you know how it is You’re scrolling through Twitter one evening, admiring beautiful retro gamebox art and hardware and intricately detailed starship models (everyone does that, right?) tracks.
The image above had exactly that effect on us when we randomly scrolled over it recently. As highlighted by @digituba, the original post appears to be two years old, but we just had to share the majesty of this vaporwave-style GameCube concept with you, no matter how late we get to the party. It’s just… well look at it!
It’s the work of artist Trey Trimble, who posted the awesome “AesthetiCube” on Reddit back in June 2020. We missed him then, but oh lordy we’ve caught up now.
If you’re unfamiliar with the vaporwave aesthetic, it’s essentially a subgenre of electronic music that has morphed into a meme based on late ’80s and early ’90s vibes. superior MiamiVice with a good dose of early internet imagery and a pinch of psychedelia, and you’re not far away.
Nintendo’s beloved GameCube came in a variety of very pretty colors, which this author has a particular soft spot for. Nobody needs more than what, three Game Cubes, right?
However, if someone were to make this Vaporwave GameCube livery a reality, we’d have trouble adding to the collection. In fact, we have already opened tabs where we research how to paint your gamecube. Oh man.
Let us know below how much you would pay to make this console of unreserved, unimaginable beauty a reality. We watch airbrush videos on YouTube.
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2022/03/random-we-cant-stop-thinking-about-this-stunning-gamecube-mockup Random: We can’t stop thinking about this stunning GameCube mockup