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Whoops Whoops

Jacek Pilarski is a concept artist and matte painter based in the UK.

11 Years On, Mirror's Edge Is Still A Masterpiece 11 Years On, Mirror's Edge Is Still A Masterpiece

I don’t tend to replay video games very often. The demands of this job mean I’m normally straight onto the next one as soon as the credits roll on the last. But every year I try to find the time to revisit one of my all-time favourites: EA’s Mirror’s Edge.

The Queen's Golden Wii Has Been Found The Queen's Golden Wii Has Been Found

Ten years ago, a THQ marketing stunt sent a gold-plated Nintendo Wii console to Queen Elizabeth II. She obviously never received the gift personally, which led People Make Games’ Chris Bratt to wonder: then where the hell was it?

Our Favorite Cosplay From IKKiCON 2018

IKKiCON is an anime convention that was held in Austin from December 28-30.

Last Drinks Last Drinks

Enforcer 12 is a character designer and concept artist from China.

Zelda, Banjo Kazooie Levels Modded Into Super Mario Odyssey Zelda, Banjo Kazooie Levels Modded Into Super Mario Odyssey

Perhaps to give Odyssey that Smash Bros/Nintendo Museum feel, modder ItzSka has been importing custom levels into the Switch platformer, like Clanker’s Cavern from Banjo Kazooie and the exterior of Wind Waker’s Dragon Roost Island.

Artists Are Making Awesome "Paintings" In Source Filmmaker Artists Are Making Awesome "Paintings" In Source Filmmaker

Source Filmmaker is famous for the Saxxy Awards and other machinima, but there’s a vibrant and fascinating scene using the program for “scenebuilding” (2D art) as well.

Tokyo Streets Tokyo Streets

Thomas Dubois is an architect from France who also dabbles as a creative director and concept artist.

Hotline Miami Reimagined As A PS1 Game

Top-down bloodbath Hotline Miami is defined by its perspective, but horror dev Puppet Combo decided to flip that anyway and remake the game’s first level as a third-person PS1-like experience.

Bike Girl Bike Girl

Malcolm Wopé is a concept artist from South Africa.

What Persona 5 Would Look Like On The Game Boy Advance What Persona 5 Would Look Like On The Game Boy Advance

As of January 2019, there is only one version of Persona 5. But if/when we get a portable version, just like Persona 3 & 4 did, it...still won’t look like this. Unless it gets in a time machine.

Leaked Disney Infinity 4.0 Footage Is Deeply Depressing

Disney Infinity was a good idea with some very cool toys, and its demise had everything to do with corporate mismanagement and very little to do with Disney Infinity. So seeing this footage of what was supposed to be the game’s fourth iteration stings.

The Pinkertons Are Still Around, Suing Over Red Dead Redemption 2 The Pinkertons Are Still Around, Suing Over Red Dead Redemption 2

I have learned two things today. One is that publishers Take-Two find themselves in the middle of a legal battle over Red Dead Redemption 2. Two is that the Pinkertons, famous detective villains from the 19th century’s old, wild west are still around in 2019.

Once More Unto The Breach, Dear Friends Once More Unto The Breach, Dear Friends

Chris Glenn is a freelance concept artist based in Los Angeles.

Sonic Crash Course: The Kotaku Review Sonic Crash Course: The Kotaku Review

There’s a new Sonic the Hedgehog board game out. And having spent the last week playing it with my kids, I think that aside from Mania it’s maybe the best Sonic game I’ve played in years, regardless of the medium.

Suspected Cosplay Stalker Destroys Seven Cars During Anime Con [Update] Suspected Cosplay Stalker Destroys Seven Cars During Anime Con [Update]

A suspected arson attack, allegedly carried out by an “obsessed stalker”, has torched seven cars in the parking lot of a hotel where Anime Los Angeles attendees have been staying over the weekend.

Just Witcher Stuff Just Witcher Stuff

Piotr Foksowicz is a freelance concept artist and illustrator from Poland.

Fallout 76's Bobby Pins Are No Longer 60x Heavier Than Actual Bobby Pins Fallout 76's Bobby Pins Are No Longer 60x Heavier Than Actual Bobby Pins

Amidst all of Fallout 76's launch woes, one of the funnier stories was how its lock-picking bobby pins—normally a weightless commodity in Bethesda games—were now hilariously heavy, to the point where just 60 of them would weight as much as a mini-nuke.

Fans Create Short, Terrific Breath Of The Wild Animation

Since Nintendo hasn’t licensed an official Breath of the Wild animation, it’s up to fans to do the work.

Maybe Board Game Rules Can Suck Less Now Maybe Board Game Rules Can Suck Less Now

The best thing about playing board games is sitting around a table with some beers and playing board games. The worst part is having to learn the rules beforehand.

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