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Folks who pre-order Vanillaware and Atlus' forthcoming 2D hack-and-slash game, Dragon's Crown, will also receive a 64-page limited edition art book for their troubles. The paperback tome includes character and environmental artwork by Dragon's Crown designer/artist/Vanillaware president George Kami...

May 9th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The Art of Journey, thatgamecompany's compendium of concept and production artwork from its unbelievably gorgeous PSN game, can now be pre-ordered for $60 through Bluecanvas. The first 750 people to place their order will receive a copy of the book signed by Journey creative director Jenova Chen an...

September 8th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The beautiful art of Journey – and we're talking about the PS3 game here, and not the band, although the cover design for Escape is a total classic – will be available in a coffee table-appropriate format next month.The Art of Journey, a hardcover book designed and written by art direct...

August 28th 2012 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Three games in, the true meaning of "Mass Effect" is revealed: it refers to the masses of stuff you're tempted to buy for in-game DLC. Joining the recently announced DLC-laden action figures is the "Art of the Mass Effect Universe" artbook, which includes a download code for "the collector's rifle,...

January 25th 2012 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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You won't have to search the ocean or a subterranean dungeon for this treasure -- Atlus announced that copies of Etrian Odyssey 3: The Drowned City pre-ordered from certain retailers will include "Forests of Eternity," a 60-page artbook. The full-color book includes character and background artwork...

July 9th 2010 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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If you've been keeping your eye on that very gorgeous artbook that's currently residing in the Guild Wars 2 store/Penny Arcade store but have been holding off on your purchase, you might want to reconsider. ArenaNet has recently confirmed, via Twitter, that the art book in the Penny Arcade store wil...

September 24th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The announcement that Future and Blizzard are teaming up to produce World of Warcraft: The Magazine surprised almost everyone, I think. No more so because of the undeniable shift from print to digital media. However the fact that Blizzard is involved and the promise of no adverts and a "coffee tabl...

August 25th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Udon Entertainment has announced its next Capcom artbook, following collections of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, and Mega Man art: The Art of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, featuring 240 pages of improbably dramatic images of lawyers and their teenage friends. The book features covers, promotional ar...

August 17th 2009 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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Capcom didn't have to tease Udon Entertainment's new SF20 art book with an Akiman image of Chun-Li and King of Fighters' Mai Shiranui almost kissing and almost punching each other. In fact, we really wanted to post about this art book, which features work from Capcom artists like Shinkiro, Kinu Nish...

July 22nd 2009 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Atlus has gotten into the habit of releasing bonus stuff of some kind with all of its games. Legacy of Ys, The Dark Spire, and Super Robot Taisen Etc. all come with free soundtracks, and Hammerin' Hero on the PSP includes irresistible figurines for preorders. Knights in the Nightmare is no exception...

March 3rd 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments