UPDATE: Investigating Amazon and Barnes & Noble brings up this mysterious listing for The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Limited Collector’s Edition (http://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/1616551615/ref=as_li_ss_til?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=1616551615&adid=1094YCX5ZTG8C3ZVFFF8). It hasn’t been officially announced, so no real details are known beyond what’s on the listing, but at more than double the price of the version many pre-ordered back in August, it’s sure to be something special. Here’s what the listing says:
The limited edition of Hyrule Historia looks like it could have been pulled off the shelf of one of the sages in Hyrule. The faux-leather hardcover bears the symbol of the Gate of Time, debossed, on the cover, and gold gilded pages. The limited collector’s edition of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is perfect for the hardcore The Legend of Zelda™ fan!
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia art book is nearing its eventual release date, January 29th of next year. While we wait, Dark Horse Comics has posted a trailer to showcase a few samples of what awaits us for this prestigious piece of work. Check it out below.
If you haven’t pre-ordered it yet, now’s a good time to do so (http://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/gp/product/1616550414/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1616550414&linkCode=as2&tag=opr-20)!
For the first time ever, fans have the opportunity to learn about the making of a legend from the creators themselves!
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™, Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga—Akira Himekawa!
* The full history and making of the The Legend of Zelda™ franchise, never-before-seen concept art!
* Introduction by Shigeru Miyamoto!