Dynamite Entertainment has announced today that, after striking a licensing deal with Bandai Namco Entertainment, they will produce an art book based on the iconic fighting game series Tekken, slated for release sometime in 2018.
According to the company, the new book will be a retrospective on the company and feature in-depth interviews and exclusive, behind-the-scenes looks into the making of the games, as well as exclusive art, design, and imagery from the Tekken universe. The book will apparently be a couple of hundred of pages and printed on high-quality glossy paper, which will only accent the photographs and art work placed within it.
More on the book, courtesy of Dynamite:
“TEKKEN 3 is the one that got its hooks into me… when I really started appreciating how fun and brilliant of a fighting game series it was, with its own personality and crazy-awesome cast of characters,” says Rich Young, Director of Business Development for Dynamite. “We’re now at TEKKEN 7 and the franchise is still going as strong as ever! It’s an honor to be working with BANDAI NAMCO on this project, and to present this amazing retrospective to the dedicated and passionate fans worldwide!”
Dynamite’s TEKKEN art book retrospective will be available at major bookstore chains, online booksellers, and independent bookstores courtesy of Diamond Book Distributors, and to consumers through the comic book specialty market. The product will be solicited in an upcoming edition of the Diamond Comic Distributors’ Previews catalog, the premier source of merchandise for the comic book specialty market. TEKKEN will also be available for purchase through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital, iVerse, Madefire, and Dark Horse Digital.
Fans of Tekken can expect the book to hit shelves sometime in 2018.