The book displays all of the main series games in a certain chronological order. Hyrule historia invites readers to take an indepth look at twentyfive years of concept art, character sketches, and lore from one of the most beloved gaming franchises of all time. Hyrule historia is a book that was released to celebrate the 25th anniversary. A few days back we posted a translated grid of the zelda timeline from the hyrule historia book, courtesy of our friends over at glitterberri. For the past 25 years, nearly every entry in the legend of zelda series has. It is the first book in the goddess collection trilogy. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Though the series began in 1986, nintendo did not publish a master timeline until hyrule historia in 2011. The timeline was constructed by legend of zelda series producer eiji. The book gives an indepth look at the history, chronology, and timeline of. Hyrule historia is an indepth encyclopedia on the legend of zelda series, released in japan on december 21, 2011. Its 274 pages feature art and information from every game in the legend of zelda series. Dark horse books and nintendo team up to bring you the legend. The legend of zelda hyrule historia himekawa, akira, anuma, eiji, miyamoto, shigeru. In february 20, nintendo and dark horse publishing brought the legend of zelda hyrule historia to the united states. Hyrule historia the legend of zelda history german youtube.
For decades, fans have wondered how the zelda games fit together. We recently got sent a graphically enhanced version of this same timeline grid, making it closely resemble the grid that was published in the book itself. Dark horse books and nintendo team up to bring you the legend of zelda. Art and artifacts and concluding in the legend of zelda encyclopedia. Nintendo even hedges the timeline by saying that this chronicle. Hyrule historia is a book that was released to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legend of zelda series. The legend of zelda encyclopediaart book, hyrule historia, features an official timeline for the series. It presents the first public iteration of the full zelda timeline. Hyrule historia is an indepth encyclopedia on the legend of zelda series. Hyrule historia is a collectors book about nintendos the legend of zelda series, published in english by dark horse comics and in german by tokyopop. It covers the entire history of zelda, from the original nes legend of zelda all the way to the most recently skyward sword, and everything else inbetween such as link to the past, links. Hyrule historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on the legend of zelda franchise. Spanning 247 pages, hyrule historia contains creators notes, concept artwork, and previously unknown information such as the. The zelda timeline refers to the fictional chronology of the legend of zelda series.
Hyrule historia is a book celebrating 25 years of zelda games. Contains an unparalleled collection of historical information on the legend of zelda franchise. Tracking the history of zelda in hyrule historia the verge. The name hyrule historia is not intended to imply that the book is mostly about the development of past games, or the history of the series as it has evolved over the years, although it does provide some of that. Thats where theyll find the history of hyrule, a chronology that lays out the official narrative of every game to date. Hyrule historia is a book released in japan on december 21st, 2011 for 3,255 yen. The timeline had previously existed in a highly confidential document conceived as early as 2005. This handsome hardcover contains neverbeforeseen concept art, the full history of hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more.157 712 1260 1474 1529 1387 1287 1314 835 124 668 1240 8 153 1090 678 531 40 639 1142 174 563 719 180 1471 1055 936 927