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Apple patent turns in-game choices into a customized comic book

In 2009, Apple filed a patent to transfer players' unique video game story paths, choices and customized characters to book form, available automatically after the game was finished as an e-book, book or graphic novel. The USPTO granted Apple that patent today and made it public, complete with...

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Storyteller preview: In the eye of the beholder

"Wait, save that. No one's done it that way before. You made it more complicated." Daniel Benmergui reached out to grab the mouse and save a screenshot of my panels in his comic-book narrative game, Storyteller, where I had just concocted a tale of love and loss based on the page's prompt, using a...

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Gravity Rush's love affair with the 'bande dessinee' art style

Gravity Rush's art draws heavily from the Franco-Belgian comic book style bande dessinee, which is marked by exaggerating elements that the reader should pay the most attention to. For Gravity Rush, this means creating a large, lush world with multiple, vertical layers and buildings, done with a...

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Dark Horse's online Dungeon Siege 3 comic now available

If you're interested in delving into the lore behind Dungeon Siege 3 before the RPG drops June 21, you might want to flip through the virtual pages of Dark Horse's comic book tie-in. The first, ten-page issue of the illustrated prequel is now available on Dark Horse's official site....

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Under Siege hits PSN on May 3, comic book downloadable now

Okay, so that November release didn't happen. And then December slipped by. But Seed Studios was just biding its time, waiting for the perfect strategic opportunity to spring its Move-friendly RTS, Under Siege, upon unsuspecting PS3 users, and it turns out that time is May 3. As a show of...

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3's alternate costumes' comic book origins explored

Apparently, a little bit more thought went into the alternate costumes of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 than just "hey, this outfit would probably look cool in red and black." IGN recently explored the canonical comic book origins of a handful of Marvel fighters' extra duds, including Storm's crimson X-Treme...

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Rumor: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 comic art reveals Galactus and Taskmaster [update]

Neither Capcom nor Marvel has yet to announce an official comic tie-in for forthcoming fighting game collaboration Marvel vs. Capcom 3, but a posting on ComicArtFans.com indicates that just such a product is on the way. The images seemingly reveal both Galactus and Taskmaster (aka "that guy who...

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Driver comic series debuting at Comic-Con

With all of the comic book news lately, you'd think Comic-Con was right around the ... oh. Well, Ubisoft has another comic book based on one of its properties ready to roll out at this week's event, this one based on the upcoming Driver: San Francisco. Unlike its Assassin's Creed book, which will...

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Assassin's Creed comic confirmed, likely set in Russia

As we deduced early last month, Assassin's Creed is getting the comic book treatment -- but based on the teaser video found after the break, the time period and setting will be pretty far removed from 15th-century Italy. Set to be fully revealed at next week's San Diego Comic-Con, the three-part...

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Kane & Lynch comics to terrorize newsstands this August

Are the Kane & Lynch video games simply not enough to satiate your homicidal duo needs? Then draw pleasure in a new partnership between IO Interactive and DC Comics, which will spawn a limited comic run telling the origin stories of this reluctant duo produced by DC Wildstorm. The series...

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