This week, UDON will be previewing all of our Winter/Spring 2014 books! All books can be found (or pre-ordered) at Comic Book Stores, Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, Book Depository, and pretty much wherever awesome books are sold! Today, it’s Capcom Video Game Art Books!
Monster Hunter Illustrations is back with a new mammoth-sized 400 page artwork collection! Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 covers all the third generation Monster Hunter games including Monster Hunter Tri 3, Monster Hunter Tri 3G, and Monster Hunter Portable 2nd, and Monster Hunter Portable 3rd.
Included in this collection:
– creature designs & roughs
– character designs and roughs
– armor and weapons desgins
– environment designs and paintings
– compendium of symbol designs and drawings
– commentary by the Monster Hunter teams throughout the book!
For hardcore fans, this book collects both the B&W and Colour Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 books into one massive book! It completely translates every aspect of these books into English, including hand-written notes from the artists and designers!
UDON’s first Monster Hunter Illustrations collection sold out in record time, and has recently been reprinted to accommodate demand! Don’t miss out on Monster Hunter Illustrations 2!
MONSTER HUNTER ILLUSTRATIONS 2
Page Count: 400 Pages, Colour
Size: 11.75? x 8.25?
Dragon’s Dogma is one of the newest franchises from fan-favorite game publisher Capcom, set in a rich world full of dangerous monsters and classic action-RPG style adventure. Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works collects the development artwork behind this expansive new setting, including character, creature, and weapon designs, plus rough sketches, key visuals, and plenty of creator commentary.
Dragon’s Dogma Official Design Works
Release date: March/April 2014
Price US: $44.99
Page Count: 312, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long
DmC Devil May Cry depicts a duplicitous world where nothing is ever as it seems and the line between good and evil is constantly blurred. Spurred into action by the promises of a trusted relation, Dante bursts into this new world intent on revenge at any cost. DmC Devil May Cry Visual Art collects all the concept art behind this modern reimagining of the Devil May Cry universe and its characters. Included are key visuals, character & location designs, unused concepts, and creator commentary.
DMC Devil May Cry Visual Art
Release date: May 2014
Price (U.S.): $39.99
Page Count: 192, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
The king of fighting games gets the ultimate art book with SF25: The Art of Street Fighter, collecting over 25 years of Street Fighter artwork! This 448-page behemoth of a book collects pin-ups, character designs, crossover artwork, rare concept art, and more. SF25features over 100-pages of new material, including tribute art from top Japanese artists, never-before-collected sketches and game art, and all-new interviews with the people who created the legend that is Street Fighter!
SF 25: The Art of Street Fighter
Release date: Summer 2014
Price (U.S.): $59.99
Page Count: 448, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″
Check back Monday for the conclusion of our new release list!