Category: retro


The Story of Ocean Software: The Biggest Games Company in the World

23 July, 2016 エスピオン

The documentary on the entire history of Ocean Software, from start to finish, by Kim Justice. From the early days with Imagine, the glorious success that Robocop brought, licensed game after licensed game, Batman to Daley Thompson, Cobra to Frankie, Jurassic Park to the Addams Family – and finally to the end. Gary Bracey once […]

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GoldenEye 007 mod for Doom

14 April, 2016 エスピオン

A new and improved GoldenEye 007 mod for Doom is in the works, and a demo is expected by the end of the month. Check it out on www.moddb.com/mods/goldeneye007-tc-gzedoom There are going to be many changes, such as the heavy use of 3d floors and dynamic lights, advanced weapons, and much much more.

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Tiny Canyon 3D voxel-art by Elliot KiD

28 February, 2016 エスピオン
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How to animate pixel art by Planet Centauri

08 December, 2015 エスピオン

A timelapse tutorial from Planet Centauri on how to create and animate pixel art!

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Evolution Of PC Gaming Hardware

11 November, 2015 エスピオン

Gameranx take us on a nostalgic journey through the evolution of PC gaming.

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The Pixel Simpsons

29 September, 2015 エスピオン

Pixel tribute to the hit series “The Simpsons” directed and animated by Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon, music by Jeremy Dower. Paul – http://probertson.tumblr.com/ Ivan – http://pug-of-war.tumblr.com/ Jeremy – http://www.jeremydower.com/

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Pixel Art by Gustavo Viselner

28 September, 2015 エスピオン

Gustavo Viselner is a pixel artist originally from Buenos Aires, and is currently the Art Director at Sunset Games in Tel Aviv. Check out some of his awesome work below and over at www.behance.net/gustavo_v and www.twitter.com/GustavoViselner Here’s a pixel art music video for Lucille Crew’s track, What The Hell, directed & Written by Isgav Dotan […]

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Animating Kung Fury by Old Skull Games

24 September, 2015 エスピオン

The super rad team at Old Skull Games assemble in Lyon, France to show us the creative process behind one of the most “butt clenching” sequences in Kung Fury.

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KUNG FURY Official Movie

28 May, 2015 エスピオン

Kung Fury is an over-the-top 80’s action comedy that was crowd funded through Kickstarter. It features Kung Fury, a Kung Fu renegade cop who travels back in time to kill his Nemesis, Hitler. The film features nazis, dinosaurs, vikings and cheesy one-liners. The campaign that was launched in December 2013 was backed by more than […]

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Another World – The Making Of with Eric Chahi

30 March, 2015 エスピオン

Another World, also known as Out of This World in North America and Outer World (アウターワールド Autā Wārudo) in Japan, is a 1991 cinematic platformer action-adventure game designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software. The game tells a story of Lester, a young scientist who, as a result of an experiment gone wrong, finds himself […]

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Scarface – 8 Bit Cinema

19 February, 2015 エスピオン

CineFix presents Scarface retold via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16 bit ;) game tech. No quarters or controllers required!

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1995 Virtual Reality IO I-Glasses

21 October, 2014 エスピオン

Back in 1995 this was one of the first affordable home VR headsets along with the Victormaxx Cybermaxx and the ForteVR VFX-1. The small and lightweight design made it comfortable to wear, but the enormous cable from the VGA-box to the Computer, the box itself, the cable to the glasses and the power supply rendered […]

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ANOTHER WORLD PROJECT 23 by Bartek Hlawka

30 May, 2014 エスピオン

Check out this awesome short film “ANOTHER WORLD PROJECT 23”, by the talented Bartek Hlawka and team! Based on the video game by Eric Chahi. Handmade in Poland, over 800h of work, months of preparation, 5 shooting days, weeks of postproduction, countless hours spent on building movie props and set pieces. Another World aka Project […]

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8 bit Geological Cross Section of Earth

05 May, 2014 エスピオン
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8bit Pulp Fiction

12 January, 2014 Luthien

8-bit Cinema “gamifies”  Hollywood Blockbusters into 80′s arcade and NES inspired action. This time you can see Pulp Fiction in the form of an 8 bit video game.

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KUNG FURY Official Trailer

29 December, 2013 エスピオン

Kung Fury is an over-the-top action comedy that has it’s foundation in 80s cop movies. The movie features: arcade-robots, dinosaurs, nazis, vikings, norse gods, mutants and a super kung fu-cop called Kung Fury, all wrapped up in an 80s style action packed adventure! The project beat it’s kickstarter goal of $200,000 in just it’s first […]

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Simon the Sorcerer (1993)

16 December, 2013 Luthien

Simon the Sorcerer was released by Adventure Soft on 2 January 1993 in DOS and Amiga formats. In the last 20 years the game series, of which there are 5 so far, has made millions of players fall in love with Simon and his dog ‘Chippy’. Simon is a teenager transported into a fantasy world […]

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0x10c multiplayer gameplay video

28 November, 2013 エスピオン

Jonatan ‘eldrone’ Pöljö is a 3D artist at Mojang, creators of Minecraft, who previously assisted with the development of 0x10c until its indefinite shelving. “The style is pixel art meets modern 3D” he said, “influenced by bright, vivid sci-fi, and real-world functional spaceship design to go with 0x10c’s realistic tone. The idea is to give […]

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Flashback remake: behind the scenes

25 November, 2013 エスピオン

20 years after the original game’s launch, Conrad is enlisted back to active service for the triumphant return of one of the most acclaimed franchises in gaming history. It’s not a reboot. It’s Flashback re-imagined. The original Core-Team revamped their own creation, leveraging the best of today’s technology while remaining true to the classic side-scroller […]

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Road Rash – Megadrive (1991)

22 November, 2013 エスピオン

Road Rash is the name of a motorcycle-racing video game series by Electronic Arts in which the player participates in violent, illegal street races. The series started on the Mega Drive and made its way to various other systems over the years. The game’s title is based on the slang term for the severe friction […]

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Nuclear Throne Fan Trailer

22 November, 2013 エスピオン

Nuclear Throne is Vlambeers latest action roguelike-like about mutants fighting their way through a post-apocalyptic world. The radioactive waste in the world allows mutants to get ahead by mutating new limbs on the fly, the abundant availability of powerful weaponry make the quest to become ruler of the Wasteland one frought with peril! Get the […]

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Cruise for a Corpse (1991)

22 November, 2013 エスピオン

Cruise for a Corpse (French original title “Croisière pour un cadavre”) is an adventure game that was released back in 1991 by Delphine Software, made for the Amiga, Atari ST and IBM PC. The game is designed as a murder investigation. The player assumed the role of Raoul Dusentier, a man invited to spend some […]

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The Chipophone 8-bit Synthesizer

02 June, 2013 エスピオン

The Chipophone is a homemade 8-bit synthesizer built inside an old electric organ!

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If Doom was Done Today

27 January, 2013 エスピオン

this Doom level puts you in a familiar place – E1M1’s Hangar – but makes you play the way most first-person shooters today are played today.

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Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (1998)

22 January, 2013 エスピオン

Tenchu: Stealth Assassins is a stealth game developed by Acquire and published by Sony Music Entertainment inc. in Japan and Activision in North America and Europe for the PlayStation in 1998.

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