Forza 6 TV Commercial

Tour through the ages of racing video games to the forefront of technology in this new commercial for Forza Motorsport 6.

The piece has fantastic visuals and uses voxelisation techniques to achieve 3D pixel art for the retro vehicles.

Voxelisation is a volume sampling calculation that converts 3D models into spacial data, and can be done in many 3D packages especially Side Fx’s Houdini. the technique was utilised to make the effects in The Lego Movie possible.

Forza 6 TV Commercial

Artist Profile: Jon Davies

Davies is a game designer, artist and the co-founder of Southampton based games studio Massive Monster, and has over 11 years of experience in the games industry.

He primarily works with pixel art, but also has experience with 3d modelling, animation and digital art.

His client list includes Disney XD, Nickelodeon, Adult Swim and Namco-Bandai. In 2012 Massive Monster one of their most popular games to date, ‘Super House of Dead Ninjas’

Jon’s Deviantart

Massive Monster Website

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Promotional Art for ‘Super House of Dead Ninjas’

‘Super House of Dead Ninjas’ Gameplay Video


Massive Monster Art





Artist Profile: Jon Davies

Animator Profile: Paul Robertson

Robertson is an Australian animator who is renowned for his pixel art animations.

Robertson has been working in the games industry since 2002, and has recently produced animations for Adult Swim, and Disney’s Gravity Falls.

He was the lead animator for the video game “Scott Pilgrim vs the World: The Video Game”, and more recently “Mercenary Kings” for Tribute Games


Animator Profile: Paul Robertson