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By Anthony Redgrave from Japanator:
Video Game art books are often bound by a specific game, game developer, genre or era with rare exceptions being anthology collections. It is rarer still to see both Eastern and Western video game art contained within a single title due to their contrasting art styles and philosophies. Game Art bucks these traditions to assemble one of the most versatile collections of video game art to be published and dives into the mind's of their creators provided by thought-provoking interviews and commentary on their work.
Video Game art books are often bound by a specific game, game developer, genre or era with rare exceptions being anthology collections. It is rarer still to see both Eastern and Western video game art contained within a single title due to their contrasting art styles and philosophies. Game Art bucks these art book traditions to compile the most varied collections of video game art to be published and dives into the mind's of their creators provided by thought-provoking interviewers.



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Transformers #45 iBooks Preview
Posted by News Fetcher on September 01 '15 at 01:01 PM
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Apple’s iBooks store has updated with a three-page preview of Transformers #45! The title continues to weave a web of intrigue in this preview, as we start getting hints to the next major plot developments, and the secrets of the Onyx Interface! Check out the preview to see for yourself! Transformers 45 is stated as being due on 30 September, though usually when a preview goes on the iBooks site, it usually falls about two weeks before the book is released, so we might be getting this one mid-September. Keep it TFW for the Diamond Comics shipping lists, which » Continue Reading.

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More than Meets the Eye 44 Retailer Incentive Cover
Posted by News Fetcher on September 01 '15 at 12:45 PM
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IDW have updated their Facebook page with a look at the cover art for More than Meets the Eye 44. Featuring art by Agnes Garbowska, this features an adorable SD Megatron and Nautica – and Nautica comes complete with a Rodimus plushie! Check it out after the break, and pick up the full issue when it hits comic stores tomorrow!

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Rumor – Robots In Disguise Overload Deployer?
Posted by News Fetcher on September 01 '15 at 11:01 AM
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Hat tip to 2005 Board member Nevermore for alerting us to a listing for a new (or is it cancelled?) Robots In Disguise toy. According to a listing over at UK retailer thetoyshop , we have a listing for a new Deployer figure named Overload. The figure is simultaneously listed as “Discontinued” as well as “Coming Soon”. The listing unfortunately contains no images (The picture attached to this store is of Armada Overload).So, take this news with a grain of salt as we receive more information. Hopefully, fans of the line can be looking forward to a new » Continue Reading.

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Generations Motor Master Now Has Fixed Hips
Posted by News Fetcher on September 01 '15 at 11:01 AM
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Now a follow up on a previous story regarding the Generations Voyager Optimus Prime’s hip problem and how Hasbro has resolved them. It has now been brought to our attention that the voyager mold’s very popular reuse, Motor Master, has been given the same treatment! These resolved issues make the figures more stable when combined with the Stunticons in their combined mode, Menasor. Thanks to 2005 Board member Payres for once again providing the heads up.   You can view pictures and how to tell if you’re purchasing the correct version after the break.

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Giant Robot Comics based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, are going to be offering a cool new exclusive Transformers comic cover. This exclusive variant cover for More than Meets the Eye 45 features art by Casey Coller and colors by Jean-Paul Bove, and depicts a battle between the Autobots and Decepticons at Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia, near to where Giant Robot Comics are based. It’s a cool cover with a healthy dose of retro-Generation 1 cartoon love – check out the full version on Giant Robot Comics’ Twitter feed, or by clicking the “read more” link below.

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By Salvador GRodiles from Japanator:


Now that September has started, the folks at Toei have spooked up a new video for Kamen Rider Ghost on their tokusatsu YouTube channel. Apparently, there seems to be a spaceship involved in this segment.

Wait a minute... Isn't this show's motif supposed to be spirits and historical figures? Why would the Eyecons come from another planet if they're meant to give Ghost the powers of the "Great Men?" In all seriousness, I didn't mind the video's opening segment since it could imply that the series might be an over-the-top program with humorous segments, kind of like Kamen Rider Fourze.

So far, the show's main Rider gives off a Den-O vibe since his forms seem to have a mind of their own. Hell, it reminded me of the music video where the Imagins sang "Climax Jump," which gives me hope that we're in for some great laughs. Based on how his transformation went, something tells me that we're in for a bunch of eye puns as well.

In case you missed out on the announcements for Ghost's staff and cast, you can head on over to the section below.




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Thanks once again to Hisashi Yuki, we’ve received some new tweet updates with more new images of Takara’s Legends LG-14 Ultra Magnus (known as Leader Class Ultra Magnus in Hasbro markets). This is our first look at an in-package Magnus as we inch closer to its release this month. The icing on the cake is another new image with Magnus featured along side Arcee and Springer, bringing some G1 Animated movie magic to your collection shelves! Continue on after the jump to see the images and join in on the discussion!

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Go on a Sunday drive with Final Fantasy XV
Posted by News Fetcher on September 01 '15 at 04:15 AM
By Josh Tolentino from Japanator:


Based on what we've seen so far, the most interesting parts of Final Fantasy XV are looking less like "epic adventure" and more like "awesome road trip". And I'm totally down with that notion. Riding in a car with your buds can be just as exciting as saving the world, especially if the car in question is as cool as the Regalia, your regal limo.

