Celebrating 15 years of Killzone

Celebrating 15 years of Killzone

Celebrating 15 years of Killzone

Celebrating 15 years of Killzone

Celebrating 15 years of Killzone

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Book design
Guerrilla Games

Book design
Guerrilla Games

Book design
Guerrilla Games

Book design
Guerrilla Games

Book design
Guerrilla Games

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A comprehensive visual design history of all Killzone series, an ode to the talent and skills of all Killzone developers

A comprehensive visual design history of all Killzone series, an ode to the talent and skills of all Killzone developers

A comprehensive visual design history of all Killzone series, an ode to the talent and skills of all Killzone developers

A comprehensive visual design history of all Killzone series, an ode to the talent and skills of all Killzone developers

A comprehensive visual design history of all Killzone series, an ode to the talent and skills of all Killzone developers

Background

Background

Background

Background

Background

Killzone is one of the world’s most successful games ever, developed by Guerrilla Games for Sony PlayStation. The first-person shooter game, which spawned numerous sequels, takes place in the middle of the 24th century and chronicles the war between two human factions: the Vektans and the Helghan. 

Killzone is one of the world’s most successful games ever, developed by Guerrilla Games for Sony PlayStation. The first-person shooter game, which spawned numerous sequels, takes place in the middle of the 24th century and chronicles the war between two human factions: the Vektans and the Helghan. 

Killzone is one of the world’s most successful games ever, developed by Guerrilla Games for Sony PlayStation. The first-person shooter game, which spawned numerous sequels, takes place in the middle of the 24th century and chronicles the war between two human factions: the Vektans and the Helghan. 

Killzone is one of the world’s most successful games ever, developed by Guerrilla Games for Sony PlayStation. The first-person shooter game, which spawned numerous sequels, takes place in the middle of the 24th century and chronicles the war between two human factions: the Vektans and the Helghan. 

Killzone is one of the world’s most successful games ever, developed by Guerrilla Games for Sony PlayStation. The first-person shooter game, which spawned numerous sequels, takes place in the middle of the 24th century and chronicles the war between two human factions: the Vektans and the Helghan. 

Objective

Objective

Objective

Objective

Objective

Game Art Publisher Cook & Becker asked us to develop a book design that takes the reader through the many design aspects that come with building a video game world, pointing out the cultural, technical and design backgrounds of the Killzone games.

Game Art Publisher Cook & Becker asked us to develop a book design that takes the reader through the many design aspects that come with building a video game world, pointing out the cultural, technical and design backgrounds of the Killzone games.

Game Art Publisher Cook & Becker asked us to develop a book design that takes the reader through the many design aspects that come with building a video game world, pointing out the cultural, technical and design backgrounds of the Killzone games.

Game Art Publisher Cook & Becker asked us to develop a book design that takes the reader through the many design aspects that come with building a video game world, pointing out the cultural, technical and design backgrounds of the Killzone games.

Game Art Publisher Cook & Becker asked us to develop a book design that takes the reader through the many design aspects that come with building a video game world, pointing out the cultural, technical and design backgrounds of the Killzone games.

Approach

Approach

Approach

Approach

Approach

The real challenge realising this book was to unearth the images from the rich and extensive archives of game developer Guerrilla Games. The dazzling amount of available material uncovered hundreds of priceless images like sketchy early concepts, long-forgotten gems and abandoned ideas.

The real challenge realising this book was to unearth the images from the rich and extensive archives of game developer Guerrilla Games. The dazzling amount of available material uncovered hundreds of priceless images like sketchy early concepts, long-forgotten gems and abandoned ideas.

The real challenge realising this book was to unearth the images from the rich and extensive archives of game developer Guerrilla Games. The dazzling amount of available material uncovered hundreds of priceless images like sketchy early concepts, long-forgotten gems and abandoned ideas.

The real challenge realising this book was to unearth the images from the rich and extensive archives of game developer Guerrilla Games. The dazzling amount of available material uncovered hundreds of priceless images like sketchy early concepts, long-forgotten gems and abandoned ideas.

The real challenge realising this book was to unearth the images from the rich and extensive archives of game developer Guerrilla Games. The dazzling amount of available material uncovered hundreds of priceless images like sketchy early concepts, long-forgotten gems and abandoned ideas.

