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Art of Total War contest photo
Three copies up for grabs
Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Total War to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! Clocking in at just under 200 pages, this hardcover art book features development and concept art, plus developer co... read feature

Capcom Fighting Tribute photo
Capcom Fighting Tribute

You could have your artwork featured in Udon's Capcom Fighting Tribute


Your sexy Zangief fan art could be in a book!
Jan 30
Udon Entertainment has been accepting submissions for its latest art book, Capcom Fighting Tribute. Professionals and fan artists alike are being asked to create tributes to Capcom's many fighting game franchises. Udon h... read
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Bloodborne Nightmare

The real nightmare is that this special edition Bloodborne pack isn't coming to North America


A hole in my heart that can only be filled with Gothic tchotchkes
Dec 11
European desks are about to get a little more cluttered with the announcement of a special “Nightmare Edition” of Bloodborne. The €119 set comes with a variety of doodads, including a spooky looking quill set... read
Art of Alien: Isolation photo
This art book is much less scary than the game
Alien: Isolation has received a lot of praise over its faithful recreation of the original film's lo-fi take on science fiction. "Truckers in space" was the aesthetic director Ridley Scott set out to capture and the decks and... read feature

Dark Souls Design Works photo
Dark Souls Design Works

Dark Souls II Design Works book is full of bleak, gloomy pictures


Just how Dark Souls fans like it
Oct 16
Today in news that made me squeal like a fanboy, From Software has released a Design Works book for Dark Souls II just like its predecessor in Japan. It features over 200 pages of the darkly beautiful art of the Souls world,... read
Alien Art Book Contest photo
Three US and three UK copies up for grabs
Our friends at Titan Books have given us a bunch of copies of The Art of Alien: Isolation to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! To enter, just leave a comment in this thread! Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Frida... read feature

Lady link photo
Lady link

Hyrule Warriors concept art of a lady relative to Link that looks just like him


Don't get too gender bent out of shape
Aug 12
Some people got real squirrelly when they thought Link might have been a woman in the new Legend of Zelda. None of you, I'm sure. Our community has a noted love for the idea of Link as a woman. Anyway, here's some pictures fr... read
Tail Concerto photo
Tail Concerto

This Tail Concerto art book is better late than never


Been waiting years for this collection
Jul 28
Sixteen years after the ridiculously adorable Tail Concerto made its Japanese debut, CyberConnect 2 has decided to release a new art book collecting 100 new and otherwise unpublished illustrations celebrating its anniversary.... read
Kingdom Hearts photo
Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX gets Ultimania book


And here I am still waiting for the Final Fantasy Ultimania series to be released
Jul 23
According to a listing on Amazon Japan, Square Enix is preparing to release a Kingdom Hearts 2.5 ReMIX Ultimania book: Kingdom Hearts Series Ultimania Memorial. It will supposedly cover all the games in the series to prepare ... read
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The break-out comic series by videogame artist Monty Nero
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified.] Our friends at Titan Comics have hooked us up with three copies of the awesome comic series collection from artist and writer Monty Nero: Death Sentence! Monty is best known... read feature

Sketchbook photo
Sketchbook

Skullgirls' rad lead animator selling a sketchbook until July 31


Mariel Cartwright's stuff is great
Jul 08
Mariel Cartwright is taking one run of pre-orders until July 31 on an 80-page, black and white sketchbook, which was originally sold at Anime Expo. After July 31, you'll have to pick it up at next year's Anime Expo.  It's probably real good because her art is real good. read
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Watch Dogs

The Art of Watch Dogs nails the modern cyberpunk aesthetic


Ubisoft's controversial open-world hacking game gets a beautiful art book
Jun 30
For all the controversy over its graphical quality, Ubisoft's Watch Dogs had a compelling open-world version of Chicago to explore. As Chris Carter pointed out in his review, the visuals rarely meet the quality set by GTA V b... read
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Games are art
Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Watch Dogs to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! This hefty hardcover features extensive concept art and detailed creator commentary, which will take you inside Wat... read feature

Art Hawk photo
Your instincts can make you an idiot
Art Hawk is funny little fowl. Sometimes he's here, sometimes he's not here. This time he's here talking about Candy Crush, a videogame that is art that is about candy. What a noble editorial! He's a warrior and a knight, fi... read feature

