Video Game Art

Art

How Painting Opened Worlds of Possibility for ‘Dishonored 2’

We talked to Sebastien Mitton, Arkane art director, about his influences and artistic approach.
Giaco Furino
11.28.16
Inside Dishonored 2

The Propaganda and Branding of ‘Dishonored 2’

Presented by 'Dishonored 2'. Jean-Luc Monnet, the game's assistant art director, explains a little about the game world's posters and advertisements.
VICE Staff
11.2.16
VICE vs Video games

Looking at Video Games as Art with ‘Tengami’ and Writer Matt Sainsbury

Matt's new book 'Game Art' features incredible imagery, but is the public ready to accept video games as art? Here's a chat about that, alongside a chapter from the book.
Mike Diver
8.26.15
Art

Trash Landscapes and Kool-Aid Men Come to Canada

Virtual realities and docu-fictions abound in Jon Rafman's first-ever museum exhibition in Canada.
Benoit Palop
6.23.15
Gaming

See the Best of Video Game Art at E3’s 'Into the Pixel'

Villains, labyrinths, taverns, and blind forests become celebrated art in video game exhibit.
Tanja M. Laden
6.22.15
Gaming

3D Dioramas Take 'Paper Mario' To Another Level

OK, so it isn't actually Paper Mario (the game)— it's 3D paper recreations of Super Mario and other classic NES games.
Kevin Holmes
9.2.14
Gaming

MIDI Mates: Pacman And Steve Reich Mashed Into One Epic Performance Piece

Tacit Group fused a legendary minimal composition with a legendary minimal video game. Makes sense.
Zach Sokol
3.6.14
Art

Campbell Logan Updated a Century-Old Animation Technique for the N64 Generation

Rotoscoping meets Nintento's Wave Racer 64.
Mike Sugarman
2.27.14
Gaming

Lowbrow Indie Gaming Meets Highbrow Art With Jim Munroe

The artist is taking over the Art Gallery of Ontario until April 4th and will throw a Fancy Video Game Party.
Nadja Sayej
2.20.14
Art

The 8-Bit Olympics May Be More Fun Than The Real Games

Arcade-style Sochi is where it's at this winter.
Zach Sokol
2.14.14
Gaming

These Old School Hackers Used Dead Tech To Make Arcade Game Art

PrintCade turns e-waste into Space Invader-inspired creativity.
DJ Pangburn
2.10.14