World of Warcraft Tribute In Stores Today!!

October 2nd, 2013

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WORLD OF WARCRAFT SOFTCOVER EDITION IN STORES TODAY, WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2ND!

Features 200+ Original Images Created Just For This Collection!

At long last, the wait for Azeroth is over! Jam-packed with over 200 amazing images from artists around the globe, WORLD OF WARCRAFT TRIBUTE is the ultimate collection of artwork celebrating Blizzard Entertainment’s beloved game setting and the characters who make it ring with their battle cries.

To create our latest Tribute collection, UDON issued an open call for World of Warcraft-inspired artwork. Professionals and fans alike responded with a flood of fantastic pieces, from which Blizzard’s creative staff chose their absolute favorites to include in the final collection!

For the hard-core collector, a small number of the limited edition hardcovers are still available at the UdonStore.com! This deluxe printing features a special cover image created for UDON by Arnold Tsang, Lead Character Concept Artist at Blizzard Entertainment and co-founder of UDON Entertainment.

The softcover edition, which hits stores today, features exclusive cover art created for the Tribute collection by Samwise Didier, the Art Director for Blizzard Entertainment. Whichever edition you choose, whether Horde or Alliance, every denizen of Azeroth deserves to have this gorgeous artwork collection in their personal library!

World of Warcraft Tribute
Price U.S.: $39.99
ISBN: 1-926778-87-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-87-7
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 224, Color
Size: 8.25” wide x 11.75” long

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World of Warcraft Pre-Orders Now Open! (9 pg preview)

June 25th, 2013

Coming Soon: World of Warcraft Tribute!
 

Pre-orders now open for this stunning art collection

inspired by the world’s biggest MMO!

wowt_sc_coverartBlizzard Entertainment and UDON are thrilled to announce that World of Warcraft Tribute is now available for pre-order! Scheduled for release in October 2013, this lush collection is sure to be one of the most in-demand art books of the holiday season. Be among the first to get this fantastic celebration of the World of Warcraft phenomenon by reserving your copy today!

World of Warcraft Tribute showcases professionals and fan artists alike, each paying homage to the most popular MMORPG of all time. The deluxe softcover edition includes over 200 illustrations from the international fan community, along with special pieces created exclusively for the collection by Blizzard’s own Samwise Didier and Arnold Tsang!

If that’s not enough to tempt you, check out the six-page preview below for a sneak peek of the awesome artwork featured in World of Warcraft Tribute! Every denizen of Azeroth deserves to have this gorgeous artwork collection in their personal library!

Since its launch in 2004, World of Warcraft has become the most popular subscription-based MMORPG in the world. The original game and its four expansions, including the recently released Mists of Pandaria™, have earned critical acclaim and captured the imaginations of millions of players around the globe.

World of Warcraft Tribute
Cover by Samwise Didier
Release Date: October 2013
Price U.S.: $39.99
ISBN: 1-926778-87-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-87-7
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 224, Color
Size: 8.25” wide x 11.75” long

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About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes fourteen #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.

About UDON Entertainment

UDON Entertainment is a publisher of original art books, graphic novels, and manga. UDON’s best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises including Street Fighter®, Okami®, Mega Man®, Darksiders®, Valkyria Chronicles, and more. The publisher’s ever-growing library also includes English editions of several Japanese manga titles, and the anthology art book series Apple. For more information visit www.UDONentertainment.com.

UDON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES 6 COMIC-CON EXCLUSIVES!

June 21st, 2013

Announced today, UDON Entertainment will have an amazing range of exclusive and rare new books at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International! These exciting new editions span some of our most popular licenses, including Capcom’s Mega Man and Street Fighter, and Double Fine Productions’ Brutal Legend.

After the sell-out success of Comic-Con 2012’s Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works Limited Edition HC, the UDON crew has worked hard to come up with a range of amazing editions that will debut at San Diego, and if they sell-0ut there, they’re gone for good!

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San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive:

MM25: MEGA MAN & MEGA MAN X OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER

Celebrating 25 years of the Blue Bomber, MM25 is the art book that fans have been clamoring for! Weighing in at over 400 pages, this book captures the art and design behind every iteration of the classic Mega Man and Mega Man X characters, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups, over 100 pages of material never-before-published in English! Exclusively for San Diego Comic-Con, this special edition hardcover features a beautiful deluxe blue laser foil dust jacket, and amazing hard-cover production with awesome “schematic” design. $100

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San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive:

STREET FIGHTER CONVENTION EDITION “VS.” Hardcovers! 

UDON’s fan-favourite comics set in the Street Fighter universe return, with brand new stories and amazing convention-exclusive editions!

