Thursday, April 24, 2014

New Ace Attourney GAme announced!

Capcom has unveiled a new Ace Attorney game which is a prequel set in the past featuring Pheonix's ancestor! Check out the announcement teaser!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

That's Nerdalicious

Like nerdy things? Like food? And who doesn't? Well, there are amusing ways of combining both of these things! Check out the blog - That's Nerdalicious to see what cool stuff people are always doing that often involves combining art, food and nerd culture!




Tuesday, April 22, 2014

When Marnie was There


Here's the first teaser poster and two still from Studio Ghibli's next film 'When Marnie was There', an adaptation of the English novel by Joan G. Robinson. It is directed by 'The Secret of Arriety's Hiromasa Yonebayashi.



Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Easter!

Best wishes from all of us here at the Labyrinth! A reminder that our store is closed today.

In the spirit of the season, check out this awesome painting of 'The Resurrection' by realist painter Ron Dicianni which is the largest ever made!


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EASTER WEEK HOURS

Please take note of the following schedule for both our locations during this Easter Holiday Week!

OAKVILLE
Wednesday, April 16th - 11:00am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 17th - 11:00am - 8:00pm
Good Friday, April 18th - CLOSED
Holy Saturday, April 19th - CLOSED
Easter Sunday, April 20th - CLOSED
Easter Monday, April 21st - CLOSED

TORONTO
Good Friday, April 18th - CLOSED
Holy Saturday, April 19th - 11:30am - 8:30pm
Easter Sunday, April 20th - CLOSED
Easter Monday, April 21st - 11:30am - 7:30pm

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Modern games as cartoons

There was a neat thread over here where artists try to re-imagine popular video games in the styles of popular cartoon shows! A few good selections are below! See if you can recognize the connections!




Hit the jump to see more!

Saturday, April 12, 2014

ANIMATION HIGHLIGHT: Sintel (2009)

A crowd-funded creation by the Blender Foundation which promotes the open source 3D software Blender! Very cool!

Friday, April 11, 2014

ANIMATION HIGHLIGHT: Batman: Strange Days (2014)

Created by Bruce Timm for Batman's 75th anniversary hearkening back to the old era Batman with a little bit of new!


Also, a making-of:

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Demo of Pixar's PRESTO animation system!

Here's a video of Pixar showing off their latest animation system called 'Presto.' It offers a lot of power for animators working in a real-time environment, part of Pixar and NVidia working together on using GPUs to make life easier. The entire Pixar presentation can be seen here.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Silicon Studio's next-gen engine tech demo.

Silicon Studio, the Japanese independent game development house is known recently for helping Square Enix out on the 3DS title Bravely Default, as well as helping provide middle-ware for Final Fantasy XV. In a video intended as a hiring ad, they showed off a glimpse at their next-gen engine with a real time tech demo. It's short and rather nice with impressive lighting. For those interested in what real-time graphical quality could be like, it's an exciting look!

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Live-action Madoka Magica commercial!

Ever wonder what a live-action Madoka Magica could look like? Well it'd involve Japanese pop group idols, CG, stop motion and inspiration from Zack Snyder's recent Man of Steel film! And it looks pretty cool!


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