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  • DC announces choose-you-own-adventure style comic tech

    DC has announced two new digital comics technologies to launch alongside Batman: Arkham Origins in late October. One of these seems like another go at dynamic comics presentation, with voice acting, animations and so on, but the other actually allows the player to choose what path the story will take.

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag novel, art book and strategy guide announced

    Ubisoft has planned three books to accompany Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag when the piratical adventure launches later this year.

  • Diablo 3: Book of Tyrael due in October

    Blizzard has announced anew 148-page hardcover in its Diablo 3 book series.

  • The Art of Remember Me from Dark Horse now available for pre-order

    Capcom has announced that “The Art of Remember Me” from Dark Horse is available for pre-order. Pricing varies from $39.99 to $24.68 depending on retailer. Your local comic shop may also carry it cheaper, or not, but it can be found through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Dark Horse among others. It releases June 5. […]

  • StoryBundle has launched a pay-what-you-want Video Game Bundle

    StoryBundle, the site which hosts bundles featuring indie authors, has launched a pay-what-you-want Video Game Bundle which contains 10 ebooks on games.

  • Black Crown: book publisher Random House releases first F2P game

    Black Crown is the first free-to-play game to be published by book publisher Random House. Developed by Failbetter, the game is a piece of interactive fiction and should be of interest to adventure game fans.

  • Minecraft kids' books due in September

    UK publisher Egmont will release four Minecraft books in September. Develop reports the children’s manuals are called The Beginner’s Handbook, The Redstone Handbook, The Combat Handbook and The Construction Handbook. The publisher also plans for a Minecraft Annual, poster book and magazine called All About Minecraft. Egmont holds the license for Minecraft books everywhere outside […]

  • Halo novel to help unlock "additional content"

    343 Industries and Tor Books have teamed up with a cryptic promotion for Greg Bear’s upcoming novel, Halo: Silentium. From now until the novel’s launch on March 19, the developer will release “encrypted communications” via Halo Waypoint bulletins and forum posts. Clever fans will be able to use these to unlock “additional content” of some […]

  • Mass Effect: Foundation announces as first ongoing series

    Mass Effect has spawned a number of comic mini-series, but at Emerald City Comic Con this weekend, Dark Horse confirmed the first ongoing series set in the BioWare universe. Destructoid reports Mass Effect: Foundation is being written by Mac Walters, the lead writer on Mass Effect 3, and will tie-in with the upcoming Citadel DLC. […]

  • Dragon Age: The World of Thedas sneak peek offered

    The Dragon Age Twitter account has posted a sneak peek at Dark Horse’s The World of Thedas art and source book, which releases on April 3. See it in full glory through the break.

  • Dead Space artist says games are a "new mythology"

    Dead Space graphic novel writer and artist Christopher Shy has said that games “are really the big franchises of our generation: the new mythology”, replacing books and movies.

  • Tomb Raider comic to release alongside game

    Dark Hose and Square Enix have teamed up to deliver a prequel comic for Crystal Dynamics’ new Tomb Raider game. Called Tomb Raider: The Beginning, the comic was penned by the game’s writer, Rhianna Pratchett, and Destructoid reports pre-orders at US Best Buy stores will score a hardcover version for free. This isn’t Lara’s first […]

  • Hyrule Historia is Amazon's number one bestseller

    After 93 days in the top 100, The Legend of Zelda’s Hyrule Historia is in the top position on Amazon’s charts. In the UK it’s number five, but it’s only been in the charts for 39 days and is on the rise. A very limited edition of the 272 page artbook was announced in November. […]

  • DmC: Devil May Cry: The Vergil Chronicles comic issue one out today

    Titan Comics has announced the launch of the DmC: Devil May Cry: The Vergil Chronicles comic, based on the game series.

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