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Dark Horse to publish new Zelda art book

[Header image by Jessica Smith] A new Legend of Zelda art book is coming from Dark Horse Comics, the company behind the Hyrule Historia compendium. Since that was released to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the series, I guess this...   read

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Game Art Book review

Check out Japanator's review of a cool game art book

Hey there! It's not all "manga this, anime that" over at Japanator. We get cool game stuff, too, and one such thing is Game Art: Art from 40 Video Games and Interviews with their Creators, an appropriately-titled book about the art of video...   read

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Art of Total War contest

Contest: Win The Art of Total War!

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 commentary throug...   read

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Capcom Fighting Tribute

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

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 has done similar...   read

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Bloodborne Nightmare

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

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 and a tin box ...   read

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Art of Alien: Isolation

Review: The Art of Alien: Isolation

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 corridors of t...   read

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Dark Souls Design Works

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

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, including illu...   read

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Alien Art Book Contest

Contest: Win a copy of The Art of Alien: Isolation!

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 Friday, October 17 a...   read

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Lady link

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

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 from the Hyrule W...   read

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Tail Concerto

This Tail Concerto art book is better late than never

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. Unfortunately,...   read


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Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX gets Ultimania book

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 fans for the re...   read


Contest: Win a copy of Death Sentence!

[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 by gamers for ...   read

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Skullgirls' rad lead animator selling a sketchbook until July 31

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...   read

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Watch Dogs

The Art of Watch Dogs nails the modern cyberpunk aesthetic

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 but Ubisoft has ...   read


Contest: Win The Art of Watch Dogs!

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 Watch Dogs' Chicag...   read

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Art Hawk
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Art Hawk: Candy Crush

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, fighting for the ...   read


Contest: Win The Art of Castlevania

[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 beautiful hardco...   read

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Art of Thief contest

Contest: Win The Art of Thief!

[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 development art...   read


Contest: Win the Art of Titanfall!

[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 cool mech art ...   read


Xenogears: Perfect Works gets a reprint

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 game artbook c...   read

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Art book contests

Contest: Win some awesome art books and 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 The Art of Dea...   read

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Assassin's Creed art book

The Assassin's Creed IV artbook is beautiful

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 over the years. ...   read

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Upcoming Sega Genesis/Megadrive art book looks marvelous

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 the definitive b...   read

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Art of Battlefield 4

Contest: Win The Art of Battlefield 4!

[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 awesome art from...   read

Assassin's Creed IV Art photo
Assassin's Creed IV Art

Contest: Win The Art of Assassin's Creed IV!

[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 community! This gorgeou...   read

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