Wasteland

Each year at the giant E3 video game show, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences runs a curated exhibition, called Into the Pixel, of concept paintings from a wide variety of video games and artists.

For 2010, the exhibit included 20 jury-selected images from a series of games. The E3 conference was held this week in Los Angeles.

This is "Wasteland," from Disney Epic Mickey. The painting was created by AJ Trahan, Jordan Lamarre, Matt Hall, and Donny Hamilton.

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The Last Stand

This is "The Last Stand," from Lego Universe. It was created by Dave Kang.
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Knight March

This is "Knight March," from Guild Wars 2. The artist is Richard Anderson.
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Tychus Findlay

This image is called "Tychus Findlay," and is from Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty. It was created by Chris Thunig, Fausto De Martini, Xin Wang, Jeramiah Johnson, Bernie Kang, Joe Peterson, Scott Campbell, Jason Hill, and Nick Carpenter. The artists used 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, and Brazil to create it.
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Elemental Pact

This is "Elemental Pact," by artist Tomasz Jedruszek. It is from the game Legends of Norrath.
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Order of Chaos

This is "Order of Chaos Temple," from the game Guild Wars 2. It was done by the artist Daniel Dociu.
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Savory Salutations

"Savory Salutations," by Vincent Perea, from the game The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom.
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Cybertron

This is "Cybertron," from Transformers: War for Cybertron, by Aaron Limonick.
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Gideon's Overlook

From the game Hidden Expedition - Devil's Triangle, this image by Steve Firchow is called "Gideon's Overlook."
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The Market

"The Market," by Corentin Chevanne and Guillaume Bonnet, is from the game Monkey World.
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Mods Racing

"Mods Racing," by Aaron Kambeitz, is from the game ModNation Racers.
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Flourish

"Flourish," from an untitled game, is by artist Tom Robinson.
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Kodan Attack

Kekai Kotaki's "Kodan Attack" is based on Guild Wars 2.
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Citadel

"Citadel," by Mikko Kinnunen, is from Mass Effect 2.
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Malta Street

From Splinter Cell, this is "Malta Street," by artist Tri Nguyen.
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Spiderman: Shattered Dimensions

This is "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions" from the game of the same name. It was created by artist Roger Adams using Photoshop and Sketchup.
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Abandoned Car

David Stevenson's "Abandoned Car" is based on the game Mystery Case Files, Dire Grove.
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Magma Falls

This is Andrew Palmer's "Magma Falls," from the game PixelJunk Shooter.
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The Farm

"The Farm," from Drawn: The Painted Tower, by Hamzah Kasom-Osman.
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Calm Waters

"Calm Waters" is by Bungie's Mark Goldsworthy, and is from the game Halo: Reach.
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