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How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands.

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Blue's News shared The Verge's article on "How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands -- Modern games have nothing on these cartridges... The original Atari featured a wealth of games with box art that was quite a bit more imaginative than the “grizzled man holding a gun” template that’s so popular today. The concept of playing a video game in your house, on your television, was still in its infancy in the late 1970s, and Atari needed a way to market its games. One solution was to commission intricately detailed covers that sold the idea of a game much better than any simple screenshot could..."

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Terrible and Lame Video Game Endings

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Over four/4 years ago, VideoSift (#1, #2, and #3) shared 3/three YouTube videos (#1 (almost 3.5 minutes), #2 (almost 4.5 minutes), and #3 (3.5+ minutes).

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Mortal Kombat: Legacy

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Weird. This was never posted? :(

YouTube has an online video series titled "Mortal Kombat (MK): Legacy". Its season one/1 was shown a couple years ago as shown in this video playlist.

Shacknews mentioned a two minutes and 49 seconds trailer #2 (2.25 minutes first one

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Did you own a Tiger Electronic game?

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Do you consider computer and video games to be the same thing?

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CineFix's 8-bit Cinema

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CineFix has a YouTube video playlist showing "8-bit Cinema" that combines 8-bit animation with popular movies.

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Mega64's Public Game Experiments

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Mega64 has a YouTube playlist showing its "Public Game Experiments

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Game Over Man: Video games in movies.

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Dorkly shared a 20.5 minutes YouTube video showing a montage of video games and arcades in films/movies.

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The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games

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Blue's News shared an eight image Wired's slide show (one page) showing "The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games -- It's the 80's, or perhaps the 90's.

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Play (19)80's Top Video Games Online!

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Indie Retro News shared (19)80's Top Games with playable old video games online.

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Co-Op Breakup -- Breaking up is hard to do. Like Legendary hard.

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This 2.5 minutes YouTube video shows a parody/spoof of a love/romance break up titled "Co-Op Breakup -- Breaking up is hard to do. Like Legendary hard."

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The Continuum: Dialogue Tree

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Dorkly shared a funny three minutes and 55 seconds YouTube video spoof/parody showing "The Continuum: Dialogue Tree -- Doug wakes up one day with a unique problem: he has a dialogue tree. And it's a vague one..."

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Don't Touch (Pac/Puck)-Man

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Dorkly shared an one minute and 27 seconds YouTube video showing what happens when (Puck/Pac)-Man

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Bombermine -- Massively Bomberman Online with up to 1,000 players on the single map.

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Blue's News shared Bombermine that is a "... Massively Multiplayer Online Bomberman on the web -- up to 1,000 players on a single map right in your browser".

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Mod Mayhem: Apparently video games don't get along together.

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This 3.25 minutes YouTube video show "Mod Mayhem -- Apparently video games don't get along together."

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The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) -- A web site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games..

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The Verge mentioned "The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) is a site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games. From debug menus, to unused music, graphics, enemies, or levels, many games have content never meant to be seen by anybody but the developers — or even meant for everybody, but cut due to time/budget constraints ..."

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Lost Role Playing Game (RPG)

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Dorkly shared a five minutes and 50 seconds hilarious CollegeHumor video showing a role playing game (RPG) parody/spoof of Lost.

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