News It Only Did Everything, Follow Up to Vita Means Life, Will Chronicle the Glory Days of the PS3
PlayStation's unofficial historian is at it again
Author Sandeep Rai is back at it again, launching a Kickstarter project to produce a comprehensive history of the PS3 in a lovely-looking hardback format. It Only Did Everything will chronicle the good times and the bad, from the console's turbulent launch to its triumphal comeback and everything in...
News Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime Is a 'Standalone Work', No Plans for a Second Season
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a standalone anime series set in the world of Cyberpunk 2077, and it was so well received that it has apparently caused a resurgence of interest in the title, some two years after its
News Move Over, Edgerunners! Cyberpunk 2077 is Getting An Official Tie-In Novel
All the coolest kids are reading nowadays
CD Projekt Red has always leaned into the edginess and bleeding-cool aesthetic of CyberPunk 2077, something that the recently released (and really good) Edgerunners anime on Netflix embraced with open arms. Well, now the developer has announced that an official tie-in novel is coming, which might be the...
News Tactics Ogre: Reborn Is Getting a Gorgeous 200-Page Companion Artbook
Let us cling to fine art
Tactics Ogre: Reborn has been officially announced after leaking all over the shop. But now that the cat is firmly out of the bag, we can revel in the licensed products set to accompany its rel
News Concept Art, Developer Insight Fill the Pages of The Art of God of War Ragnarok
Releases in November
As is the case with most of Sony's major games, God of War Ragnarok is getting a big, chunky artbook. Named The Art of God of War Ragnarok, it's a coffee table tome featuring concept art, behind-the-scenes snippets, and more. Published by Dark Horse Books, this hardcover book will be a great companion piece to the game itself,...
News 400-Page Hardback Book Documents PS Vita's Ten Year History
Vita means life
With the PS Vita approaching its tenth anniversary, author Sandeep Rai has launched a Kickstarter for a 400-page book documenting the entire history of the now-discontinued device. Vita Means Life – which was targeting a goal of £6,000 but has already surpassed £15,000 at the time of writing – promises to “take a look back at...
News Metal Gear Solid, Death Stranding Creator's Essays on Entertainment to Get English Translation
Insight into an intriguing mind
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima rarely hides his influences: his games are filled with references and nods to the pieces of media that inspire him. If you’d like to know more about the inspiration behind some of the industry’s most iconic games, though, you may be interested in the ex-Konami man’s novel,...
Random God of War Is Now Also an Illustrated Story Book
B Is for Boy
God of War is a vast PlayStation 4 game about an epic quest, with drama and bloodshed at every turn. It will soon also be available in the form of a children's book. Titled God of War: B Is for Boy, Santa Monica Studio has worked alongside Insight Editions to produce an illustrated story book based on the adventures of Kratos and...
News Extend Your Assassin's Creed Valhalla Experience with Official Novel
Read all about it
This author’s Dad enjoys the alternate history Assassin’s Creed stories but doesn’t have the patience to play the games. The surprisingly decent novels have been his gateway to the series, then, and he’ll be thrilled to learn that upcoming Viking edition Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will have its own book, published by...
News Ghost of Tsushima Getting a Gorgeous Art Book, Launches Alongside the PS4 Exclusive
Many of Sony's first party exclusives receive an accompanying art book, but Ghost of Tsushima might just have the best-looking one yet. Announced recently by publisher Dark Horse, The Art of Ghost of Tsushima is a coffee table book filled with imagery from the upcoming PlayStation 4 action title. Before you even open it up, the outer...
News The Last of Us 2 Gets Swanky Art Book from Naughty Dog, and It Now Has a Gorgeous Deluxe Edition
Who doesn't love a big fancy art book on their favourite video game? Naughty Dog certainly seems to understand the desire for coffee table tomes to leaf through from time to time, releasing huge and beautiful books for each of its more recent releases. The Last of Us: Part II is of course the latest to get this same treatment, and it's...
Deal Start Reading The Witcher Novels with The Last Wish at a Low Price
Here we go, Yen
Well, you can’t say Amazon doesn’t have its head screwed on. The juggernaut retailer has reduced the price of the first The Witcher novel to just £3.00 in the UK, making it an impulse purchase for those looking to get into author Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy fiction. <products id="11646" style="list"> The Last Wish is a...
News As The Witcher Rules Netflix, CD Projekt RED Signs New Deal with Author
CD Projekt RED has signed a new deal with The Witcher creator Andrzej Sapkowski, which will no doubt see the author get paid. The announcement follows the release of the Netflix show, which is taking the world by storm right now. As it stands, the Polish developer will now maintain full control of the intellectual property as it...
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
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
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
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...