Pixel Art has existed on the web for as long as the web has existed, the throwback art has been applied to almost every pop culture reference you can think of and is a bit overdone now. But this re-imagining of The Simpsons intro comes with some clout, it was created by pixel-masters Paul Robertson (the Scott Pilgrim video game) and Ivan Dixon (Rubber House), and the music is provided by Jeremy Dower. On top of those excellent credentials… it’s fucking awesome.
Everything is on point, the animation is smooth and feels fresh, it’s littered with great nods to minor characters and plot points, the chip tune remix of the theme tune is brilliant and they’ve included a crazy ending to top it off.
Check it out below.