I've always kind of regretted not pulling the trigger on any of UDON's Art of Capcom books, because they're pretty fantastic. Thankfully UDON has folks like myself and others covered with the announcement of a whopping 600-page collection. Hit the jump for more.
UDON had a nice announcement for Fate fans just prior to the new year. The publisher is planning to localize a series of Fate/stay night art books, with the first set to arrive in North America this June. More, including samples, past the jump.
UDON is set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mega Man in coffee table slammin' style with MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works. The art book features over 400 pages of official game art, concept designs, and sketches, and will make its English-language debut at San Diego Comic-Con. Samples and more past the jump.
UDON Entertainment plans on celebrating Nihon Falcom's long-running The Legend of Heroes RPG series with the release of two king-sized art books. The Legend of Heroes: The Illustrations and The Legend of Heroes: The Characters both come in at 272 pages, and will be available in North America this November. Previews and more past the jump.
Following up on Persona series art books featuring the work of Shigenori Soejima, including Shigenori Soejima: Design Works, Persona 3: Official Design Works, and Persona 4: Official Design Work, UDON Entertainment has planned a July release for Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works. This English edition features illustrations, character designs, interviews and story and background info on all of the characters in the hit fighting game. Get an early preview after the jump.
It hasn't officially been announced, and the publisher of comics, manga and art books gave a wink when asked about it on Twitter, but Amazon is now listing a May 7th for Summer Wars: Material Book. More after the jump.
Following UDON's summer San Diego Comic Con announcement that they plan on releasing art book of Evangelion, Haruhi Suzumiya and Read or Die, the publisher announced a new wave of licenses at this weekend's New York Comic Con, with Hatsune Miku and her vocaloid siblings, Satoshi Urushihara's Growlanser and World of Warcraft on tap. Get a preview after the jump.
In time for this weekend's PAX game fan mega-event, UDON Entertainment has a couple of very attractive, relevant new art books hitting stores, Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks and Persona 4: Official Design Works. Get a preview after the jump.
Original comics, manga and art book publisher UDON Entertainment has laid out plans for the coming months into 2013 during their San Diego Comic-Con panel. In addition to the expected, well-regarded Street Fighter material, the company will be making a big push into anime art books, with plans for Evangelion, Haruhi and R.O.D releases. Get a look after the jump.
This fall, comic and art book publisher Udon Entertainment will be celebrating over two decades of blue erinaceinae action with the publication of The History of Sonic the Hedgehog. Set to be released in September, the 300 page “widescreen” hardcover promises to cover every 2D and 3D Sonic game in detail. Get a preview after the jump.
Udon Entertainment have planned the behemoth 192-page Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works for November. The art book collects all of the official artwork from all of Marvel and Capcom’s video game collaborations—from 1993’s The Punisher arcade game up to 2012’s Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Get a preview after the jump.
Udon Entertainment, have the gorgeous Persona 3: Official Design Works art and design compendium shipping on June 20th. The 144-page volume features rough sketches, final production artwork, early game designs, CG works, storyboards, character designs, backgrounds, and extensive interviews. Get a look after the jump.
Sci-fi novelist Orson Scott Card, best known for his soon to be Hollywood adapted Ender's Game, daughter Emily Janice Card, and the folks at Udon Comics are working together on a weekly manga tie-in to Red 5 Studios' multiplayer game Firefall Affinity. Get a look after the jump.