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62 Modern 8-Bit Creations

From Cake Toppers to Commercials, the Old-School Format is Here to Stay

— May 25, 2011 — Tech
Known for their cartoon-like quality, these 8-bit creations prove that the old-school format is still cool and definitely here to stay. The pixelated nature of the format makes everything look more whimsical and reminds me of days spent playing Super Mario for hours on end.

With everything from delicious desserts to commercials, these 8-bit creations span across a large range of topics. Although 8-bit is a retro format known for classic video games and art, the continued use of it up until now shows that new is not always better. Old classics like the 8-bit format can still be relevant when putting a twist on different items.

All of these 8-bit creations make a statement that the classic format is still geeky cool.
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8-Bit Browsers
8-Bit Browsers
Pixelfari is a Program That Turns Safari into 80s Video Game Graphics
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8-Bit Breathalyzer Games
8-Bit Breathalyzer Games
The Drunker You are the Higher You Score in Drunken NES
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Tweet-Sourced Video Games
Tweet-Sourced Video Games
Tweet Land's Gameplay Changes Based Upon What the World is Tweeting
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Retrofied DJ Games
Retrofied DJ Games
8-Bit DJ Hero Puts an Old-School Spin on the New-School Hit
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Retrofied Pick-Up Ads
Retrofied Pick-Up Ads
The Gif Me More Commercial for MTV Mobile Uses the Bitmap Format
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USB Albums
USB Albums
Looking to the Future of Music, Junk Science Releases the Phoenix Down USB CD
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Tactile Gamer Puzzles
Tactile Gamer Puzzles
Donkey Kong-Themed Jenga Brings a Nintendo Twist to a Classic Game
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8-Bit Axes
8-Bit Axes
The NES Paul is a Retro Guitar Hero Tribute
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8-Bit Short Films
8-Bit Short Films
A Little Bit World Unleashes Retro Geek Icons into Real-Life Scenarios
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Chiptune Techno Remixes
Chiptune Techno Remixes
'Da Chip' Album Nerdifies Daft Punk Music
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Eight-Bit Dining Sets
Eight-Bit Dining Sets
Jean-Pascal Flavien Creates a Retro Red and Blue Living Space
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Pixelated Runway Presentations
Pixelated Runway Presentations
The Anrealage Fall 2011 Collection Features Fierce 8-Bit Fashion
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Low-Res Eye Covers
Low-Res Eye Covers
Have Sweet Geeky Dreams with the Pixel Sleeping Eye Mask
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Retro Warlock Games
Retro Warlock Games
The 8-Bit Harry Potter Interactive Game is Magically Awesome
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Dramatic Mario Remakes
Dramatic Mario Remakes
'Bit and Run: Mario's Ladder' by Cory Godbey Reimagines the Classic Game
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8-Bit Bible Stories
8-Bit Bible Stories
'Supernatural Creator 2' is a Retro Gamer Way to Tell the Creation Story
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8-Bit String Instruments
8-Bit String Instruments
Ranjit Bhatnagar Creates a Playable Pixelated Violin
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Chiptune Christmas Songs
Chiptune Christmas Songs
‘8 Bit Jesus' is Nerdtastic
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Automagically Changing Cupboard
Automagically Changing Cupboard
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Retro Computer Music
Retro Computer Music
Astralwerks Launches 8 bit Compilation CD
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Edible 8-Bit Buddies
Edible 8-Bit Buddies
Jude Buffum Shows How to Cook Your Favorite Video Game Icons
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Naughty Nerd PSAs
Naughty Nerd PSAs
The Leicestershire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership's 8-Bit Announcement
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Pixelated Plants
Pixelated Plants
Make Her Valentine's Day Special With the 8-Bit Flower Bouquet
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NES-Inspired Hangers
NES-Inspired Hangers
The 8-Bit Hanger is Sure to Help Keep Your Zelda Shirt off the Floor
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8-Bit Multi-Tools
8-Bit Multi-Tools
The Space Intruders Multi-Tool is Perfect for Geeky Handymen
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Electronic Hunting Toys
Electronic Hunting Toys
Duck Hunt Enters The Real World (CES 2009)
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Mario Music Makers
Mario Music Makers
The Nintendo Harmonica is the Best Thing Since Duck Hunt
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8-Bit Artistry
8-Bit Artistry
Pixel Art Takes a New Shape with LEGO Printing
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8-Bit Home Theaters
8-Bit Home Theaters