The team at Square Enix seem well aware of that and have wisely spent some promo time on a video of Final Fantasy XV's "driving gameplay", going into unnecessary detail about the available camera angles. And strangely enough, the fact that they've gone to such lengths to simulate the experience of traveling by car makes FFXV feel like the most modern and contemporary Final Fantasy yet, even with all that sci-fantasy stuff from other trailers and continuing nonsense about crystals and whatnot. Call me pumped for it, I guess.

In some ways, perhaps the least realistic thing about all this is how the car isn't yet littered with food containers despite how long the quartet have been driving, and why they're not listening to some cool radio stations or podcasts in the clip. For that matter, what would a podcast in the world of a Final Fantasy game be like?




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Good enou-NOPE
Posted by News Fetcher on August 31 '15 at 11:15 PM
From The Trenches:
So immediately upon graduating I realized there was a recession going on, or something. Well, I had a shiny new degree in fine arts, specifically computer animation, and I really wanted a career in game design.

I risked some of my remaining funds (which technically I didn’t have since I was in tens of thousands of dollars in debt thanks to said degree) by flying across the country for a gaming career conference in order to make professional contacts.

I visited the booth of a smaller company that had developed an RTS title that I had really liked, and the representative there, who was dressed in shorts and sandals, spent a long time looking at my portfolio.

“You belong here.” said the guy, and then he added, “We might have some new positions in a few months, be sure to apply.”

Wow. I felt great.

Then I went to one of the largest (in the top three, and not Blizzard, they were very nice) game designer/publishing companies, and showed my portfolio to the representative, who was in formal business attire. She looked at my portfolio for five minutes in silence (which is a really long time when you’re standing to the side fidgeting). She meticulously scanned over all the sketches of weapons, monsters, landscapes, and then the 3-D models. Then she looked at my last page, which was my resume.

Upon seeing my resume, she slapped my portfolio shut and curtly said, “You should have your resume as your first page.” and then walked away.

What the hell, lady?

I graduated cum laude, from a prestigious art institute, taking classes both in traditional art as well as video editing, programming and computer animation. So why had I been rejected?

I had no work experience.

The thing is, she had spent so much time looking at my portfolio that my work had to have been good enough to keep her attention. But apparently with no work experience my apparent talent was irrelevant and I had wasted her time.

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TFcon is happy to welcome Brendan Cahill to TFcon Charlotte. Fans will recognize his art from various issues of both Transformers ongoing #21, #25, #27, #29, Robots in Disguise #7, 2012 Annual and More than Meets the Eye #12, #27 and #40. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees. TFcon Charlotte – America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention will be the weekend of October 16th to 18th, 2015. TFcon Charlotte will take place at the Embassy Suites Charlotte Concord with special guests GREGG BERGER the voices of G1 Grimlock and Jetfire » Continue Reading.

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Thanks to the Nintendo of America Twitter handle, we’ve learned of a pretty cool giveaway by Nintendo to go along with the Transformers themed Splatoon event. If you’re interested in winning an exclusive Nintendo T-shirt, appropriately themed either Autobot or Decepticon, all you need to do is follow @NintendoAmerica, use the hash tag #SweepsEntry, and tell them why you’re either Team Autobot Splatoon or Team Decepticon Splatoon! An oddity bit of news for sure, but we hope you enjoy!

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Good news for fans in Australia and New Zealand, the second season of Transformers Prime will be released on Blu-Ray courtesy of Madman Entertainment. This announcement comes after a long delay of season 1 of Prime being released on Blu-Ray. This set will be released on October 14, 2015 at a retail price of $54.95 AUD.

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Annotated Anime: Himouto! Umaru Chan episode 8
Posted by News Fetcher on August 31 '15 at 09:16 AM
By Anthony Redgrave from Japanator:
Just as Nagato Yuki-chan is entering summer, Himouto! Umaru-chan is entering winter as this episode features all the anime tropes of bringing out the kotatsu, visiting the shrines, and a good ol' colourful party that makes our real life party's look lifeless and monochrome.
I'm gonna preface this recap by saying that there is a substantial chunk of animation after the credits so if you tend to close the screen when the ending song starts I'd suggest you go back. It brings one of the last side characters into the fold and it's the best part of this episode.



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News - Thirty-Seven Hour Energy
Posted by News Fetcher on August 31 '15 at 09:02 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
I couldn’t get my mouse to work on the desk in the hotel, but I saw a little glossy advertisement for Hiveswap my son had been delighted by, and that is now my Mousepad. So! Thank you, Hiveswap, even if I find your subject matter indistinguishable from an lunar apocalypse cult.

I’m still getting used to the idea that there is a post I need to write during the show. Like crossing the metaphorical streams, trying to stop this hurtling contraption at any point before its conclusion seems like a super bad idea. That said, there have been three solid days of strange happenings and much of it has been noteworthy.
My friend Gabriel has just announced that we’re working with Mike Selinker and Lone Shark Games to bring not just his Thornwatch game to market but the entirety of the Eyrewood - Lookouts and Daughters are also along for the ride in what can only be called a triptych of hive runes. I have a sensation that this change is going to impact me far more than Gabe, on the writing side; I’ll keep you up to date.
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