The Art of Crash Bandicoot: It's about Time

The Art of Crash Bandicoot: It's about Time
  • Author : Micky Neilson
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 312
  • Relase : 2020-10-26
  • ISBN : 1950366235

The Art of Crash Bandicoot: It's about Time Book Review:

The Crash Bandicoot(TM) series has remained a beloved staple of platform gaming ever since the first game's release in 1996. The Art of Crash Bandicoot(TM)4: It's About Time(TM)is a rich repository overflowing with interviews, quotes, observations and anecdotes, accompanied by a treasure trove of concept art detailing the characters and environments of the game. Gamers of every type will cherish this all-encompassing look into the zany, wild and unpredictable world of Crash Bandicoot(TM) .

Directing Video Games

Directing Video Games
  • Author : Brian Allgeier
  • Publisher : Illusion Road
  • Pages : 238
  • Relase : 2017-05-06
  • ISBN : 9780998637525

Directing Video Games Book Review:

What does a video game director actually do? What guiding principles do they follow while leading a team of game creators? Longtime Ratchet & Clank director, Brian Allgeier, boils down his decades of experience into 101 fully illustrated tips. Written for both aspiring and experienced creative leaders, this book covers the expansive and multi-faceted role of the director, from developing the initial vision to key methods on tackling design, story development, and production challenges. 5 essential qualities of a creative director: 1. Hold the Vision 2. Provide Structure 3. Keep a Creative Toolbox 4. Lead Effectively 5. Know Production For those who are curious about what it takes to be a video game director or want learn more about the art of creative collaboration, this book covers the basic principles for leading and inspiring a team to make great games. "Directing Video Games is a literal loot drop of knowledge, decades of experience concisely and expertly crafted into 101 densely packed tips. Even a page — with no exaggeration — can be transformative to a project’s success." —Brenda Romero, Award winning game designer "This book is one of a kind, and is essential reading for anyone who wants to lead the creation of a video game. It's full of great visuals and excellent advice, and belongs on every game director's bookshelf." —Richard Lemarchand, Associate Professor in the Interactive Media Division, USC "Born of expansive experience, this is a comprehensive book that both beginners and seasoned developers should keep at their side." —Michael John, Program Director of Games and Playable Media, UCSC "Brian has managed an incredible thing—to present a broadly complex, multi-faceted role in bite-sized, easy to digest nuggets of sage advice." —Marcus Smith, Creative Director of Resistance 3 and Sunset Overdrive

Ratchet and Clank

Ratchet and Clank
  • Author : T. J. Fixman
  • Publisher : Wildstorm
  • Pages : 144
  • Relase : 2011
  • ISBN : 1401231632

Ratchet and Clank Book Review:

"Based on the hit PlayStation videogame!"--Cover.

The Art of the Uncharted Trilogy

The Art of the Uncharted Trilogy
  • Author : Naughty Dog
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 188
  • Relase : 2015-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781621159353

The Art of the Uncharted Trilogy Book Review:

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 the Last of Us Part II

The Art of the Last of Us Part II
  • Author : Naughty Dog
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 200
  • Relase : 2020-06-23
  • ISBN : 9781506713762

The Art of the Last of Us Part II Book Review:

Follow Ellie's profound and harrowing journey of vengeance through an exhaustive collection of original art and intimate creator commentary in the full-color hardcover volume: The Art of The Last of Us Part II. Created in collaboration between Dark Horse Books and the developers at Naughty Dog, The Art of The Last of Us Part II offers extensive insights into the making of the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Last of Us.

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank
  • Author : Greg Off
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 144
  • Relase : 2002
  • ISBN : 0761539646

Ratchet & Clank Book Review:

The Ultimate Gadget to Save the Universe! ·Complete walkthrough of each planet with detailed maps ·Detailed weapon and gadget descriptions ·Locations of every Gold Bolt ·Strategies for dealing with Chairman Drek's minions ·All secrets revealed

Ratchet Deadlocked

Ratchet Deadlocked
  • Author : Greg Off,Bryan Stratton
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Pages : 127
  • Relase : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780761552048

Ratchet Deadlocked Book Review:

The guide, for this Playstation 2 game, includes combat strategies for surviving the perils of DreadZone, and every mod, weapon, and gadget is covered. Find out which upgrades and equipment best suits your playstyle. Also includes maps of every level with all pick-ups and objective locations revealed.

