Minecraft Handbooks Arrive in September

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Book on the popular game Minecraft will arrive in September, publishing company Egmont announced Monday.

In the mix are four handbooks along with a poster book and project guide.

“We are extremely excited to be revealing our publishing range to fans and to the industry. The excitement about Minecraft publishing has been huge, and we’re confident we have the right content in the best formats. There really is something to satisfy both eager beginners and expert fans, with even more titles coming next year,” commented David Riley, Managing Director of Egmont’s licensed character division via a press release.

Meanwhile, the company also emphasized a close working relationship with game developer Mojang on the publishing.

The anticipated titles are as follows: The Beginner’s Handbook (self explanatory), The Redstone Handbook (helps you work with the mineral), The Combat Handbook (helps you set up forts, fight, set traps, etc.), The Construction Handbook (includes “step-by-step tutorials” on constructing particular game architecture).

The handbooks will sell for 5.99 british pounds a piece ($9.07 in USD) while the annual and poster book will go for slightly higher.