The Unofficial SNES pixel book

Take a nostalgia trip back to the days of SNES gaming with this pixel gallery charting the best games this console had to offer. This sumptious hardback book comes in a spot-varnished protective slipcase, produced to Bitmap Books’ usual high quality standards. Find out more about the book below…

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The Secret History of Mac Gaming (Expanded Edition, 2021)

The Secret History of Mac Gaming (Expanded Edition) is a fantastic book which charts the development of Mac Gaming history from 1984 through to 2000. This 477 expanded edition features a plethora of new content and images and will appeal to gamers and game historians alike. The book can be purchased directly from the publishers using the link below.

The Secret History of Mac Gaming (Expanded Edition)

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August (2022) Book Reviews


Godzilla – The Art of Destruction | Buy from amazon.co.uk

I have a look through Godzilla The art of Destruction – the ultimate companion to book to the epic monster / disaster movie of 2014!


Dark Shadows The Visual Companion | Buy the book from amazon.co.uk

The art of Dark Shadows a gothic soap opera of a movie, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp.

Produced in close co-operation with Tim Burton and the production team, this lavish hardcover official companion volume to the film includes scores of photos, concept drawings and production designs, and interviews with the cast and crew.


100 Movie Posters – The Essential Collection | Buy from amazon.co.uk

World vintage movie poster expert Tony Nourmand shares his personal selection of the 100 greatest, most essential movie posters of all time


The Art of Turbo (Dreamworks) | Buy from amazon.co.uk

The Art of Turbo by Dreamworks and published by Titan Books offers the ultimate celebration of the film for the family and artbook lovers alike!


Harry Potter A Magical Year by Jim Kay | Buy from amazon.co.uk

A spellbinding moment for every day from J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter novels combined with illustrations by Jim Kay


The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe | Buy from amazon.co.uk

An awesome book from Dark Horse which explores the art behind that powerful Adam guy who waves his sword aloft and shouts stuff whilst simultaneously beefing with that pesky skeleton dude


4 more Minecraft books!

Star Wars On the Front Lines | Buy from amazon.co.uk

An artbook exploring the various battles which have taken place in the Star Wars Universe as told by those who fought in them and survived!


The Art of Immortals Fenyx Rising | Buy from amazon.co.uk

In this video I take a look through this cool art book featuring concept artwork from the Immortals Feynx Rising game!

The Art of Immortals Fenyx Rising gives readers unique insights into the masterful development of a memorable gaming experience. This collection of concept art and creator commentary is sure to engage any fan of games, art, or ancient myth!


The Wes Anderson Collection | Buy from amazon.co.uk

A cool (and large!) full colour artbook featuring photos and stories from the movies of legendary director, Wes Anderson


The Art of Disney Pixar Soul | Buy from amazon.co.uk

This companion book features stunning artwork from the film’s creation, along with character explorations, storyboards, color scripts, and much more from the creative team.


Windows to Worlds | Buy from amazon.co.uk

In this video I take a deep dive into the this sumptious hardcover artbook by 3dtotal – Windows to Worlds The art of Devin Elle Kurtz


Minecraft Catch the Creeper and Other Mobs | Buy from amazon.co.uk

Meet five intrepid explorers as they set out in search of an explosive creeper, a mysterious enderman and more elusive mobs. But these blocky beasts are harder to track down than expected and now the explorers need your help to hunt them all down. Do you have what it takes to find these sneaky mobs?


Graphite 6 magazine review

I have a look inside volume 6 of 3dtotal publishing’s Graphite 6 art magazine aimed at those interested in concept drawing, illustration and urban sketching


The Art of Alien Isolation | Buy from amazon.co.uk

The Art of Alien Isolation is a high-end art book featuring over 300 images from the latest game in the critically and commercially acclaimed Alien franchise. Taking players back to the survival horror atmosphere of the first film, Alien Isolation features Amanda Ripley as the hero trying to survive on a wrecked space station. This book is the ultimate gallery of the game, a must-have for any fan.


Gothic Dreams Steampunk | Buy from amazon.co.uk

The victorian science fiction world explored via Steampunk fantasy art, fiction, fashion and films


The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania | Buy from amazon.co.uk

An indepth look into the art and making of the first Hotel Transylvania movie featuring concept art and design work from the artists behind the film


The Art of Frozen | Buy from amazon.co.uk

The Art of Frozen features concept art from the making of the film, including character studies and sculpts, colour scripts, storyboards and more, alongside interviews and with the film’s artists about the making of this adventurous animated film.

July (2022) Book Reviews

Street Sketchbook

The Art of Borderlands 3

Runequest Monsters

The Art of Naughty Dog

Shadow of the tomb raider – the official art book

The Art of Disney Pixar Lightyear

How to draw cats and kittens

The Art of Castlevania Lords of Shadow

The Art of Bravely Default

The Art of Dreamworks’ Madagascar 3 – Europe’s most wanted

The Art of Point and Click Adventure Games

Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) 2

The Art of World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria

Tim Biskup The Jackson 500 Volume One Art Collection

Sci-fi and Fantasy Oil Painting Techniques