"Aegan landfall," by Radoslav Javor of Slovakia, was made for "Elveon," an elvish action epic by 10Tacle Studios.
The jury's 16 selections this year showcased game artists' work from the U.S., U.K., Japan, Poland, Germany, France and Canada. Some of the works appear in actual games; others were just inspired by them.
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