Sworn to secrecy over his creation, Nishikado remains the unsung hero of the Golden Age of video games. I came across his original sketches for the alien enemies of Space Invaders and decided to share today.
Art seller Cook & Becker have offered up two new art prints of Team Ico's previous titles Ico and Shadow of the Colossus. The Last Guardian went gold just last week, and will be released the NA public December 6th and 9th for EU after being in development since 2007. To celebrate, 500 museum-grade prints of each earlier game... Continue Reading →
Gamer.ink Tattoos. We all secretly want our favourite video game character branded across us - a medal of our dedication to the gaming world. So if you're shopping for ideas, or just curious as to the endless possibilities - Gamerink's account showcases some of the best tattoo work submitted by artists everywhere. The colour and... Continue Reading →
I recently stumbled across a journal article by Jonathan Ostenson, which delved into the great video game narrative debate from the point of view of the English teacher. The article serves as proof that our age is beginning to take interactive entertainment seriously as a cultural product. Ostenson was teaching his students to consider their consoles... Continue Reading →
(February 2014) If there's anything a question mark in a title does suggest, it's a controversial discussion. But the rise of artistic expression seen in various aspects of video game development from graphics, backgrounds, and renderings, to soundtrack and aims have had the care and attention usually admired of pieces of art. These things are... Continue Reading →