YouTube right now! "The Brief History of Video Games"
In YouTube Right Now, the Daily Dot looks at videos that catch our eyes, push our buttons, and move our dials—and that you’ve just got to watch. Right now!
Video games have come a long way since Pong debuted in 1972.
Now the folks at Reverse Enginears, a creative firm specializing in remixes, have found a way to condense the artform’s storied history into three minutes using only sounds and video from classic games (well, and a few non-classics. Luigi’s Mansion? Really, guys?)
Produced for the Verge’s video game site Polygon, the result is nothing short of spectacular, as the sounds are edited to create a song worthy of the most serious electronic artists.
That laughing dog from Duck Hunt still haunts me to this day.
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