Watch: Crazy Awesome 'Looper' As a Retro 16-Bit Video Game Trailer

August 27, 2012
Source: The Verge

Looper 16-Bit Game

"We both know how this has to go down." The gaming/tech world has one-upped the movie world again. There's awesome fan-made viral video called simply Looper The Movie The 8 Bit Game going around. They use footage and ideas from Rian Johnson's Looper to create an 16-bit classic retro video game version, as we've seen done before. But all the details creator Deepak Chetty puts into this are fantastic, and it's both amusing and well-made. Chetty explains: "Made this while waiting for other renders to go through… Hopefully this is a start of a series of cinema games that never existed." Excellent way to start off the week!

Here's the 16-bit retro Looper video game trailer created by Deepak Chetty, first found on The Verge:

Be sure to watch the theatrical trailer for Looper if you haven't yet, and join the growing Looper Network.
In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, a target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who learns they want to "close the loop" by sending back Joe's future self.

Looper is the third film from Rian Johnson following his breakout hit Brick and The Brothers Bloom after that. Looper focuses on a mobster named Joe, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The movie also stars Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels and Paul Dano. Looper hits theaters everywhere starting on September 28th this fall.

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  • Blkstar325
    This reminds me of when I owned T-2 for nintendo. Oh the memories, very nice 8 bit music.
  • JerseyBoy
    That was one of the most boring thing I have ever seen today.Really I was expecting the whole trailer to be done 8-bit style not stuck on one scene, talk about bad direction and cheap. If the guy who made this only put more time into it I wouldn't be falling asleep in the middle of watching it.
    • TheRagingCajun
      What the fuck are you talking about you moron? Why bash on someone who's put in so much effort? Are you 9 or something? Stupid New Jersan. Hating is a disease. If you're a child from the 80's or early 90's, this is awesome. Brings back so much memories. Mega man style music. Awesome. Which i would'nt expect you to understand since awesomeness is the complete opposite of your ignorant self. Devils suck by the way.
      • Manuel
        You, sir, have a pretty keen sense of humour.
      • that somebody has put a lot of time and effort in something doesnt make it good. The video is boring, period.
        • TheRagingCajun
          YOU find it boring for probably the same reason that some people find the Transformers trilogy entertaining: because you're a senseless, week-minded dingbat with no taste or appreciation. Kind of like a Golden-retriever.....only dumber.
          • ShortfilmsRules
            He.. don't bash on Golden-retrievers just because Carlos has crappy taste!
      • JerseyBoy
        I am a child from the early 90's so JOKES ON YOU...I am not from New Jersey I am from JERSEY SHORE SUCKA jokes on you again! Oh yeah and that effort your talking this to a movie situation, someone can put a lot of time and effort into a film and the film can still turn out to shit ie (Batman and Robin) um I understand that AND I THINK DEVILS SUCK TOO JOKES ON YOU AGAIN SUCKA!!! If you want to listen to mega man music search it up on youtube yourself it's only sound that you hear when you THINK OF YOURSELF OHHH IM ON FIRE WITH DA BURNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! @f43fd535e35a08ebd5c4afc3d4934288:disqus
        • TheRagingCajun
          You ain't on fire with nothin' buddy boy. The video is flat out cool. Created by an independant guy(or chick) with no ressources, no backing nothing. And being a child of the 90's, this means you're a young cunt who probably listened to sucky Madonna songs and played with your Gameboy waiting for Batman and Robin to come out. How you can compare this little video up there with Batman and Robin is beyond me... JERSEY SHORE SUCKS EVEN MORE SUCKAAAAA. What the hell are you anyway? Booker T's little gay brother? Hating is a disease and you're the plague of the century.
    • Blargh
      What on earth is with this guy? Jeez find something else to do. Jerk.
    • Made me feel i was playing an 8-bit video game
  • Lamar
    Loved the music for this. Ah, the days of classic 8-bit.
  • Blargh
    That is amazing.
  • Iza
    16bit maybe?




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