Though I'm not too crazy about a lot of what Capcom has been doing lately -- boy, that's an understatement -- it nonetheless holds a special place in my heart as the first gaming company I truly admired. Games like Mega Man, ... more
Close enough to taste it, the wait is almost over for the UDON release of the MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works art book. To tide you over, here's some sample pages of the upcoming book by way of Capcom-... more
Earlier this week I got the chance to take a closer look at one of Titan Books' recent iOS endeavors, Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Enhanced Edition. While I enjoyed seeing the beautiful and picturesque vistas created by John ... more
Ladies and gentlemen, a new Archie Mega Man graphic novel is arriving this Wednesday, May 22. I have confirmation from fellow editor Chris Carter that he's been picking up back issues and graphic novels to prep himself for th... more
I bought a coffee table earlier this year. I big, shiny, attractive one. Never had one before, but I knew I needed one for all of these beautiful videogame art books I've been collecting. I've got lots of Japanese imports, a ... more
Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment!
Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book cove... more
Hyrule Historia is pretty awesome. The History of Sonic The Hedgehog is not bad either. But for me, the best game series bible is Mega Man Official Complete Works. Released to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, it co... more
Why didn't anybody tell me this book came out last month!? I've been waiting for this baby a whole year! Where's my wallet!?
Let me step back a bit: 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus is a collection of miniature comics depicting wha... more
Despite the Sonic series' many missteps over the past decade, I remain a huge fan. I remember the first time I played Sonic The Hedgehog at my cousins' house into the wee hours of the night. I remember long school field trips... more
Good morning! Look who is so happy to see you this fine Saturday!
This jolly fellow is Robo-Robotnik, and he comes to you straight from the pages of Sonic Archives #20, the latest installment in Archie Comics' throwback serie... more
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is an incredible book. So incredible, in fact, that at least one unscrupulous person tried to capitalize on demand by scalping numerous copies of the book's Limited Edition -- that guy wis... more
I've got myself a copy of the Zelda series bible Hyrule Historia, and it's as amazing as everyone says. However, for highly appealing ancillary game merch such as art books, I like to splurge a little extra on fancy collector... more
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting.
Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... more
I'm convinced that artist Zac Gorman is an Emotion Lord. How else can he play with our hearts and minds if not through the power of fifth-dimensional manipulation? Consider his recent Pikmin comic, in which he turns a bright ... more
One of the great passions of videogame fans (or fans of any medium, for that matter) is to recreate the items found in the games as real-world objects. We've seen countless versions of the Portal gun, no shortage of elaborat... more
It appears as though I've skipped a few solicitations for upcoming Mega Man comic issues, notwithstanding the Sonic / Mega Man crossover business. I know, right? For shame!
The latest Archie Mega Man I've discussed with you g... more
Who says there's no justice in the world?
Just yesterday, we learned that the highly demanded Zelda bible Hyrule Historia is being localized for the US, UK, Australia, and certain other parts of Europe. I originally used the ... more
[Update: The book is also coming to Australia, UK, and other parts of Europe.]
Hyrule Historia is basically the Holy Bible of the Zelda universe. Not only is it jam-packed with concept art and never-before-heard secrets, it a... more
Good news, bad news time. The bad news is that Bob Hoskins, famed English actor who starred in such films as The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Hook, and the notorious Super Mario Bros., was recently diagnosed wit... more
Wonderbook made such a splash at E3 that Sony has released a batch of screenshots from the trade show ... in July. For those who have forgotten (or tried to), Wonderbook is Sony's way of making books more of a hassle to read ... more
In Sonic Generations, levels plucked from throughout Sonic's history were updated and strung together in celebration of the hedgehog's longevity. In a similar fashion, Archie Comics has gone through its Sonic the Hedgehog arc... more
DISGAEArt!!! Disgaea Official Illustration Collection! debuted tonight at San Diego Comic-Con 2012's Preview Night at their booth on the already crazy show floor. This lovely art book sports 600 illustrations covering everyth... more
The Blue Blur has had his ups and downs, but on the whole, he's a remarkable icon with a rich history extending across two decades. Earlier this year, Sega and French videogame book publisher Pix'n Love -- responsible for sev... more
Damn. That's one mean stink eye.
Hot on the heels of Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works is Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks. Released in Japan this past April, the 192-page book is being published by UDON for America... more
Over the past few years, Archie Comics has been doing a spectacular job of re-issuing old Sonic comics via compilation books. Not only do they help recent fans catch up on the series' long (and often obtuse and confusing) his... more
UDON Entertainment has packaged sunshine, happiness, and unicorns into a 192-page tome and wants to gift it to you, the adoring fans... for a price, of course.
In late November, Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works will... more
Fact: The English-language VA for Laharl in the original Disgaea is Barbara Goodson, who also voiced Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Boom! Suck on that knowledge!
Now that your minds have been properly blown, le... more
The Mega Man series may have the largest cast of unique characters in videogame history. The new Robot Masters introduced in each sequel are not merely cardboard standees to be knocked over, rather they are diverse individual... more
Time for your daily dose of Mega Man malarkey! Aren't you guys glad you have a nut job like me who loves to harp on a single topic incessantly?
This month marks the end of Archie's Mega Man 2 adaptation, so the next step is o... more
We've all had a hearty laugh at Street Fighter X Tekken's take on the Blue Bomber -- part homage and part caricature. For better or worse, people will be talking about fat, middle-aged Mega Man for years to come. Still, how e... more
This is embarrassing. I've been covering all these little Zelda nuggets, from music and pins to comics and beyond, all to celebrate the series' 25th anniversary, and I completely missed perhaps the coolest item of them all. A... more
I haven't finished my Christmas shopping yet. That wouldn't be a problem if I still did the brick-and-mortar thing, but I've gone completely digital. Thus, I am at the mercy of the combined forces of the United States Postal ... more