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  • Blog Post: Impressive Fan Art Gathers Nearly Every Successful Indie Game Into One Drawing

    Most video game fan art looks to the past to recall nostalgic emotions related to childhood franchises, but this piece looks to the present uniting a huge collection of indie game characters. The piece, titled Indie Collision, comes from artist Memoski on DeviantArt and features just about every character... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Gold And Silver Posters That Make Great Wall Art

    Sometimes fan art is better than the art often used in the production of many popular games. That could be the case with these expertly crafted Pokémon Gold and Silver posters, which look far better than anything in the classic Game Boy Color titles. This isn't Marinko Milosevski first run... More
  • Blog Post: Buy Some Art Of Baby Pokemon Wearing Hoodies Of Their Final Form

    Artist "Randy C" on Society6.com has created an extensive selection of Pokemon art with an original angle. All the Pokemon are in their cute original form, wearing hoodies or onesies of their final evolved form. So for example, Caterpie's wearing a Butterfree outfit, Pikachu's wearing... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Hosting Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Weapon Design Contest

    Capcom held a contest for Monster Hunter Tri in 2009 allowing fans to design a weapon, and it is doing it again for the upcoming Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate . Fans/artists can submit their weapon designs to Capcom and a North/South American and European winner will be selected to have their weapon featured... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Offers An Interesting Take On Venusaur

    Artist Davis Surman recently posted an interesting take on a fully evolved Bulbasaur . It has an interesting style, evoking a sense of loneliness as there is no trainer in sight, and Venusaur stares into his Pokéball home. On the blog post of the piece Surman writes, "I remember buying Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: Prints Of Abstract Big Boss For Sale

    If you’re a Big Boss fan, then you’re likely enthusiastic about him returning as the protagonist for Metal Gear Solid V. You also might be interested in an abstract portrait of Big Boss that is for sale at Society6. The portrait is for sale from artist Thomas Oliver Mahon , and is available... More
  • Blog Post: Master Sword Art Prints Available In Color, Black And White

    There are few weapons as iconic and memorable as The Legend of Zelda’s Master Sword. An artist going by Victor O has painted his favorite scene from the The Legend of Zelda series: putting the famous blade front and center. The scene is from Link to the Past of the Master Sword in the Lost Woods... More
  • Blog Post: 8-Bit Mega Man Art Created With Lego Bricks

    A lot of art is beyond the capabilities of an average person. Imgur user Ben Beesley wanted something easy to make, but still cool: resulting in this awesome 8-bit Mega Man art created with Lego bricks. Beesley decided to use the site BrickLink to cut down on costs, which is a market place where Lego... More
  • Blog Post: Into the Pixel Opens Submissions For 2014 Show

    Every year the The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association run an art show based on video game concept pieces called Into the Pixel. This year's show is now taking submissions. Currently in it's 11th year, the Into the Pixel show honors the hard-working... More
  • Blog Post: Classic Games Combined With Feudal Japan Make For Great Art

    What happens when you combine classic 80s video games with a classic Japanese art style? You get these killer pieces of Mario, Mega Man, and other gaming characters as samurai from artist xiaobaosg. In a collection of pieces called the “80s Warrior’s Record,” xiaobaosg tackles several... More
  • Blog Post: Starbound Developers Move Into New Office, Promise More Frequent Updates

    In a recent update on Starbound developer Chucklefish's website , the studio announced it had moved into a new space and, "The pace is really going to pick up," in terms of development. Along with getting the keys to the new location, the studio also finished the immigration paperwork to... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Uses Pixelation To Represent Fading Memories

    Much of artist Hollis Brown Thornton’s work invokes 8-bit gaming with its pixelated qualities and game references. Unlike some other artists, Thornton’s use of pixelation serves an additional purpose besides just looking cool. Whether using old family photos, VHS tapes, or images from pop... More
  • Blog Post: Legend Of Zelda Turned Into Playing Cards By Artist

    The mythology and artwork of the Legend of Zelda inspires a nearly uncountable amount of fan art, some good and some bad. This playing card set created by an artist going by the alias Soren Kalla is an example of the former. The deck uses the Triforce, Arrows, Rupees, and Hearts as the four suits, instead... More
  • Blog Post: Art Gallery Exhibit Gives Movies, Pop Culture The Video Game Treatment

    Designer and illustrator Aled Lewis is no stranger to video game art. Over the years he’s partnered with Los Angeles based art gallery Iam8bit and through them Insomniac Games to produce some stellar work. Now he has a new exhibit by the name of “Such Pixels” being featured at Gallery... More
  • Blog Post: Pixar Characters Fused With Gaming All-Stars Work Surprisingly Well

    Pixar movies are great. Video games are great. So when you combine some of the most memorable Pixar characters with some of gaming’s most popular heroes, the results have to be great, right? That’s what artist renegade21 over at deviant art has done, and the results are impressive. The characters... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Imagines Katamari Damacy In A Different Era Of Japan

    Katamari Damacy is possibly the most Japanese game ever to be fully embraced by North America. I'm surprised I haven't seen an artist re-imagine the game's art style in the one popularized during feudal Japan already. The King of the Cosmos' concerned look over the Prince's progress... More
  • Blog Post: Los Angeles Gallery To Host Charity Final Fantasy X/X-2 Exhibit And Launch Event

    Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles will play host to an exhibit of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 art to coincide with Square Enix’s release of HD remasters of the two titles. The exhibition celebrates the release of the PlayStation 3 and Vita versions of the games, and all proceeds from artwork... More
  • Blog Post: Art Based On Classic Game Systems For Sale January 30

    Artist James White has created original art based on professional wrestlers, popular cartoons, and video games. He's also the artist behind Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon's iconic logo and posters . Now he’s preparing to sell a limited run of prints based on classic game systems. The run of 100... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: Majora's Mask Illustration Offers An Original Take On Skull Kid

    An artist going by the name The Vague Parade has lent their very distinct style to Majora's Mask. You can see more of their work, as well as a larger version of the piece seen above, by heading to The Vague Parade's blog . Most of the work featured on the site is completely original with the... More
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