love it now.
Pixel art, the medium of indie game devs and 8-bit fans, is now a skill you can possess! Learn a new skill without trying by playing this game that teaches you as you play along. Continue reading KickStarter: Retronator Pixel Art Academy