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Result

Result

Result

Result

Result

The 208 page art book gives a detailed, illustrated account of the idiosyncratic design philosophy behind the Killzone video game series, the beautiful concept art used to create the Killzone universe and the amazing attention to detail Guerrilla bestows on its games. From early hand-drawn concept art used for the first Killzone game to awe-inspiring in-game renders from Killzone Shadow Fall: this book truly celebrates the talent and skill of Killzone’s makers.

Killzone Visual Design: Celebrating 15 years of Killzone is available in a special Limited Edition and an open edition Standard Hardcover. 

Collector's Edition
Hardcover
Limited to a 1.000 hand-numbered copies.
Includes hand-numbered Killzone concept art giclee print "Stahl Arms"(30 x 23 cm Certified Art Giclee™ printed on 270 gsm. Radiant White using archival inks).
Comes in a luxury box.
208 pages
Full Colour
ISBN: 9789082457612 

Standard Edition
Hardcover
208 pages
Full Colour
ISBN: 9789082457605

Visit Cook & Becker for more information

The 208 page art book gives a detailed, illustrated account of the idiosyncratic design philosophy behind the Killzone video game series, the beautiful concept art used to create the Killzone universe and the amazing attention to detail Guerrilla bestows on its games. From early hand-drawn concept art used for the first Killzone game to awe-inspiring in-game renders from Killzone Shadow Fall: this book truly celebrates the talent and skill of Killzone’s makers.

Killzone Visual Design: Celebrating 15 years of Killzone is available in a special Limited Edition and an open edition Standard Hardcover. 

Visit Cook & Becker for more information.

The 208 page art book gives a detailed, illustrated account of the idiosyncratic design philosophy behind the Killzone video game series, the beautiful concept art used to create the Killzone universe and the amazing attention to detail Guerrilla bestows on its games. From early hand-drawn concept art used for the first Killzone game to awe-inspiring in-game renders from Killzone Shadow Fall: this book truly celebrates the talent and skill of Killzone’s makers.

Killzone Visual Design: Celebrating 15 years of Killzone is available in a special Limited Edition and an open edition Standard Hardcover. 

Visit Cook & Becker for more information.

The 208 page art book gives a detailed, illustrated account of the idiosyncratic design philosophy behind the Killzone video game series, the beautiful concept art used to create the Killzone universe and the amazing attention to detail Guerrilla bestows on its games. From early hand-drawn concept art used for the first Killzone game to awe-inspiring in-game renders from Killzone Shadow Fall: this book truly celebrates the talent and skill of Killzone’s makers.

Killzone Visual Design: Celebrating 15 years of Killzone is available in a special Limited Edition and an open edition Standard Hardcover. 

Collector's Edition
Hardcover
Limited to a 1.000 hand-numbered copies.
Includes hand-numbered Killzone concept art giclee print "Stahl Arms"(30 x 23 cm Certified Art Giclee™ printed on 270 gsm. Radiant White using archival inks).
Comes in a luxury box.
208 pages
Full Colour
ISBN: 9789082457612 

Standard Edition
Hardcover
208 pages
Full Colour
ISBN: 9789082457605

Visit Cook & Becker for more information

The 208 page art book gives a detailed, illustrated account of the idiosyncratic design philosophy behind the Killzone video game series, the beautiful concept art used to create the Killzone universe and the amazing attention to detail Guerrilla bestows on its games. From early hand-drawn concept art used for the first Killzone game to awe-inspiring in-game renders from Killzone Shadow Fall: this book truly celebrates the talent and skill of Killzone’s makers.

Killzone Visual Design: Celebrating 15 years of Killzone is available in a special Limited Edition and an open edition Standard Hardcover. 

Visit Cook & Becker for more information

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'The deep designs of the Killzone universe have always appealed to me as a gamer, and it is with great pleasure I see them explained in-depth in this volume'

'The deep designs of the Killzone universe have always appealed to me as a gamer, and it is with great pleasure I see them explained in-depth in this volume'

'The deep designs of the Killzone universe have always appealed to me as a gamer, and it is with great pleasure I see them explained in-depth in this volume'

'The deep designs of the Killzone universe have always appealed to me as a gamer, and it is with great pleasure I see them explained in-depth in this volume'

'The deep designs of the Killzone universe have always appealed to me as a gamer, and it is with great pleasure I see them explained in-depth in this volume'

Shuhei Yoshida
President of Sony Worldwide Studios

Shuhei Yoshida
President of Sony Worldwide Studios

Shuhei Yoshida
President of Sony Worldwide Studios

Shuhei Yoshida
President of Sony Worldwide Studios

Shuhei Yoshida
President of Sony Worldwide Studios

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