Sometimes, even the most serious of video games need to be taken in a little bit more lighthearted way, and this depiction by Joebot, taking Skyrim, Portal and Bioshock and making imaginary Children’s book covers out of them is exactly the right way to go about it.
According to the artist, he was inspired by the artwork of the classic Little Golden Books, and as the sun sets on this current generation of video games, I’ve been thinking about some of the classic games that people will still (hopefully) point to years from now and hold them up as games that made a difference, and possibly, for some child out there, Portal or Skyrim will be a memory from their early childhood.
Skyrim, the Elder Scrolls – The Littlest Dragonborn
Our hero, our hero, claims a warriors heart, but the body of a child.
Portal – The Cake is a Lie
The Cake may be a lie, but the friendship between a little girl and her robot friend is true love.
Bioshock – Me and my Big Daddy
Somewhere, beyond the sea, there lived a little girl and her big friend Mr. Bubbles.
You can order all 3 prints together if you’d like.