Like Star Trek? How about fan art? Then you’d better head on over to our brother-from-another-mother website MightyMega and enter to win one of three books of cool Star Trek art created by illustrator Juan Ortiz.
Gaming merchandise shop Fangamer does a great job of straddling the line between geeky and classy. This week, its having what it calls the Posterpocalypse, where some of its posters are being offered for 20% off.
Thanks to it8bit, I’ve found one of my new favorite artists: Billy Butcher. His collection Come Play My Game, I’ll Test Ya! is an edgy and lively mashup of pop culture, headlined by my favorite pastime: videogames.
Like the various countries in the real world, different videogames have different currencies. deviantART member/virtual economist/pun visualizer Matt Cowan pulled the exchange rate for various game currencies right out of his witty ass and created this funny artwork.
French illustrator Grégoire Guillemin created these retro posters as part of his series Exercises in Style, which remind me of the golden age of superheroes. Each poster is unique and the typography matches the overall tone of the art.
Is this yet another take on one of the oldest and most played out memes? Yes it is. Does it matter? Not really. Besides, it’s not a simple Photoshop of the original poster. Dann Matthews did a fantastic job in this print.
If you bought the video game controller evolutionary tree that Pop Chart Lab released last February, know that your reference is now obsolete, because the artsy charts specialists have come back from their virtual archeological voyages and have updated the chart.
How would a Nyan Cat game be played? An on-rails shooter where the only command is to press a button to shoot rainbows out of Nyan Cat’s butt? Or perhaps a side-scrolling racing game where you press a button to propel Nyan Cat by shooting rainbows out of its butt?
Slaterman23 created these awesome-looking Star Wars pixel posters (or pseudo-pixel posters?) that were inspired by Superbrothers’ pixelated roleplaying game for iOS Sword & Sorcery. If you’ve played the game, then you’ll easily recognize these.
A loving father made this growth chart for his daughter’s 7th birthday using Sci-Fi characters (plus Frodo) as markers, starting with tribbles and ending with Darth Vader. Should’ve thrown in a Gundam there dad. You never know!
Remember those awesome typographic Star Wars posters? While these ones may not be as visually dynamic as those, Jerod Gibson had the brilliant idea of using actual quotes from Star Wars to create his version. These great posters are available for purchase as well, so that they can adorn your walls in typographic and Star Wars goodness.
We’ve seen video game controllers cataloged periodic table-style, but I always thought an evolutionary tree would be more appropriate, especially since most controllers are just derivatives of a few classic designs. Finally, someone has come up with such a chart: