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  • The Art of Blizzard to be on display at the Gallery Nucleus

    The Art of Blizzard book, published by Insight Editions, will be released later this month and features high-quality visuals from the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo franchises. The tome contains 350 pages featuring close to 800 individual pieces, including unpublished projects. To celebrate the release, on January 12 the Gallery Nucleus is hosting a show featuring […]

  • The Thirty-Nine Steps releasing on PC, Mac, iOS in March

    An interactive version of John Buchan’s espionage thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps will be released in March, according to developer Tern Digital.

  • Guinness World Records 2013 Gamers Edition on sale from January 10th

    Guinness World Records 2013 Gamers Edition will launch on January 10th and plays home to a host of brand new records. Get a preview on what to expect after the cut.

  • Hyrule Historia: limited edition Zelda book getting 4,000 copies

    Hyrule Historia, the all-encompassing companion book to The Legend of Zelda series is getting a limited edition release capped at just 4,000 copies, courtesy of Dark Horse Books. But damn it looks pretty. Check out the details below.

  • Hawken digital comic series hits today, grants beta access

    Indie mech sim Hawken has spawned a comic series, and picking up a digital preview will also give you access to the third beta event.

  • The Last of Us: American Dreams – more concept art emerges

    The Last of Us: American Dreams is a four issue comic book series centering on the early days of Ellie and tells her backstory. Today, the PS Blog has posted more information on the series, along with a look at some promotional art.

  • Halo: Silentium delayed to March 2013

    Tor Books has announced a delay to Halo: Silentium, the final novel in Greg Bear’s Forerunners sequence. Originally expected by January, the paperback will now launch in March 2013 alongside audio and e-book editions. Previous entries Halo: Cryptum and Halo: Primordium began the story of the Forerunners’ doom, and since we’re expecting them to pop […]

  • Mass Effect and Dragon Age comics and merch announced

    BioWare had a little moment at New York Comic Con and announced a looming mountain of new merchandise and tie-in media for fans of the Dragon Age and Mass Effect franchises.

  • The Last of Us graphic novel in the works from Naughty Dog, Dark Horse

    The Last of Us is getting a graphic novel series courtesy of Dark Horse and Naughty Dog.

  • Splinter Cell: Echoes comic to bridge narrative gap

    Splinter Cell’s universe is set to expand with a full-length graphic novel detailing events between 2010′s Conviction and the upcoming Blacklist.

  • InJustice: Gods Among Us getting the comic book treatment

    InJustice: Gods Among Us is getting a comic book, according to Netherrealm’s Ed Boon.

  • Minecraft book and magazine deal inked with Egmont Publishing

    Minecraft will soon pop up in the book isle at your local store and in magazine form at newsstands, according to TechCrunch, which has word on a publishing deal between Mojang and Egmont Publishing.

  • 3DS Bookstore Anywhere e-book service launching in Japan next month

    An e-book service for 3DS will launch in Japan October 20 as a free application called Bookstore Anywhere. Various offerings will be available through the service such as manga, and post launch content will include novels and magazines, It is unknown at this time whether the service will made available internationally. Thanks, Siliconera.

  • BioShock: Infinite artbook runs 184 pages, available for pre-order

    BioShock: Infinite’s glorious design is the subject of a hardcover art book courtesy of Dark Horse.

  • Katamari ShiftyLook kicks off September 17

    The next digital comics release from Namco Bandai’s ShiftyLook series will focus on Katamari Damacy. Destructoid reports the series is being penned by Alex Culang and Raynato Castro, better known as the team behind webcomic Buttersafe (one of my favourites). The new series debuts on September 17 and will update on Mondays and Wednesdays. Stay […]

  • Book of Spells trailer shows the magic of Wonderbook

    Book of Spells, the Wonderbook title from J.K. Rowling, has been given a new trailer showing the magic of Move mixed with fantasy and a television set. The Harry Potter spin-off, which was announced at E3, is slated for release around the holidays.

