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  • Blog Post: Drink Your Favorite Fandom With Adagio Teas

    Have you ever wanted to taste the essence of Wario? Okay, wait, don’t click away. Let me explain myself. Adagio Teas is a company that sells user-made tea blends crafted specifically for fandoms in gaming and pop culture. While going down the rabbit-hole of Adagio’s site , it’s easy... More
  • Blog Post: Okami's Amaterasu Is Even More Striking As A 12-Inch Statue

    The folks at First 4 Figures have teamed up with Capcom to immortalize Okami's spirit wolf in statue form, and the results are mighty impressive. The statue stands a foot tall, and comes complete with Amaterasu's pal Issun sitting atop her Divine Retribution reflector. A slightly pricier exclusive... More
  • Blog Post: Limited Edition Okami Art Prints Now Available From Cook & Becker

    Okami is often lauded for its paintbrush, sumi-e aesthetic, and it turns out that official digital art based on Capcom’s 2006 hit looks just as gorgeous. In collaboration with Cook & Becker, an Amsterdam, Netherlands-based art gallery and distributor, Capcom has released limited edition prints... More
  • Blog Post: Praise These Heavenly Okami Cakes

    This adorable cake version of Okami's heroine Amaterasu is the work of artist Gina Rouchy, who is both a talented baker and an amazing mom. Because her daughter is such a huge fan of Okami, Rouchy made this cake for her birthday. For her daughter's twenty-first birthday, Rouchy created an even... More
  • Blog Post: Okami Hoodie Designed To Make Assassins Jealous

    Assassins love wearing hoodies, but so do Japanese wolf sun gods. We're of course referring to Amaterasu from Okami, which has recently re-released with all new high-definition graphics on the PlayStation Network. Capcom has not set a release date for the hoodie, so you will just have to keep an... More
  • Blog Post: Five Minutes Of Uninterrupted Okami HD Gameplay

    The description for this video on Capcom's YouTube page reads, "The breathtaking tale of an awesome wolf." I'm inclined to agree with the apt description. There is no exact release date just yet, but we should see Okami in all its HD glory before the end of the year. Check out the video... More
  • Blog Post: Popular OC ReMix Artist Creates Okami Track

    Halc, one of OverClocked ReMix's most popular and prolific artists, has remixed "Ushiwaka's Appearance" from the Okami soundtrack. Ushiwaka, also known as just "Waka," is a mysterious character whose full identity is an end-of-game spoiler in the critically-acclaimed action... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 7/20/12

    This weekend, we're going to see The Dark Knight Rises . Then, after that, maybe we'll go see The Dark Knight Rises . Then on Sunday, we'll probably watch The Dark Knight Rises . Batman! I suppose we'll play some games, too. Kyle Hilliard : I saw Dark Knight Rises last night, and I want... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 7/6/12

    Heat waves, like the one we're experiencing in Minnesota, are a gamer's best friend. They give us a legitimate excuse to stay inside our artificially cool houses and continue permanently damaging our eyes by gluing them to digital surfaces. This weekend, we'll be watching some eSports, playing... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 6/29/12

    This weekend our plans include deciding that we are too cool for electronic entertainment, make life-sized sculptures of cows made out of butter, and talking about how great Duke Nukem Forever was. None of those are true. Read on to learn the real hijinks that we will be having this weekend. Kyle Hilliard... More
  • Blog Post: Etsy Artist Makes Beautiful Video Game-Inspired Prints

    This full Skyward Sword print is just the tip of the iceberg. Etsy artist theGorgonist has created tons of beautiful prints based on your favorite games. theGorgonist has sold over 653 prints so far, and for good reason: Her work is adorable, well-done, and, because it's typically available in several... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 6/1/12

    We've all begun the quick descent into the madness that is E3 , and most of us will be attempting to deal with it this weekend by either pretending we're relaxing or by cramming in a bunch of our favorite games. Jeff Cork : E3 is around the corner, which means I won’t be playing many games... More
  • Blog Post: Okami Was At The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time

    Many DS owners are excited to get their hands on Okamiden, the sequel to a game that first released in 2006. While the original Okami was a great game, it didn't meet with the success that Capcom had hoped for on PS2, and a producer at the company has shared his thoughts about what went wrong. "I... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out These Ink-Soaked Okamiden Screens And Trailer

    Capcom has released a new swath of celestial puppy-themed content to curb our appetite as we patiently await Okamiden's 2011 release, This Nintendo DS is looking real good, sporting some of the best graphics on the system and gameplay that fully utilizes the touchscreen. Check out the screenshots... More
  • Blog Post: Okami Amaterasu Cosplay Is Furry Fun

    I just returned from PAX Prime 2010 yesterday, and I have to say I was disappointed by the small number of cosplayers at the convention. Sure, I saw male and female versions of Commander Shepard and a great line-up of StarCraft inspired costumes, but the cosplayers were not out in full force at this... More
  • Blog Post: Marvel Reveals Two More Challengers For Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

    Oops. Marvel apparently decided to follow up yesterday's official reveal of four new Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 characters by showing off their own pair of unannounced fighters. Judging from how quickly the images of the duo were pulled from Marvel's gallery , it's probably safe to say the news... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Some Of The People And Places Of Okamiden

    Capcom may be shrinking the adventure to handheld form for their upcoming Okami spin-off, Okamiden, but if these Comic-Con screenshots are any indication, that doesn't mean the tale will be any less grand or full of interesting character and locations. Check out the screens and a few pieces of artwork... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom's Comic-Con Shirt Plays Off Familiar Theme

    Hey, it’s a shirt! If the design strikes you as familiar, it’s not just you . Capcom and iam8bit are teaming up again to bring you this wearable collectable . You’ll have to be lucky if you want one, though. If you’re going to Comic-Con next week you can enter a raffle and try... More
  • Blog Post: Okami Statue Looks Cool, Would Likely Cause Pain If It Fell On Your Head

    If your mantle/shelf/dining room table isn’t already groaning under the weight of your statuette collection, would you consider adding another lump of polystone to the pile? If you like Okami’s Amaterasu, you ought to be shouting “Possibly!” at the top of your lungs. Tomopop has... More
  • Blog Post: Fan-Made Okami Statues Win Awards At Anime Expo

    I keep reading about tests being conducted to see if video games make people violent. The steady stream of video game-inspired artwork makes me believe we should be testing people to see if video games make them more creative. One of my favorite web stops each day, Tomopop , is reporting that community... More
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