25 Stolen images in video games

Prior to gaming’s prominence in the entertainment industry, development teams were extremely small and did not have access to the plethora of resources available today.Project leads had to come up with promotional artwork for their games by assigning them to illustrators and artists who may not have specialized in promotional material, such as in-game animation. With limited time on their hands, the creators of these 25 Stolen Images in Video Games had to use what was already around them in order to expedite the process of promoting their specific title. Many of these were created during a time when Google was nonexistent, and sci-fi and action movies were at the forefront of the entertainment industry. Now that gaming has panned out onto a much larger forum and copyright laws are now heavily enforced, instances of tracing and other forms of plagiarized artwork have been on the decline, but they still occur every once in a while.

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BiggCMan1475d ago (Edited 1475d ago )

Fun read, now watch it disappear behind all the fanboy headline articles -_-

Here is another one a friend just pointed out to me.

Dark Souls and Berserk (a Manga)

e-p-ayeaH1475d ago (Edited 1475d ago )

The souls games take huge inspiration from that manga i dont find that surprising

NexGen1475d ago

Some of these are reaching, but others are spot on. Fun article. I can't believe I never noticed that about contra lol.

e-p-ayeaH1475d ago

lol it was obvious you serious? xD

e-p-ayeaH1475d ago

The game called SH!T lmao