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Published on August 16th, 2012 | by octaneblue


The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Art Book Heading to North America


Released in late 2011 in Japan, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is a 270+ page book that features official artwork, concept art, information about the series, and more. Most importantly, the art book contains the official Legend of Zelda timeline.

The book remained unannounced for regions outside of Japan — until now. Diamond Book Distributors, Dark Horse Books, and Nintendo have teamed up to bring Hyrule Historia to North America!

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

From the publisher’s site:

The Legend of Zelda franchise has sold 68 million copies since the release of the first game,
with the original Legend of Zelda being the fourth best selling NES game of all time, and The
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time holding the record for the highest reviewed video game of all

• Covers the full history of The Legend of Zelda franchise.
• With an introduction by game designer Shigeru Miyamoto.
• Includes the official timeline of The Legend of Zelda games, never-before-seen concept art, The
Legend of Zelda manga, in-depth information on the making of the The Legend of Zelda
franchise, and art by some of the most storied concept artists in video games.

The distributor’s site also gives a release date for the book: January 29th, 2013, with a price of $34.99 ($38.99 CAN).

Will you be picking up Hyrule Historia? Let us know in the comments section!

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