Latest Pixel Art News

Aussie duo's pixel art Simpsons tribute to become the show's next opening
Pixel art is a form of digital art, where images are edited to replicate the old school graphics style of computer and console games. The Simpsons' new pixilated style was paired with an arcade-like remake of Danny Elfman's theme song by visual artist …
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'Mad Max: Fury Road' Pixel Art Will Make You Wish A Retro 'Mad Max' Game Existed
Illustrator Mazok Pixels and animator Misha Petrick have done just that with some stunning pixel art inspired by Fury Road, in which they have brought to life a number of the film's iconic vehicles. First up is Max's Interceptor, which sadly doesn't …
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Pixelmator Adds 3D Touch For Touch-Sensitive Painting Alongside iPad Pro Support
Beyond that, the update also adds in support for the iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil. For everyone not on Apple's newest devices, you get a bunch of new artist-designed brushes (included a pixel brush for anyone who loves pixel art), a new auto …
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Is there still a mass market for pixel art games?
Seeing this enough times led to Reynolds renouncing pixel art for Dinofarm's future games. Reynolds reasons that, in an age of HD art, pixel art is misunderstood either as a mistake or as a means for a game to come across as a retro title. Therefore …
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Artist unveils 'pixel art' aquatic mural at Riverhead's community garden
A Smithtown artist working through East End Arts' JumpstART project installed a mixed-media mural at the playground near the River & Roots community garden Monday morning. Artist and illustrator Samantha Neukirch, 23, of Smithtown along with her …
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Indie Roundup 12.13 – Intergalactic Race Warriors, Gaimoria, Vaccine War, and
Like Gaimoria, there's not a lot of information out for Vaccine War yet, but from the screenshots, it seems to make the most out of its pixel art graphical style, reminiscent of some of the old adventure game titles from the 80's like King's Quest and …
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Square Enix to Release "Romancing Saga 2" on Japanese PS Vita & Mobile Phones
The game will feature tweaked difficulty and upgraded pixel-art graphics that will maintain the artistic vision of the original game, but will improve the look of the backgrounds and the battle scenes. It will also include some elements from an earlier …
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Disponibile Pixl Escape: Space Flight, un omaggio agli appassionati del pixelart
Sviluppato da Pixl Game Studios, Pixl Escape: Space Flight è uno “schivatutto” a scorrimento verticale recentemente pubblicato sul Play Store. Il gioco è un tributo al retrogaming, realizzato con grafica in stile “pixel-art” e con una colonna sonora …
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Creative Chaos Stitchery mixes cross stitching and geek in wearable pixel art
A self-described geek, Wall did a search on Pinterest that brought up images of wearable pixel art ‒ or, cross stitch. She instantly thought of Minecraft, the popular video game. She found perler beads that she could turn into cross stitch patterns. As …
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Making it in Unreal: Spartan kicks platforming back to the arcades
“When you step on the last pixel, it's not like, 'Oh no, how many pixels left before I fall?'. We want perfect controls,” says artist Theo Antonakos, who works alongside programmer brother William (“I guess that makes Spartan family business,” says the …
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Super Furries' Gruff Rhys aims to conjure up animal magic with the Insatiable
Reprising the team that successfully brought Praxis Makes Perfect to the stage in 2013 – writer Tim Price and director Wils Wilson, The Insatiable, Inflatable Candylion will take us on a journey to Pixel Valley – a magical world filled with positive …
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How a long-lost Caravaggio masterpiece was recreated, nearly 50 years after it
By luck, they then managed to find in an art conservation institute in Rome a collection of black-and-white glass-plate negatives of the masterpiece, dating from its last restoration in 1951. The experts used sophisticated, 52 mega-pixel cameras and …
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Latest Retro Game News

RetroGameCon 2015: 5 cool things to do at Syracuse's classic video game expo
Check out panels about your favorite retro games, meet geek culture celebrities like the Angry Video Game Nerd, join local gaming groups looking for new members, and pretty soon the day will have flown by. And don't forget to grab all the swag you can get!
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Retro Review: Blinx The Time Sweeper
In 2001, Microsoft released its first ever gaming console, the Original Xbox (not to be confused with the 8th generation console the Xbox One.) During the first year of its initial release, Microsoft was still suffering from an identity crisis; in …
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'Retro City Rampage' update: Sequel coming out to PlayStation 4, PS Vita and more
"Shakedown Hawaii" is the sequel to "Retro City Rampage", taking place 30 years after the events in the first game. The game takes the player into an open 16-bit world. Its retro graphics and style would make it welcome for older players as well …
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Japanese gamer builds his own custom arcade cabinet full of nostalgic feels
He recently decided to put an old 25-inch (63.5-centimeter) cathode ray tube (CRT) monitor, which had been just lying in the corner of his room since the switch to digital TV, to good use by converting it into his very own retro arcade game cabinet …
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Final Fantasy VII Remake is partially developed by CyberConnect2
We don't have a very active retro gaming market where I am, and I've kind of neglected my PS2 for years; I'm not even sure if it's still working. Thing though is that my PS2 isn't exact kept "intact" (if you know what I mean) and I can easily find any …
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Pixel Vision Retro Portable Game System: Game Boy Advance SR
A few months ago we checked out Love Hultén's PE358, a retro handheld inspired by the Game Boy Advance SP. It seems like that got a lot of people's attention, because Love is now offering the Pixel Vision, a limited edition production version of the PE358.
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rzlbd POST: Volume 07 Issue 01
A single family house may often have been considered as a very small pixel within any urban context, but the fact is, on average more than fifty percent of the urban fabric is being shaped by these tiny small pixels. It is well said by Tadao Ando: “The …
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Pixel-Peeping Reviews of Nikon's 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Leave Room for Sigma to Kill
Rumors about a high-end Art-series 24-70mm lens from Sigma are on their second year of circulation. While there was some early speculation about a version that would open up to f/2, that seems highly unlikely given the physical limitations of creating …
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