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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild--Creating a Champion (Hardcover)

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Would you like to hear the song of the ancient hero?  If so, then crack open Creating a Champion.  This 400-plus page behemoth is chock-full of concept illustrations, design notes, lore, and insightful development commentary from the latest — and debatably greatest — installment in The Legend of Zelda series.  It shows in excruciating detail just how much thought and care goes into the creation of one of the best fantasy properties out there.  This magnificent tome is simply a must-have for any Zelda fan’s library, or anyone looking for a masterclass in charming and thoughtful visual worldbuilding.  May the light illuminate your path as you pore over every page!

— Darcy


This oversized hardcover is the ultimate companion to the award-winning video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and includes material from its DLC packs. Witness the making of a champion!

This book features:

  •  Nearly 50 pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada

  •  296 Pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from creators

  •  55 Page historical section that divulges an in-depth history of the Hyrule of Breath of the Wild.

  •  Interviews with key members of the development team including Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, Takumi Wada, and Eiji Aonuma

Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, and The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia which detail the first 30 years of this historic video game franchise!

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Nintendo is a Japanese video game company founded in 1985. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is given credit for revolutionizing the home gaming experience. A few years later, the Gameboy and the Super Nintendo cemented Nintendo as one of the premier gaming companies in the world. With iconic characters such as Mario, Link, Luigi, Donkey Kong, and Kirby, Nintendo has solidified itself as a true force in video game community.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781506710105
ISBN-10: 1506710107
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Publication Date: November 20th, 2018
Pages: 424
Language: English