Coffee table books featuring art from video games is a big business, and Dynamite Entertainment has teamed with Halfbrick Studios for the upcoming Art of Halfbrick: Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and Beyond.
Since 2001, the Australian game company Halfbrick Studios has been changing the mobile games scene. After seven years of making licensedgames, Halfbrick took a chance and released Fruit Ninja to the world– and the world became obsessed with slicing cartoon fruit. Propelling themselves forward on the smash success of Fruit Ninja, Halfbrick released even more games that took the gaming community by storm. Featuring art from Jetpack Joyride, Monster Dash, Dan the Man, and more, this art book explores the rich collection of never before seen art that tells the story of a creative and ambitious company that never ceases to deliver fun and joy!
You may not be familiar with he studio name, but you have heard of Fruit Ninja, the mobile app game that launched in 2010 and became a cultural phenomenon with 300 million downloads in the first two years. It has spawned multiple spinoff games including Fruit Ninja Classic, Fruit Ninja VR, Fruit Ninja Academy: Math Master and Fruit Ninja Kinetic 1 and 2. And it least to a Fruit Ninja comic miniseries from Dynamite in 2017.
Art of Halfbrick: Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and Beyond arrives in August 2018.