  • The Art of Journey being released in hardcover next month

    Thatgamecompany has announce book featuring the artwork of Journey will be released next month. Titled “The Art of Journey”, the hardcover was deigned and written by art director Matt Nava, and along with art from the game it contains information on what influenced the art direction. It also includes 3D models, AR smartphone interaction, and […]

  • Borderlands 2 comics to debut in November

    Borderlands 2 is to spawn a four-part tie-in comic series.

  • PSA: Dragon Age comic series arrives this week

    Just a reminder that Dragon Age: Those Who Speak arrives in comic stores on August 22. The latest mini-series spun from BioWare’s fantasy RPG setting follows the adventures of Alistair, Isabela and Varric in the Tevinter homelands, and is a follow up to The Silent Grove. It’s been written by series lead David Gaider which […]

  • The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia heading west in January 2013

    Dark Horse Books and Nintendo have announced The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, which contains a vast collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise, will be localized and released in the west in January. The hardcover compilation contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken – novel tells the story of AC3′s Connor

    Ubisoft has announced a novelization of Assassin’s Creed III will be released on December 4. Written by Oliver Bowden, the novel “Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken” will tell the origins of Connor, who has “sworn to secure liberty for his people and his nation and unleashes his powerful skills on the chaotic, blood-soaked battlefields of the hostile […]

  • The Art of Blizzard offers 20 years of visual goodies

    You may need a bigger coffee table for this new artbook from the team behind World of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo. Destructoid reports The Art of Blizzard squashes 20 years of the developer’s history into a 352-page hardcover, with nearly 800 images to browse as well as commentary from Chris Metzen, Sam Didier and Nick […]

  • Dead Space: Catalyst novel coming in October

    A second Dead Space novel will be published worldwide on October 2, sci-fi and fantasy publisher Tor Books has announced. Dead Space: Catalyst is the second novel by author B.K. Evenson to be set in EA’s Marker-obsessed universe following 2010′s Dead Space: Martyr. Like its predecessor, Catalyst will be set prior to the events of […]

  • Max Payne 3 issue 2 out June 12

    Rockstar Newswire heralds the imminent arrival of the next issue of the Max Payne 3 comic; Hoboken Blues releases on June 12. the comic mini-series was written by Rockstar’s written by Dan Houser and Remedy’s Sam Lake, and covers events from throughout the franchise’s timeline, including Payne’s past.

  • Next Halo novel to have ties with Halo 4

    Tor Books has announced the next Halo novel, called The Thursday Wars. Written by known Halo author and Gears of War 3 writer Karen Traviss, the book will set up the events around Halo 4, according to 343′s Frank O’Connor. It’s out on October 2, just over a month before Halo 4 launches worldwide on […]

  • First Max Payne 3 comic available for free in digital form

    The first issue of Max Payne: After the Fall is now available for free online. The comic was written by Rockstar’s Dan Houser in collaboration with Sam Lake of original developer Remedy, and over the three issue arc, will examine Max Payne’s past and touch on events from all three games. You can grab it […]

  • Dragon Age comic mini-series to debut in August

    Nary a whisper of a new game on the horizon, but you can at least enjoy Dark Horse’s upcoming, three-part comic series Dragon Age: Those Who Speak.

  • BradyGames to release Diablo III strategy guides in limited and signature editions

    BradyGames announced the Diablo 3 strategy guide in both a Signature and Limited Edition series. Get the goods on each below courtesy of GameFront.

  • Lionhead and Random House to release Fable novels and digital shorts

    Lionhead Studios and Random House have announced an agreement to create a “broad line of products set to expand the universe of Fable”, via two novels, multiple digital shorts, a world bible, and a strategy guide.

  • GTA:Vice City creators reminisce on working with Hollywood voice talent

    In an excerpt pulled from a a new book titled Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar co-founder Jamie King as well as Navid Khonsari and Dan Houser reminisce on their experiences working with Hollywood types for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Apparently, Ray Liotta was rather cool, Jenna Jameson made them nervous, […]