The Last Guardian is set to receive a special companion book that functions as both an art book and strategy guide, according to a recent Amazon pre-order listing.
Published by Future Press, the hardcover book will release on February 28, 2017, and be priced at $39.99.
The full description for The Last Guardian: An Extraordinary Story is as follows:
A New Breed of Game Book
Fumito Ueda’s long-awaited third game tells an unlikely tale of companionship between a small boy and the huge, fantastic beast Trico. Future Press is proud to present a very special companion book that illuminates how the story was created and reveals countless details about the inner workings and inspirations behind The Last Guardian’s mysterious world.
The Beauty of an Art Book…
Ueda’s distinctive visual flair is on full display as gen DESIGN and JAPAN Studio walk us through the adventure, answering our questions along the way. Beautiful sketches depicting the designers’ intent, storyboard and screenshot comparisons of key moments, and never-before-seen illustrations are all carefully presented.
…The Depth you expect from Future Press
We’ve taken our strategy guide expertise and applied it to The Last Guardian in a manner befitting its many mysteries. For those seeking a deeper understanding of how the game works, our visual walkthrough highlights the game’s narrative clues while exploring its most hidden corners.
A Worthy Companion
Striking a balance between visual splendor and technical detail, this book celebrates Ueda’s singular vision and the dedicated team that helped bring it to life. The art and interviews contained within promise to reveal unexpected insights and fuel further discussions amongst fans everywhere.