April 9, 2012
Not too long ago we featured a small batch of posters using 8-bit cha=racters in scenes from movies like Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Matrix and more. Now Hitchcock and 8-bit video games combine as graphic Joebot has taken a few of Hitchcock’s classic films and re-imagined what it would have been like if they were adapted into video games for the original Nintendo Entertainment System.
“In the 80′s Nintendo was a dominant force to be reckoned with. Had Hitchcock been just a few years behind I’m almost certain that Nintendo would have jumped on the chance to make video-game adaptations of some of his most iconic films.” – Joebot
The good news is, these pieces are part of a new installment called “Suspense & Gallows Humor: A Tribute to the All-Time Greatest” at Gallery 1988, and a limited amount of prints will be available for purchase exclusively at Gallery 1988′s Venice location as well as online through their website. For more information and work from Joebot, check out his blog HERE.
words by Ethan Anderton