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Assassin's Creed

Is that Brock Lesnar in Assassin's Creed Syndicate?


Bloody well looks like it
May 13
An eagle-eyed Kotaku reader has spotted a familiar - if unexpected - figure in the recent Assassin's Creed Syndicate stream: wrestler and all-round I-kick-asses-for-a-living-dude, Brock Lesnar.  To check it out for yours... read
Forgotten Memories

Forgotten Memories drags Silent Hill 2 alumni back to the world of survival horror


Troy was never my Guy
Feb 27
Psychoz Interactive's survival horror Forgotten Memories has been flying under the radar for some time now, but all that seems likely to change with the recent cast announcements of Guy Cihi and Dave Schaufele (Sile... read
Renoir

Monochromatic puzzle platformer Renoir coming to PC


Stop me if you've heard this one
Feb 06
Okay, we have seen grayscale puzzle platformers before, but the film noir style is still largely underused in the gaming space. Renoir wants to fix that. I'm down with the idea, but developer Soulbound Games has a long way t... read
Hyrule Warriors

What the heck is going on with this Hyrule Warriors concept art?


Rated 'E' for 'Evil half naked woman bathing in blood'
Jan 03
The Hyrule Warriors strategy guide came out a while ago, so this art isn't exactly news, though it was news to me as I stumbled upon it earlier today. It doesn't look like many others have taken note of this bizarre sketch fr... read
Fortnite

Fortnite still exists, has new trailer and screens to prove it


So says the press release, anyway
Jul 08
Back in March, Epic Games said that its upcoming cooper multiplayer sandbox fortress defense something-or-other Fortnite had "evolved," and that they would hopefully be able to talk about it soon. Well, there has not been mu... read
Ellie art

Destructoid interprets The Last of Us concept artist's work


Ellie, what are you doing?
May 06
[Update: Even more responses added.] We didn't know what to make of the tease from The Last of Us concept artist Marek Okon earlier this week. Okon said,"Is it about TLOU2? Not really... Maybe... Its classified ;P" We kn... read

I wish this PS Vita user interface concept were real


You listening, Sony?
Apr 07
Behance designer Rafał Czaniecki has created a beautiful user interface concept for the PlayStation Vita. It's so nice that I wish it could be implemented somehow.  Sony likes horizontal bars, right? Czan... read

A new piece of Halo 5 concept art has surfaced


Such a tease
Jan 09
Hey look, Halo 5 news! Well, not news about Halo 5 itself, but more so on what's going on behind-the-scenes at 343 Industries. First, Tim Longo joined the team as creative director. His past work included Tomb Raider, Star Wa... read
LoZ 3DS Concept Art

A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts


So many colors!
Nov 04
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... read
Captain N concept art

Captain N concept art reveals Paperboy as the main hero


Also, Mega Man was supposed to have a Mega family!?
Jun 23
Captain N: The Game Master is a show that simply couldn't exist today. A gathering of videogame heroes and villains from all your favorite NES games, of both the first- and third-party variety, interacting and going on advent... read
OZombie

Zombies in Oz?! American McGee reveals more on OZombie


There's no place like the Safe House, There's no place like the Safe House...
May 26
From the creative and somewhat disturbing mind of American McGee comes the reveal for his latest title; a twisted take on the classic tale of Dorothy in OZombie. Since the beginning of May, the OZombie Facebook group has been... read
Art of Dead Space

Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition


Grotesquely Beautiful
May 26
Earlier this week I got the chance to take a closer look at one of Titan Books' recent iOS endeavors, Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Enhanced Edition. While I enjoyed seeing the beautiful and picturesque vistas created by John ... read
Maverick Hunter

Maverick Hunter character designer releases X concept art


It's not the worst thing in the world
May 12
It's been a while, my little chickadees! I've been out for a few days putting my nose to the grindstone, so you haven't been blessed by my sparkling presence. I therefore apologize if you've already seen the above artwork, bu... read
GDC

Ninja Theory talks reboot and shows off unseen Dante art


Dreams and Madness
Mar 29
Just two months ago, DmC: Devil May Cry was released and caused quite a ruckus. While this unique entry in the Devil May Cry franchise didn't exactly light up the charts, and remains a contentious title with series fans, at t... read
Mega Man X

