Third Éditions is a publishing house founded by Mehdi El Kanafi and Nicolas Courcier. It is dedicated to the video-gaming world. In 2010, Mehdi and Nicolas co-founded a publishing firm, Console Syndrome, which was bought one year later by a major publisher of video game books and magazines. Over the following four years, they edited and co-wrote twenty books, among them: Zelda. Chronicles of a Legendary Series, Metal Gear Solid: Hideo Kojima’s Magnum Opus, and The Legend of Final Fantasy VII. Since 2015, their publishing endeavors have seen them analyze major video game sagas through a new publishing house: Third.