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Quantum Conundrum and iam8bit team up for inter-dimensional fan travel

Quantum Conundrum's Airtight Games is used to handling inter-dimensional scenarios, but now it's going for the most egregious combination yet, mixing virtual reality with real reality. Quantum Conundrum and iam8bit are teaming up for a mysterious and seemingly slightly dangerous production this May...

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Nintendo launches Rhythm Heaven Fever with a party at iam8bit

Los Angeles' iam8bit gallery played host to Nintendo last night, as the two companies launched Rhythm Heaven Fever with a full scale party. There were plenty of demos of the game on display, live painting by artists Yoskay Yamamoto and Mari Inukai, a live DJ spinning tunes, and a few photo booths ...

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Play Rhythm Heaven Fever early in LA Feb. 10

If you're near Los Angeles on February 10, and you're eager to celebrate the upcoming release of Rhythm Heaven Fever, you can party with other like-minded people at the iam8bit gallery. Nintendo, Giant Robot, and iam8bit are teaming up for a launch event, at which attendees will be able to play the...

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iam8bit's American Icons gallery features portraits of toys and old consoles

Jason Brockert is traditionally a landscape painter, but one day he noticed a Star Wars Stormtrooper figurine sitting on his shelf, and decided to try painting it. "The first one came out terrible," he says. "A week later, I was like I'll try again. The second one, I was like oh, that's kind of...

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Goomba Roombas from SUPER iam8bit suck away the Monday blues

We realize nobody likes a Monday, but we've got something to help this one start off just a little cooler for you. From the floor of videogame-centric group art exhibition SUPER iam8bit, here's video of custom Koopa shell and Goomba Roomba covers that skittered across the show floor gobbling up...

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Watch SUPER iam8bit host more than 1,000 gamers on opening night, be jealous

If you don't already feel completely unhip for not yet attending the SUPER iam8bit exhibition in Los Angeles, this video will help depress you to the appropriate levels of self-loathing. The new SUPER iam8bit gallery in Echo Park looks like a little slice of gamer heaven on the West Coast, a...

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Super iam8bit debuts Los Angeles gallery space, begins monthlong art show

iam8bit founder Jon Gibson says the opening of the new Super iam8bit art show in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood this week is really about a "rebirth." Iam8bit is not only premiering over 100 new pieces by artists inspired by old-school video games, but it's also showing off a brand new galle...

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PSA: iam8bit goes Super this evening in Los Angeles

Just a reminder that video game-inspired art house iam8bit is reinventing itself as Super iam8bit this evening at its HQ in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood. Starting tonight at 7pm and going through the next month, the gallery will host over 100 works of art influenced and inspired by your fa...

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SUPER iam8bit exhibition and book debut August 11

We told you about SUPER iam8bit in June – it's a years-in-the-making followup to the iam8bit crew's last 2008 art show and 2006 book. It's back this month with not only a new art show, but a new book "documenting this year's event" and it's all being hosted in the group's newly renovated ne...

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SUPER iam8bit: new art show, new space, new book

Though there hasn't been an art show since 2008, or a book since 2006, the iam8bit crew have been keeping busy. Perhaps you attended their Brink event at PAX East this year, or one of their many fight club promotions for Capcom's fighting games? Or maybe you snagged one of these signs in Los Ange...

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