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Flash Movie: Super Smash Bros ST

I just stopped by Newgrounds to check out the some of the Flash there and found some interesting one abot SSBB that everyone might like. I watched the latest episode of this series and I found it to be pretty good. I like how sprites were used, just like on a lot of video game Flash movies. The battle sequences were particularly nice as it mimiced the actual game with everyone’s damage at the bottom so you could keep track of what was going on. If you are into the Super Smash Brothers you should take look into this Flash series. I am always interested in find new video game Flash that pays tribute to all of our favorite video games.

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8-bit Theater Presents the Original Final Fantasy Cast

If you like sprite animation, then you probably have seen lots of Flash that use them.  Sprites are pretty much just graphics used to create Flash movies. When you have a bunch of these sprites together, you have what is called a sprite sheet. Newgrounds is famous for housing sprite animations on your favorite video games including Mario, Zelda, and Megaman. A lot of the sprite animations on that site use 8 or 16-bit sprites. This means that most of the sprites used are from NES, SNES, and Genesis games.

You can check out sprite sheets for various video games here:

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Before MP3s There Was VGMusic

Who remembers the days before MP3s entered the scene? Before MP3s became popular, there were MIDIs. MIDIs were smaller in size compared to MP3s but had lower quality and were heavily used in gaming in the 90s. During this time there was a site that had a whole bunch of MIDIs of my favorite video games, VGMusic:

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RPGClassics Steers Clear of the Web 2.0 Craze

I have been watching a lot of different let’s play videos on YouTube and I just remembered a great site for all you RPG fans out there. I want to talk about one my favorite websites besides GameFAQS as a great source for RPG information. One of the first video game sites that I found on the Internet is called RPGClassics:

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Video Game Music Lives On @ OverClocked Remix

I still remember when I first found out about this site. It was insane. OverClocked Remix has to be the largest video game remix community on the Internet. Almost every single game from your past has been digitized and modernized for your vgm pleasure. The best part is that the majority of the video game remixes featured are from older games from the 80s and 90s.

Check it out:

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NESGuide Replays Your Nintendo Past

I was on YouTube and found this great site called NESGuide, a website that consists of video gameplay on all of your favorite Nintendo games. Can you say N-E-S? Y-E-S! Yes! This site is awesome! The selection of NES videos made are astounding and I love seeing all of my old favorites like Megaman, Mario, and Zelda all over again. The Internet has become such a wondderful place to revisit your video gaming past.

Checkout NESGuide here:

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