Destiny Grimoire Anthology, Vol I
Bungie presents the Destiny Grimoire Anthology, a must-have collectible lore compendium designed and assembled for Destiny’s devoted and enlightened scholars and lore lovers, as well as fans of fantasy and science fiction storytelling.Includes an in-game emblem code!
- ASIN: 1945683449
Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror
Hardcore Gaming 101 is proud to present The Guide to Retro Horror! Within these blood-soaked pages you'll find some of the most famous (and infamous) horror games ever released, from cult classic series Ghosts 'n Goblins, Splatterhouse, Zombies Ate My Neighbors, and Nightmare Creatures, to obscure favorites like Monster Party, Chiller, Project Firestart, Sweet Home, Waxworks, and more! A word of warning, though: the horrifying theme of this book may be inappropriate for young children... and cowards.
- ASIN: 172627554X
Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 1: Strider and Bionic Commando
UNOFFICIAL AND UNAUTHORIZED! The first digest from video game website Hardcore Gaming 101 covers several topics for retro enthusiasts! Included are full reviews of the Bionic Commando and Strider series, two of Capcom's legendary franchises. Also included are reviews of several Strider-like games such Osman/Cannon Dancer, Run Saber and Moon Diver, as well as various grappling hook themed games like Umihara Kawase, Ninja Five-O and ChainDive. Also included is a look at Famicom games that were ported from Western home computers but not re-imported back for the NES, and capsules reviews of 80 import Japanese PlayStation games!
- ASIN: 1508894809
Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 2: Taito Arcade Classics
Warning! A new HG101 book is approaching fast! The second HG101 digest focuses on over thirty titles from Taito's diverse library, featuring Darius and Elevator Action, but also covering the likes of Rastan, The Legend of Kage, The Ninja Warriors, The NewZealand Story, Metal Black and more! Also includes over one hundred instances of nudity in 8 and 16-bit video games, and capsule reviews of 80 Japanese Super Famicom games.
- ASIN: 1522827242
Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Castlevania (Color Edition)
Welcome to the hell house! Presented by the esteemed retro gaming website Hardcore Gaming 101, this book is an UNOFFICIAL and UNAUTHORIZED guide to Konami's video game series that includes 158 pages with full reviews of over thirty Castlevania titles - starting from the 1986 Nintendo original up to the 2014 Lords of Shadow 2 - plus reviews of clone games, soundtracks, books, trivia, and more!
- ASIN: 1482742187
Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Contra and Other Konami Classics
UNOFFICIAL AND UNAUTHORIZED. Let's attack aggressively! Contra and Other Konami Classics, brought to you by long-standing retro video game website Hardcore Gaming 101, includes a complete rundown of all of the games in Konami's classic Contra series, ranging from its arcade and NES roots, to its modern day mobile incarnations. Also included is an extensive look at the very popular (in Japan) Ganbare Goemon / Legend of the Mystical Ninja series, as well as many of Konami's 8-bit Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System releases.
- ASIN: 1546928030
Halo: Silent Storm: A Master Chief Story
A Master Chief story and original full-length novel set in the Halo universe—based on the New York Times bestselling video game series!2526. It has been a year since humanity engaged in its destructive first contact with a theocratic military alliance of alien races known as the Covenant. Now the hostilities have led to open war, and the United Nations Space Command understands virtually nothing about its new enemy. There are only two certainties—the Covenant is determined to eradicate humanity, and they have the superior technology to do just that. The UNSC’s only hope lies with the Spartans: enhanced supersoldiers raised and trained from childhood via a clandestine black ops project to be living weapons. Their designated commander, Petty Officer John-117, has been assigned to lead the Spartans on a desperate counterattack designed to rock the Covenant back on its heels, and to buy humanity the time it needs to gather intelligence and prepare its defenses. But not everyone wants the Spartans to succeed. A coalition of human insurrectionist leaders believes an alliance with the Covenant to be its best hope of finally winning independence from the Unified Earth Government. To further their plans, the insurrectionists have dispatched a sleeper agent to sabotage the UNSC count...
- ASIN: B07CMKXBSD
Dark Souls II: Design Works
Collecting the dark and haunting artwork behind the critically-acclaimed Dark Souls II in a prestigious hardcover tome. Dark Souls II: Design Works features armor and weapon designs, character concepts, creatures, locations, rough sketches, an exclusive interview with the game's creators, and more!
