A pixelated spoof based on, and inspired by, the new mega-failure: Final Fantasy XII.
This game is every bit as Final Fantasy down to linear gameplay, random deaths, and a cliche story.
Pixelamos is a Spanish Pixel Forum dedicated on making and improving in pixelart, the site was created some days ago, any spanish speakers/writers are more than welcomed to register thee site. Currently the first contest is up and running the idea is to create their logo, people have until January 1st to submit their logo following various rules stated there.
The site can be accesed here, for more information about the contest click here.
Sivak games will be releasing a brand new game for the Nintendo Entertainment System called "Battle Kid: Fortress of Peril". The game will cost approximately $30USD and comes in a real NES cartridge. It will be available from RetroZone around mid-January.
View the trailer here and a the video FAQ on the game here.
Create something using the restrictions from any challenge this year. The challenge thread will have a list of all challenges from 2009.
Only new or previously unfinished entries; nothing that's been submitted before. Also, make sure to mention which challenge your entry is for.
Bonus round: Post a comment here and tell us what your favourite challenge(s) from this year were! We'd love to hear your thoughts.
I recently visited the San Jose International Airport and was shocked to see a new part of their project to upgrade the aiport. One of the buildings now has a 1,200 foot long, 7 story tall wall of 54 pixeled hands. Some images below:
Workers putting up each "pixel", or circular tile, one by one
Click here for a webcam view of the project starting on June 22, 2009.
A pixel art video made by yours truly a few weeks ago.
Check it ouut
Christmas is just around the corner and to celebrate Rush Coil have created 8-BIT CHRISTMAS, a full-length album inspired by classic video game music.
Net proceeds donated to charity, pump up those speakers!
It's been a decade since the panic over the millenium bug. So to commemorate you are challenged to depict an alternate January 1 2000 where the world has been drastically affected by Y2K.
For example, you could show hundreds of planes falling out of the sky or a scene where a group of killer microwaves are chasing after humans on the stroke of midnight. Be creative. Be afraid.
Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 20.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
I stumbled upon a great Pixel Games artist whilst browings through google in search of a few frameworks. Mr. Alastair John Jack has an eye for nice old-schoolish RPGs and he's created a few free games for your gaming pleasure. He's also working on two new games!
(The 2nd is a demo not provided on his website!)
Hello, just thought I'd share this link with you guys.
Green & Blacks want you to submit your own pixel artworks to win your art made out of 700 Green & Blacks chocolate bars. Apparently it will be made into a huge artwork, and delivered to you if you win. dimensions...3m x 5m!
click http://www.theartofgreenandblacks.com/ and have a go.
Note: open to UK residents only.
The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2009. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The Simpsons your challenge is to create your own wacky Simpsons character with their own distinguishing apperance and personality traits.
Make sure to tell us all about your new character in your submission description.
ONLY ORIGINAL CHARACTERS!!!
Canvas size - Max 100 (width) x 150 (height).
Colors - Max 20.
Animation - Optional.
Transparency - Optional.
Check out this Colecovision-style Flash game from PixelJam, the latest installment in Adult Swim's 8-bit Rejects collection. You move these blocky pixels around and make other pixels hit each other. It's the most fun you'll have all day. Or maybe not, since today is Friday. My high score is a gizzillion points, so don't bother trying to beat it or anything.
Challenge winner DawnBringer wants you to pixel a scene of something that you think would or could give you a heart attack! The artist may put him/herself in the image, but it's not a requirement.
Canvas size - Max 200 x 200.
Colors - Max 16. Use only colors from this palette:
Please make sure you double check your entry fits the color restrictions before posting your submission!!!
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.
Manomio.com whose mantra is "In Retro We Trust" has finally released their Commodore 64 emulator for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. Feauturing realistic joystick and keyboard. Manomio currently has 8 of the original games, free with app.
Eight days in the Hebrew month of Kislev (December)
December 26th - January 1st
|New Year's Eve|
|Ramadan / Ramadhan|
Ninth month of the Islamic calendar (Oct/Nov/Dec)
|More holidays |