Play “The Great Gatsby” … Nintendo Game?

“Whoa. Almost got hit by a chandelier.” – My husband, while playing this game.

Before you go thinking that making a video game version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was the craziest idea Nintendo ever had, know this;  They didn’t.  As Escapist magazine points out, Charlie Hoey (from San Franciso) created the game recently.

That said – it’s a trip.  Play it here.

For those with a fondness for8 bit style games, and for those who get the literary jokes, this might be right up your alley.  You play as leading man Nick Carraway, and basically – you travel through New York and throw things at people.

What will they think of next?


About JamieP

Books. Adventures. Chicago. Married. Mommy. Cat.

Posted on March 5, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Hilarious. Love it – thanks for passing it along!

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