There's a new tutorial on Psd.tutsplus.com, describing "the way of the pixel" by Russell Tate. It's describes the pixel art basic rules - good to refresh your memory. There are also some top pixel art tutorials links in the article.
One of main polish magazines put some beautiful pixel art for their cover. Good to see the pixels coming through to the mainframe media. You can check the cover and some inside illustration at Przekroj.pl