The Art of Hearthstone offers an in-depth glimpse into the creativity that made the wildly popular collectible card game into a global phenomenon. From the unseen concepts built early in Hearthstone's development to the hundreds of beautiful fantasy illustrations that have captured players' imaginations, this volume will show readers the art of the game in breathtaking detail. The book also tells the story of how Hearthstone came to be, growing from a small-team project to the worldwide success that it is today with more than 50 million players.
This deluxe limited edition comes packaged in a beautiful clamshell box with magnetic closure and includes an acetate slipcover featuring the game's most popular hero, Tracer, as well as two portfolios containing a total of three prints chosen by the Overwatch team! Grab your copy before the World Cup of Overwatch at Blizzcon! Overwatch has taken the world by storm, boasting millions of players and gaining critical acclaim. Now, in this beautiful hardcover, Blizzard Entertainment reveals the creative process behind one of the most popular FPS games of all time! Filled with never-before-seen art as well as commentary provided by the game's development team, this book is sure to please any Overwatch fan. - Deluxe limited edition comes packaged in a beautiful clamshell box with magnetic closure and includes an acetate slipcover featuring the game's most popular hero, Tracer. - Two portfolios containing a total of three prints chosen by the Overwatch team! - Introduction and commentary provided by the game's development team! - Essential companion to the international best-selling game Overwatch! - Overwatch is a global phenomenon with 30 million players! - Produced in close partnership with Blizzard - Overwatch creation revealed! - Behind-the-scenes look at your favorite characters! - Beautiful hard cover book filled with never-before-seen Overwatch artwork!
Enter the tavern, take your seat by the fire, and tuck into The Hearthstone Pop-Up Book, a celebration of Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed collectible card game. Embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone. Take your place alongside the nine major heroes, engage in a stunning arena battle, and enjoy a charming story told with the game’s signature wit and whimsy. Unfold each page to reveal a spectacular central pop accompanied by booklets of smaller pops. The Hearthstone Pop-Up Book is a marvel of creativity and paper engineering—and a must-have for Hearthstone fans everywhere. About the game: Hearthstone® is a fast-paced digital strategy card game in which players sling spells, summon minions, and wield powerful weapons to do battle with their opponent. Featuring familiar characters from the Warcraft® universe, Hearthstone has won over legions of fans with its compelling gameplay and lively style.
In Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, card-wielding players sling spells and summon creatures to do battle in an epic online arena. From Blizzard Entertainment, the developer of World of Warcraft, this digital card game has won over legions of fans with its fast-paced and deceptively simple gameplay. This finely crafted journal features a selection of the imaginative artwork from the game and is perfect for drafting strategies, creating deck lists, and taking notes as you move up the ranks—smiting foes and collecting cards along the way.
Over the past two decades, Blizzard Entertainment has had a tremendous impact on the world of games and global pop culture. From its humble beginnings as a three-person console-game development studio in 1991 to the creation of the blockbuster Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, Blizzard has a history of crafting stunning worlds of science fiction and fantasy. The company’s distinctive gameplay and storytelling styles have captivated an international audience numbering in the tens of millions whose passion cannot be quelled. Twenty years after Blizzard opened its doors, the company’s World of Warcraft® boasts the title of the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game, and the studio is widely recognized as one of the leaders in creatively driven game development. An epic volume of art and behind-the-scenes insights, The Art of Blizzard® celebrates the studio’s genesis by examining the creative forces behind these games and showcasing their artistry through more than 700 pieces of concept art, paintings, and sketches. Commentary on the art is provided by Blizzard Entertainment’s own Nick Carpenter, Sam Didier, and Chris Metzen, who’ve each played important roles in shaping Blizzard’s game universes over the years.