- Brand: From Software
- ASIN: 1927925568
- UPC: 001927925568
Alpha Company (Alpha World Book 3)
(This book still contains adult themes, like the first two did. if you didn't care for them, you probably won't care for this one either.)Rejoin Alburet Two-souled as his journey in Alpha World continues. He has two quests that still need to be resolved; one that deals with Nobility, while the other is from the Dark Lord. Before he can deal with either of them, Mindblown brings down the server. As they are about to launch a mass scale immersion testing phase.Gerald, Marysue, Karen and Fluffball are four of the lucky ones selected for the testing phase. Gerald plans to drum up recruitment for the guild, Alpha Company, during the meet and greet before the immersion testing starts. The quartet of newly minted friends will meet for the first time in the real world. Will they get along or will something force them apart before the game goes back on-line with them immersed.Welcome to Book 3 of Alpha World: Alpha Company. It is based on the newly minted guild getting its feet under it and seeing what they can do as hundreds of new long-term testers get used to the idea of long term immersion.(This book still contains adult themes, like the first two did. if you didn't care for them, you probably won't care for this one either. You've been warned twice now, don't say I didn't warn you. T...
- ASIN: B075K7LN6D
Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown
Prolific dwarven author and heroic companion of the Dragon Age games, Varric Tethras brings us the collected edition of his breakthrough crime-noir drama, Hard in Hightown (with help from his trusted human confidante, Mary Kirby)! This volume is beautifully illustrated by Stefano Martino, Álvaro Sarraseca, Andres Ponce, and Ricardo German Ponce Torres, with a painted cover by E.M. Gist!Twenty years of patrols have chiseled each and every stone of the Kirkwall streets into city guardsmen Donnen Brennokovic. Weary and weathered, Donnen is paired with a recruit so green he might as well have leaves growing out of his armor. When the mismatched pair discover a dead magistrate bleeding out on the flagstones, they're caught up in a clash between a shadowy organization known only as the Executors and a secretive group of Chantry agents--all over some ancient artifact.This is a prose novel featuring 24 black And white full page images.
- Brand: Dark Horse Deluxe
- ASIN: 1506704042
The Art of Ratchet & Clank
A retrospective exploration of the galaxy's most lovable video game heroes--Ratchet and Clank!For fifteen years the most unlikely heroes in the cosmos have been adventuring across the stars, kicking butt and taking names. Ratchet and Clank have rescued innocent civilizations, taken down evil corporations, defeated robot armies, incited space prison breakouts, and even colluded with interstellar pirates! Now, Dark Horse Books and Insomniac Games proudly offer a look back at the history of the iconic series in a Qwark-tastic collection of never-before-seen concept art and behind-the-scenes commentary chronicling eleven amazing games and the brilliant studio that created them!
- ASIN: 1506705723
The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film
A must-have for Star Wars fans—the definitive behind-the-scenes history of the classic film that started it allAfter the 1973 success of American Graffiti, filmmaker George Lucas made the fateful decision to pursue a longtime dream project: a space fantasy movie unlike any ever produced. Lucas envisioned a swashbuckling SF saga inspired by the Flash Gordon serials classic American westerns, the epic cinema of Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa, and mythological heroes. Its original title: The Star Wars. The rest is history, and how it was made is a story as entertaining and exciting as the movie that has enthralled millions for thirty years–a story that has never been told as it was meant to be. Until now. Using his unprecedented access to the Lucasfilm Archives and its trove of never-before-published “lost” interviews, photos, production notes, factoids, and anecdotes, Star Wars scholar J. W. Rinzler hurtles readers back in time for a one-of-a-kind behind-the-scenes look at the nearly decade-long quest of George Lucas and his key collaborators to make the “little” movie that became a phenomenon. For the first time, it’s all here: • the evolution of the now-classic story and characters–including “Annikin Starkiller” and “a huge green-skinned monster with no ...
- ASIN: 0345494768
Hardcoregaming101.net Presents: The Guide to Classic Graphic Adventures
In 1984, Roberta Williams of Sierra On-Line designed King's Quest, the world's first graphic adventure. A huge step beyond the text-oriented games that preceded it, the genre took the world by storm, and proved immensely popular with computers over the next decade. A combination of storytelling and puzzle solving, they provided the ability to explore a world and experience a narrative without the need for twitchy reflexes demanded of arcade games. This nearly comprehensive book includes reviews for over 250 games from the golden age of the graphic adventure genre, running from 1984 to roughly 2000, focusing on promiminent publishers such as: -LucasArts (Maniac Mansion, Monkey Island, Sam & Max, Grim Fandango) -Sierra On-Line (King's Quest, Space Quest, Leisure Suit Larry, Gabriel Knight) -Legend (Spellcasting, Eric the Unready, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon) -And several other popular and not-so-popular series and games (Zork, Myst, Broken Sword, The Longest Journey, Simon the Sorcerer, The Last Express, and dozens of others) -Also includes interviews with several adventure game developers, including Al Lowe (creator of Leisure Suit Larry), Corey Cole (creator of Quest for Glory), Bob Bates (founder of Legend Entertainment) and Josh Mandel (writer and designer for Sierra).
