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Buy The BlazBlue Art Book For Cheap(er)

By Ishaan . October 25, 2009 . 11:23am

While Amazon has it available for $18.76, it’ll only cost you $15 to pick it up directly from Aksys.

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See Some Valkyria Chronicles 2 Sketches And Final Art

By Spencer . August 21, 2009 . 11:13am

Character illustrations from Valkyria Chronicles 2 popped up on Sega’s official blog. Take a look at rough illustrations of Avan, Jerry, and Cosette, the three lead characters, next to their final design.

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Ehrgeiz Developers Working On Toshinden Revival

By Spencer . June 26, 2009 . 10:55am

Speaking with Tomy USA I learned Toshinden is being planned as a mixed media project similar to .hack. Dream Factory, the developers of Ehrgeiz and Tobal No. 1, are working on the game.

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Cameo Artists Collaborate On Trinity Universe

By Spencer . June 19, 2009 . 10:03am

New characters for crossover RPG, Trinity Universe, are out, but these are not cameo characters. They’re original designs from cameo artists.

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Knight in the Nightmare Art Book Explains The Art

By Spencer . May 15, 2009 . 4:28pm

My favorite thing about art books is commentary from the creators. How else would you know the bust size of the Luminous Arc witches? The Tome of Lost Souls book shares equally insightful information like how the Knights are designed.

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Dissidia: Final Fantasy’s Reversible Cover Art

By Spencer . May 15, 2009 . 1:00pm

Choose your allegiance to Cosmos or Chaos with the Dissidia: Final Fantasy package art. One side has all the Cosmos and all of the Final Fantasy heroes as imagined by Tetsuya Nomura. Flip it over and you have villains.

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Muramasa: The Demon Art Scroll

By Spencer . April 17, 2009 . 4:44pm

Marvelous teased an image scroll as a pre-order bonus for Muramasa: The Demon Blade in Japan. Individually, each picture is tiny. Strung together the scroll is over five feet long. Characters are on the front. Enemies and stages are on the back.   Xseed hasn’t said if they will offer the same bonus when Muramasa: […]

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Art From The Tales of Vesperia Anime Film

By Spencer . April 7, 2009 . 8:42am

Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike takes place before the events of Tales of Vesperia with Yuri Lowell as an Imperial Knight. Production I.G. is handling the film which is said to tie in with the PS3 version. While the film revolves around Yuri other faces from Tales of Vesperia will be in the movie. […]

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Mysterious Mistwalker Sketch Isn’t From Their Next Game

By Spencer . April 2, 2009 . 8:33am

A few weeks ago a drawing circulated from Kimihiko Fujisaka, an artist employed at Mistwalker. He is working on a new project, but this drawing has nothing to do with it.   In his creator page Fujisaka explains the armored warrior and skeletal dragon is merely a single drawing he did recently. Fujisaka also laments […]

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Sonic The Snowman

By Spencer . March 10, 2009 . 12:15pm

What does Yoshitaka Miura , the art director of Sonic and the Black Knight, do in his spare time?   He makes snowmen. Sonic the Hedgehog snowmen leading a pack of tiny snowmen. While tiny Miura’s snow sculpture gets bonus points for keeping Sonic’s spiky hair, a lingering sign of Sonic’s ‘tude.    

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Let’s Look At Some Little King’s Story Artwork

By Spencer . February 19, 2009 . 9:42am

After many delays, Little King’s Story is almost done. Rising Star Games really is releasing it this spring and Europe will be the first region anywhere in the world to get Little King’s Story when it ships on April 24.   Great to see Rising Star Games and their parent company Marvelous push to premiere […]

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Glance At Some Mega Man Star Force 3 Artwork

By Spencer . January 22, 2009 . 12:45pm

Since the Mega Man Star Force series began new games were released in Japan during the holidays and Capcom USA brought them here the following summer. Capcom isn’t breaking the trend with Mega Man Star Force 3: Black Ace and Mega Man Star Force 3: Red Joker. Both games are scheduled to come out in […]

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Concept Art For The First Batch Of Dragon Quest IX Classes

By Spencer . December 10, 2008 . 7:19am

We described the first round of classes in Dragon Quest IX before and now you can see the male and female versions of them. Before you begin your adventure you get to choose your gender. If you decide on a female warrior you can wear a practical chain mail tank top bikini combo. We’re sure […]

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A Luminous Arc 2 Character Guessing Game

By Spencer . November 3, 2008 . 9:15pm

How well do you know the cast Of Luminous Arc 2? This picture is an unlikely photo op since allies, enemies, and neutral characters are in the same photo. There are ten unnamed characters here and ten matching descriptions below. See if you can match who is who and post your guess in the comments! […]

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Games are art at the Mori Art Museum

By Spencer . October 15, 2007 . 2:33pm

Overlooking Tokyo, fifty-three stories in the sky, is the Mori Art Museum hovers. A couple days ago they opened up a new contemporary art exhibit called Roppongi Crossing 2007: Future Beats in Japanese Contemporary Art. Some of the pieces are exceptional if you’re a sucker for modern art like me and (surprise!) two of them […]