Cuphead looks right at home on this old television


It really fits the aesthetic

Playing Cuphead has made me want to seek out and watch a bunch of the 1930s cartoons from which it draws inspiration, but in the mean time, here's a real cool semi-related thing: YouTube user Lazy Game Reviews has hooked the game up to display on a monochrome television. The result is fantastic.

The process involved is also neat if you're into this sort of stuff. LGR uses "a string of adapters" to connect an HDMI cable to the 1984 GoldStar TV set, as detailed in this extensive how-to video.

I love this. I'm working on A-ranking the final two bosses and working my way through the full game on Expert difficulty, but sooner than later I want to attempt a pacifist playthrough for all of the run-and-gun platforming levels. You'll get a kick out of the unlockable reward if you enjoy this video.

[Thanks, Perro]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Jordan Devore
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC   gamer profile

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more + disclosures


Also on destructoid: Cuphead   (30)   From our database:

  • Cuphead passes two million sales - Jordan Devore
  • Destructoid's award for Best Xbox One Game of 2017 goes to... - Brett Makedonski
  • Take a deep dive into Cuphead's lengthy and arduous development process - Chris Carter
  • Setting up 22,000 Cuphead dominoes might be harder than the actual game - Chris Carter
  • Cuphead got patched so now we can't make a million Mugmen anymore - Brett Makedonski
  • This guy built his own Cuphead arcade cabinet - Chris Moyse
  • Check out 64 Bits' awesome Cuphead-style Dark Souls animation - Chris Moyse
  • Why we should celebrate extra options in games - Charlotte Cutts
  • Cuphead's physical edition opts for a game code rather than a disc - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Action #Indie #Limited Edition #Microsoft Studios #PC #Platform games #windows 10 #Xbox One



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!