Monthly Archives: June 2011

Batman: Arkham City Box art (it sucks)

You’d think a comic book hero like Batman, artists wouldn’t have a difficult time coming up with a great cover for a video game. Well, this is what they came up with for Batmans new game, Arkham City. This is … Continue reading

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Stay Down!

I previously posted about comic artist Zac Gorman and his “animated” Zelda inspired web comics. I was planning on leaving it at that, but when I saw his most recent artwork, I just couldn’t help the urge of posting about … Continue reading

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Operation Rainfall: Listen to Us Nintendo of America!

If you own a Wii, you know it’s been going through a game drought recently and with no major releases until Skyward Sword comes out later in the year. A major issue with this generation of consoles is that the … Continue reading

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The “Double Life” Playstation Ad

Here is an ad that Sony created for the original Playstation. There’s no game play footage, no footage of a gamer fake playing, none of a family laughing and playing. It’s a great ad, it shows the range of people … Continue reading

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Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta

Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta is being developed by a Saudi game developing company called Semaphore. It follows treasure hunter Faris Jawad through his adventures in the Middle East on the trail of a famous Muslim explorer Ibn Battuta. On … Continue reading

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Moor Pu Dekcuf

Apologies for the low quality image, I took this with my iPhone last night while playing Shadows of the Damned. It was a funny moment when Garcia (your main character) tried to read this sign, and then I tried reading … Continue reading

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Box Art[ist]

I believe box art plays an important role in the presentation of a video game. It should reveal the characters and aspects of the game play, but I don’t think it should spell it out for the audience. More recently, … Continue reading

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