An assembly of Tetris shapes as opposed to an assemblage, there is nothing sexually alluring about these photographs. Despite what Lana Del Rey may have you believe there is absolutely nothing reproductive about video games — although Pacman may be debatable. Hamburg-based Patrick Runte has created a new series of photographs called Jump N’ Run. They […]

8 Sep
Singaporean aritist GaenKoh's "Tat-ris" couch

I guess there’s some unspoken video-games-as-furniture zeitgeist going on in the world, what with industrial designer GaenKoh‘s incredibly Tetris-like ”tat-ris” furniture seeing the light only weeks after that famed Space Invader couch. The Singaporean designer created this piece of interactive modular seating after seeing kids at play, and how they couldn’t sit down for more […]

1 Jul
Russians pit severely dated video game characters in death duel

On the same vein as the Mario Vs. Pacman animation, we present you with Tetris Vs. Contra. Not much else to say…

13 Apr
Frogger, Space Invaders and Donkey Kong get their ravage on

This video is just too rad for words. Sure, others have played aplenty with 8bit art, but the execution of this Pixels video is immaculate, and I love the ingenuity of Frogger, Space Invaders, Tetris, Arkanoid and of course Donkey Kong wreaking havoc on the fair denizens of New York City (did you catch the […]

[vimeo][/vimeo] They invented vodka, the AK-47, the periodic table of elements and, of course, Tetris—the Russians are pretty full of themselves. Mathias Janko, a German, reveals the truth behind one of the greatest games ever, that also happened to defy the laws of gravity. I don’t know that I’ll ever look at elements and minerals […]