Brilliant! Mega Man X life meter candy dispenser concepts


I'd buy that for a dollar!
Feb 15
I frequently think about game items and how they could have feasible real-world applications. For example, a scale model of Eddie from the Mega Man series would make a great novelty cooler, which would sync up perfectly with ... read
Nightmare fuel
[Update: Contest over! Winners are ghostbody, Occams electric toothbrush, and Zidago.] Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Dead Space to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! This lavish hardco... read feature

New concept shots of Shadowrun Returns


The sixth age never looked so right
Feb 05
The latest issue of Game Informer is making its way out and though the cover story has exciting news for RPG fans, it's the feature on Harebrained Scheme's upcoming Shadowrun Returns that has this tabletop player's heart... read
Mega Man 10 concept art

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10


Some of these concepts are way better than the final design
Feb 04
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting. Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... read

Magrunner: Add some Cthulhu to your future FPS puzzler


Robot dogs are still cool, no matter the ancient evil
Feb 02
After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Gamesplanet Labs, developer Frogwares is branching away from its line of adventure titles and exploring a different area with Magrunner. And what better place to start tha... read
Ubisoft's Osiris

Demo reel discovered for Ubisoft's unannounced 'Osiris'


Walk like an Egyptian
Jan 29
Straight from NeoGAF is this rough demo video of Ubisoft Montreal's latest project, "Osiris." The news was discovered shortly after it was revealed that Ubisoft is putting the Prince of Persia series on the back burner.... read
Master Chief has never looked so good
[Update: Contest closed! Winners are ttocs, EphemeralSynthesis, TurboKill, Dale and naveenwf . Please check your PMs if you haven't already!] Our buddies over at Titan Books have given us five copies of The Art... read feature

Gorgeous art inspired by the game
[Update: Contest closed! Winners are PhilKenSebben, anglorum, stryk, ThomJownes and Justice. Please check your PMs if you haven't already!] Our friends at Titan Books have bestowed upon us five copies of The Ar... read feature

Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled


Sep 10
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM... read

Let's look at the Elephantaur from God of War: Ascension


Aug 05
The team behind God of War: Ascension continues their behind-the-scenes look at Kratos's next adventure by showing us how Lead Concept Artist Izzy brought the Elephantuar to life. Izzy worked on a ton of different animal Mino... read

The official blog for God of War has posted a new Q/A with the Lead Character Concept Artist for God of War: Ascension, Izzy, which takes an in-depth look at the first ever multiplayer boss encounter for the series, Poly... read feature

Rumor: Half-Life 2: Episode 3 artwork leaked


Jun 28
A wave of new Half-Life 2: Episode 3 chatter has been triggered for the millionth time this year, now thanks to the Facebook page of fan site Valve Time. The page posted what it claims to be official artwork for the upcoming ... read

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 website details the story


Jun 01
Although the trailer debuted earlier today, Konami has just dropped a website for Lords of Shadow 2, giving us some introductory info on the game's story, as well as some concept art, screenshots of the trailer, and a few Mer... read

Concept art for Awesomenauts shows a very different game


May 21
While it's not uncommon for developers to readily share concept art, we don't always get specific details about how a game's design evolved throughout its development. In the case of Awesomenauts, Ronimo Games is already shar... read

Super Street Fighter 4 art book reveals awesome rejects


Nov 30
Udon has collected another crapload of offical Capcom artwork and out it in a book you can buy. It's a total luxury item, and will make for the perfect gift for the thrifty Street Fighter fan. I'm definitely&nb... read

Impressions: Halo: The Art of Building Worlds


Oct 31
What were you doing ten years ago? Playing the first Halo game? Well this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Halo series! As one of the most successful franchises for Xbox and Xbox 360, the Halo universe has developed through six games, various comics, novel releases and an anime series.   So to mark this 10th anniversary, Titan Books have released Halo: The Art of Building Worlds. read

Torchlight 2 gets its final class and price


Aug 26
Torchlight 2 already looks set to surpass its predecessor in nearly every way with a larger world, more loot, and new classes. Today Runic has finally announced the fourth class joining the already established trio of the En... read

If only there were an 8-bit Nyan Cat game by Konami


Aug 11
So. Nyan Cat. There is very little left to be said about Nyan Cat, except that it's my profound disappointment to inform you that Konami did not, in fact, release a licensed Nyan game in 1988. Not only would Nyan Cat vs. Tac ... read






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