PES Animated Short is a Retro Viral Video Gamers’ TreatLast Updated: August 1, 2020
The latest short film by celebrated stop-motion animator PES is a retro-gamers treat, with all the sounds, if not the exact sights, of 1980s arcade classics such as Pac-Mac, Space Invaders and others.
HERE’s a couple of minutes of fun, courtesy of stop-motion animator PES, which is not only a retro viral video gamers’ treat, but will be loved by anyone who remembers the sights and sounds of arcade classics such as Pac-Man from the first time around. PES is the creator of some of the most watched stop-motion films of all time including KaBoom!, Human Skateboard, Western Spaghetti, and Fresh Guacamole. PES’s videos have been viewed more than 200m times on YouTube alone. In this soon to be classic retro viral video, steadily climbing towards viral levels of sharing, PES has recreated five of the greatest arcade game death sequences in one stop-motion short, with unexpected toys and household objects standing in for the characters in the games—including the brilliant Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Frogger, Centipede and Asteroids.