The Art of Bioshock Infinite

Author: Julian Murdoch

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1621157334

Category: Art

Page: 184

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In The Art of BioShock Infinite, delve deeper into the city of Columbia—the fabled floating metropolis that serves as a beacon of technology and achievement for the early 1900s! This deluxe hardcover features production designs and concept illustrations focusing on main characters Booker DeWitt, Elizabeth, and Songbird from the BioShock Infinite video game. See the evolution of Sky-Hooks, Heavy Hitters, the populace of Columbia, Vigors, airships, and much more! * BioShock Infinite won over 75 video game awards, including Best Original Game and Best of Show! * Introduction by creative director Ken Levine.

The Art of Alice: Madness Returns

Author: American McGee

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1621154335

Category: Art

Page: 184

View: 6052

Legendary game designer American McGee created one of the most visually arresting games of all time in Alice. Eleven years later, McGee returns with a sequel just as groundbreaking as his critically acclaimed classic—Alice: Madness Returns! Dark Horse and Spicy Horse studio invite Alice fans to take a journey through the wonderland of American McGee's imagination for an unprecedented look at the creation of this magnificent and disturbing world. With an introduction by McGee, The Art of Alice offers an intimate look into the stunning and terrifying artwork behind this blockbuster reinterpretation of Lewis Carroll's enduring masterpiece! * American McGee's Alice received a 94 percent rating from ign.com! * The original Alice game has sold 1.5 million copies!

The Art of Fallout 4

Author: Various

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630086525

Category: Art

Page: 366

View: 2557

Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout® 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®, welcome you to the world of Fallout® 4 - their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming. The Art of Fallout 4 is a must-have collectible for fans and a trusty companion for every Wasteland wanderer. Featuring never-before-seen designs and concept art from the game's dynamic environments, iconic characters, detailed weapons, and more -- along with commentary from the developers themselves.

The Art of the Uncharted Trilogy

Author: Naughty Dog

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1621159353

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 188

View: 2512

Adventure alongside Nathan Drake, as Dark Horse Books and Naughty Dog team up to bring you this breathtaking, comprehensive exploration into the Uncharted saga! Encompassing Drake's Fortune, Among Thieves, and Drake's Deception, this epic volume offers a look at hundreds of never-before-seen designs and pieces of concept art from the creation of one of the most exciting game series of this generation, along with insightful commentary from the games' creators! Don't miss out on this opportunity to own a piece of Uncharted history!

The Art of Remember Me

Author: Aleksi Briclot,Michel Koch,Jean-Max Moris

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616551631

Category: Art

Page: 180

View: 5948

Shows the evolution of the art of the video game "Remember Me," including concept art and commentary from the creators.

The Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition

Author: Bioware

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1621159299

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 184

View: 2114

The next generation of fantasy is here! Go behind the scenes of Dragon Age: Inquisition, the most ambitious game ever created by legendary developer BioWare! Featuring hundreds of never-before-seen artworks and captions from the developers themselves, this volume offers revealing insight into the inspiration and creation of every facet of Dragon Age: Inquisition, from the heroes, to the wondrous weapons they wield, the powerful beasts that they battle, and the extraordinary world that they inhabit.

The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order

Author: MachineGames

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630080055

Category: Art

Page: 184

View: 7235

Bethesda and Machine Games offer up the secrets behind Wolfenstein: The New Order, a game set in a post-WWII world where the Nazis have won and only you can rewrite history. Featuring concept art, character designs, and astonishing settings, landscapes, and technology, this book provides a unique look at one of the gaming industry's most intriguing games. * Incredible full color artwork from the game! * Commentary direct from the creators!

The Art of Naughty Dog

Author: Naughty Dog Studios

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616554770

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 189

View: 8278

"Crash Bandicoot. Jak and Daxter. Uncharted. The Last of Us. One studio has been responsible for the most iconic video game experiences of this generation. Now, Dark Horse Books invites you on a thirty-year retrospective tour, observing Naughty Dog's ascension to its place as one of the most influential production studios in the world!"--Publisher's website.

The Art of the Last of Us

Author: Naughty Dog Studios

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 161655164X

Category: Art

Page: 175

View: 9052

Shows the evolution of the art of the video game "The Last of Us," including concept art and commentary from the creators.

