Follow us on:

Posts tagged books

Kickstart a gaming history book, have dinner with Molyneux (and more)

Rusel DeMaria's High Score: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games is one of the most seemingly ubiquitous volumes in the "canon" of writing about games -- you've definitely seen that cover before, right? Well, it's not as ubiquitous as we thought. It's out of print. DeMaria is working with a...

Continue Reading

Old Nintendo picture book highlights young Miyamoto, other Mario vets

When Chris Covell went to a "local library" recently -- local for him being "in Japan" -- he didn't grab just any book. Instead, he grabbed a picture book made for children named "The Stars of Famicom Games: How Video Games Are Made," wherein legendary Japanese developers like Shigeru Miyamoto,...

Continue Reading

Stay awhile and read! Diablo 3: Book of Cain announced

You might have been laboring under the misapprehension that the Diablo series is only about clicking monsters and watching them die. The truth is it's only mostly about that, as revealed by the newly announced book, Diablo III: Book of Cain. The book tells the story of Sanctuary – the...

Continue Reading

Dead Island novel brings dead people to dead trees

It's not that you don't want to play Dead Island -- of course you do. You love mangling zombies as much as the next thumbstick jockey. It's just ... what if she's there? You know ... the one from the trailer? It's bad enough that little Zombie Stephanie haunts your nightmares, but what if you...

Continue Reading

Halo: Glasslands novel arrives this October

Announced last year, the sequel to the Halo novel Ghosts of Onyx has been given both a name and a release date. Halo: Glasslands, penned by Star Wars and Gears of War novelist Karen Traviss, will hit bookshelves later this year on October 25. Glasslands marks the first in a new trilogy -- separate...

Continue Reading

Get an early taste of the BioShock: Rapture novel

Announced in a partnership back in 2009, the Tor and Take-Two undertaking of BioShock: Rapture, a novel detailing the events of Rapture prior to the original game, is finally making its way to bookshelves on July 19. Tor, in anticipation of this event, has published the first excerpt of the novel...

Continue Reading

LA Noire: The Collected Stories bound in eBook form this June

See now, this is confidence. LA Noire's exploration of the seedy, criminal underbelly of a big city through the eyes of a hard-boiled detective is something pretty special in the gaming world. But in books? There are maybe one or two with a similar premise. Just a few. But a crowded...

Continue Reading

Fan art being accepted for Udon's Mega Man Tribute book

If you know your way around a pen, paintbrush or tablet, and are also filled with a surplus of fandom for the Mega Man franchise, Udon Entertainment could use your help. The company is publishing a collection of fan art featuring the Blue Bomber, and is currently accepting submissions....

Continue Reading

Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect flies onto bookshelves in 2011

Del Rey Books announced today it will publish Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect, a novel set in the universe of the upcoming video game Deus Ex: Human Revolution. The Icarus Effect currently has a launch date of "2011" for North America and Europe, which is roughly the same window the video game is...

Continue Reading

This book has 100 Classic Books in it

Perhaps fearing that we wouldn't understand the concept of reading books on a DS, Nintendo sent press copies of the game disguised in a form that readers would find comfortable: a large, "leather"-bound, hardcover book. Only upon opening the front cover did we learn its terrible secret: it's not...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

A Golden Wake review: The City Beautiful

Posted on Oct 20th 2014 3:30PM

Image

Editor's Note: We Are Always Fighting

Posted on Oct 20th 2014 12:49PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW