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Blip Festival 2007 -- Official schedule released

For anyone still wondering what Blip Festival is like,  this is the trailer for Blip Festival 2006: The Videos that I couldn't get my hands on before. Care of those 8-bit documentarians at 2PlayerProductions, who will also be filming ...

 
 
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Blip Festival 2007 -- The Revenge of Chiptunes

The only way to follow up an event like the watershed debut of the Blip Festival in 2006 is either to initiate the Apocalypse, or come back bigger, more international and far more bad ass. Since our continued existence is assured for now, b...

 
 
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11/29/07 - A big day for Blip Festival

Last Friday, those in attendance at Pulsewave, The Tank's monthly chiptunes showcase, got an extra treat when the crew from 2 Player Productions ran the trailer for the Blip Festival 2006 documentary between sets.  It was an unexpected...

 
 
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Banjo-wielding chiptunes artist Bud Melvin scores short film

It's Wednesday, and if you live in New York City, you should rush down tonight to The Tank's monthly film series, New York Experimental, for the premiere of the short film, NightSide. Directed by Paul Owens of 2 Player Productions (known fo...

 
 
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Aural Fixation: The Nullstravaganza continues

 Nullsleep has been quite busy lately, gigging, celebrating the beginning of summer, putting out a new record, and fronting the 8bitpeoples juggernaut, as always. The video before you is part of Nullsleep's performance in the fir...

 
 
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Wiimbledon...is a Wii Tennis tournament

That's a tagline you can stand behind. It's concise, speaks directly to the point, and leaves nothing to be desired...except beer. The boys behind the first ever Wii Tennis tournament, Wiimbledon, ensure there will be plenty of tha...

 
 
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Aural Fixation: Black Out

Once in a while, good fortune smiles on you in such a way, that even the most hardened of hearts and most devout of atheists might believe that an invisible, all-knowing force is guiding things. I would like to take this very first installm...

 
 
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Recap: Cooking Mama Cook Off Challenge (NYC)

What's that burning smell? Is it the building? Did the knifeless hibachi chef get bored and start lighting things on fire? Could it be that Majesco's Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Nintendo Wii is selling like hotcakes? That&#...

 
 
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Anamanaguchi: UK Tour, no more

In an unfortunate turn for UK fans of New York's Anamanaguchi, the band was detained earlier this week at Glasgow airport. Why were they denied? Apparently, they were too good to be allowed into the country. Perhaps the Scots thought th...

 
 
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Anamanaguchi in the U.K.

Anamanaguchi will shred their way into the UK starting next week, hopefully knocking the last few teeth our trans-Atlantic friends have left.If you live in the Old Country and are jonesin' for some 8-bit power pop, peep the dates belo...

 
 
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Mar. 2: EYEBEAM's "FPS Glasses" workshop

When this man first brought you his FPS Glasses, we were on it (and your little dog, too). Bartholl will be at the EYEBEAM in NYC for some hands-on craft work, as part of their larger exhibit Open City.From the press release: Aram Bartho...

 
 
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby

If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it's only a m...

 
 
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First Megaman ZX Advent Screens

JeuxFrance has unveiled the first gameplay images for Mega Man ZX Advent (care of Famitsu magazine), slated for release in Japan on the Nintendo DS later this year.As the story goes:...Eyed for release this year in Japan, Mega Man ZX [Adv...

 
 
 
 
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Blow in the chocolate gameslot

It sounds dirty, but that's what you'd probably do right before biting into the 7 ounces of 100% milk chocolate candy bar known as NESQuick that is currently selling on eBay.Shaped like an NES cart, this item makes me wonder, "...

 
 
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Come sWiit death (Update)

Proof positive that 2007 will be much more hardcore (hardcorer-er?) than 2006, OrangeAlexander has upped the ante on Colette's pick for funniest t-shirt last year by making our readers' comments a reality.The Wii Death t-shirt ha...

 
 
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The Darkness: New PS3 screenshots

No, your favorite faux metal gods aren't coming to your preferred next-gen console. For that matter, does anyone really care since Justin Hawkins checked himself into rehab? Note to all fake bands out there: the cocaine is real.The Top ...

 
 
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It's the end of the world, let's dance

Some people live by the idea that the world is so irreparably f'ed up that it's better to dance and enjoy what little time we have left, rather than fight the powers that be.Zug, from EndgameRadio, has a post on his personal sit...

 
 
 
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Chocobo's Magic Book DS Japanese release party (update)

In case you'd forgotten , December 14th is upon us, and Chocobo's Magic Book in all its cuteness invades your DS. Niero must have been looking for some pre-teen Japanese p00n when he accidentally stumbled across these pictures of t...

 
 
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PS2 on PS3 split screen test (update)

 Now, I'm not criticizing the PS3 by any means. I don't own one (yet -- maybe), and I've actually really wanted to see Sony's Cell processor technology succeed, if not necessarily Blu-ray (it just reminds me of the who...

 
 
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A Very Nintendo Breakfast time

 Tim Hirzil has modded his espresso machine to include an NES remote controller -- Hit "A," Have Coffee. It's poetry, really.  He could even go further, and program the Konami Code in to froth his milk.Now, he ju...

 
 
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Wii Specs Everyone Missed

Apparently, Wired flubbed the description for the Nintendo Wii in their test catalogue, indicating that it features a better than average, standard Pentax SLR camera lens. While the lonely PS3 at the bottom of the page looks on, it has more...

 
 
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HALO 3 Pre-Orders

Give yourself an IOU for Xmas:  Amazon has decided to open up pre-orders for HALO 3, cos hell, you didn't need that money this month to eat or anything. If you're not spending your money for that behemoth everyone seems t...

 
 




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