The worlds of comics and video games have grown ever closer over the years, and the latest news out of Dark Horse Comics promises to bring them even closer.
The publisher has announced a partnership with video game studio Bethesda Softworks to develop and release art books which will highlight game designs and game-inspired art for several upcoming releases.
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The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order Coming in May
Evil Within and Dishonored Books to Follow
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with Bethesda to create three incredible art books – The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order, The Art of The Evil Within and Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives. Each hardcover book, packed with art and game design details, will retail for $39.99.
The first in the collection, The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order, features full-color artwork from MachineGames’ upcoming first-person action-adventure shooter as well as developer commentary from the team. The book spans more than 200 pages and covers all facets of the game’s design, including concept art, character designs, , settings and technology – all of which was inspired by Wolfenstein’s alternate 1960s setting. Check out sample pages from the book on http://www.bethblog.com.
The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order will available in North America at your local comic retailer on May 14 and your favorite bookseller on May 27.
The Art of The Evil Within and Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives follow, with release dates in August and November respectively.