Third Editions Announces New Video Game Book Series, Kickstarter Now Live

The small publishing house known for its video game books, Third Editions is back on Kickstarter with a new project aiming to translate three new books.

on March 1, 2018 9:07 PM

Today, French publishing house Third Editions best-know for its literacy adaptions of popular gaming franchises has launched a brand-new crowdfunding campaign for its new series of video game books.

According to the press release, this new Kickstarter project aims to translate three of its already published works to English and produce specialty books delving into the creation, in-game universe, and lore of some of the most beloved video games ever released.

This new book series titled merely Your Ultimate Gaming Library – Season 2, will include English translations for the following books; Dark Souls: Beyond The Grave (Volume 2: Bloodborne and Dark Souls III). The Legend of Final Fantasy VIII, and The Legend of Zelda: The History of a Legendary Saga (Volume 2: Breath of the Wild).

Dark Souls: Beyond the Grave – Volume 2 will pick up from where the first book left off and will dive deeper into the critically-acclaimed third entry in the Dark Souls series and FromSoft’s 2015 ARPG title Bloodborne.

Much like its predecessor, The Legend of Final Fantasy VIII will offer extensive detail as well as an in-depth analysis for the 1999 PlayStation 1 title Final Fantasy VIII.

Lastly, The Legend of Zelda: The History of a Legendary Saga – Volume 2: Breath of the Wild will serve as a follow-up to the first volume and will focus entirely on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. By examining its incredible game design, world building, and will provide plenty of lore into the Zelda universe.

Currently, the Kickstarter has reached $35,177 of its $73,162 goal with funding for the project set to conclude on Friday, April 6. Those interested in funding the project, there are several tiers still available; one tier I suggest backing if you have the funds is the “Three Books” tier. For $79, you will receive one copy of all three books.

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.