Sheathe your sword, draw your cards, and summon more than 50 delicious bites and cocktails inspired by Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit digital card game. From the best-selling author of World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook and A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook comes a new collection of delicious recipes. With the Innkeeper’s Tavern Cookbook, fans will unlock Hearthstone-inspired eats, cocktails, and mocktails. A replica of Harth Stonebrew’s own private cookbook, this delightful guide contains more than fifty all-new recipes perfect for any Fireside Gathering or game night, from Sarge’s Easy Mac & Cheese to Medivh’s favorite martini—and, of course, funnel cake. Complete with mouthwatering color photos and Harth’s personal notations, recipe modifications, and reflections, the Innkeeper’s Tavern Cookbook brings the world of Hearthstone to life like never before. Hearthstone is a fast-paced digital card game where players sling spells, summon minions, and command powerful heroes in duels of epic strategy. Featuring familiar characters from the Warcraft® universe, Hearthstone has won over legions of fans with its humor and deceptively simple gameplay.
Timed to the twentieth anniversary of the blockbuster Warcraft franchise, The Art of World of Warcraft celebrates the groundbreaking art of the complete series to date. In the ten years since its inception, World of Warcraft® has revolutionized the role-playing genre, creating the immense world of Azeroth and filling it with iconic characters and legendary weapons and environments. Featuring interviews with key developers and telling the complete story of the game’s evolution, this fully illustrated book vibrantly displays the renowned artwork at the heart of the franchise. Including never-before-seen art from the latest World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, The Art of World of Warcraft will contain hundreds of drawings and concept art, forming the ultimate tribute to the epic gaming franchise.
Concept drawings for the computer games WarCraft, WarCraft II, and WarCraft III, created by Blizzard Entertainment.
From Soldier: 76 to Ana, Tracer to Symmetra, discover the history behind Overwatch's heroes. How did Bastion become part of the team? Why did Ana Amari disappear? Where did Tracer get her catchphrase? Learn all this and more in this hardcover anthology of the first twelve issues of Blizzard's Overwatch comics, written and illustrated by an all-star creative team including Matt Burns, Robert Brooks, Micky Neilson, Nesskain, Bengal, and more. Whether you're an Overwatch novice or a Grandmaster, this is an essential companion!
They were young, popular, the perfect couple -- an all-American boy and a beautiful cheerleader. But the youthful passion that led them to Lookout Point that terrible evening would prove fatal. For Richie Walters the end came swiftly, as death descended upon him in a savage orgy of horrific violence. Elaine Murray would live long enough to learn just how lucky her boyfriend had been ... Two brutal slayings have rocked a stunned city. But the murders are merely the nightmare's beginning, flinging open a terrifying Pandora's box of sordid secrets and dark revelations more deadly than the bloodlust that lives in the rock-hard heart of a killer.
For more than two decades, players have lead the zerg, protoss, and terrans into battle for galactic dominance in StarCraft, StarCraft II, and multiple campaign expansions. The Cinematic Art of StarCraft offers a detailed view into the history and philosophy of Blizzard's revolutionary cinematics team. Focusing on the craft and storytelling of cinematics and filled with anecdotes from the creators, The Cinematic Art of StarCraft gives fans a unique peek into the cinematics that have wowed millions of fans across the Koprulu sector.
An exceptionally illustrated fiction for millions of Blizzard fans, Diablo III: Book of Cain is the source book for Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo franchise and the best-selling Diablo III game, as told by the games' core narrator, Deckard Cain. In Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo® and Diablo II, the recurring character of Deckard Cain delivered quests, accompanied the brave adventurer, and, as the last of the Horadrim, provided a link to the greater history of the world of Sanctuary. Ever mysterious during these appearances, Cain hinted at a larger story, providing snippets of it in his notebook. Diablo III: Book of Cain is Cain’s formal record of this greater tale—a dissertation on the lore of the Diablo universe, told by one who has witnessed and participated in some of the epic events that make up the eternal conflict between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells. Designed as an “in-world” artifact from the Diablo universe, Diablo III: Book of Cain includes Cain’s revealing meditations, as well as dozens of sketches and color artworks depicting the angelic and demonic beings who wage constant war with one another.
