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Futureboy Slimarama

Futureboy Slimarama

You’ve come a long way to the 31st Century, baby. SquidPhysics put together this fun mashup of Fatboy Slim’s 1998 hit Praise You and the chime-heavy theme song from Futurama. They meld together so seamlessly, they might as well have been the same song.

Homeboy Security Camera

Homeboy Security Camera
$149  Buy Comment

A wireless indoor security camera that mounts via a magnetic base and connects to your iOS or Android device over Wi-Fi. It has an alarm, a motion detector and a camera that takes 640×480 video. Video here. More here.

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eBoy & the Perfection of Pixels

eBoy & the Perfection of Pixels

A companion piece to The Verge’s profile of eBoy, arguably the world’s most popular pixel artists. Watch the Berlin-based trio talk a bit about their backgrounds, their arduous dot-by-dot process and their sources of inspiration.

Muteboy: Sunny Day

Muteboy: Sunny Day
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A chillout track from Dreamlife, the upcoming album by singer-songwriter Jeffrey DiLorenzo aka MuteBoy. You can download Sunny Day for free on SoundCloud or pay what you want for his two-song release on Bandcamp.

eBoy Collection Wallpapers

eBoy Collection Wallpapers

Brighten up your walls with these wallpapers from pixel art group eBoy with supersized versions of their isometric cityscapes and eye-popping patterns. Contact Wallpaper Republic to order.

eBoy Cushions

eBoy Cushions
$118-$148  Buy Comment

Now you can hug eBoy’s pixel-packed art. Choose from landscapes of New York, Los Angeles, and Baltimore Docks – if those cities had giant apes and robot dinosaurs, that is.

Papercraft Gameboy

Papercraft Gameboy

Perfect for games of Paper Mario, Zim and Zou’s Papercraft Gameboy puts our own origami attempts to shame; it not only includes a Tetris cartridge but a 3D game of Tetris.

eBoy Amnesty Poster

eBoy Amnesty Poster
~$33  Buy Comment

eBoy’s Amnesty Poster is part of the Poverty is Modern campaign, with 4 Euros of each poster donated to Amnesty International; it’s a disturbing, pixelated look at human rights issues.

eBoy Peecol Toy Poster

eBoy Peecol Toy Poster
~$28  Buy Comment

Our favorite artist of insane details is as it again: eBoy’s Peecol Toy Poster is droolworthy, with nearly 100 characters ranging from space aliens and robots to Playboy Bunnies.

Exploded Gameboy T-shirt

Exploded Gameboy T-shirt
~$24  Buy Comment

Exploded diagrams are usually quite technical, but this Exploded Gameboy tee is less a schematic and more an homage to the hundreds of games from the iconic handheld’s history.

Gola x eBoy Shoes

Gola x eBoy Shoes

eBoy’s been doing well lately, with new posters, toys and even a book; their latest collaboration finds their signature pixel art on Gola shoes, due out early 2009 in Europe and Japan.

Eboy Tokyo Pixel Poster

Eboy Tokyo Pixel Poster
$30  Buy Comment

We have dreams (nightmares?) like Eboy’s Tokyo Pixel Poster, which makes this a must-buy. Sure, the giant robots are cool, but I bet you didn’t see the naked chicks on rockets.

Learning to Code a Game

Learning to Code a Game

“Unexpected token else!” Serial learner Mike Boyd recognizes that programming is one of the most relevant skills today. He challenged himself to learn how to code and make a simple game. He encountered a lot of bugs and errors, but he eventually succeeded.

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Real or CGI?

Real or CGI?

Caravane, Camille Boyer, and Nik Mirus created Club Palace – a mindbender of a video which toys with our perceptions, and will make you wonder if it was created with computer graphics, miniatures, or some combination of the two. Your answer can be found here.

My Arcade: Data East Classics

My Arcade: Data East Classics
$30-$35  Buy Comment

A handheld gaming system packed with hundreds of classic arcade games from the now defunct Data East, including Bad Dudes, Karate Champ, B-Wings, BurgerTime, Joe & Mac, and more. Available in landscape and GameBoy style designs.

