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The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution

The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution

Author: Jonathan Hennessey
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Author Jonathan Hennessey and illustrator Jack McGowan present the first full-color, chronological origin story for this hugely successful, omnipresent artform and business. Hennessey provides readers with everything they need to know about video games--from their early beginnings during World War II to the emergence of arcade games in the 1970s to the rise of Nintendo to today's app-based games like Angry Birds and Pokemon Go. Hennessey and McGowan also analyze the evolution of gaming as an artform and its impact on society. Each chapter features spotlights on major players in the development of games and gaming that contains everything that gamers and non-gamers alike need to understand and appreciate this incredible phenomenon.

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A complete, illustrated history of video games. Tells readers everything they need to know about video games including their history and effect on society. Easily digestible, giftable package suitable for gamers and non-gamers.

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General Fields

  • : 9780399578908
  • : RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
  • : RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
  • : October 2017
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jonathan Hennessey
  • : Paperback
  • : 1801
  • : 185