$10,000 Up for Grabs in X-Blades Art Contest


Think you can draw X-Blades star Ayumi as sexy as that gorgeous illustration pictured above? If so, you’ll want to head over to www.x-blades.com and enter the new art contest TopWare Interactive just started. A whopping $10,000 in total prize money is up for grabs. The grand prize winning artist will pocket $3,000 of that pool, with the second and third place finishers taking home $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. 20 so-called “game packages” valued at $200 apiece will also be awarded, and all the top submitted artwork will be published in the art book that’ll come with the X-Blades Royal Edition. Sweeter still, the artists behind the illustrations that get picked for the art book will receive an additional $100.

Aspiring game illustrators and talented fan artists, this is the contest you’ve been waiting for. You’ve got until August 31st to get your submissions in, better go get to work!

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