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GDC: Gaming gets framed for Into The Pixel exhibit

Click to Super Mario-size We like a pretty picture just as much as the next Tom, Dick or Monet, but the art featured in the Into The Pixel exhibit – which opened to the public last night at GDC – is some of our favorite. You can experience the aesthetic splendor second-hand by checki...

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Get wowed by gorgeous video game inspired paintings

DeviantART power user, Orioto, has been creating beautiful video game pieces for quite some time (you may have even seen some of his work on Joystiq) and his latest is no exception. Posted a few days ago, Orioto showcases Nintendo's famed heroine, Samus Aran, against a collection of deadly Metroid...

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Gorgeous Mirror's Edge inspired photo set leaps into view

Savage Land Pictures have revealed a gorgeous photo set inspired by the 2008 Electronic Arts action title, Mirror's Edge. The shoot, which Savage Land Pictures notes took months to plan, includes sixteen images of a model dressed as Faith traversing rooftops and interacting with armor-clad enemies...

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Book critic plays BioShock, says it's not quite "art"

If you're anything like us, you're probably getting a little tired of the seemingly never-ending "games as art" debate. Well try and revive your interest for just one more moment -- the Washington Post took an interesting approach in expanding the debate this weekend with a short piece looking at th...

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Tale of Tales showcases artistic games in development

Tale of Tales, an indie studio founded by artists Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn, will be showing several of its works-in-progress over the next few weeks in three separate venues around the world. The studio's oldest game (currently on hold), 8, is a dreamy single player title based on the ...

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Spore developer rants on Wii

Chris Hecker didn't pull any punches at GDC's "Game Publisher's Rant" session. The Maxis developer began his "Fear of a Wii Planet" diatribe by declaring, "The Wii is a piece of sh*t." He went on to describe the console as being vastly underpowered, citing low graphical standards and an inability to...

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