PlayStation 3

Udon To Publish 400-Page Valkyria Chronicles Design Archive


There exists a 400-page behind-the-scenes design book on Valkyria Chronicles (the first game). While it was previously only available in Japan, Udon are publishing it in the U.S. Amazon have the book available for pre-order at a huge discount. Here’s the description:


Valkyria Chronicles: Design Archive takes you behind the scenes, showcasing the gorgeous artwork of this truly epic world. The book features 400 pages of character designs, vehicle and weapon designs, maps and promotional art, all accompanied by detailed background information and creator commentary.


The Design Archive is due for release on February 8th. A huge thanks to Taylor for sending us the fantastic tip!

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.