[Isabel Ann Castro is the QueenOfTacosTX on the Instagram. You can see more arte like this live and in person at the Digital Aztlan show at Berkeley’s Something Else Gallery.]
Was it inevitable? Nevertheless, here it is: El Chapo Fat ‘n’ Furious, a new smartphone video game.
We’ll let the creators tell the story:
In a 16-bits graphic vintage style, which perfectly syncs to the shifted-tone gameplay, the player finds himself in the shoes of El Chapo on the day of his escape. As he gets on his bike the mad rush begins!
[There’s lots more from Alex Garcia de Aztlan here.]
There are no heroes in Viridi. No villains. No monsters. No superpowers. And your mission is simple: Help your cacti live long and prosper.
Comic artist Axur Eneas created a series of illustrations of videogame gear, characters, mascots, logos, icons, and glyphs for a gamer convention in Mexico DF. We captioned them all for your nerdy geeky pleasure.
In the Great Video Game of Life, a little love from (plus tortillas, cumbia y nopales) can help you escape the zombies and crush the bullies. A true story from Los Cenzontles.
PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES:
Just a few seconds into The Adventures of Kim Jong-Un, it’s clear he so talent, he so strong. Give the guy credit.
And before the Kimster blows us all to Hell, please enjoy these photos our reporter in North Korea (moi) smuggled out earlier this year:
Sure, they’re older now, but are they obsolete? Our childhood heroes: Where are they now? Popeye is apparently no longer “strong to the finish,” for example. What’s up with that? Is spinach too expensive for retired sailors on a fixed income?
It’s not every day mariachis dressed in white play the theme from the classic Nintendo (NES) game Super Mario Bros; you don’t get married every day either. This musical gift, according to the uploader, was a surprise from the bride to the groom.
And here’s the Nintendo original:
What does Pac-Man say? In Mexico, Pac-Man says “Juaca Juaca,” of course.
PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN VIDEO GAME THEATRE:
A Mexican actor standing by an outdoor fountain in a San Angeles park is sick and tired of getting the same stereotyped “Mexican” roles over and over again. [Skip past the intro to 1:40 for the Mexican’s rant. To read the teeny closed captions, switch to full-screen playback.]
PREVIOUSLY IN GRAND THEFT AUTO 5:
The urinals in the men’s rooms at the stadium now feature pee-powered video game consoles where writing your name as a high scorer is just a zip away.
WPVI Channel 6 Action News in nearby Philadelphia explains:
The screen above the urinal goes into game mode when the user approaches. The games, including alpine skiing, monitor the user’s aim to test their agility and knowledge.
Users will receive their score upon completion, which officials say is an average of over 55 seconds.
Users with high scores will be happy to know that they will be displayed in real-time across various videoboard displays within Coca-Cola Park.