[Update: Contest over! Winners have been contacted via Dtoid PM.]
Our friends at Titan Books have hooked us up with three codes for The Art of Halo 4 and The Art of Dead Space digital editions! These enhanced editions contain all the gorgeous artwork displayed in the print versions, plus new, never-before-seen concept art, video interviews, and other interactive features!
To win one for yourself, just leave a comment below telling me which of the two series is your favorite. (This will serve as your entry for that book.) You have until the end of the day today to comment, and the contest is open to anyone who can redeem a US or UK code for iTunes.
More info for The Art of Dead Space:
An extraordinary behind-the-scenes multimedia celebration of the hugely successful horror gaming franchise, The Art of Dead Space Digital Edition is an innovative e-Book collecting interactive galleries, video interviews, 3D render videos and gameplay footage.
Paving the way for the future of digital publishing, the eBook edition of The Art of Dead Space features the pages of the print edition -- showcasing the staggeringly beautiful and gloriously gruesome concept art from Dead Space, Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 and the Dead Space graphic novels -- all of which can be pinch zoomed for amazing detail, plus never-before-seen additional galleries of concept art for the recently released Awakening DLC (following on from the story of Dead Space 3).
The Art of Dead Space Digital Edition also collects exhilarating gameplay footage, detailed 3D videos, and fascinating exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the brilliant minds behind Dead Space's design -- including Steve Papoutsis (VP/GM Visceral Games/Executive Producer, Dead Space 3), Alex Muscat (Art Director, DS3), Ben Wanat (Creative Director, DS3) and Ian Milham (Art Director, DS1 + DS2).
Never has an art book offered such breadth and depth of visual and interactive scope, allowing readers to immerse themselves in the universe of Dead Space and see gameplay spring to life from the very concept art that imagined it.
More info for Awakening: The Art of Halo 4:
Halo 4 -- the fastest-selling Halo title ever released on the Xbox 360 -- received outstanding reception from fans and critics alike. Celebrating the epic design of the bestselling fourth instalment in the iconic series, the Digital Editionis an innovative behind-the-scenes collection of interactive multi-media content.
Paving the way for the future of digital publishing, Awakening:The Art of Halo 4 Enhanced Digital Edition features exclusive video interviews with the creators, gameplay footage and interactive galleries set to an iconic background soundtrack.
It showcases behind-the-scenes interviews with the minds that conceived and created Halo 4's design, including John Liberto (Senior Concept Artist), Matt Aldridge (Lead Character Artist), Kenneth Scott (Senior Art Director) and Sparth (Lead Concept Artist).
Each page and image can be zoomed into to incredible detail, while the digital edition additionally collects interactive galleries of the intricately detailed concept art created for Halo 4, including the games' characters, weapons, vehicles, and environments.
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