The Legend of Heisenberg created and submitted by Filippo Morini
Filippo writes: “Ok before starting to roll on the floor crying like a baby for tonight’s Breaking Bad series finale, I decided to celebrate this incredible show with a t-shirt design: The Legend of Heisenberg is available on 9/29 at The Yetee.comfor $11!
Short of actually cooking meth in an RV out in the desert, are you doing absolutely everything in your power to prove to the world you like the best show of all time, bitch? Real, playable NES cartridge with Breaking Bad pixel art available for purchase at72pins!
Recent games like WiiU Wind Waker and GTA V have convinced me that the greatest innovation of this generation is the ability to take selfies in the gaming world. See guys, Nintendo was right all along: it’s not about graphical prowess, true power lies in the sepia-toned duckface. Nintendo knew, man. Nintendo knew. The twitter account @Linkstagram takes Link’s shameless mugging for the camera and adds humorous captions along with the appropriate hashtags, check it out below:
Brush strokes may have been important to the development of art in the real world, but pixelblocks built the digital realm. But what you see on your screen is intangible, nothing but tiny, individually colored pixels connecting in various configurations to form jutting-edged tributes to the iconic art of René Magritte. The representation of art as an artistic representation, but which imitates which? Prints available at Society6.
It’s an oft repeated tale that Shigeru Miyamoto based some of the most iconic video game franchises off his real life adventuring. In this way, Miyamoto’s smiling, elvish visage has already existed within every Mario and Link he’s ever gifted the world with. We could even surmise that if you’ve ever enjoyed any classic Nintendo video games (and you have), then Miyamoto may exist inside of you as well. Maybe we’re all Miyamoto. Butcher Billy uses his digital science to bring out the inner Shigeru in several of Nintendo’s most recognizable stars. So uncanny is the Good Butcher’s magic that soon I think I’ll never be able to unsee Miyamoto. Everywhere I look Miyamoto, every place I go Miyamoto. When I go to bed tonight and close my eyes, it will just be me and Miyamoto, alone.
If you asked me to create a Super Smash Bros-esque roster of characters from my favorite games, comic books, and other works of fiction, it might look something like this (except there’s no Jaws, merchant from RE4, or 4th wall-breaking Grant Morrison, but maybe someday…). Jamal’s stylistic portraits of some of geekdom’s all-time greats reminds me of a fighting game I’ve only ever played in my dreams.