A playable piece of art from Capcom

Capcom’s latest game for the PS2 is Okami. The big deal around town is that they’ve taken a decidedly different approach to making games more visually appealing. Instead of trying to make it more lifelike, they’ve delivered a fantasy game rendered as a traditional Japanese watercolor painting.

Gamespot has tons of screens to revel in the old and new art forms blended together, here’s their Okami site with gameplay videos and very favorable reviews. Enjoy.

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I’m sure there won’t be folks actually *wanting* to come here for geek news on a regular basis for probably the better part of 6-12 months. Which means I have lots of time to post random crap on everything from military geek stuff to literary and art geek news (assuming there is such a thing).

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