Have Video Games, Will Color

Back in April, I stumbled upon a Destiny coloring book on Amazon that was available for pre-order. I was immediately amused and locked a copy down.

It arrived a little over a week ago and is delightful. My only complaint: there was no illustration of The Warden. I don’t know why, but I just love that guy. There was, however, this image of your ghost companion:

I’m looking forward to coloring him in neon shades.

But I got to wondering: were there other video game related coloring books out there?

Turns out: there are; several of them are available. Here are the ones I found on Amazon.

I’ve always loved the locations in the Assassins Creed series, and the prospect of coloring a bunch of them pleases me. Also, this one is already available!

You can find it here.

Dragon Age is another series I don’t have much experience with, but who wouldn’t want to color dragons? I would.

You can find it available here.

I may not be the biggest Halo fan out there, but this particularly amused me. How many glorious colors could Master Chief’s armor be?

So many.

It is available for pre-order here.

I know there are a lot of Mass Effect fans out there, and I’m sure this would be a good time for them.

You can find it available here.

Overwatch has remained huge since its release, and I feel certain this coloring book would be a good time. I may just wind up with this one, too.

You can pre-order it here.

The moment I found out there was a Witcher coloring book coming down the pipeline, I pre-ordered it immediately. I can’t resist the opportunity to color Geralt and friends.

You can pre-order it here.


I hope this trend continues and more game series hop on board. I would love a Borderlands coloring book, not to mention a BioShock one. Now that I’ve thought about them, I’m already pining for both.

Maybe this weekend I will sit down with some fancy markers and color some neon bright space adventures. Who knows?

I probably will.

This weekend’s hopes are a repeat of last weekend’s: I will likely be finishing up Dark Souls 3’s second DLC, playing more Ghost Recon: Wildlands, and, so help me, chipping away at Wolfenstein: The New Order. I’m feeling especially motivated to start really knocking out more 2017 releases. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’m glad I’ve been playing games, but I’m itching to start experiencing some of the recent releases like Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, NieR: Automata, What Remains of Edith Finch, Get Even, Observer, Resident Evil 7, Rime, Hellblade, Little Nightmares, Blackwood Crossing, Deliriant, Knee Deep, Kona, Nex Machina, Night in the Woods, Perception, Polybius, Prey, and who knows how many other titles I’m forgetting.

Oof. That’s overwhelming. I need to get cracking!

Also, I’m thinking about bringing back horror movie Fridays. Even if I can’t make it to a matinee every Friday, there’s no reason I can’t put on a new-to-me horror movie every Friday afternoon. Especially with the availability of online rentals, there’s no reason I can’t partake in horror movie Fridays one way or another.

With that I ask: what will you be playing this weekend? Are there any releases on the near horizon you are looking forward to?


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  1. I hope to beat Kingdom Hearts 1 so I can enjoy Kingdom Hearts 2 much more. Those gummi ships, man. They are the worst!

    And I need every coloring book on this list except probably Halo. I didn’t know there were so many!

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    • I hope you get a chance to do both! I take your word on the gummi ships as I’ve never played a Kingdom Hearts game.

      I didn’t know there were so many, either! What a fun thing. :)


  2. Wish I had those when I was a kid; they’d be collector items AND fun as heck! :) I suppose everyone/most likes the gratification of coloring that’s a little more simplified. The books themselves help ease the rigors of drawing 100% on one’s own (draw with the elbow, not the wrist! haha!), and they feature something we find cool. If only these were more mass produced for more games. I’d be all up in Mechwarrior, Ride, and F1 livery books.

    This week(end) I’ll be trying to revitalize “Alexville” in Cities: Skylines, where I’m currently faced with a massive population dying off but nowhere to put all of the bodies, as well as trying to get my citizens education level above a 3rd grade I.Q. :)
    … 30,000 people… and only some know their multiplication lol.

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    • Oh man, for sure! I’m guessing we see more of them as time goes on. I’m thinking of coloring some of the ones I have and sending them to people for giggles!

      HA! Alexville. I love it. I hope they all use their flashcards and things improve. :)

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  3. Not playing anything this weekend. Looking forward to Uncharted. Going to an amusement park Saturday. Plan to continue SE in the near future.

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  4. Interesting variety of books. I do have an honest question: What is the difference in being an “Official” coloring book to an “Adult” coloring book? In looking at some of the images like the Witcher and Mass Effect ones, I can see why since the images have severed limbs and bodies in them which probably wouldn’t be what I’d give a child to color. However, the Overwatch one is “Adult” too and the Assassin’s Creed one is “Official”. I’m curious if there’s a difference or it’s just how they’re chosen to market.

    Over the weekend, I’m hoping to continue through Yakuza 0 and maybe make a little progress in Hollow Knight even though it’s trying it’s best and succeeding in keeping me lost and in the dark on what to do. Have a great weekend!

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    • Who knows? I wondered that, myself. I do think the inclusion of the word “adult” means there would be stuff that might be inappropriate for children (The Witcher is the first that comes to mind). Otherwise, I think the classifications are arbitrary unless I’m missing something major.

      I hope you enjoy Yakuza 0 and that Hollow Knight is kinder to you. I hope you have a great weekend, too! :)


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