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10:00 AM on 02.08.2014

Destructoid: MS Paint edition! Round 1: Game covers!

[Dtoid community blogger AboveUp posted a fun new MS Paint project for the community. You should join! --Mr Andy Dixon] Drawing is fun. Especially if you're not very good at it. Personally, I'm decent at drawing at best; the ...

AboveUp

7:00 PM on 02.06.2014

Mario and friends get a Sonic Boom redesign too

Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy and Dr. Eggman all just got a major redesign for the new Sonic Boom game. It sure is ... something. Artist Andrew Dickman imagines what Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Peach would look like if they got the same redesign treatment too. There's been some hilarious reactions to what Sega has done with the Sonic franchise all over the net. Post your favorites in the comments below.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Volpin Props has another slick Soul Calibur IV replica

I've been following the work of Volpin Props for years and haven't lost interest yet. The end result is frequently terrific, sure, but it's the step-by-step photos and explanations of the building process that keep me coming ...

Jordan Devore

8:00 PM on 01.27.2014

Fan-made Dark Souls II shields look great in-game

From Software is incorporating the six winning community-made shield designs from that contest into Dark Souls II and here's a look at two of them all finished up. How seamless. Not only are the winners going to receive a cop...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 12.09.2013

Colossal Shadow of the Colossus fan art is just that

DeviantArt member Andrew McGee has visualized each of the various Colossi from Shadow of the Colossus into one image, showing exactly how they compare to one another in scale. It's a breathtaking image, especially when you co...

Ian Bonds

9:00 PM on 12.06.2013

Bohemia is giving out €500,000 to Arma 3 modders

"Make Arma Not War" is the name of an upcoming Bohemia Interactive contest which should greatly help incentivize community-led content creation for Arma 3. The studio is giving out €500,000 in prize money and here's the ...

Jordan Devore





9:00 AM on 11.30.2013

Life-sized papercraft Mass Effect characters creep me out

Papercraft is cool. Giant, human-sized papercraft, on the other hand, gives me the heebie-jeebies. That said, DeviantArt member Tankball has crafted two eerily realistic papercraft recreations of Mass Effect 3 characters...

Wesley Ruscher

3:00 PM on 11.27.2013

Here are the year's best Team Fortress 2 shorts

The votes are in for the 2013 Saxxy Awards and, thank goodness, the phenomenal short Patrick recently posted, "Lil' Guardian Pyro," took top honors. It's embedded above and I urge you to make time today to see it. I'm fighti...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 11.20.2013

Hotline Miami co-creator got badass ink of his own game

The first time I met Dennis Wedin, co-creator of Hotline Miami, I could not stop looking at his arms. His body is adorned by awesome unique tattoos, and his latest piece takes the cake. Dennis got a new tattoo on his chest ba...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:00 PM on 11.15.2013

Here's the guy to thank for some of the best new Pokemon

This was too neat not to share. The artist behind Mega Man Megamix, Hitoshi Ariga, contributed designs to Pokemon X and Y. And, looking at the list of Pokemon he worked on, I think it's safe to say he had a substantial impact...

Jordan Devore

10:00 PM on 11.10.2013

Check out these crazy comics from Dtoider BeatBeat

Dtoid Cblogger BeatBeat has been creating awesome art for the community for a while now -- including this piece inspired by an episode of Communitoid -- but his latest efforts really take the cake. I'm not even going to spoil...

Mr Andy Dixon



Hideo Kojima asked for it and he has received photo
Hideo Kojima asked for it and he has received
by Wesley Ruscher

Back in September, Hideo Kojima tweeted that he was making Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Quiet "more erotic" to entice cosplay. He shared designs of the character's backside and almost seemed to taunt would-be cosplayers with claims that it may be too hard to pull off

Well meet cosplayer and UK Dtoider, Kelly Jean's take on the silent, but deadly sniper. As a big fan of the Metal Gear series -- just check out her fantastic EVA cosplay -- Jean wanted to take on the challenge of recreating the accuracy of an actual video game render. 

"I only know limited amounts about Quiet, as we all do, but since I am a fan of the franchise it's going to take quite a lot to disappoint me. Though I do hope she gets some trousers, she makes me feel pretty cold," Jean said.

Shot in a studio, to get the lighting right, and with some minimal editing Jean's creation of Quiet is eerily spot on, all the way down to the exact hand placements from the MGS V still. The costume came from mostly modified combat gear and has even caught the attention of Kojima himself

With Christmas right around the corner, Jean will also be selling prints of her 'Quiet' cosplay to raise money for Special Effect. All profits will go to the charity, which specializes in bringing the joy of gaming to those with disabilities. 

"I am currently in training to be a health care assistant and care worker. The girl I'm soon to be helping out is really bright and enjoys her games, but has severe physical disabilities, so I'm really passionate about this cause," Jean said. 

http://kellyjeanartist.storenvy.com/

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12:00 PM on 11.10.2013

Weekend Wallpapers: New and Improved Ninja Gaiden Z style

I'm not even sure when the last time we had such a lovely gathering of eye-exploding 2560x1600 renderings to decorate your desktops with, but here you go anyways. Ten new backgrounds that include: The Joker, World of Pla...

Wesley Ruscher

4:45 PM on 11.04.2013

A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts

Nintendo has rounded up a new handful of concept art from the upcoming (just a few more weeks!) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to give all of us a peek into the vision behind the game. Yet again, we're presented w...

Brett Zeidler

11:00 AM on 10.27.2013

Roll gets a new costume every day until Halloween

It's almost the end of the year and it seems like everyone's doing more for Mega Man's 25th birthday than Capcom. We've seen the announcement of the Mega Man Legends 3 Demake, the Mega Man board game, the Mega Man c...

Jonathan Holmes

10:00 PM on 10.18.2013

You have something in your eye, Dr. Robotnik

Oh yeah, we just found your new wallpaper thanks to Ian Wilding. Dr. Robotnik looks quite menacing here, if not a little annoyed thanks to Sonic the Hedgehog. What's that? You don't see Sonic? Look closer. Closer! Ian's art h...

Hamza CTZ Aziz