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Dark Horse publishing new The Legend of Zelda art book in 2017

Art and Artifacts follows up where Hyrule Historia left off

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Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Publisher Dark Horse will release a follow-up to 2013 book The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia with a new volume of Zelda artwork and interviews titled The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts next year.

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts will feature more than 400 pages of "rare promotional art," official pixel art and exclusive interviews with the Legend of Zelda series design team, Dark Horse said in an announcement. The new book will also include a sneak peek at artwork from next year’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Wii U and Nintendo NX.

The hardcover book will be released Feb. 21, 2017.

Pre-orders for The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts are open at Amazon and Penguin Random House. The book is listed at $39.99.

For a peek at some of the artwork included in Art & Artifacts, check out the images below.

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