The Nintendo HTPC Combines Advanced Computing With Retro Styling
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Geeky Baked Goods
Geeky Baked Goods
The Space Invaders Cake Mold is Perfect for Hungry Gamers
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Recycled 8-Bit Instruments
Recycled 8-Bit Instruments
Benjamin Gaulon Transforms Nintendo Controllers Into MIDI Inputs
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8-Bit Character Movies
8-Bit Character Movies
The Patrick Jean ‘Pixel' Short Film
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8-Bit Costumes
8-Bit Costumes
A Low Res ‘Gary' Made By Kiel Johnson and Klai Brown
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Modern 8-bit Movie Games
Modern 8-bit Movie Games
Penney Design Fashions Atari 2600 Game Covers for Present-Day Films
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Whitewashed Checkitecture
Whitewashed Checkitecture
Assisted Residences by Aires Mateus Create an 8-Bit Building
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Pixelated Gaming Icons
Pixelated Gaming Icons
Doe Eyed Design Releases 8-Bit Posters of Classic Gamer Heroes and Villains
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8-Bit Wall Art
8-Bit Wall Art
Susan Kare Offers Retro Macintosh Graphics as Prints
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8-Bit Wedding Invites
8-Bit Wedding Invites
Darina & Niko's Video Game Wedding Invitation is Geek Love at Its Finest
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Pixelated Time Tellers
Pixelated Time Tellers
The 8-bit Icon Watch Brings Back Memories of Retro Macs
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8-Bit Comic Posters
8-Bit Comic Posters
Michael B Myers Creates Some Pixelated Comic Book Superheroes
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8-Bit Rugs
8-Bit Rugs
The 'Digit' Pixelated Carpet by Nanimarquina Designs is Interior Design Genius
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Gamer Romance Cards
Gamer Romance Cards
Romantic Gamer Greeting Cards Let Her Know What Level You're On
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Pixelated Lumber Loungers
Pixelated Lumber Loungers
Tobias Labarque Lounge Chair Has a Geeky 8-Bit Effect
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Game Boy Tablet Covers
Game Boy Tablet Covers
The Gamer iPad Sleeve is a Blast from the Handheld Gaming Past
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8-Bit Bed Frames
8-Bit Bed Frames
Limited-Edition Pixelated Bedding from Christian Zuzunaga is Digifabulous
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Pixelated Toy Brick Tables
Pixelated Toy Brick Tables
'Hey! A LEGO Table' Creates an 8-Bit Serving Surface
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Old-School LEGO Tributes
Old-School LEGO Tributes
Rymdreglage's '8-Bit Trip' Celebrates Retro Gaming's History
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8-Bit Wood Art
8-Bit Wood Art
Jeff Swenty Recreates Iconic Video Game Characters and Scenes
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8-Bit Face Generators
8-Bit Face Generators
The 'Turn Your Name Into a Face' Puts an Image to the Name
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8-Bit Character Photography
8-Bit Character Photography
Aled Lewis Incorporates Pixelated Figures into Real Settings
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Low-Res Recreation Campaigns
Low-Res Recreation Campaigns
These Pixelated Atari Ads Remind Gamers of the Company's Roots
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Retro 8-Bit Gamer Seats
Retro 8-Bit Gamer Seats
Sit on the Space Invaders Chair Instead of Playing the Game
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8-Bit Album Makeovers
8-Bit Album Makeovers
Sound of Design Creates Digital Versions of Classic Album Covers
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Controversial Analog Art
Controversial Analog Art
Anthony Michael Sneed Creates Shocking 8-Bit Works of Art
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8-Bit Alien Couches
8-Bit Alien Couches
The Space Invader Couch is Perfect for LAN Parties
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Classy Gamer Decor
Classy Gamer Decor
The Donkey Kong Wall is Perfect for Grown-Up Gamers
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Fashion Lego Sculptures
Fashion Lego Sculptures
Neiman Marcus Life Size 3D Portraits
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Pixelated Sci-Fi Characters
Pixelated Sci-Fi Characters
Pixgraff Makes Star Wars Characters Out of Perler Beads
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Geektastic Quilts
Geektastic Quilts
Super Mario-Inspired Video Game Blankets
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Geeky Invitations
Geeky Invitations
8-Bit Wedding Invitation Compares a Wedding to 'Street Fighter'
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Geeky Gamer Cake Toppers
Geeky Gamer Cake Toppers
Studio Sweets Creates the Perfect Nerdy Cake
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Retrofied iPad Stickers
Retrofied iPad Stickers
MacSlaps iPad Decals Proclaim Your Penchant for Personalization
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