In the market for a new case for your DS, DSi, 3DS, PSP, VIta or even your Kindle? You should hit up Kickass Cases over at their Etsy store for a wide variety of great looking video game and pop culture inspired designs.
Priced at $20, these cases are perfect for gamers looking for something stylish without breaking the bank. They also take requests for designs if your favorite game or character isn’t in their store but they don’t list if the cost is more on a requested case
Fox’s new late night block of animation, Animation Domination HD, recently released this hilarious and graphic look at what happens when Pikachu from Pokemon contracts Pokerabies and shows how effective Ash’s shotgun attack is against this deadly disease.
In case you missed the previous project, basically a group of artists each sketch an idea on a work of art based on a general theme. They then swap sketches amongst the group and a different artist takes over the idea and completes the art work.
It’s a great exercise an artist’s creativity and I really love how a lot of these Pokemon themed art works came out. Enjoy and be sure to visit Ten Paces and Draw to see all the amazing art they’ve created.
Brrr, it’s getting cold out! Just because the temperature is dropping doesn’t mean you can’t be a fashionable gamer. Outerwear like hoodies and jackets are critical for the Winter in the much colder climates. Don’t fret gamers, we’ve collected our favorite video games inspired outerwear to keep you warm and fashionable as you battle new enemies, save the world and take on the holiday season.
N7 Tech Hoodie from ThinkGeek It’s time to take back the Earth and it’s best to look the part. Suit up like Commander Shephard with this sleek, N7 Armor hoodie. This stylish, Mass Effect hoodie features N7 embroidery on the chest and signature armor stripes along the right sleeve. It even features Blizzard-neck style so you can stay warm during battles in the coldest regions of the Earth. The Reapers are sure to fear you in this form fitting hoodie. Available in unisex sizes for $79.99-$81.99. Purchase it here.
Kenway Jacket from Volante Design Leveraging inspiration from geek culture, Enzo Volante creates handcrafted masterpeices with the goal to empower ordinary people to feel extraordinary in his creations. Until recently, Volante Designs was a one man show. He drew, patterned, cut and sewed every single jacket in his collection.
The Kenway Jacket was inspired by Connor Kenway’s intricate, revolutionary jacket from Assassin’s Creed 3. The jacket’s design captures the essence of Connor and the assassins of the past with a flair of modern design. This jacket can be worn not just for cosplay but it’s perfect for everyday wear too. Each jacket is custom order and available in men’s and women’s sizes for $345. Place your order here.
Creeper Hoodie from J!NX It’s happened to all Minecraft players. You’ve worked endlessly on a breathtaking structure that would wow even Frank Lloyd Wright when it is devastatingly destroyed by hostile Creepers. Now, you can laugh in their face by cloaking yourself to look just like the vicious demolishers with this zip-up hoodie. The fabric matches coloring of the Creeper skin. For full Creeper transformation, you can even zip-up the hoodie past your face to wear as a mask. Available in unisex and children’s sizes.Purchase it here.
Pikachu Ear Hoodie by We Love Fine Do you want to be absolutely as adorable as Pikachu? Snag this cute hoodie that will instantly transform you into the famous, voltage dealing rodent. The hood features a set of flopping ears and face of Pikachu. While the front sports a Pokémon logo and the back of the hoodie features Pikachu’s signature stripes and lighting bolt tail. It’s currently only available in women’s sizes for $50. Purchase it here.
Tees are a great staple for your wardrobe but also make excellent gifts for the fashionable gamers on your shopping list. Tees are functional all year round even in the Winter because you can layer them with a long sleeve shirt, jacket or hoodie. You can even sneak your favorite gaming tees into more formal holiday gatherings by pairing them with a cardigan or blazer. In the end, the fact is that these tees are just too cool to leave at home in your closet and need to be worn proudly.
Hero’s Voyage by Zac Gorman Ahoy, gamers! Even if you didn’t like Wind Waker, you can’t argue against that this is one badass, Legend of Zelda design. Zac Gorman, the illustrator behind Magical Game Time, and Fangamer delayed the launch of the shirt to ensure the Hylian in the design was translated correctly. Now, that’s true dedication to quality for the fans. T-shirts are available in unisex and women’s sizes from Fangamer for $22. Purchase it here.
Pokémon Anatomy from BustedTees I dissect you, Pikachu! Nothing like the holidays to make you want to understand and study the inner workings of your favorite Pokémon. These tees are a must-have for the aspiring Pokémon Doctor, Professor or science nerd. The BustedTees Pokémon Anatomy collection includes Charmander, Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Pikachu. Tees of the collection come in men’s, women’s and children’s sizes for $20. Hoodies are also available for $40. Purchase it here.
7Kingdoms by Bitmap’d Do you have a friend who is obsessed with Super Mario 3? This friend argues that the Tanooki Suit was the best Mario item and replays Super Mario 3 at least once a week. Whether you know that friend or you’re that Mario 3 obsessed friend, this tee is great for all Mario fans. The subtle design lets gamers recognize that you’re a Mario Bros. fan but to the untrained eye it’ll be just another cool shirt. 7Kingdoms is available in red and green. The colors are perfect to wear for a holiday party if you want to be festive but don’t want to rock the ugly tacky holiday sweater. Available for $18.95 in unisex sizes.Purchase it here.
Bear & Bird by Ashley Davis There’s never been a friendship quite like the one between a bear and a bird. Take yourself back to Spiral Mountain every time you wear this tee. You can reflect on how you helped to save Banjo’s sister from the evil clutches of Gruntilda through collecting musical notes, Jiggies and Jinjos. This adorable t-shirt perfectly captures the playful characters and colorful worlds that you explored in the Banjo & Kazooie series. Don’t worry Mumbo Jumbo fans, you get an shiny pin featuring your favorite transfiguring shaman with purchase of this shirt. Bear & Bird is available in men’s and women’s sizes for $22 on Fangamer. Purchase it here.