What's really behind Butcher Billy's inspired retro Atari posters?

Butcher Billy Atari NFT; a poster illustration of Centipede
(Image credit: Atari / Butcher Billy)

Butcher Billy, the artist that brought the '80s to life in Stranger Things and has worked with Marvel and Black Mirror, has teamed up with iconic video game brand Atari to create some outstanding retro posters, but there's so much more to this inspired campaign.

Created for the Atari X project, Butcher Billy's retro art will bring together classic Atari brands with collectible video game posters and a free metaverse that has its own mysteries to solve. Designed to celebrate 50 years of Atari, the NFT collection is made up of 2600 unique NFTs – geddit? Atari's classic console was called the 2600 – based on 15 original artworks by the talented Brazilian illustrator Butcher Billy.

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.