Posts tagged 8bit

New Donkey Kong world record set

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After two and a half years of practice, Robbie Lakeman is the new Donkey Kong world record holder, achieving a score of 1,141,800 last Friday morning - 3,200 points more than previous record holder Hank Chien.

Full story here.

An entire NES in a cartridge.
Find out how to make your own here.

An entire NES in a cartridge.

Find out how to make your own here.

First trailer for Atari: Game Over.

This looks awesome! The movie comes out this fall on Xbox.

In April, history was made in the world’s most famous garbage dump. After years of speculation spanning countless conspiracy theories, the legend was confirmed: unsold copies of the Atari game E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial were found buried deep outside the dusty town of Alamogordo, New Mexico. While the result of the dig itself was big news (after all, E.T. almost single-handedly destroyed the game industry in the early ‘80s), it’s only one part of a much larger story. That story is finally being told in the upcoming documentary “Atari: Game Over.” Featuring interviews with everyone from the creator of the game to the denizens of Alamogordo, this is one story you won’t want to miss. We’ve got our hands on the first trailer for the movie, so check it out above and be sure to watch “Atari: Game Over” when it comes to Xbox this fall.     

Most popular posts this week

Here’s what’s been popular on 8 Bit Future this week, based on likes, shares, and reblogs. Happy weekend reading!

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Pac-Man Graffiti. See full photo.

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The R-Kaid-R - an arcade machine in a box. See full post.

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Google and Novartis announced more plans for Google’s smart contact lens. See full post.

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Major console prices at today’s prices (inflation adjusted). See full picture.

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Caribbean Sea Viewed From the International Space Station. See full picture.

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The NES30 bluetooth controller. See full picture.

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The Moon, Venus, and Pleiades. See full picture.

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Sonic the Hedgehog birthday Cake. See full picture.

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300 famous characters, in 8-bit. See full picture.

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Earth, from the ISS. See full picture.

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Sonic the indecisive hedgehog. See full picture.

As always you should check out www.8bitfuture.com for more photos, stories and videos related to anything tech, science, space or gaming!

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The NES30 is a bluetooth controller that needs to take my money.
I’m not being paid to endorse this thing or anything but damn this looks cool. A completely unofficial knock-off of the classic NES controller that’s wireless, bluetooth connected, and works with Android, Mac, Windows, and IOS (and maybe Wii too looking at their website). It also can be plugged in over USB if you don’t have bluetooth or need to charge - it claims a 20 hour battery life.

The NES30 is a bluetooth controller that needs to take my money.

I’m not being paid to endorse this thing or anything but damn this looks cool. A completely unofficial knock-off of the classic NES controller that’s wireless, bluetooth connected, and works with Android, Mac, Windows, and IOS (and maybe Wii too looking at their website). It also can be plugged in over USB if you don’t have bluetooth or need to charge - it claims a 20 hour battery life.

Video: Mario Scarf.

The entire first level of Mario Bros, knitted as a scarf.

Free games, in a time long before Steam sales…

Free games, in a time long before Steam sales…