Tag: Book

  • News Ask Iwata Gets A Western Release In Spring 2021

    Update: Pre-orders are live on Amazon

    Update (Tue 28th Jul, 2020 05:45 BST): Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Nintendo's Legendary CEO is available to pre-order on Amazon for $22.99 / £18.43 (or your regional equivalent). It's a hardcover book and contains a total of 176 pages. <products id="12709"> Original article (Sat 25th Jul, 2020...

  • News The Console Wars Book Is Being Developed Into A Television Series By Legendary

    Relive the glory days

    If transforming video games into television series wasn't already enough, Hollywood is now borrowing ideas from books based on the history of the video game industry. Legendary Entertainment has finalised a deal to develop a television series about the 2014 book Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a...

  • News Capcom Celebrates 30 Years With New Character Encyclopedia

    Full of artwork and details for around 200 characters

    Capcom has plenty of franchises under its belt, with the likes of Mega Man, Street Fighter and Resident Evil to name a few. You could probably create a whole encyclopedia detailing every single character that's ever graced a title from the company. Well, wouldn't you know it? Someone actually...

  • News New Collection of Video Game Books Gets The Go-Ahead After Smashing Kickstarter Goal

    Earthbound and Super Mario Bros. 2 both feature

    A new set of books based on video games is set to be published after the team behind it smashed through their goal on a recent Kickstarter campaign. The series - known as Boss Fight Books - will feature five books based on historic and groundbreaking video games - two of which are on a Nintendo...

  • News Abandoned Pixel Perfect Punch-Out!! Book Has a Knockout Ending With Mike Tyson

    Public release failed due to licensing issues

    While we cover a fair share of Kickstarter development fundraisers, one that's worth a mention is the Pixel Perfect: Mike Tyson's Punch Out!! book project, which was to raise money to enable public distribution for a limited run of 200 copies. The book itself was finished, an unofficial encyclopedia for...

  • News Limited Edition Hyrule Historia Restricted To Just 4000 Copies

    Save your Rupees for this one!

    The Legend of Zelda fans will surely be eagerly awaiting Hyrule Historia, the gorgeous 272-page art book which will feature the official timeline and concept art from the famous series. Its publisher, Dark Horse Books, has now announced that it will be producing 4000 limited edition copies of the book; this edition...

  • News Hyrule Historia Picks Up New Cover and Trailer

    Da-da-da-daaaaaaa!

    In case you don't know, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is a rather lovely-looking 272-page hardcover art book that celebrates the series, containing words from Shigeru Miyamoto, lots of concept art, a history of Hyrule and an officially sanctioned timeline. After envious glances towards the release in Japan earlier this...