The World of Warcraft is more than just a game, it's a work of art -- and you can enjoy these unique creations outside of the game with The Art of World of Warcraft. This beautiful hardbound book contains sketches, concepts, and final colored art for the following: All eight races -- Dwarf, Gnome, Human, Night Elf, Orc, Tauren, Troll, and Undead Monsters -- from the Ancients to Magnataurs to Yeti Environments -- landscapes and flora, from the magnificent beauty of Emerald Paradise to the bleak wasteland of Desolace Structures & Weapons -- buildings, transports, arms, and armor Cinematics -- from storyboard to finished art Promotional -- full-page artwork, special drawings from Korea, and the Blizzard 2003 Christmas Card Platform: PC CD-ROM Genre: MMORPG This product is available for sale worldwide.
Sanctuary is home to some of the most dangerous creatures to pull themselves from the pits of hell. Tread lightly, and never fall prey to monsters with the Diablo Bestiary. A celebration of the corrupted beasts and grotesque enemies that players have slain across the franchise's history, this book is the perfect companion to guide you through the next layer of torment.
The fans of Blizzard Entertainment are some of the most innovative and passionate fans in the world. The Blizzard Cosplay Book is a celebration of their creativity and love of the characters that inhabit the many worlds of Blizzard. Featuring costuming tips, tricks, and photos from the best across the globe, The Blizzard Cosplay Book is a must-have for fans old and new of epic adventures and killer shoulder pads.
A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures’ and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and based on Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces and everyone fights for something. World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) ever and has grossed more than 11.5 billion dollars since it was released. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal tells the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment’s beloved epic adventure of world-colliding conflict to the big screen. Filled with stunning concept art, unit photography, and visual effects breakdowns, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew, as they share the secrets behind bringing war-torn Azeroth to life. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film—starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu—is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The movie premieres June 10, 2016.
Are you struggling getting wins in Hearthstone? Are you losing a lot and getting frustrated? Simply want to reach the desired Legend rank?Then this book is for you! This book provides a good introduction to the game as a whole for beginners and advanced players. It features tips and tricks on quests, spending gold and dust wisely, arena runs and crafting and disenchanting. This book will also teach you how to become a better player regardless of what rank and how good you are. You can learn what the meta game is, how to adapt to it, how to adapt and edit your deck accordingly, how to build your collection and more. You will also find deck recipes for beginners - decks that cost zero dust and/or gold. Other deck recipes include decks for more advanced players and feature cards from the latest adventure One Night in Karazhan. I am Victor Arthur, a professional gamer, and I will teach you how to become the best Hearthstone player and reach Legend rank! This book includes: First steps for complete beginners Quests, achievements, how to spend your gold and dust How to become a better player - overall tips and tricks Learn how to adapt your deck in order to become better How to think in Hearthstone, plan out your turns, build your collection and more Warcraft Lore and crossover Basic deck recipes and guides for beginners - all classes (Druid, Hunter, Mage, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior) Deck recipes and guides for more advanced players - Malygos Druid, Murloc Paladin, Miracle Rogue, OTK Warrior And much more! Are you ready to become the best Hearthstone player? Scroll up, hit that buy button!
Two worlds collide in one of the most beloved fighting game franchises of all time! Marvel VS Capcom: Official Complete Works collects the spectacular artwork behind this legendary fighting game franchise. Inside you'll find character designs, game covers, promotional art, rare never-before-seen sketches, and more. Plus, it's all topped off by a special bonus gallery featuring all-new pin-ups from the hottest artists in comics!
Gaming fans have been waiting more than two years for WRATH OF THE LICH KING the latest addition to World of Warcraft. Now, they can experience Northrend’s icy steppes and uncharted mountains through the art and imagination of the creative team behind this epic game. Containing more than 150 drawings, concept art pieces, and final renders, as well as secrets of game mythology and development stories, this mesmerizing book reveals how Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed series gets made. In addition to a behind-the-scenes technical look at the game cinematics and developmental art, Fans learn how Blizzard updated Arthas the Death Knight to be even more evil than in Warcraft III and how a new central character, Sindragosa the Frost Wyrm, was developed. Other features explore technical dimensions and Blizzard’s influence on the game world and beyond. EACH BOOK COMES WITH: Two 8” x 10” original art cards in vellum sleeve and a 12-page illustrated storybook on the creation of the frostwyrm Sindragosa, that make this a must-have for any WoW fan.

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