In February we will be treated to a book that no fan of the Bioshock franchise should miss. Published by Dark Horse, The Art of Bioshock Infinite will feature a hardcover and beautiful prints from the game. The game has already won awards and will also be available in February. The game and book would be a great combo for every Bioshock fan.
Here is the official press release for the book from Dark Horse Comics:
DARK HORSE BOOKS TO PUBLISH
THE ART OF BIOSHOCK INFINITE!
September 12, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics announces plans to publish a comprehensive art book for BioShock® Infinite!
BioShock® Infinite, developed by Irrational Games, won over 75 editorial awards at E3 2011, including the Game Critics Awards’ Best of Show.
In The Art of BioShock Infinite, delve deeper into the world of BioShock® Infinite and the city of Columbia—the fabled floating metropolis built by the US government in the late 1800s to serve as a floating world’s fair!
This deluxe hardcover features production designs and concept illustrations focusing on main characters Booker, Elizabeth, and Songbird from the highly anticipatedBioShock® Infinite video game. See the evolution of the Heavy Hitters, the populace of Columbia, the Sky-Hook, Vigors, airships, and much more!
The Art of BioShock Infinite also features an introduction from BioShock® Infinite creative director Ken Levine.
Praise for BioShock® Infinite:
“The birth of a new gaming icon.”—Edge magazine
“A title that is likely to define the video game landscape in the years to come.”—Game Informer
For more on The Art of BioShock Infinite, check out the exclusive first look on IGN!
The Art of BioShock Infinite will be in bookstores and on comic shop stands February 27!
About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, including The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer,Aliens, Conan, Emily the Strange, Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys, Serenity, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.
Game Informer Magazine featured art based on the game on their cover showing off the steampunk art style used in the game.