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Three US and two UK copies up for grabs
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified.] Our friends at Titan Books have passed down five copies of The Art of Castlevania through the Destructoid bloodlines, and we're giving them away to you sexy Dtoiders! This b... read feature

Art of Thief contest photo
Winning is way better than stealing
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified.] Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Thief to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! This sexy hardcover includes a ton of never-before-seen concept and ... read feature

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Games are art
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Themuad, Fawz, and a HUGE member.] Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Titanfall to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! Check out the gallery below to see some of the... read feature

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Xenogears: Perfect Works gets a reprint


About $50!
Jan 16
The book Xenogears: Perfect Works regularly goes for between $200 and $300 dollars as it has been out of print for ages. Mint copies sometimes go for even more. This rare item is the holy grail for Xeno series fans as well as... read
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Art of Dead Space, Assassin's Creed IV, Battlefield 4, and Max Payne 3 and Assassinís Creed graphic novels
[Update: Contest over! Winners are AMartinez89, Keiichi Morisato, and Hayate8!] Our friends at Titan Books have shipped us a hefty bundle of art books and graphic novels to hand out to one lucky Dtoider! Included is a copy of... read feature

Assassin's Creed art book photo
Assassin's Creed art book

The Assassin's Creed IV artbook is beautiful


This is easily the most dazzling AC game yet
Dec 08
Black Flag was quite the Assassin's Creed game. Scratch that -- it was quite the pirate simulator, that often times made us forget that it was part of the up and down franchise that so many people have given up on o... read
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Kickstarter

Upcoming Sega Genesis/Megadrive art book looks marvelous


25th anniversary book celebrates Sega's 16-bit glory
Nov 17
SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works, an officially licensed 25th anniversary commemorative compilation of artwork, development sketches, hardware manufacturing plans, and interviews from Sega's golden years looks to be t... read
Art of Battlefield 4 photo
Games are art debate OVER
[Update: Contest over! Winners are TerryBroadway, knightoftwo, and AWESOMEGAM3R!] Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Battlefield 4 to hand out to sexy Dtoiders! This hefty hardcover features a... read feature

Assassin's Creed IV Art photo
Featuring art from and inspired by the new game
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Blazergamer112, MikeDoesntKnow, and Scield!] Ahoy! Our mateys at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag to give out to arrrrr wonderful communit... read feature

Yoshitaka Amano photo
Yoshitaka Amano

Look at Yoshitaka Amano's Deva Zan story and art book


Literary debut of legendary illustrator
Oct 04
I've been looking forward to getting this book for a long time. When we featured The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy some months back, we were told about the impending release of Deva Zan, Amano's literary debut that not ... read
EVE at NYCC photo
EVE at NYCC

EVE Online will be at New York Comic Con this month


All the lore that's fit to print
Oct 02
CCP has announced it will be at the New York Comic Con, which runs from October 10-13. At the con, the studio will be talking about its upcoming comic book, True Stories, as well as a new lore and art book, called EVE Univers... read
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Lovely, huge art book: The Art of God of War: Ascension


Almost 400 pages
Sep 12
Here's a quick look at a brand new art book titled The Art of God of War: Ascension. It weighs in at 400 gold trimmed pages and is packed with tons of work from Ascension, including concepts, renders, details and more. ... read
Kickstarter photo
Kickstarter

Everyday Is Play is a love letter to videogames


Kickstarter campaign to publish a beautiful hardbound book of videogame art
Aug 02
Backing videogame projects on Kickstarter is pretty commonplace these days but it's rarer to back a physical, videogame-related product. Everyday is Play is a book designed by Matthew Kenyon, a graphic designer from West Yor... read
Sweet UDON books photo
Sweet UDON books

SDCC-exclusive UDON books up for pre-order August 1


MM25 will be MINE, I say! MINE!
Jul 31
San Diego Comic-Con came and went, and despite my best efforts to use the Dtoid team to my own ends, I was unable to score the coveted hardcover edition of MM25. Thanks a lot, DALE! But no worries! UDON promised that all its ... read
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UDON brings a Mega load of new books to SDCC


Mega Man 25th anniversary and more
Jul 18
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... read
Final Fantasy photo
Final Fantasy

The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy unboxing video


Three volumes of art by Yoshitaka Amano
Jul 10
As promised a few days ago, we're unboxing Dark Horse's three-volume art book collection, The Sky. It celebrates Yoshitaka Amano's contributions to the Final Fantasy franchise by bringing together over 500 pages of concept ar... read






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