The release of the much anticipated Legend of Zelda guidebook–Hyrule Historia–is only a mere three weeks away and the countless number of fans who have preordered their copy must be glad the wait is almost over! Here in Australia, Hyrule Historia is only limited to certain online bookstores yet we do know that EB Games is also offering preorders to be placed if you want to have your copy on launch day. Hyrule Historia will be released in Australia on January 24th happening to be five days before North Americans receive their copy and is available from EB Games online or in store.
If you’re interested in finding out more about EB Games’ listing for Hyrule Historia then hit the jump!
EB Games is pricing Hyrule Historia in Australia for $48 which may seem expensive but in this great country our incomes are generally higher. For those who have not a read a description for Hyrule Historia one is provided below:
“Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong, Mario, and The Legend of Zelda, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga – Akira Himekawa!”
For those in Australia who want to pick up their copy of Hyrule Historia on launch day then this would probably seem like a fair deal. The other option would just be to import a copy from Amazon and reap the benefits of the Aussie dollar being much stronger than the US’ at the moment. It’s good to know there is a store in Australia stocking Hyrule Historia for those who do not like to purchase online and want their copy on launch day.
Are you happy EB Games is stocking Hyrule Historia in Australia? Please be sure to leave a comment below!
Source: EB Games Australia