FilmFetish reports that indie digital art publishing powerhouse Ballistic just announced the release of The Art of Gears of War 3, a 320 page tome that takes you behind the scenes of one of Epic Games’ biggest releases to date. The Art of Gears of War 3 features character, environment, monster, weapons, vehicle concept and production art, which all reveal the depth of thinking behind the best-selling game.
The Art of Gears of War 3 also shares commentary and insights from the creative team at Epic Games – making it an invaluable resource for devotees of the game, as well as artists, developers or gamers, who want to learn how a big game title is developed.
At a staggering 320 pages, The Art of Gears of War 3 is one of the biggest Ballistic books to date, and with its amazing array of concept and production art, as well as cinematic screen shots and text to match, the book is undoubtedly the perfect companion for fans of gaming and game art.
It comes in three editions: Soft Cover, Special Leather Edition and the very exclusive Folio Edition. The Special Folio Edition – limited to only 300 books – is for the serious art collector and features a leather-bound cover with embossed title, and glossy tip-on art. It features a beautifully-presented cover, with embossed titles and a matching hand-crafted presentation case with a ribbon to easily remove or place the Folio Edition in its box. The Limited Folio Edition cover also includes a metal-carved cover ornament, exclusive to this edition only.
The first 100 customers to buy The Art of Gears of War 3 on the Ballistic Publishing website will also receive an A3 poster print featuring the work of EPIC Games. The unfolded A3 poster print will arrive separately in a special flatpack poster mailer preserving the poster in its original condition.
We’ll have more information on this book soon.