The Art of Splatoon

Author: Nintendo

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1506704115

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 328

View: 7407

The Art of Splatoon contains 320 inkredible pages of artwork, including 2D and 3D illustrations of your favorite characters, maps, concept art, weapon and gear design, storyboards, sketches, hand-drawn comics . . . and that's only an inkling of what's inside. We're not squidding around: this is a must have for all fans of Splatoon! Character illustrations! Concept art! Behind the scenes notes! All the content that splatters most!

The Art of Titanfall 2

Author: Titan Books

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781785653698

Category:

Page: 192

View: 1033

"The Art of Titanfall 2" is the ultimate guide to the development of Respawn Entertainment s fast-paced, visually stunning first-person shooter. Featuring an exclusive array of highly stylised concept art, sketches, 3D renders, maquette modelling, and commentary from key Respawn Entertainment team members, this is a must-have for any fan of the dynamic and destructive world of "Titanfall""

The Art of God of War

Author: Sony Interactive Entertainment,Santa Monica Studios

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1506705758

Category: Art

Page: 184

View: 4761

It is a new beginning for Kratos. Living as a man, outside the shadow of the gods, he seeks solitude in the unfamiliar lands of Norse mythology. With new purpose and his son at his side, Kratos must fight for survival as powerful forces threaten to disrupt the new life he has created. An intimate chronicle of the years-long odyssey to bring Kratos and Atreus's beautiful and brutal world to life. Step into Midgard and explore beyond, as Dark Horse Books and Santa Monica Studio proudly present the quintessential companion to the enormously anticipated God of War. This is a document unlike any other that sets readers on an exhaustive behind-the-scenes journey to witness the creation of an epic of tremendous scale.

BioShock and Philosophy

Irrational Game, Rational Book

Author: Luke Cuddy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118915887

Category: Philosophy

Page: 192

View: 2661

Considered a sign of the ‘coming of age’ of video games as an artistic medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers vast philosophical ground. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book presents expert reflections by philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) on this critically acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite. Reveals the philosophical questions raised through the artistic complexity, compelling characters and absorbing plots of this ground-breaking first-person shooter (FPS) Explores what BioShock teaches the gamer about gaming, and the aesthetics of video game storytelling Addresses a wide array of topics including Marxism, propaganda, human enhancement technologies, political decision-making, free will, morality, feminism, transworld individuality, and vending machines in the dystopian society of Rapture Considers visionary game developer Ken Levine’s depiction of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, as well as the theories of Aristotle, de Beauvoir, Dewey, Leibniz, Marx, Plato, and others from the Hall of Philosophical Heroes

BioShock: Rapture

Author: John Shirley

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780765367358

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 7701

A prequel to the video-game franchise explains how the technologically advanced undersea city called Rapture came to be and how it eventually devolved into a chaotic dystopia.

The Art of Borderlands 2

Author: BradyGames,Anthony Burch

Publisher: Brady

ISBN: 9780744014372

Category: Art

Page: 272

View: 9824

Celebrating the iconic art of Borderlands - explore the world in styleThe Art of Borderlands 2 offers fans of the games a stunningly visual and in-depth look at the mysterious world of Pandora. This unique and dangerous world has captured the imaginations of millions of gamers, and here you can see it come to life on the page. Filled with hundreds of images, including close-ups of Pandora's environments, vehicles and one-of-a-kind weapons; you can also follow the creation of your favourite characters and creatures, from the first sketches to the finished product. Every section boasts extensive commentary by the artists and developers who brought the game to life, making The Art of Borderlands 2 a real collector's item for any fan of the series.

The Art of Thief

Author: Paul Davies,Nicolas Cantin

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781783290970

Category: Art

Page: 189

View: 8651

Collects concept images and sketches of the video game's characters, settings, and weapons, and features commentary from the artists.

Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives

Author: Various

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630081116

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 184

View: 8427

The artworks, manuscripts, and scraps of information gathered throughout Dunwall are collected at last. It has been a long and difficult journey to archive these tales of our cursed city, but it is my hope that you, reading this now, will take heed, and learn from those gone before you to forge your own destiny. The Dunwall Archives are now yours--what will you do with them now that you know the truth in these pages?

The Art of Evolve

Author: 2K Plus International Sports Media,Turtle Rock Studios

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781783296965

Category: Video game characters in art

Page: 176

View: 8502


Art of the Mass Effect Universe

Author: Casey Hudson,Derek Watts

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1595827684

Category: Art

Page: 181

View: 1852

Shows the evolution of the art of the Mass Effect video game series, including concept art and commentary from the creators.