Michael Cavacini

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion

Dark Horse is back with another beautiful hardcover book celebrating The Legend of Zelda. Entitled Creating a Champion, this oversized tome is the ultimate companion to the award-winning video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and includes material from both of its DLC packs. This book features nearly fifty pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada, two-hundred and ninety-six pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from the creators, a fifty-five-page historical section that divulges the history of Hyrule as it is known in-game, and interviews with key members of the development team, including Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, Takumi Wada, and Eiji Aonuma.

If you’re a fan of The Legend of Zelda and Breath of the Wild, you should absolutely check out this book. Creating a Champion takes a deep dive into one of the most successful and impactful video games in recent memory and it does so in a way that is both enlightening and satisfying.

 

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