Naughty Dog, the studio that's created such hit franchises as Crash Bandicoot and Uncharted, turns 30 this year. In honor of this anniversary, it's releasing a new art book that looks back at the studio's past.

Naughty Dog was founded in 1984 by Jason Rubin and Andy Gavin. Though the founders left the studio in the early 2000s, its continued to thrive, thanks in large part to its Uncharted series. From its early days with platformers like Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter to the mature drama of The Last of Us, Naughty Dog has retained its place as one of gaming's best developers.

To mark the occasion, Naughty Dog has partnered with Dark Horse Comics to release The Art of Naughty Dog, a compilations of arts from all of the company's games and franchises, including some specially selected fan art.

Naughty Dog has not confirmed a release date for the book, but says that it does plan to have a book launch event later in the year.

[Source: PlayStation Blog]

Our Take:
My sincerest congratulations go out to Naughty Dog, one of my favorite studios of all time. Making it 30 years in the game business is no easy feat, and the people there have done it through a whole lot of hard work. Also -- 30 years? I cannot believe it's been that long.