- Brand: Brand: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
- ASIN: 146095579X
Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan (Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Explore the beginning of Leia's participation in the Rebellion and the origin of her friendship with Amilyn Holdo from The Last Jedi! Sixteen-year-old Princess Leia Organa faces the most challenging task of her life so far: proving herself in the areas of body, mind, and heart to be formally named heir to the throne of Alderaan. She's taking rigorous survival courses, practicing politics, and spearheading relief missions to worlds under Imperial control. But Leia has worries beyond her claim to the crown. Her parents, Breha and Bail, aren't acting like themselves lately; they are distant and preoccupied, seemingly more concerned with throwing dinner parties for their allies in the Senate than they are with their own daughter. Determined to uncover her parents' secrets, Leia starts down an increasingly dangerous path that puts her right under the watchful eye of the Empire. And when Leia discovers what her parents and their allies are planning behind closed doors, she finds herself facing what seems like an impossible choice: dedicate herself to the people of Alderaan (including the man she loves) or to the galaxy at large, which is in desperate need of a rebel hero...
- ASIN: B06ZY49H5J
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope A 20th Anniversary Celebration: Official Collector's Edition Guide
IN THIS GUIDE: Two-Sided Foldout Poster, Exclusive Interviews with the Makers of Harvest Moon, Farming Strategies, Complete Mission Guide, and Full Character Information for Creating Friendships. This hardcover Collector’s Edition book features a complete Harvest Moon: Light of Hope strategy guide that details missions, farming strategies, and details for befriending every character in the game, along with a 20 year retrospective of the Harvest Moon series of games complete with developer interviews, and a two-sided history of Harvest Moon and Harvest Moon: Light of Hope calendar foldout poster.A Retrospective for Harvest Moon Fans: 20 years of Harvest Moon detailed in art and descriptions illustrating the history and innovations of this groundbreaking video game series. Harvest Moon Personalities Past and Present: Special interviews discussing the legacy of Harvest Moon with the Producer of Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Taka Maekawa and others involved with the series. Exclusive Two-Sided Foldout Poster: A spectacular reference that displays the full timeline for every Harvest Moon game and also catalogs all of the important calendar dates in Harvest Moon: Light of Hope. Don’t miss a single important event or birthday! Deluxe Hardcover Book: Printed on premium paper with sp...
- Brand: Prima Games
- ASIN: 0744019567
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - The Skyrim Library, Vol. II: Man, Mer, and Beast (Skyrim Library: The Elder Scrolls V)
Delve deeper into the lore behind one of the most successful and critically acclaimed fantasy games of all time, Skyrim. Featuring in-game texts on factions, landscapes, creatures, heroes, and dragons.
- Brand: TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
- ASIN: 1783293209
The Wild Storm Vol. 2
The reimagining of the WildStorm Universe's legendary antiheroes takes even more unexpected twists when plans older than human life itself begin to unfold!Jack Hawksmoor, Jenny Sparks, the Doctor and more arrive on the scene as the cold war between the covert agency that oversees crises on Earth--International Operations--and the one that manages threats from outer space--Skywatch--heats up.But why is the carefully negotiated peace falling apart in a series of bloody encounters and high-tech infiltrations?The mysterious Jacob Marlowe knows more than he's telling...but what he is willing to share is enough to lead the Engineer and her allies into incredible danger. And Henry Bendix, the Weatherman who heads Skywatch, sees an opportunity in the war that's coming, one he'll do anything to take for himself!The stakes in the world of The Wild Storm have never been higher in The Wild Storm Vol. 2, a breathtaking collection from the creative team of Warren Ellis (The Authority, Transmetropolitan) and artist Jon Davis-Hunt (Clean Room)! Collects The Wild Storm #7-12.
- ASIN: 1401278655
Undisputed Street Fighter: A 30th Anniversary Retrospective
Since its inception 30 years ago, the Street Fighter™ video game series from Capcom has thrived based on a lethal combination of innovation,style and technique. From first-of-their-kind advances such as selectable characters and secret combo moves, to imagination-capturing characters such as Ryu, Chun-Li, and Akuma, Street Fighter has stayed a step ahead of the competition en route to becoming one of the most enduring and influential franchises in video game history. Undisputed Street Fighter™ features in-depth interviews and exclusive, behind-the-scenes looks into the making of the Street Fighter games, and the iconic art, design, and imagery from across the Street Fighter universe.
- ASIN: 1524104663
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