Super Audio Cart

Super Audio Cart
$149  Buy Link Comment

An electronic musician’s dream tool, this Kontakt audio sample library lets you play a huge variety of chiptune sounds from classic gaming and computer systems like the NES, C64, SNES, GameBoy, SEGA Genesis and more. The library includes over 5,500 samples.

Cantina Bottles

Cantina Bottles

While we might question the masks The Bottle Boys are wearing in their Star Wars music video, there’s no doubt about their musical talents, as they play a pitch-perfect remake of Cantina Band, originally played by Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes on Mos Eisley.

Cosmic Star Heroine (Gameplay)

Cosmic Star Heroine (Gameplay)
$10  Buy Link Comment

An upcoming 16-bit style RPG from Zeboyd Games, featuring 11 playable characters, a unique charge-based battle system and a great soundtrack. Drops on Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PS4 & PS Vita (Crossbuy). More here.

Netgear Arlo Security Camera

Netgear Arlo Security Camera
$400/set  Buy Link Comment

Similar to Homeboy, Arlo security cameras are completely wireless. They send video to a mobile app using your Wi-Fi network and have internal batteries. They’re also weatherproof so you can put them both in and out of your house.

Cameron’s Conference Rap

Cameron’s Conference Rap

(NSFW: Language) “Taking money from the man who works long hours, giving power to the tycoon in the glass tower” YouTuber Cassetteboy edited UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s speeches to make it sound like he’s rapping.

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Six Language Rap

Six Language Rap

(NSFW: Lyrics) Rapper Liu seamlessly weaves between English, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, German and Korean in a single song. The beats are a bit clichéd, but it’s Liu’s global flow that impresses. Hit YouTube for the translation.

Rap Song in 12 Accents

Rap Song in 12 Accents

(NSFW: Language, Offensive Humor) YouTuber RiceBoyLiu raps about racial stereotypes. There’s some seriously harsh stuff in here, so steer clear if you’re easily offended. Also your country stinks. Just kidding.

The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Lion

The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Lion

The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Lion is a wonderfully animated short film by Alois Di Leo. Set in the 1960s, the film is about a deaf boy who becomes obsessed with a lion after seeing it in a zoo.

Coldplay: RIP MCA

Coldplay: RIP MCA

Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys passed away due to cancer on May 4, 2012. Coldplay paid tribute to MCA with this solemn cover of (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!). RIP, MCA.

Classic Nintendo Games Online

Classic Nintendo Games Online

Game Boy Online lets you play Game Boy and Game Boy Color games online for free, no emulators needed. If you prefer NES or SNES games, check out GBO’s sister site Play Nintendo.

FfYR – Revisited (Full Version)

FfYR – Revisited (Full Version)

(NSFW) You’ve seen the trailer, now sit back and trip out to the star-studded extended promo video for Beastie Boys’ album, Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2. Stream the album here. Int’l. video here.

Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise

Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise
$10  Buy Link Comment

Stop whatever you’re doing and listen to this deliciously anachronistic single from the Beastie Boys’ upcoming EP Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. Sample it here in case the video gets taken down.

Trailer: Nowhere Boy

Trailer: Nowhere Boy

Nowhere Boy takes us to 1955 Liverpool, where the fledgling genius of smart and troubled 15 year old John Lennon finds a kindred spirit in the teenage Paul McCartney in the world of rock n’ roll.

iPhone Game: Beat It!

iPhone Game: Beat It!
$3  Buy Comment

If you like eBoy’s isometric pixel art, Beat It! is a beat machine/rhythm game a-la Tap Tap that brings those sprites to life; it features 50 animated levels along with a freestyle mode.

GP2X Wiz

GP2X Wiz
$180  Buy Comment

The all-in-one pocket emulator GP2X Wiz is now available at ThinkGeek, and it has us drooling: it’ll play Atari ST, C64, SNES, NES, Gameboy, GBA, NeoGeo Flash games and more.

Comcast Sing-a-Long

Comcast Sing-a-Long

Comcast’s Sing-a-Long ads aren’t really about the singing (it’s boring and monotone); what we like is the art style, which is a cool mashup of eBoy-style pixel art and The Sims.

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