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You'll See The World's First Video Game Stamp In 2016

Well sure, why not?

According to a new Washington Post report, we might be seeing iconic video game characters on our stamps. By 2016, the US Postal Service may have taken the gamin' plunge.

A stamp celebrating "Video Games" has been approved but it's not yet in design. So, take your best bet as to what might be pictured on that stamp...I'm willing to bet it's some dude sporting blue overalls and a mustache saying, "it's-a me...!" Other stamps you might see involve Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Mushrooms, and Michael Jackson. Not sure I get the Mushroom one but the others make plenty of sense. As for the game stamp, I suppose it could also be Pac-Man or the L-block in Tetris.

Link? Samus? Snake? Cloud? Who else ya got?

Tags: usps, video game stamps, us postal service, gaming industry

2/21/2014 10:52:44 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (14 posts)

WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 12:11:40 PM
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The pixelated wheely-doing Excitebike itself.

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Bio
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 1:56:18 PM
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It will obviously be Mario.

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Bonampak
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 8:33:37 PM

I don't think Mario is a sure thing.

I think its going to be Pac-Man. Mainly because of how simple yet iconic he is.

A stamp with the familiar yellow pie-shaped little guy will probably hit home with most people.

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Bio
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 2:21:11 AM

I guess we'll see!

Last edited by Bio on 2/22/2014 2:22:49 AM

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Lunar_Miyuki
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 2:25:36 PM
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im going to say it will be 1 of these five
Pac Man
Sonic
Crash
Mario
Pikachu yes i believe Pikachu has a chance with how popular pokemon is

now i doubt they'd do this but it might be a picture of a Console

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Nas Is Like
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 2:47:30 PM
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I can definitely see Mario being on there.

Maybe Pac Man or Pikachu though.

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Hand_of_Sorrow
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 4:53:07 PM
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Donkey Kong
Mario
Pac-Man

Niko? John Marston? Vault Tech Boy?

even though i hate him now, #1 choice would be Mario.

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Axe99
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 5:53:00 PM
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I'd say it'd have to be Mario, he's head-and-shoulders above every other videogame icon. Could be a montage as well though, or even an arty pixelated sprite. Great to see it though, will be interesting to see what they come up with :). If a pic of a console, I'd vote for the Atari 2600.

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Cuetes
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 6:01:51 PM
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It's going to be Mario, and I'm okay with that.
I would like to see Snake and maybe even some of our newer classics like Tlou, or even GTA.

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FatherSun
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 9:57:54 PM

GTA would sell out instantly. I would expect the mature nature of the content to create controversy controversy.

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PlatformGamerNZ
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 8:04:26 PM
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i don't know about u but i'd like to see rachet and clank or jak and daxter or crash to be on postal stamps but thats just be.

happy gaming =)

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FatherSun
Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 9:49:35 PM
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They should have a set. Pac Man, Mario, Sonic and Crash.

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___________
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 3:10:19 AM
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what type of mushrooms..........?
nice to see stamps moving forward, now whos up for game printed money?
id love to see kratos ugly mug on my 100 dollar bill!
make people too scared to take it.......

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xnonsuchx
Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 8:37:08 AM
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Coincidentally, 2016 will be the 40th anniversary of the Atari VCS (2600).

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