The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

Image courtesy of Dark Horse Comics


Big news for all of us Legend of Zelda fans! Nintendo and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up to bring us the Hyrule Historia, a book that chronicles not only the creation of the classic gaming franchise but the official chronology of the game series as well.

[Via] Dark Horse Comics

From the press release: “Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™, Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga—Akira Himekawa!

* The full history and making of the The Legend of Zelda™ franchise, never-before-seen concept art!

* Introduction by Shigeru Miyamoto!”

The book looks to have a scheduled release date of January 29, 2013. You can pre-order your copy at Amazon.Com!

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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