Your quarters have long been sunk in the machine, you’re mashing buttons at a furious pace, and then it happens: the 8-bit reaper comes for you. Check out this video remix of dozens upon dozens of classic video game arcade deaths to relive life in the arcade.
Over at Boing Boing they’ve put together a great reel of the death sequences from classic arcade games. Not only do you get to watch it in all the 8 and 16-bit glory but they paired it with an 8-bit style remix of the Gary Jules version of Madworld. If you’re dying to add the remix to your iPod, hit up ListenToYouTube.com to grab an extracted copy.
Classic Arcade Game Deaths [Boing Boing]
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 03/25/11