Gaming on the smartphone is ever increasing, and as much as we love those games, several of them run into controller related problems. Well of course, there are several options that offer tactile controls, again several of them need to be placed on the screen itself and cover some of the action on the screen.
It’s not always sunny in video game land. In fact, if these prints by Christopher Hemsworth be considered, video game universe is a terrible place for beloved characters. The cool retro-style prints are available on Society6.
Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist is a short live action series adapted from the game. The series will tell the story of Ken, Ryu, Akuma and Gouken, and their relationship. Going by the trailer alone, it looks much better than the awful Chun-li movie that basically Hadouken-ed cinema for street fighter. The live action series will debut in May on TV, DVD, Blu-Ray and YouTube.
Canadian artist Steph Caskenette‘s papercraft renderings of scenes from classic Nintendo games are wonderful. The touch of paper makes these good old games and memories look exquisite with an added teaspoon of nostalgia. The images were not created by using actual paper, but the digital effect works just as good for the purpose. Prints available on RedBubble.
Age of Empires II, the game we loved so much, and its glorious menu to start your glorious campaign. What makes it even better is that artist Jean Bohlen made this in MS Paint, which should be like one of the most difficult things to use for actual art. It took the artist roughly 24 hours to complete this piece. This was submitted to Reddit, where it got some well deserved attention. The discussion on Reddit included this comment by user KarlPilkingtonsBrain, which is just too good to pass up:
“AoEII Valentines Poem:
Roses are red Wololo Roses are blue”
Mario Warfare gets a bit more serious this time with Peach fighting Wario, and Mario taking on Waluigi. Well, it did have a bit of fun with Snake showing up at the start and summing up Metal Gear Solid for Luigi.