Blizzard Publishing to Resurrect Classic Books and Release New Publications!
The time is upon us when we can enjoy the best that Blizzard has to offer in book form…again. That’s right, gamers, in an official release on December 8, Blizzard Entertainment announced that Blizzard Publishing is green for go, and it is ready to provide us with glorious content from Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and other beloved franchises! Not only will Blizzard Publishing be releasing new publications from our favorite realms, but they will also be reissuing out-of-print titles, such as Warcraft: The Last Guardian by Jeff Grubb, World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde by Christie Golden, and more!
Above, you will see one of Blizzard Publishing’s new publications, “the World of Warcraft Adult Coloring Book—an epic volume of more than 80 pieces of concept art, sketches, and more, featuring characters and scenes from beloved locales across Azeroth.” The World of Warcraft Adult Coloring Book is available now for USD $12.95, along with the following:
Blizzard Legends – ($14.95 Each)
- Warcraft: The Last Guardian by Jeff Grubb
- Warcraft: Lord of the Clans by Christie Golden
- World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde by Christie Golden
Blizzard Manga – ($12.95 Each)
- Warcraft Legends: Volume One, with stories by Richard A. Knaak, Dan Jolley, and Jae-Hwan Kim
- Warcraft Legends: Volume Two, with stories by Richard A. Knaak, Dan Jolley, and Aaron Sparrow
It is also stated in the release that future publications in the Legends and Manga series will involve multiple Blizzard franchises. We absolutely cannot wait to see what they come up with, and here’s to hoping for all of the Overwatch novels and manga we can handle! Speaking of Overwatch, the holiday event starts soon! We hope you are as excited as we are for December 13! In addition to all of this wonderful book news, Blizzard Publishing will also be intending to release full-color coffee table art books, beginning with Art of Hearthstone® and Cinematic Art of StarCraft, in 2017.
“The creation of Blizzard Publishing gives us new opportunities to celebrate the art and stories of our games with Blizzard gamers as well as fantasy and sci-fi fans around the world.”
Until the release of future goodies, if you were looking to pick up any of the lovely books currently available from Blizzard Publishing, they can be found here. Lydia Bottegoni, who is the senior vice president of story and franchise development at Blizzard Entertainment, states that “Great stories and inspiring artwork have always been at the heart of everything we do,” and “The creation of Blizzard Publishing gives us new opportunities to celebrate the art and stories of our games with Blizzard gamers as well as fantasy and sci-fi fans around the world.” We absolutely love that this is happening because books are awesome and they help bring us that much closer together. Read all the books…FOR THE HORDE!!!
What say you, readers? Excited for the resurrection of some classics along with the new goodies? Be honest…who’s getting the coloring book? We know we are! Let us know down in the comments what kinds of thoughts are running through your mind! After doing that, go ahead and bookmark Don’t Feed the Gamers so you can stay up to date on the latest and greatest in the gaming world! Also, are you following us on Twitter? You should probably be following us on Twitter. You know…for science.
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Eric is an editor and writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. When he is not staring at a computer screen filled with text, he is usually staring at a computer screen filled with controllable animations. Today's youth call this gaming. He also likes to shoot things. With a camera, of course.