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!