Retro-Style Katamari Rolls Into Some Old Games

| 1 Apr 2011 18:01

YouTube user MajorNeese shows us what might have happened if The Prince was ordered to go pick up some games.

The King of All Cosmos is a peculiar fellow. You never know if he'll want a ball made of home appliances, stars, or in this case, pixel sprites from retro games.

And when I say retro, I mean retro. The Prince pushes his ever-growing ball of stuff through the likes of Pac-Man, Adventure, and Marble Madness all the while collecting bits of each world to feed the insatiable desire of the King of All Cosmos.

I don't think I've witnessed many things as strange and disconcerting as a pixelated Katamari defeating Dr. Wily, and I thought it was the strangest thing this video had to offer.

And I was right; at least I thought I was, until I decided it would be funny to hit the 1911 button and further retro-ify the video. Then the things started getting recursive and meta and I got even more confused.

Honestly, what I take away from this video is that the King of All Cosmos is even more terrifying in 8-bit.

Source: Boing Boing

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