New Classics: Bit.Trip CORE!

July 16, 2009


The above picture is of three guys. It may look as though it’s just 3 zany guys rocking some xbox having a grand old time. My friends, this is not true. If you look really close, gaze deep into the windows to their very souls, you will find that this is a picture of three sadists, bent on my destruction. Their new game, Bit.Trip Core is delicious, and yet, it will be my undoing. More just a click away…
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Space Invaders Coin Bank Review: Im in ur bank imbadin yer coynz

May 15, 2009


As promised, here’s my video review of the Space Invaders Coin Bank…in the form of a tasty new Peek Poke Video!

Enjoy, suckahs. Hit the jump for delicious video movie.

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Space Invaders Coin Bank Released, Remainder of World’s Awesomeness Supply Used Up

May 12, 2009

This is the kind of stuff I dreamed would exist when I was a kid.

How sad is that?

This new coin bank by legendary Japanese toy wizards, Takara Tomy, plays a very realistic game of Space Invaders complete with sound effects and graphics, housed inside of a 1/6 scale model of the 1970’s cocktail table.

Video after the jump.
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Weekend Playlist: What Rain Will Make People Do

May 4, 2009


Sorry I was gone for so long, guys. Had family in from Japan and it was a non-stop fun fest here at the Jason house.

So over the weekend, I got some game time in now that things have settled down a bit. Sort of an eclectic weekend, too. With so much rain, I had time to go through old boxes of stuff. Have a gander at my…dum dum da-dum….WEEKEND PLAYLIST!

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Grandma Pong

March 25, 2009

My good friend Scott over at Innerspace Sound Labs ( just sent me over this friggin’ AWESOME photo. It is absolutely beautiful in every way. I am going to print this and hang it in my office just to remind me of how awesome game history is.

Innerspace Sound Labs is the place where we do the post production on Bit Museum, and it’s perhaps the coolest place on Earth. If you have a record to be made, you should give Scotty a shout!



New Classics: Astro Tripper

March 24, 2009


I think it’s pretty clear that we here in Jason’s little world are fans of classic games. As such, I, at least, am a fan of games that hark back to a simpler time. A time when men were men, and people who played video games got beat up, and were largely ignored by women. Now, years later, I no longer get beat up, but am still ignored by women. While modern games are all well and good, there will always be a place in my heart, in my very soul, for games that take me back to my earlier days of nerd-dom. The other night, I was poking around the Playstation Network and stumbled upon a game that is kind of a mix between the classic games Defender, and Uridium. That game, is called Astro Tripper.
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Bit Museum #3: The Wizard of Odyssey

February 2, 2009


“No, mom! I said an Atari 2600! Look at the picture in the Sears WishBook! Come on, it doesn’t look anything like this!”

Sound familiar? Perhaps it was your own whiny lament on a Christmas morning some decades ago. But buck up! The Magnavox Odyssey 2 was a worthy contender to the Atari 2600, and while it couldn’t stand up against ol’ Wood Grain, it was still a moderately successful Generation 2 cartridge-based game system.

Hit the Jump for Video Goodness.
Stumble It!
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