Thursday, February 11, 2016

Dark Horse Delivers The Art of Doom


Dark Horse has got to staff a ton of gamers because they're always releasing pretty phenomenal art books based on some of the best video games around. That trend continues on June 8 with the release of The Art of Doom, teaming the publisher up with Bethesda Softworks. The Art of Doom is a massive art tome from id Software’s highly anticipated first-person shooter Doom. The iconic game that defined a genre, Doom is considered one of the most influential games ever made and returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience on May 13, 2016.

From the massive UAC facilities on Mars to the depths of Hell, uncover never-before-seen sketches and concept art from Doom. The book also features an exclusive look at the development of the relentless demons of Hell, devastating, over-the-top weapons, and the iconic Doom marine. The Art of DOOM also includes commentary from the developers at id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person-shooter genre and invented multiplayer Deathmatch.

Preorder your copy today at your local comic shop (FEB160013). Full press release below.

Dark Horse Delivers “The Art OF DOOM”!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Books and Bethesda Softworks® announced that The Art of DOOM will be available in stores on June 8, 2016. The Art of DOOM is a massive art tome from id Software®’s highly anticipated first-person shooter DOOM®. The iconic game that defined a genre, DOOMis considered one of the most influential games ever made and returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience on May 13, 2016.

From the massive UAC facilities on Mars to the depths of Hell, uncover never-before-seen sketches and concept art from DOOM. The book also features an exclusive look at the development of the relentless demons of Hell, devastating, over-the-top weapons, and the iconic DOOM marine. The Art of DOOM also includes commentary from the developers at id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person-shooter genre and invented multiplayer Deathmatch.

The Art of DOOM is indispensable for fans of incredible art, video games, visceral first-person shooter combat, and pulse-pounding action!

Preorder your copy today at your local comic shop (FEB160013) or through these fine retailers:

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About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil WithinTM, Prey® and RAGE®.  For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.  All Rights Reserved.

About id Software
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com. DOOM is a registered trademark or trademark of id Software LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries.  All Rights Reserved.

About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

The Art of Doom Limited Edition - exclusively for the Bethesda Store!

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