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Dark Arts: Images From the Upcoming 'Art of Blizzard'

20 July 2012 10:45 AM, PDT | MTV Multiplayer | See recent MTV Multiplayer news »

What can you expect in the upcoming hardcover collection celebrating 20 years of Blizzard arts?

We've got some images from the book to give you an idea.

Without too much preamble, we've got three images from the upcoming hardcover The Art of Blizzard from publisher Insight Editions.

Embiggen the images below from the $75 Msrp release:

Here's that official solicitation for the November release:

San Rafael, CA, June 26, 2012 - Immerse yourself in the creative history of one of the most influential game companies in the world. For more than two decades, Blizzard Entertainment has built a reputation as one of the leaders in creatively driven game development. The Art of Blizzard® offers an exclusive look at the ideas and imagery that define its game universes. Through insider commentary from some of the company's top creative minds and an unprecedented collection of original artwork, readers will get an in-depth look at the creative »

- Charles Webb

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'The Art of Blizzard' Collected in a Hefty Hardcover in October

27 June 2012 9:35 AM, PDT | MTV Multiplayer | See recent MTV Multiplayer news »

Available for preorder during Sdcc, the book promises an lengthy look at the history of the developer, all the way back to its earliest console roots.

More details after the jump.

The Art of Blizzard hardcover, which is coming out sometime in October, will collect over 800 pieces of art from the Starcraft/World Warcraft/Diablo juggernaut, featuring interviews and commentary with creative staff inside the company. Providing context and commentary to the book will be vice president of art and cinematic development Nick Carpenter, accompanied by senior art director Sam Didier, and Chris Metzen, senior vice president of story and franchise development at Blizzard.

According to the press release, we'll not only see some of the artwork that made it into their major releases over the last 20 years, but also concept art for unpublished titles.

Right now the book has a suggested retail price of $75.00, but I think if you »

- Charles Webb

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