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UDON brings a Mega load of new books to SDCC

The blue beauty pictured above? That's the Comic-Con exclusive blue laser foil hardcover edition of MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works. This thing is heavy, packed with over 400 pages of content -- everyt...   more

UDON brings a Mega load of new books to SDCC photo

Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon

Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu is an amazing man. He's one of my personal musical heroes and I've had the pleasure of chatting with him a few times. Aside from being a talented composer, he also makes his own bee...   more

Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo


Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo
Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo
Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo
Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo
Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo
Final Fantasy composer's first e-book coming soon photo



SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off next week, and UDON will be there with a mountain of convention-exclusive tomes. Being the guy I am, I only have eyes for MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works, the 432-page fol...   more

SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo


SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo
SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy photo



UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books

As it does every year, comic and videogame art book publisher UDON Entertainment will be attending San Diego Comic-Con with a bunch of event-exclusive goodies in tow. Technically, all these books will be available elsewhere i...   more

UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo


UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo
UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo
UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo
UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo
UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo
UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books photo



Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October

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

Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October photo

Sample pages from the Mega Man 25 Complete Works art book

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

Sample pages from the Mega Man 25 Complete Works art book photo

Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition

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

Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition photo

Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection

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

Hop through time with the fifth Mega Man comic collection photo

Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works

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

Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo


Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo
Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo
Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo
Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo
Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo
Take a peek at Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works photo



These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful

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

These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful photo

PAX: UDON releasing updated Mega Man art book

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

PAX: UDON releasing updated Mega Man art book photo

Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours!

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

Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours! photo

Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog

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

Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo


Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo
Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo
Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo
Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo
Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo
Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog photo



Robo-Robotnik is pure nightmare fuel

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

Robo-Robotnik is pure nightmare fuel photo

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op?

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

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op? photo

This ass is selling 40+ copies of Hyrule Historia LE

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

This ass is selling 40+ copies of Hyrule Historia LE photo

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10

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

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo


Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo
Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10 photo



Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence

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

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo


Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo



Myst superfan spends six years making a real linking book

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

Myst superfan spends six years making a real linking book photo

Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday

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

Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday photo

Fifty Shades of Grey got b*tch slapped by Hyrule Historia

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

Fifty Shades of Grey got b*tch slapped by Hyrule Historia photo

Ultimate Zelda bible Hyrule Historia will come to the US

[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

Ultimate Zelda bible Hyrule Historia will come to the US photo

Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book

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

Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo


Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo
Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo
Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo
Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo
Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo
Something is wrong with the Mario movie's coloring book photo



Remind yourself of Wonderbook with these derpy pictures

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

Remind yourself of Wonderbook with these derpy pictures photo

Archie collects Sonic's VG adaptations, Generations style

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

Archie collects Sonic's VG adaptations, Generations style photo

SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night

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

SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo


SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo
SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo
SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo
SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo
SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo
SDCC: Udon debuts DISGAEArt!!! book at Preview Night photo



History of Sonic book speeds by in September

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

History of Sonic book speeds by in September photo

Street Fighter X Tekken art book comes to US in September

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

Street Fighter X Tekken art book comes to US in September photo

Spladow! It's an orgy of new Sonic comic compilations!

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

Spladow! It's an orgy of new Sonic comic compilations! photo

UDON blows a load with the Marvel vs. Capcom art book

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

UDON blows a load with the Marvel vs. Capcom art book photo

Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!!

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

Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo


Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo
Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo
Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo
Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo
Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo
Dood! Enjoy some exclusive pages from UDON's DISGAEArt!!! photo



The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado

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

The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo


The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo
The Mega Man Field Guide is for the automaton aficionado  photo



New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art

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

New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art photo

SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution

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

SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo


SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo
SFxT's Mega Man went through quite the design evolution photo



New Zelda art book from Nintendo reconciles timeline?

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

New Zelda art book from Nintendo reconciles timeline? photo

Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz

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

Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo


Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo
Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo
Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo
Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo
Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo
Fangamer brings back Mother 3 book, has other cool shizz photo