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The art of the video game

Author: Josh Jenisch
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books ; San Francisco, CA : Distributed in North America by Chronicle Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Art of the Video Game" is the first book to celebrate the artistry of video games, which are poised to define 21st-century entertainment, much as talking pictures revolutionized the previous century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Jenisch
ISBN: 9781594742774 1594742774
OCLC Number: 227919775
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation --
Age of Conan --
Battlestations: Midway --
Beautiful Katamari --
Blacksite: Area 51 --
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare --
FIFA '08 --
Half-Life 2 --
Hellboy --
Hellgate: London --
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men --
Killzone 2 --
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: Anniversary --
Medieval 2: Total War --
Mortal Kombat: Deception --
NBA Live '08 --
Rampage: Total Destruction --
Reservoir Dogs --
Ridge Racer 7 --
The Sims --
Sonic the Hedgehog: Next Generation --
Stranglehold --
Team Fortress 2 --
Universe at War: Earth Assault --
Viking: Battle for Asgard --
Warmonger: Operation Downtown Destruction.
Responsibility: by Josh Jenisch.

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Once upon a time, the person responsible for a game's aesthetics was a solitary programmer presenting characters and landscapes as little more than bits of code and coloured pixels. This book  Read more...

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