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27 Video Game-Inspired Art Creations

From Arcade Hero Graffiti to Vintage Gamer Art

— February 1, 2013 — Art & Design
Get pumped for GameStop and Best Buy Black Friday 2012 video game savings with these gamer culture-inspired art creations.

Video game art is a modern approach to how pervasive the niche group is within our culture. These reinterpretations of video game images and characters help to add another layer to the genre, which allows for cultural expansion in ways never before conceived. Nintendo characters personified or changed into hideous creatures and game controller sculpture installations is a perfect synergy of art-imitating-art. This new layer helps take commonly recognized figures and transform them into something that is fresh, modern and different. The Nintendo Wii U is on sale at retailers including GameStope and Best Buy where prices have been significantly dropped for the annual Black Friday sale, which is a fantastic way to become inspired to re-invent classic creations.

We’ll see more video game art in the future as the more participants there are the more we’ll have them re-inventing images. Until then, grab some Black Friday 2012 video game savings while they last to keep gaming and getting inspired.
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Cubed Brawling Gamer Art
Cubed Brawling Gamer Art
The 8-Bit Street Fighter Poster is an Abstract Portrayal of Warriors
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Alphabetic Gamer Art
Alphabetic Gamer Art
These Liam and Leia Prints Use Dictionary Pages to Showcase Iconic Characters
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Alarming Gamer Art
Alarming Gamer Art
The Rober Ibars Exhibit Presents the Inevitable Demise of Hand-Held Controllers
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Archival Gamer Art
Archival Gamer Art
Campbell Whyte Seeks to Draw Every NES Game Ever Made in '8 Bit Dreams'
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Iconic Ammo Effigies
Iconic Ammo Effigies
The Super Mario Bullet Sculpture Makes for Violent Gamer Art
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Speedy Video Game Art
Speedy Video Game Art
Sonic Celebrates His 20th Anniversary in Commemorative Prints
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Gamer Art Sculptures
Gamer Art Sculptures
Mosaic Video Game Controllers are Great for Artistic Gamers
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Video Game Art Shows
Video Game Art Shows
'Run for Your Life' Showcases Dark Vomit Artwork
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Counter-Culture Game Characters
Counter-Culture Game Characters
The Legend of Hipsters Humorously Re-Images the Zelda Cast
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Arcade Hero Graffiti
Arcade Hero Graffiti
The Megaman Street Art Puts Up a Fight Against Ugly City Walls
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Gamer Art Exhibits
Gamer Art Exhibits
Multiplayer by OMG Posters Showcases Impressive Poster Art
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Eye-Grabbing Game Illustrations
Eye-Grabbing Game Illustrations
Artist Benjamin Huen Makes Some Magnificent Mass Effect Art
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Acrylic Video Game Art
Acrylic Video Game Art
Artist Matthew Palladino Carves Out His Own Aesthetic Through Simplicity
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Video Game Artwork
Video Game Artwork
Gallery 1988 Presents Works with Mario and Friends
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Nerd Art Paintings
Nerd Art Paintings
Based on Video Games
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Snackable Gamer Art
Snackable Gamer Art
Video Game-Themed Snacks to Satisfy Your Hunger Bento-Style
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Digital Gamer Art
Digital Gamer Art
Miroslav Petrov Portraits Channel Virtual Influences
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Untimely Flash Games
Untimely Flash Games
'Tax Time!' Recreates The Austin Airplane Crash (Too Soon?)
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Video Game Art Installations
Video Game Art Installations
Marussiac Creates Pieces Inspired by Lara Croft and Aliens
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Playable Video Game Murals
Playable Video Game Murals
The Interactive Mario Mural Brings Super Mario Bros. to Life
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Modern Minimalist Gamer Art
Modern Minimalist Gamer Art
Lechaftois Boris Minimizes the Look of Your Favorite Video Games
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Classic Game Portraits
Classic Game Portraits
Deseo's Mario and the Princess in the 'I Am 8 Bit' Show
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Vintage Gamer Art
Vintage Gamer Art
The Handmade Geekery Collection Pays Homage to Classic Game Characters
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Pixelated Gamer Artwork
Pixelated Gamer Artwork
The Video Game Crafts by Winwolfz are 8-Bit Beauties
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Creepy Gamer Art
Creepy Gamer Art
Mike Puncekar Gives Super Mario Characters a Nightmarish Makeover
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3D Retro Gamer Art
3D Retro Gamer Art
Justin Buonvino Creates Killer Digital Art of Classic Games
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Edible Video Game Art
Edible Video Game Art
Super Mario Wedding Cake
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