MAKING VIDEOGAMES: THE ART OF CREATING DIGITAL WORLDS

Alex Wiltshire, Duncan Harris



 

An in-depth visual guide presenting the detailed creative journeys behind the development of the world's leading videogames.


Making Videogames is an extraordinary snapshot of modern interactive entertainment, with insight from pioneers about the most important games in the industry. Illustrated with some of the most arresting in-game images ever seen in print, this book explores the unique alchemy of a technical and artistic striking endeavor a captivating balance between insider insight and accessibility.


Across twelve chapters, each focusing on a specific game from AAA blockbusters such as Control and Half-Life: Alyx to cult breakthrough games including No Man's Sky and Return of the Obra Dinn , this volume documents the incredible craft of videogame worldbuilding. These chapters present masterful visual storytelling via the world's most popular, but seldom fully understood, entertainment medium.


Demonstrating the magic and method behind each studio's work, the book includes enlightening text by Alex Wiltshire complementing specially created imagery “photographed” in-engine by screen capture artist Duncan Harris. A book for die-hard videogame fanatics, aspiring designer-creatives, video game developers, and the visually curious alike, Making Videogames will showcase the boundless creativity of this thrilling industry.

 

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English

Hardcover

9780500023143

2022

256

 

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Authors: #AlexWiltshire #DuncanHarris

Publishers: #ThamesAndHudson (Thames & Hudson)

Languages: #English

Format: #Hardcover

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Year: #Year2022

Genres: #GameDesign


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#APlagueTale (A Plague Tale: Innocence)

#Control (Control)

#DiscoElysium (Disco Elysium)

#Grid (Grid)

#HalfLife (Half-Life: Alyx)

#HardspaceShipbreaker (Hardspace: Shipbreaker)

#NoMansSky (No Man's Sky)

#PaperBeast (Paper Beast)

#ReturnOfTheObraDinn (Return of the Obra Dinn)

#RiverCityGirls (River City Girls)

#Soma (Soma)

#Thumper (Thumper)


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