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- San Diego Comic-Con will see the debut of Street Fighter Origins: Akuma, the long-awaited origin story of the most terrifying fighter in the world! Featuring story by Chris Sarracini and art by Joe Ng, this is the book that die-hard fans have been waiting for. At SDCC, fans will be able to get the exclusive “VS.” Convention edition, featuring an awesome Akuma vs. Gouken dustjacket illustration by James Ghio, with a bonus “Sakura on the beach” image on the reverse! $40

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– Start the UDON Street Fighter saga from the beginning, with Street Fighter Classic Volume 1! Collecting material from the first 10 issues of UDON’s Street Fighter series, this brand new oversized hard cover edition of the material has amazing printing, great binding, and will match up on your shelves with our new Origins and Super Street Fighter graphic novels! This Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new Ryu vs. Sagat dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden “Chun-li on the Beach” image inside! $40

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– Fast forward to the all-new future of Street Fighter in Super Street Fighter Volume 1: New Generation! Super Street Fighter moves the timeline forward to the fan-fav Street Fighter III era, but, with all of the popular Street Fighter IV characters included for the first time! Exclusive to Comic-Con International, this limited edition features a brand new Guile vs. Juri dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden “Juri on the Beach” image inside, and can be signed by UDON artists during the convention! $60

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San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive: 

THE ART OF BRUTAL LEGEND: HEAVY METAL SLIPCASE EDITION

More Metal than Metal, this stunning tome of concept art and design work from the Double Fine Studios game Brutal Legend is guaranteed to blow art book fans away! The Comic-Con International Limited Edition features an exclusive heavy-duty silver metallic slip case, perfect to protect this collectible item no matter how much head-banging it inspires! Truly awesome! $80

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San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive:

WORLD OF WARCRAFT TRIBUTE: LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER

UDON Entertainment’s new World of Warcraft Tribute artbook pays homage to Blizzard’s popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) with fantastic artwork from an international selection of artists! The hardcover edition is a Comic-Con exclusive and features a great hardcover binding, gold foil stamping, and stunning exclusive artwork by Blizzard’s own Arnold Tsang, who will be signing at the UDON booth during the convention! $100.00

Keep checking this page for more updates on UDON’s plans for San Diego Comic-Con International 2013!

World of Warcraft Tribute Update

April 1st, 2013

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No, this isn’t an April Fool’s joke – we’ve just finished up the selections process for the World of Warcraft Tribute collection! We’ll be sending out emails to all the selected artists later this week, so if you’ve been waiting to hear back about your submission, your wait is almost over!

Massive thanks to all the great artists who sent in their work – you guys really blew us away with your talent and passion for the World of Warcraft game, characters and setting. We are thrilled with how the book is shaping up and can’t wait to show off everyone’s hard work to the world this summer!

Deadline Extension for World of Warcraft Tribute Submissions!

January 17th, 2013

Hi everyone! According to the flood of emails and messages we’ve been getting here at the UDON offices over the past few days, it seems a lot of artists and fans didn’t hear about the World of Warcraft Tribute submissions call until quite recently. Obviously we’re bummed to hear that so many people feel they missed out on a chance to participate…. and since we built a little extra time into the production schedule, we’ve decided to honor those requests for an extension and keep the submissions window open for another 14 days!

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You now have until January 31st, 2013, to submit your work for possible inclusion in the World of Warcraft Tribute collection. This stellar art book, featuring a wide range of pieces from artists around the globe, is set to debut at Comic Con International 2013 in San Diego as a con-exclusive hardcover – and your work could be part of the excitement!

For artists who rushed to submit before the original deadline, don’t worry! If you want to make any tweaks or revisions to your piece, feel free to submit it again. We will count the latest version as your entry (and we appreciate your hard work in meeting the initial deadline).

Full guidelines and the online submissions form can be found at WorldOfWarcraftTribute.com.

Questions or concerns? Feel free to drop us an email at fans@udonentertainment.com and we’ll do our best answers quickly! This is the only extension we can offer and still make the book’s planned launch date of July 2013, so don’t delay – get drawing today!

ONLY 1 MONTH LEFT TO SUBMIT TO WORLD OF WARCRAFT® TRIBUTE!

December 20th, 2012

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UDON and BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE:

WORLD OF WARCRAFT TRIBUTE

 

Submissions open until Jan 15th!

 

 

Planning to submit your awesome artwork for the WORLD OF WARCRAFT® TRIBUTE collection? Wait no more! The official website is now updated with complete rules and guidelines for entry, along with the submission form to send in your work for consideration!

This collection will offer a chance for hundreds of professional and fan artists to show off their artistic skills and pay homage to their favorite characters, settings and moments from the phenomenally popular, worldwide sensation, World of Warcraft. All styles of art are welcome – digital painting, traditional media, anime, western comics, cartoon, pixel-based, even sculptures – whatever best expresses your love for WARCRAFT!

Submissions will be accepted until January 15th, 2013.

For full WORLD OF WARCRAFT® TRIBUTE artwork submission details, head to WarcraftTribute.com. Contest entries will be accepted beginning November 1, 2012 through noon PST on January 15, 2013.

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World of Warcraft Tribute

January 1st, 2012
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Celebrating the phenomenon that is World of Warcraft! Featuring hundreds of artists from around the globe, World of Warcraft Tribute showcases professionals and fan artists alike, each paying homage to the most popular MMORPG of all time. Every denizen of Azeroth deserves to have this gorgeous artwork collection in their personal library.

Release date: October 2013
Price (U.S.): $44.99

ISBN: 1-926778-87-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-87-7

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 224, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.25″ long

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