2D Reigns in the North American Cover and Art Book for Dragon’s Crown

The unveiling of the North American game cover for Dragon’s Crown puts the vibrant, watercolour-esque art style of renowned game artist and Vanillaware president George Kamitani on full display. Brave adventurers who pre-order the 2D multiplayer hack-and-slash beat ’em up will also receive the Dragon’s Crown Artworks: a limited edition soft-cover art book.

The Artworks will be 64 pages of full-colour illustrations from Dragon’s Crown. This includes intricate drawings of the characters in the game, lush environment backgrounds, and descriptions from the artist himself. Also included in the art book will be commissioned illustrations of the Dragon’s Crown universe from three prominent Japanese video game artists: Akira Yasuda (Akiman), Kinu Nishimura, and Gouda Cheese (BENGUS).

Dragon’s Crown will be exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems for $49.99 and $39.99 respectively and is available for pre-orders now from major retailers. The game is not yet rated. More details about the game will be revealed in the future, with updates on the official Dragon’s Crown website.

So what do you think of Dragon’s Crown and the new box art? Does it entice you to get the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.