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Sandler movie Pixels pits aliens against arcade champions next summer

Pixels, the Adam Sandler action comedy that's taking 1980s gaming classics and giving them the big screen treatment, is coming to cinemas on May 15, 2015, Variety reports. Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage also features, while veteran director Chris Columbus will oversee filming, which is due to ...

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'Pixels' short film imagines the coolest apocalypse ever

We're totally expecting December 20, 2012 to come and go without bringing about the end of existence as we know it -- but should the end of days actually befall us, we think we'd want it to look like Patrick Jean's latest short film, "Pixels." There's something about the prospect of everyone and ev...

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Ghostbusters PS3 patch is close to 720p, but no cigar

We were moved -- genuinely moved! -- by Terminal Reality's efforts to improve the lackluster visual quality of the PS3 version of Ghostbusters with a recent patch. However, while the implementation of multi-sampling anti-aliasing and a slight bump of resolution make the PS3 title look prettier than...

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From Software's 3D Dot Game Heroes does pixel art PS3-style

From Software's latest PS3 game takes 8-bit sprites and mostly updates them for the current generation, with amazing results. 3D Dot Game Heroes takes place in a classic RPG kingdom whose king, following the successful defeat of a demon lord, declares that the world should be 3D from now on. In the ...

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Get 8-bit on your fridge with Magnetic Pixels

A cute idea for homes without small children, the Magnetic Pixels box comes with 1400 10mmx10mm colored magnetic "pixels" from Kikkerland for $30 (or buy directly from the creator). In the right hands, we can imagine some inspired 8-bit art covering those blank white canvasses known as refrigerato...

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Super Street Fighter II HD looks slightly less appealing, to some

Maybe it's just us but Super Street Fighter II HD Remix looks hella pretty. Pretty perfect, actually. Unfortunately some videophiles may not agree as news has come out that SSFIIHDR upscales in-game character sprites and crops backgrounds when played in 16:9 wide screen. According to notorious pix...

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Today in Joystiq: August 7, 2008

Check out this pixel scarf we found via, erm, ffffound. We're too worried about clipping issues to ever wear pixelated clothing ourselves. Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Metareview - Braid (XBLA) X3F Week in Review: August 1, 2008 - August 7, 2008 News The official Braid walkthroug...

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More pixel counting: Haze runs at 576p

It appears that many games this generation aren't meeting the 1080p HD standard that Sony set on PS3. Heck, many games aren't meeting the standard 720p HD resolution, either. For example, Grand Theft Auto IV runs at 640p on PS3. While these kind of shortcomings don't impact the overall visual fideli...

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