The Art of the Video Game (Hardcover)

Author: Jenisch, Josh

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Full of exclusive interviews and elusive images, this resource celebrates the exciting visual medium of video games. Each page features gorgeously rendered digital artwork, unpublished sketches, models and works-in-progress.Quirk Books


Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781594742774
SKU 208125529
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1594742774
Release Date 11/19/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 11L x 0.75T
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Annotation Josh Jenisch's THE ART OF THE VIDEO GAME analyzes and celebrates the art that makes the artifice of some of the most popular video games on the market. In addition to running down the image logics and visual craft of LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER and STAR WARS, Jenisch includes interesting sketches and drafts. True gamers are sure to enjoy this color edition.
Editors Note 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, Elder Scrolls, LEGO StarWars, 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 exclusive images, The Art of the Video Game is a must-have gift for gamers of all ages.

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