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9:00 PM on 07.30.2014

Which of these alternate The Evil Within covers do you like best?

I tend to prefer alternate game cover art over the "real" thing and The Evil Within is no exception. Publisher Bethesda has three covers for us to vote on and whichever piece wins will be used on the inside sleeve for the lau...

Jordan Devore


4:30 PM on 07.23.2014

These PlayStation demakes transport you to a simpler time

It's never been all about the graphics for me. I can appreciate slick environments and the ability to watch sweat roll down my rugged protagonist's brow. But truth be told, I've always had a thing for PlayStation-era graphics...

Brittany Vincent

4:30 PM on 07.22.2014

Azure Striker out next month in Japan, working on North American release parity

Keiji Inafune's other not Mega Man game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt, is coming to Japan (via 3DS eShop) on August 20. No word on a specific North American release date. Inti Creates' Takuya Aizu explained...

Steven Hansen

1:45 PM on 07.16.2014

Sunset Overdrive gets the Mondo poster treatment

Mondo has come out with some of the coolest movie posters in recent times. I've yet to get one, and not for lack of trying. Now, it seems videogames are on the table for the company -- I sense more pain from missed limited-ed...

Jordan Devore

2:00 PM on 07.14.2014

Ex-Rare concept artist reimagines Metroid as a Hanna-Barbera cartoon

As a kid, I was lucky to have parents who showed me things that came before my time. One such medium was Hanna-Barbera cartoons. I watched hours upon hours of Hong Kong Phooey, Snagglepuss, and Wacky Races alongside...

Chris Carter

5:00 PM on 07.08.2014

Skullgirls' rad lead animator selling a sketchbook until July 31

Mariel Cartwright is taking one run of pre-orders until July 31 on an 80-page, black and white sketchbook, which was originally sold at Anime Expo. After July 31, you'll have to pick it up at next year's Anime Expo.  It's probably real good because her art is real good.

Steven Hansen

7:00 AM on 07.08.2014

We go forward: A bittersweet comic to start your day

Using game mechanics and a pixel art aesthetic to convey a deeper thought is no longer for indie games some of you are sick of. It can be done in comic form. And quite well. It's like a mild La Maison en Petits Cubes, in that I wasn't weeping  heavy for five straight minutes.  It's cute and bittersweet. Good job, Shenanigansen (no relation).

Steven Hansen

3:30 PM on 06.30.2014

Unwind with this Pokémon Art Academy speed painting video

I sometimes watch an episode of Bob Ross' The Joy of Painting to relax before bed. He's just got one of those soothing voices, y'know? This how-to-draw video for Pokémon Art Academy is similar thanks to some laid-back...

Jordan Devore

1:45 PM on 06.30.2014

Limited Okami art prints are nice, expensive

It feels weird to get nostalgic for the PS2, but thinking about Clover will do that (also, make me want to stop working and play God Hand). We were blessed with some good stuff circa 2006. And Italy won the World Cup. If you'...

Steven Hansen

7:00 AM on 06.27.2014

This Mayan-styled Mother Brain painting is amazing

Okay, this might very well be one of the most amazing pieces of video game art I've ever seen. It's a Mayan-styled painting by Redditor NotSureHowItGoes' wife, who is obviously quite the skilled artist. I'm immediately drawn ...

Brittany Vincent

7:00 PM on 06.23.2014

We're celebrating Sonic's 23rd birthday the only way we know how

It's Sonic's 23rd birthday, and we couldn't let his big day go by unnoticed. We wanted to celebrate by paying tribute to the legendary hedgehog. A really hot, steamy, sexy, erotic tribute. In case that last sentence wasn't indication enough, this post isn't exactly family friendly. So, not safe for work content to follow. You've been warned. Enjoy.

Brett Makedonski





7:00 PM on 06.12.2014

You won't believe these Kirby pics that Dtoid drew, they will blow your mind and restore your faith in humanity

How's Destructoid wrapping up E3? Frantically cranking out previews from the press room? Hustling around the show floor to see as much as possible? We probably should be. Instead, we're drawing pictures of Kirby. Really really good pictures of Kirby.

Brett Makedonski

2:19 PM on 06.10.2014

Be a better class of artist with Wii U's Art Academy

Nintendo really wants to teach you how to draw. They're sick of your stick figure Mario scribblings and they want to see improved fan art on the horizon. Thus, the Wii U version of Art Academy was born. Learn to draw your ow...

Brittany Vincent

11:00 PM on 06.04.2014

Udon's Art of Capcom Complete Edition don't give a f*ck

Like the WWE, Capcom has been around long enough to have history that spans several distinct eras. They may be in the "all our old fans hate us but we still put out some good games sometimes" era now, but in the '90s, they we...

Jonathan Holmes

11:30 AM on 06.04.2014

2014's Into the Pixel exhibit announces its art selections

As a joint effort between the ESA and Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS), the exhibits for the 2014 Into the Pixel Collection have been announced. This is the 11th year running, and it seeks to honor videogame ar...

Chris Carter

9:00 AM on 05.29.2014

The mad cute doodles that birthed BattleBlock Theater

Here's the bar napkin pitch -- or at least high school textbook margin doodle pitch -- for BattleBlock Theater, which just recently saw its Steam release. The Behemoth posted Art Director Dan Paladin's sketches to its site. Pretty neat to see some of the early concepts that were floating around before hot code was ever fed through computers. And it's also so damn cute.

Steven Hansen