Scott Pilgrim has plenty of videogame references in it. But it’s more than references, it’s a big part of the whole Scott Pilgrim world. It’s all set up with boss fights, powerups, and the kind of stuff that makes sense to most people reading this blog. The whole brand is producing good product, from the [...]
Just like our Final Fantasy art treatment a little while ago, it seems that Pokemon has affected enough people with art skills to warrant some of your favorite characters getting a realistic update. Of course, by realistic, I mean that it could conceivably show up on the Sci-Fi Channel or in your nightmares. The Pokemon [...]
That is correct. Mike Shinoda, the rapping guy from Lincoln Park and Fort Minor, took some time out of his normal money-making schedule to create a hit app for the iPad/iPhone/iPod. Don’t worry, he hasn’t stopped spitting that hot fire for good, but I’ll be sure to tell you if he exhibits any more game-inspired [...]
Everyone loves Final Fantasy art. People just can’t get enough of that future-classic-big-bright-andro-sexy-soft-animal-fantastic thing. Because of that, there are always artists remaking characters from it. Here’s some Final Fantasy interpretations that I thought were pretty good. Source by order of appearance: Chester Campo Vicente Cifuentes Maribel Monidero Sam Filstrup via the Swedish site Sugoi MisterBenja.
I had to go back about six years to find this video just to illustrate how the mainstream can be influenced by video games without doing an overtly obvious homage or something too contrived. In this case, we have the illegal sampling of Namco’s Pac-Man sounds by Sony BMG artist Lil Flip. Pac-Man is used [...]