Articles by Ben

We Want Solo’s, But We’d Take Deckard’s

This is a story that makes us miss Harrison Ford’s glory days. Remember when Han, Indy, and Rick were running around, shooting first? Those were the good old days. Now that we have you all misty-eyed, head over to Reuters and check out the story about Deckard’s gun going up…

The Bat Symbol Through The Years

Tim said I should mention Arkham Asylum as an excuse to put this cool little video up. Fuck Arkham Asylum. Until I see otherwise, I believe it’s going to suck like every other Batman game. The above video, set to the music of underground Irish punk band U2, illustrates how…

Is Guitar Hero Running Out Of Material?

Activision will soon make Stan Bush’s Transformers: The Movie anthem The Touch available as a Guitar Hero download. I understand there is some kitsch value here and a few of my friends will likely grab it right away (Googs and Pete, I’m looking at both of you), but this song…

A Couture Campaign Aimed At Us? Huh?

Haute couture merchant Lanvin‘s new print campaign is apparently directed at us. Girls with weird make-up in custom dresses surrounded by Pacman and Invaders imagery firing Lego guns. Who else could they be trying to sell their custom wares to but us? See the rest of the shots here.

F.E.A.R. Cats HO!

To promote F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin, the team at Mischief PR are hitting the streets of London with spcially trained black cats in what they say is the first “superstitious ad campaign”. Is anyone actually superstitious anymore? I thought all that shit was debunked way back. Anyway, read more about…

Classic, Reimagined Game Covers

[img]http://www.8bitreview.com/wp-content/uploads/ben_zeldahelvetica.jpg[/img] Olly Moss started all of this classic game cover business, which has spiraled out of control over the past few weeks and produced some very cool results. You NEED to check out the best of these and the fine folks at Kotaku have combed through all the message board…