Art for the Players

Art for the Players
  • Author : Sony
  • Publisher : PlayStation
  • Pages : 96
  • Relase : 2016-11-03
  • ISBN : 1783707208

Art for the Players Book Review:

The Art of Ratchet & Clank

The Art of Ratchet & Clank
  • Author : Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 248
  • Relase : 2018-07-24
  • ISBN : 9781506705736

The Art of Ratchet & Clank Book Review:

A retrospective exploration of the galaxy's most lovable video game heroes--Ratchet and Clank! For fifteen years the most unlikely heroes in the cosmos have been adventuring across the stars, kicking butt and taking names. Ratchet and Clank have rescued innocent civilizations, taken down evil corporations, defeated robot armies, incited space prison breakouts, and even colluded with interstellar pirates! Now, Dark Horse Books and Insomniac Games proudly offer a look back at the history of the iconic series in a Qwark-tastic collection of never-before-seen concept art and behind-the-scenes commentary chronicling eleven amazing games and the brilliant studio that created them!

Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel

Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel
  • Author : Inc. Scholastic,Kate Howard
  • Publisher : Scholastic Incorporated
  • Pages : 144
  • Relase : 2016-02-23
  • ISBN : 1338030418

Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel Book Review:

Bestselling videogame Ratchet & Clank is getting the big-screen treatment! It's the ultimate buddy adventures for fans of the hit game. The movie hits screens April 29, 2016. When the evil alien Drek decides to destroy every planet in the Solana Galaxy, the Galactic Rangers turn to two unlikely heroes for assistance: Ratchet, a rare Lombax who works as a mechanic, and Clank, a castoff robot from Drek's own forces. Can they work together to stop Drek and save the galaxy?

Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon

Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon
  • Author : Arjan Terpstra,Tim Lapetino
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Pages : 340
  • Relase : 2021-11-09
  • ISBN : 9781789099393

Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon Book Review:

This is a gorgeous, hardcover retrospective, the first-ever history of PAC-MAN. Full of historical imagery, concept designs, marketing photos and more, the book examines the game’s design philosophy and origins through the artists, designers, developers, and other creative teams who brought PAC-MAN to life. This new non-fiction book will journey from creator Toru Iwatani's "pizza slice" inspiration to the game’s incredible success in arcades and beyond. The book also dives into PAC-MAN’s unprecedented impact on pop culture, with more than 40 new interviews from key players around the world.

Undertale Art Book

Undertale Art Book
  • Author : Toby Fox
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2016-10-31
  • ISBN : 1945908998

Undertale Art Book Book Review:

every video game has concept art...UNDERTALE is no exception...the difference being that toby fox isnt an artist lol

The Art of God of War

The Art of God of War
  • Author : Sony Interactive Entertainment,Santa Monica Studios
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 184
  • Relase : 2018-04-24
  • ISBN : 9781506705743

The Art of God of War Book Review:

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. The volume is 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.

Ratchet & Clank Future

Ratchet & Clank Future
  • Author : BradyGames
  • Publisher : Brady
  • Pages : 255
  • Relase : 2009
  • ISBN : 0744011248

Ratchet & Clank Future Book Review:

BradyGames' Ratchet and Clank Future 2: A Crack in Time Signature Series Strategy Guide includes the following: A comprehensive walkthrough of the entire game. WEAPONS AND GADGETS: Learn all about every weapon and gadget, along with ways to upgrade each weapon. Plus all hidden items and collectables are revealed! BESTIARY: Complete listing of even the toughest foe encountered in the game Game secrets uncovered! Platform: PlayStation 3Genre: Action/Adventure

Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys

Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys
  • Author : Ian Flynn
  • Publisher : IDW Publishing
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2021-06-02
  • ISBN : 9781684069750

Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys Book Review:

The mastermind behind the Metal Virus isn't done yet. Sonic writer extraordinaire Ian Flynn brings you the latest elaborate scheme from the Blue Blur's newest nemesis! Dr. Starline is back to his evil antics! But to enact his latest scheme, he'll have to get into an abandoned Eggman base, past an army of badniks! And to do that, he'll need the help of some of Sonic's greatest enemies! Zavok, Mimic, Rough, and Tumble are back and badder than ever! Starline's promised them incredible power, so Sonic and friends had better watch out. That is, if the not-so-good doctor can get these Bad Guys to stop fighting each other and work together.

The Art of Star Wars Rebels Limited Edition

The Art of Star Wars Rebels Limited Edition
  • Author : Dan Wallace,Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Books
  • Pages : 216
  • Relase : 2020-05-05
  • ISBN : 9781506714851

The Art of Star Wars Rebels Limited Edition Book Review:

In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy. The award-winning team from Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes five years ago, now, take a step behind-the-scenes to witness the journey from paper to screen with The Art of Star Wars Rebels. Featuring never-before-seen concept art and process pieces along with exclusive commentary from the creative team behind the show.

The Art of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

The Art of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
  • Author : Various
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 184
  • Relase : 2016-05-10
  • ISBN : 9781630087067

The Art of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Book Review:

Journey alongside Nathan Drake once again, as Naughty Dog and Dark Horse Books team up to bring you this comprehensive and breathtaking exploration into Uncharted 4: A Thief's End! Numerous never-before-seen designs and concept art accompanied by commentary from the developers give you behind-the-scenes access to the creation of this gaming masterwork. This beautiful oversized hardcover is a must-have for any fan of the Uncharted franchise and high quality video game art. The Art of Unchartend 4 will be released by Dark Horse simultaneoulsy with the new game, Uncharted 4.

The Art of XCOM 2

The Art of XCOM 2
  • Author : 2K Staff
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 192
  • Relase : 2016-01-12
  • ISBN : 1785651242

The Art of XCOM 2 Book Review:

In The Art of XCOM 2, readers get a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible concept art created for the new game and hear from key developers and artists about the challenges, secrets, and rewards of creating this landmark series. Also covered in the stunning book will be the game's five new classes of resistance fighters and their dynamic weapons, powerful new alien species and their vehicles, and the brave new world of XCOM 2.

Sonic the Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper

Sonic the Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper
  • Author : Ian Flynn
  • Publisher : IDW Publishing
  • Pages : 147
  • Relase : 2020-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781684068579

Sonic the Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper Book Review:

Join two of the most popular new characters from Sonic's world in this classic odd-couple team-up adventure! Tangle the Lemur's got a problem: there's not enough action in her life! Whisper the Wolf's also got a problem: she's hunting down an incredibly dangerous enemy named Sonic the Hedgehog! Can Tangle and Whisper help solve each other's problems, or will they just make things worse? Also collected is Sonic The Hedgehog: Annual 2019. Join Sonic and some of his coolest friends in adventures that show just how wonderful Sonic's world really is.

God of War: Lore and Legends

God of War: Lore and Legends
  • Author : Sony Studios,Rick Barba
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 120
  • Relase : 2020-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781506715520

God of War: Lore and Legends Book Review:

A hardcover tome that authentically recreates Atreus' journal as seen in God of War, with expanded lore written in collaboration with the God of War writing team! The hit game is brought to life in a tangible and exciting new way as readers are invited to plumb the lore of God of War through the eyes of Kratos' son, Atreus. This hardcover volume chronicles Atreus and Kratos' journey through the fabled Nine Realms, from the Wildwoods of Midgard to the mountains of Jötunheim and beyond. In addition to the record of their mythic journey, this wonderous collection also includes a bestiary that was assembled during those travels, intimate dossiers of the characters that inhabit the masterfully crafted universe, and much more! Dark Horse Books and Santa Monica Studios present God of War: Lore and Legends. This lovingly produced edition is a must own item for any fan of God of War.