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How In The?: Guy Builds Luigi In Tetris Game

This is a video of tetromino trickster John Schuepbach building a (relatively) color-accurate Luigi in a game of Tetris. He ends up clearing 499 lines in the...
September 13, 2011

Video Game Algorithm Smooths Out Pixelation

Two researchers are developing an algorithm designed specifically to 'de-pixelize' 8-bit (and 16-bit) video game graphics in real-time into smoother, more flowing ones. This. changes. everything. No,...
May 26, 2011

TETRIS ME, SUCKER! :Tetris Board Game

Tetris Link is a board game (if you can call it that) coming out later this year that combines everybody's two favorite things: the name Tetris, and...
February 9, 2011

Blocky: Minimalist Street Fighter II Characters

These are all the original Street Fighter II characters as minimalized by artist Ashley Browning (Flickr user infinitecontinues). As you can see, they look like colored DNA...
August 13, 2010

Typing With Toys: LEGO Keyboard Decals

Etsy seller openandclose is selling a $15 set of keyboard decals that -- get this -- make the look like LEGO blocks. Admittedly, I actually kind of...
May 17, 2010