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How 13 Classic Video Games Got Their Names

Here are the stories of how famous video games got their names, and what they were almost called. 1. Pac-Man It’s not easy to create a game based solely on the concept of eating. But Namco employee Tōru Iwatani did just that in 1980 by taking the idea of a pizza with a slice missing, and then [...]

Text Art by Huy Lam

Van Gogh / Genius by Huy Lam At a glance, the artwork of Toronto-based artist Huy Lam look like their original pictures and photos, but when you take a closer look, you’d be delighted to see that the details are made with text painstakingly colored and shaped into the images. Here’s what Lam said about his art: [...]

The Many Faces of Spock

Being a fan of the classic Star Trek series, it’s only logical that Ramsey Sibaja drew an homage of Spock re-imagined as various iconic characters: This is a homage and at the same time a parody of sorts for all us Spock aficionados. A what if, concept of Spock in different roles. Spock as Che Guevara, Spock [...]