Illustrated History of 151 Videogames

Illustrated History of 151 Videogames

Non-Fiction, Computing & Technology, Video Games, Screen & Performing Arts
Hardback Published on: 10/12/2013
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Synopsis

More than any other entertainment medium, video games offer the chance for us to participate in a world beyond the ordinary. Whether you are playing as a supersonic hedgehog, an athletic archeologist, or a moustachioed Italian plumber, video games allow their players to inhabit spaces where the usual parameters of existence do not apply. The medium's history is chronicled through the individual stories of 151 of the most iconic video games. Beginning in the early 1970s, the book charts five decades of the pixel revolution. The story of each game is accompanied by trivia and quotations, and illustrated with photographs, screenshots and artwork. This celebratory reference, and up-to-date history, will enthral any video games aficionado. - Chronicles the history of gaming through an analysis of151 of the world's most-iconic and best-loved games - Expert analysis of the story of each game, accompanied . by fascinating trivia, memorable quotes, and information on the year of publication and where the game can be played today - Includes titles across all platforms, including arcade, console, PC, online and handheld games - Charts five decades of video game evolution, from Computer Space to Fortnite - Compulsively illustrated with over 1000 action screenshots, game artworks and photographs

  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780754823902
  • Number of pages: 256

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