Cardboard Boot Camp: Analogue Video Games

By asking his students to create analogue versions of video games, OCAD instructor and indie game developer Benjamin Rivers forced them to look at games from a designer’s perspective rather than a player’s. See the results after the jump.

Video Game Armageddon

It is time to dust off your old consoles, its time to regain your muscle memory. We here at the Underground are opening our doors and plugging in some classic systems!

Interview with Anamanaguchi: Chiptunes, Video Games and Scott Pilgrim

This interview first appeared in Steel Bananas. I don’t know if you’ve caught on to this by now, but gee-whiz I like video games. I will buy video games for systems I don’t even own because I like the cover art. I lose sleep wondering how great a new 7th Guest would be. Well, golly, […]

Trailer for Scott Pilgrim Video Game

Ubisoft Montreal have finally unveiled their video game adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World based on the graphic novels of the same name. The game is primarily a co-op side scrolling beat-em-up, but is also said to feature Guitar Hero-esque rhythm games among the other gameplay modes. With visuals being handled […]

Saw: The Video Game: The Review

Editor’s Note: This review was originally intended for publication late last year, but was misplaced by yours truly. My apologies to Zack – Will Do I want to play a game? Yeah sure, why not? I’m always down for a good bout of Tetris, but with Fall winds rattling my bones, scary games are definitely […]

8-Bit Trip: Video Game Homage Animated with Lego

The Swedish electronica duo Rymdreglage put together an amazing music video combining two of my childhood obsessions: video games and Lego.  8-Bit Trip features nods to Tetris, Mario, Pac-Man and more. Like any stop-animation, the video would have been insanely time consuming to produce.  It allegedly took upwards of 1500 hours to animate! Be sure […]