The Art of Blizzard Entertainment

The Art of Blizzard Entertainment

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by Nick Carpenter, Samwise Didier, Chris Metzen
     
 

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No company has impacted videogames and global pop culture quite like Blizzard Entertainment. From its humble beginnings as a console game publisher in 1991 to breakout massively multiplayer franchises such asWarcraft, Diablo, StarCraft,andWorld of Warcraft, Blizzard has created stunning worlds of science fiction and fantasy. The company’s

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No company has impacted videogames and global pop culture quite like Blizzard Entertainment. From its humble beginnings as a console game publisher in 1991 to breakout massively multiplayer franchises such asWarcraft, Diablo, StarCraft,andWorld of Warcraft, Blizzard has created stunning worlds of science fiction and fantasy. The company’s distinctive gameplay and storytelling styles have captivated an international fan base in the tens of millions whose passion cannot be quelled.

Twenty years after opening its doors Blizzard boasts the undisputable title of the largest massively multiplayer online gaming universe, and as the standout leader in creatively driven game development. An epic volume of art and behind-the-scenes insights,The Art of Blizzardcelebrates the studio’s genesis by examining the astonishing talents behind these games and showcasing the artistry of their creative team through more than three hundred pieces of concept art, paintings, and sketches.

Packed with illustrations that cover everything from creature design to the breathtaking work of the Blizzard Cinematic Team,The Art of Blizzardis the ultimate gift to gamers worldwide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608870271
Publisher:
Insight Editions LLC
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 12.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet the Author

Nick Carpenter is vice president of art and cinematic development at Blizzard Entertainment; Sam Didier is senior art director at Blizzard Entertainment; Chris Metzen is senior vice president of story and franchise development at Blizzard Entertainment. They live in Southern California.

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The Art of Blizzard Entertainment 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Got it in store for only $20!! (say whaaaaat?!?) I don't even play blizzard games but I'm an illustrator and the pictures are amazing! It's an enormous book, and thick too, really a great addition to those who love art books. I highly recommend it to anyone who's interested in video game design.
Black_Valkyrie More than 1 year ago
The book is gorgeous and will no dissapoint artists of Blizzard's fans. However it was poorly packed, with few ai bags and the cover was smashed. BN never replied to my complaints