Tag: Books

  • News Sir Dan to Star in New MediEvil Comic Book from Co-Creators

    Launching alongside PS4 remake

    MediEvil will make its triumphant return on the PlayStation 4 this Halloween, and alongside the oft-requested remake of the PSone cult classic will be a brand new comic book penned by series co-creators Jason Wilson and Chris Sorrell. Presented as a coloured hardback book, the graphic novel will serve as both a...

  • News God of War Audiobook to Be Narrated by Mimir

    Novel penned by Cory Barlog's father

    A novelisation of Sony Santa Monica’s epic God of War revival is set to release next week, and it’ll be accompanied by an audiobook narrated by none other than Alastair Duncan – also known as Mimir. This is an incredible touch, as the severed head serves as a kind of storyteller throughout the PlayStation 4...

  • News This SEGA Pop-Up Book Is the Best Thing You'll See All Week

    Welcome to the Fantasy Zone

    To be this good takes ages – or just a brilliant pop-up book with paper-based versions of SEGA’s most iconic arcade cabinets. Check out this bundle of amazingness: The SEGA Arcade: Pop-Up History includes sculptures of various classic cabinets from the Japanese company, including Space Harrier, Hang-On, and –...

  • News PlayStation Anthology Is an Ode to an Iconic Brand

    Crowdfunding open now

    PlayStation recently reached the point where it tipped into nostalgic territory. The brand has been at the top of its game for over 20 years now, and there are many, many people – this author included – who have been there from the very beginning. The PlayStation Anthology, a 440-page tome to one of gaming's greatest...

  • News Horizon: Zero Dawn Assembles a Metric Ton of Merchandising Tat

    How much crap can you hold?

    How hard is Sony going to shove Horizon: Zero Dawn down your throat? Harder than a well-endowed man with a moustache it seems. Hot on the heels of yesterday's bundle announcement, the platform holder has announced… Well, a frankly staggering amount of merchandise. If this doesn't prove just how much the manufacturer is...

  • News Bloodborne Art Book Will Keep You Awake at Night

    Hunter's dream

    Bloodborne has one of the most consistently grotesque gothic art styles that can be found on the PlayStation 4, but if you want to explore the warped imaginations of the From Software design team that brought it all to life, then this official art book may be for you. It's currently available for pre-order on

  • News Fight the Dying Light with New Book Based on Techland's PS4 Game

    Reader beware

    Transmedia storytelling always seems forced, but there's just enough plot in properties like Mass Effect and The Elder Scrolls to make it work. Polish developer Techland isn't exactly best known for its storytelling, but that hasn't stopped Warner Bros from going all-in and commissioning a novel based on its forthcoming parkour-'em-up,...

  • Book Review A Composer's Guide to Game Music - Winifred Phillips

    Calm and composed

    Winifred Phillips is one of the best regarded composers in video games today, having contributed to an eclectic roster of titles, including PlayStation favourites such as Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, God of War, and the LittleBigPlanet series. With such vast experience in the medium, the musician has put together a book...

  • News This Awesome Art Book Is for the Fans of Naughty Dog

    Turn back the pages

    You may not know it, but Naughty Dog turns 30 this year. The award winning Californian studio was first founded by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin way back in 1984 as JAM Software. Five years later, it changed that name to the one that you’ll recognise, and set to work on its first full title: Keef the Thief for the Apple IIGS and...

  • News You're Going to Want This Metal Gear Solid Anniversary Book

    Complete collection

    If you’re a Metal Gear Solid fan with a room full of memorabilia already, you’re probably going to want to purchase this 25th Anniversary book bundle. Unfortunately, things aren’t quite that simple. In order to get hold of the collection, you’ll need to enter a raffle on Konamistyle. Winners will then be given the option...

  • Book Review Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth

    Buccaneers and buried gold

    Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth opens exactly as you’d expect it to. The franchise’s affable protagonist, Nathan ‘Nate’ Drake, is pictured driving through a tropical backdrop with a beautiful girl to his side – and a host of gun-toting thugs flashing submachine guns in his rear-view mirror. Within a single turn...

  • News Journey Art Book Scales Your Coffee Table Next Month

    Bound in blood

    Journey will be making one final excursion next month, when The Art of Journey travels onto shelves across the globe. The hardcover book – penned and designed by art director Matt Nava – features images from the game, and discusses the influences and ideas behind its development. It also includes in-game 3D models, which can be...