This 8-Bit "The Great Gatsby" Game Might Better Than the Baz Luhrman Movie (Video)

The reviews of Baz Luhrman's The Great Gatsby have been mixed to varied, with a bend toward really pretty, but really bland.

Lucky for us some enterprising programmers have created this 8-bit NES era title as an homage to both F. Scott Fitzgerald and platformers of days gone by. Sure, this isn't the first time we've seen this, but it seems more than relevant considering that the recent big screen, 3-D outing was a bit of a bummer. 

Watch the first level walkthrough and then head right here to play the flash game for yourself. It's not like you're getting any work done anyway.

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