The Art of the Video Game is the first book to celebrate an exciting new visual medium—with stunning examples from the biggest design studios and game publishers in the business: Electronic Arts, Activision, Nintendo, Midway, Eidos, Konami, and many others. Every page features gorgeously rendered digital artwork (along with never-before-published sketches, models, and works-in-progress) from dozens of beloved games—everything from old school favorites like Tomb Raider and Sonic the Hedgehog to such contemporary hits as Beautiful Katamari, Call of Duty, Half-Life, and more. Along the way, readers will discover the history of video game art and catch an exciting glimpse of its future. Full of exclusive interviews and images, The Art of the Video Game is a must-have gift for gamers of all ages.
JOSH JENISCH is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and writes regularly about the video-game industry. He lives in Los Angeles.
- Hardcover ISBN: 9781594742774
- Book Dimensions:11 x 9
- Page Count:160
- Release Date:November 1, 2008
- 18 and up