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  • Results from Game Design Challenge: Crossing Over

    [11.27.12]
    - GameCareerGuide.com staff
  • Recently, some big news hit the entertainment industry. Disney acquired Lucasfilm for some $4 billion, making the multimedia giant the new owner of the popular Star Wars franchise. Ever since, the internet has been abuzz with speculation about how Disney will use this popular license.

    Fans tend to love it when two major franchises cross paths. Look at games like Marvel vs. Capcom or Kingdom Hearts. These cross-over games find a way to take two dissonant universes and franchises and mix them together into something special. Like chocolate and peanut butter, sometimes two great things are even better when they're side-by-side.

    For our latest Game Design Challenge, Game Career Guide challenged its readers to combine popular franchises from video games, movies, comics, and other media to create an original crossover title.

    What follows are the best and most original entries we received. Here are our top picks.

    Best Entries

    Felix Palabrica, Software Engineer, Fix-it-Felix vs. Wrecking Crew (see page 2)

    Joao Gabriel Pinheiro, Student in Game Design in Univali, Brazil, Metal Gear Solid X Lego (see page 3)

    Guilherme Schirmer da Costa, Student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Kamen Rider x Yakuza (see page 4)

    Max Michaud-Shields, Aspiring Game Designer, Clash of Empires: Universe in Flames (see page 5)

    Brian Gui, Student at Tribeca Flashpoint, Shin Megami Tensei X League Of Legends (see page 6)

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