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Hasbro recently opened up its toy universe by letting you sell fan fiction; now, it's giving you a chance to make some officially-sanctioned toys of your own. The company has just teamed up with Shapeways to launch SuperFanArt, a site that lets you both buy and sell 3D-printed designs based on Has...

July 21st 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The San Jose State University ShrunkenHeadMan Club's Charity Committee is hosting Press Start: Nintendo Charity Gallery, a Nintendo-themed art exhibit and sale benefiting the Morgan Autism Center. The exhibit features more than 140 pieces of fan-created multimedia art honoring games like Super Mar...

April 29th 2014 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Based on sheer volume of Internet fanart alone, we're pretty sure Fennekin is the favorite new starter in Pokémon X/Y. Above is one of our favorite pieces of the preliminary collection found on the web so far – there's plenty more to ogle over on Tiny Cartridge.Pokémon X/Y was a...

January 11th 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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In the last year, I have noticed that Blizzard has been making more of an effort to reach out to its community. When I say community, I mean the artists, the writers, the singers, bloggers, theorycrafters, and everything in between. From having the three major franchises join Twitter, to the Batt...

January 27th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Some of the coolest contests happen in the EU, and unfortunately, sometimes completely under our radar. World of Warcraft in Europe recently announced the winners of a contest held between November 23 and December 6, 2009 (that's a period of two weeks, so even the folks in Europe might've missed ou...

January 8th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Scribblenauts has inspired something wonderful over at NeoGAF: fan-created images of popular game characters and other pop-culture figures in the game's adorable, understated style. It's as if you could summon, say, Phoenix Wright in the game.We've picked out some favorites from what has become two...

June 29th 2009 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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You probably remember that a few weeks ago, WoW Insider ran a fan art contest with some pretty sweet SteelSeries items as prizes. We said we were going to show off the winners, and we will! We wanted to contact the winners before we told you who they were, and these things take awhile sometimes. We...

May 13th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's Saturday afternoon! What are you doing? I have no idea! I know what you should be doing, though. You should be finishing up your submissions to our Fan Art Contest! You only have a couple of days left, the contest ends the evening of April 20th.Again, submissions are judged based on artistic s...

April 18th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This week has been relatively quiet in terms of Mario-related news, but should that deter us from our regularly scheduled plumber fanfare? If you answered "yes," you're wrong. It was a trick question. Today is Friday and we are going to damn well talk about Mario. We don't take this feature lightly...

October 17th 2008 at 8:10pm 0 Comments
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We talk a lot about crafts in this space, but not so much about art. After reader Karl sent in his Tetris-inspired painting, however, we couldn't resist taking the time to track down some other artistic efforts thoughtfully rendered by (Nintendo) gamers. There's a lot out there -- drawings, sculptur...

September 23rd 2008 at 1:44pm 0 Comments
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You might be feeling disheartened about not hearing back from the organizers of the Little King's Story "UMA" Contest, a competition that gave fans a chance to have their art appear in the game. But don't pack your crayons away and sulk just yet, because Sega is offering the exact same prize for Son...

August 29th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments