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4.0 out of 5 stars Great book for both new and long time Zelda fans., February 16, 2013
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This review is from: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia (Hardcover)
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With my video reviews I usually try to include an extended text section to go with the video. However, since my video is already about 7 minutes long, I will try and make the text part of my review smaller. With the video I tried to give you a quick look at most of the sections of Hyrule Historia. Now the lighting may not be perfect and my camera may be too close at times, but hopefully you get an idea of what the book and most of the sections within it look like.

The book itself is really well put together, and is as good in quality as another Dark Horse book I own, The Art of Alice Madness Returns. Both books look exactly the same in terms of dimensions, and overall print quality. Binding is also very good so you should not worry about it coming apart from looking or reading through it too much.

As far as the content in the book is concerned, it is pretty good. The book does a fine job of covering 25 years of The Legend of Zelda. This includes artwork filled with comments, a timeline for the entire series, a look at how characters like Link and Zelda have changed over the years, a Manga comic, and so on. Check my video out to get an idea of what these sections look like.

My only major compliant with the book is that certain games don't receive much coverage in the artwork section, which is always my favorite part of books like this. For example, Majora's Mask only gets about three page of content (again in the artwork section, it is also covered in the timeline as well) but other games get way more coverage (Spirit Tracks gets about twenty pages of artwork). Now this may seem like nitpicking, but I am sure someone will also have a favorite Zelda game that seems to get too little coverage in of one the sections of the book. Now this is not a deal breaker or anything, heck it might even be expected that all the games can't have equal coverage when you have 25 years to go over. Really, aside from this minor issue a great job is done in going over so much in just one book.

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia a nice book to own for any long time fan of the Zelda series. I especially believe new fans will get a great deal out of this book, as they can get caught up on the series and it's long history. Regardless of whether your new to the series or a fan from the very first Zelda game, this book is definitely worth owning.
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