The lights are on
Artist Steve Thomas is celebrating the early days of video game
arcades with a series of fine art prints done in the style of wartime
propaganda posters, and you can own one for a pretty penny...or pence,
as the case may be.
What if you took the best parts of Mario -- mushrooms, goombas, saving
the princess -- mixed it with the emotional gravity of Braid and then
transformed it into a small indie drama of a movie? Here's your answer.
Following in the vein of classics such as last year's
Call of Duty: Black Ops unboxing, rap artist and original gamer Ice T
has posted an awesome Gears of War 3 special edition unboxing video.
Over the years, controllers have refined the number and location of
joysticks and buttons. From the sparse beginnings to the glut of
controllers in the early '90s, this image shows how your gamepads have
influenced each other.
Some of the buttons don’t function perfectly, you can’t fit an arm inside of it, and it probably won’t keep you safe from radiation, but it’s still pretty impressive.
We've seen a billion licensed Monopoly boards released in recent years,
but this is definitely the most impressive if you happen to be a gamer.
As we speak, Todd Howard is giving PAX attendees a walkthrough of The
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in the Unicorn theater. In addition to seeing
the game in action, two of the people in attendance will walk away with
the coolest custom Xbox 360 I've ever seen.
Artist DaiShi has assembled a handful of detailed Mass Effect 2 characters entirely out of paper.
An indie band has put lyrics to the game's Outset Island theme, with fantastic results.
Deviant Artist Tinyguy712 shows us just how cool this mash-up could be.
"Escape From City 17" part two is finally out, and it turns out to be
worth the wait. Check out the video below the break.