Just look at it.
Just look at it.
Scott Pilgrim first got introduced to the world 11 years ago, in a series of graphic novels that had the slacker bassist fighting off his girlfriend’s evil exes. Then came a beloved cult movie and retro-styled video game. Now, with a new color version of the final Scott Pilgrim book out in the world, it looks like the…
There's not that much about video games or comic books in Seconds, the new graphic novel from the creator of the much-loved Scott Pilgrim series. And it's one of the best things about Bryan Lee O'Malley's ambitious new creation.
"Transmedia" has become something of an annoying buzzword lately, or at least, a loaded one. It calls to mind corporate boardrooms where phrases like "maximum brand impact" and "synergy" are bandied about.
I thought she was just a comic book character. Or, at best, there was that one lady who played her in a movie. But no, here, before my eyes, is Ramona Flowers, in the flesh, taking her hammer out for a walk, perhaps to buy some milk, or the morning paper.
On August 19, Scott Pilgrim (a game released in 2010) will get online multiplayer and a new character.
It's not like Edgar Wright's cinematic adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's excellent Scott Pilgrim books wasn't good on its own. But there was a moment for me in this film when it went from "Okay, this is fun" to "Holy shit, this is awesome," and it happened because of a band, and because of a song.
When reader Simon got married recently, he wanted there to be a little surprise for his new bride. So he and a few friends sat down, took a knife to the Scott Pilgrim game and ended up with this little clip which played after the ceremony.
I've only been to Toronto once, and it was in high school for a band trip. I think we went to "Medieval Times"?
Canadian comics man Bryan Lee O'Malley, the creator, artist and writer behind Scott Pilgrim, obviously grew up loving video games. So much so that he was designing his own Super Mario Bros. levels.
Video games have a language all their own. It's a language that most people understand implicitly—concepts like extra lives, leveling up, experience points, and boss battles have gone mainstream. That language has begun to seep into other media as well—movies like The Matrix, Source Code, and books like those in the …
The cruel economics of Comic-Con dictate that gee-whiz collectibles (produced in ludicrously small quantities) will be rewarded to those who make the pilgrimage to San Diego. Here are the 2011 exclusives destined to whip convention-goers into a rampage.… [io9]
When comic book series Scott Pilgrim came to video game form last year—as Ubisoft's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game—it played like an old-school beat 'em up, with pixelated style. But it could have been a very different adventure.
In celebration of today's Scott Pilgrim DVD/Blu-ray release, guest editor Edgar Wright is posting all day at io9. First up: his detailed list, given to io9 exclusively, of the top 10 DVDs that influenced Scott Pilgrim.
Having starred in his own motion picture and video game, comic star Scott Pilgrim is now rendered in small plastic form, ready for you to take home and...do whatever you want with him.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game will get its first downloadable content extension early next month, delivering two bonus game modes and a new playable character: Knives Chau.