Game of Thrones is going to be turned into a Telltale game series!
Coin Opera 2 – The Poetry Arcade
Written by Luke Thompson
What happens when video-games and poetry collide? Coin Opera 2 seeks to find out. The fundamental life-force behind all creative mediums is the constant will to experiment. The video-games of today are almost indistinguishable from the classics of the ZX Spectrum and the Commodore 64 for that very reason. Poetry is no different. While it might seem a world away from Super Mario Bros and the latest Call of Duty, poetry and video-gaming are actually closely intertwined.
SNES and Game Boy Soap Cartridges: Good Clean Fun
Written by Nick Ward
Have you ever looked at an old SNES or Game Boy cartridge and thought to yourself, “Gee, I sure wish I could clean myself with this video game”? Don’t fret dear reader, because today your strange wish has been granted.
Portal Fan Film Shows Aperture’s Fall
Written by Elliott Finn
Unlike Dan Trachtenberg’s Portal: No Escape, which introduced a new character and set out to capture the spirit of Portal rather than the plot, Portal: Survive! is firmly entrenched in the mythology of both games in the series.
Artist Spotlight – Vincent Roche
Written by Luke Thompson
Vincent Roche works with a lexicon of light and dark, unafraid to penetrate deeply into the familiar characters of video game lore and to bring to the surface the essences and the cores of those characters. Working from Paris, the influence of that city is felt in the certainty of his lines, and one could easily imagine finding any of these illustrations adorning the walls of the lower city cinemas – flapping, loosely, where age and the heat of Paris has pulled at their corners.
Life Sized Zelda Papercraft by Minidelirium
This model based off of the Brawl version of Princess Zelda took more than 200 hours to build and stands at 5’6” tall.
Modern Games Get Demakes
Written by Wilmer Tjernberg
To some people a game having the latest and best graphics is super important. If a game doesn’t look as close to reality as possible they don’t want it. But some people, like me, prefer sprites over polygons. Junkboy seems to be in that second camp, as he’s de-made several modern games and replaced the fancy graphics of today with some awesome-looking sprites.
Real Bits #2: Games Meet Reality
Written by Bryan Martin
We’ve covered Victor Sauron’s work in the past, but since then he’s been updating his DeviantArt with even more great artwork.
Why yes, they do look exactly like a test subject going through a portal on one side and out the portal on the other. Pretty clever, isn’t it? Now let’s get you off to your first testing assignment - I hear you’re in the control group.
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Minimal Gaming Posters by Robert Pfaff
Preparing for the Nuclear Fallout
Written by Melissa Oliver
Ever since the speculation about Fallout 4, began a few days ago, I have been positively giddy. I have been so excited that I’ve been on the internet searching for the best Fallout crafts out there. And between you and me, I’m pretty excited for what’s out there.
Pixelles: Bringing Women into the World of Indie Gaming
Written by Elizabeth Brooke
Since the late 1970′s there has been a gradual rise in the number of women working within the gaming industry. However, even now, in 2013 there have only be a handful of successful female game developers. Many critics and advocates alike have pointed to indie games as a place where women might be able to break through into the developing side of the gaming industry.