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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fantastic Half Life Artworks – Since Valve are not really into games and more into gaming hardware, seeing from their last announcements, we probably won’t see any Half-Life games anytime soon. But let’s remember the good times with this awesome compilation of artworks.

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Yes, You Can Design Video Game Weapons For A Living – rmory Studios, a small team that was setting out to specialise in the design of fake guns for video game characters, has managed to do just that.

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There is an interview on CG Record with Piotr Jaworowski the Executive Creative Director at Warsaw based agency, Ars Thanea, where he details how two giant illustrations were prepared for the world premier of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Commissioned by Ubisoft, for a promotional event featuring skyscrapers covered with gigantic the printouts, more than a dozen people worked on the project for about two months.

We started with the sketch Ubisoft had sent us, and expanded it using our creativity … then it was the standard process: we made a composition, 3D and corrections. But it was the size, and the amount elements that proved to be the hardest part to work on. Both scenes are very complicated composition-wise. There is an immense number of details in this illustration. We modelled them all in 3D: elements of the ship, ropes, human figures. Flags and masts are fabric simulations.

Read on to see the giant Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag visuals.

 

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The Best Box Art Of This Generation – With the current generation of consoles drawing to a close, then, now’s as good a time as any to look back on what were some of the best examples of box art to grace the 360, PS3 and Wii.

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Play the Dead Rising 3 interactive gameplay trailer – An interactive trailer for Dead Rising 3 has popped up on the Xbox YouTube channel today. Challenging viewers to find a path to “the after party,” the trailer constitutes a whole mess of short clips.

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Video game art in the new ImagineFX | Illustration | Creative Bloq – In this game art special, the secrets of the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt are revealed – catching up with CD Projekt RED, the studio behind one of the most eagerly anticipated games of 2014.

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Interactive Website Showcasing Over 30 Years of Mario Games – The Museum of Mario highlights the evolution of the game from its rich history as an 8-bit arcade game to its 3D versions in recent years.

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