As we’ve mentioned before, having an awesome 404 Page is a source of pride among startups. From the Twitter Fail Whale, to the Google Fail Whale (of course) to the Digg Fail Ox to Blippy’s Fail Double Rainbows you have to admit that these things freaking make your day.
Social gaming startup EightBit.me (which has yet to launch whatever its planning on doing with its armies of 8-bit Twitter avatars) has moved a step beyond fail animals and memes, to yes, a Fail Nintendo Game Cartridge, above. The “Blow me …” here is referring to the once sacred art of blowing into video games to get them to work AND NOT ANYTHING ELSE.
And while they’re not the first ones to match this image with this phrase, this is definitely the best, most relevant use case I’ve come across so far.
Don’t want to wait until the March 9th launch? Learn how to make your own bootleg avatar here.