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LoZ 3DS Concept Art photo
LoZ 3DS Concept Art

A Link Between Worlds concept art is so pretty it hurts


So many colors!
Nov 04
// Brett Zeidler
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...
Captain N concept art photo
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
// Tony Ponce
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...
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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
// Jason Cabral
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...
Art of Dead Space photo
Art of Dead Space

Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition


Grotesquely Beautiful
May 26
// Jason Cabral
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 ...
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Maverick Hunter

Maverick Hunter character designer releases X concept art


It's not the worst thing in the world
May 12
// Tony Ponce
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...
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GDC

Ninja Theory talks reboot and shows off unseen Dante art


Dreams and Madness
Mar 29
// Alessandro Fillari
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...
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Mega Man X

Brilliant! Mega Man X life meter candy dispenser concepts


I'd buy that for a dollar!
Feb 15
// Tony Ponce
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 ...
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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...

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New concept shots of Shadowrun Returns


The sixth age never looked so right
Feb 05
// Conrad Zimmerman
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...
Mega Man 10 concept art photo
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
// Chris Carter
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...
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Magrunner: Add some Cthulhu to your future FPS puzzler


Robot dogs are still cool, no matter the ancient evil
Feb 02
// Jason Cabral
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...
Ubisoft's Osiris photo
Ubisoft's Osiris

Demo reel discovered for Ubisoft's unannounced 'Osiris'


Walk like an Egyptian
Jan 29
// Tony Ponce
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....

Contest: Win a copy of The Art of Halo 4!

Nov 15 // mrandydixon
Notes about The Art of Halo 4 from the publisher: Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 is a very special collection of concept art, sketches, and artists’ commentary that highlights the imagination and creative vision of 343 Industries. From the expanses of the Forerunner shield world Requiem to the minutiae of the UNSC Battle Rifle, Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 reveals every spectacular element of the game. Experience the vastness of the UNSC Infinity—the largest and most powerful vessel ever employed by the UNSC—as it encounters the stranded Master Chief and Cortana. Take a first look at a new breed of super-soldier, the Spartan IV, and discover an array of Promethean enemies. This vital edition is a special look inside the creative process as 343 Industries’ expands the Halo universe with the characters, locations, and surprises of Halo 4. 
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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...

Contest: Win a copy of The Art of Assassin's Creed III!

Nov 12 // mrandydixon
Notes about The Art of Assassin's Creed III from the publisher: From the legendary battlefields of Lexington and Concord and the crowded streets of Boston and New York, to the snow-covered Appalachian wilderness, The Art of Assassin’s Creed III is a visual testimony to the extraordinarily breathtaking art of this groundbreaking game.  With legendary heroes of American history, vistas and cityscapes, frozen winter landscapes, threats from the natural world, weather systems, and a wholly new environment for any Assassin so far—all stunningly and historically-correctly recreated by the Ubisoft studio.
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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...

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Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled


Sep 10
// Tony Ponce
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...
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Let's look at the Elephantaur from God of War: Ascension


Aug 05
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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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...

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Rumor: Half-Life 2: Episode 3 artwork leaked


Jun 28
// Jim Sterling
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 ...
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 website details the story


Jun 01
// Chris Carter
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...
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Concept art for Awesomenauts shows a very different game


May 21
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Super Street Fighter 4 art book reveals awesome rejects


Nov 30
// Jonathan Holmes
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...
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Impressions: Halo: The Art of Building Worlds


Oct 31
// Becca Roberts
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.
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Torchlight 2 gets its final class and price


Aug 26
// Liam Fisher
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...
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If only there were an 8-bit Nyan Cat game by Konami


Aug 11
// Joseph Leray
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 ...
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Dragon Age anime gets named, pushed to 2012


Jul 27
// Bob Muir
[As originally posted on Japanator] A little over a year ago, FUNimation announced a Dragon Age anime project, a surprising move for a company that normally focuses on translation and localization. Since then, we h...
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MML3 is still MIA, so here's some cute Roll concept art


Jul 02
// Tony Ponce
Mega Man Legends 3 is floating about in a cloud of uncertainty, and the Prototype Version eShop download still hasn't received a new release date following its delay. How ever can we cope with the harsh realities of developer...
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New Destructoid Episode: Free Dragon Ages & Battlefields!


May 20
// Max Scoville
Hello my little darlings. I've got another one of these awful awful Destructoid Show videos for you:Uh-Huh-Yeah-Sure News: The PSN store is supposed to be working next week. Okay, moving on.Graduation Present News: The new...
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New Halo 10th anniversary art book is on the way!


May 16
// Hollie Bennett
Halo fans and those with empty coffee tables can rejoice this October as Titan Books is pleased to announce Halo: The Art of Building Worlds.  The book will contain over 400 images and photos that span the deca...
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NeverDead enemies continue to amaze


Apr 13
// Conrad Zimmerman
The last time we saw images of Konami's new property NeverDead, Jim likened the enemies they contained to "monstrous walking poop." I thank God that there is a visual representation of this new... thing because I ca...
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Your robot design could be in Shoot Many Robots


Mar 03
// Conrad Zimmerman
This week at GDC, I had the opportunity to put my grubby little hands on Shoot Many Robots. I'm not allowed to talk about what I've seen there until later this week. What I can tell you is that Demiurge Studios has anno...

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