Sunday, April 26, 2009

Stay Classy, Video Games

Stay Classy, Video Games

Video game box art sucks. The images on the covers aren't chosen for aesthetics; they're there to make the game look badass (or, for Barbie Horse Adventures, uh... cuteass.)

As recently seen on Kotaku, an artist named Olly Moss set out do do something about it. He's been creating illustrations for video games in the vein of the Penguins Classics series of paperback books. The results are stunning, as you can see:

So why not classy up all video games. I bet if they looked like a piece of art, they wouldn't be seen as "Just for Kids" by the old farts.

That does it for part 1 of this pad post. I'm sure I'll use the other

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