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An illustrated history of 151 video games : a detailed guide to the most important games

Author: Simon Parkin
Publisher: Wigston, Leicestershire : Lorenz Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the evolution of video games, chronicles the history of gaming, and profiles key titles across all platforms.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Parkin
ISBN: 9780754823902 0754823903
OCLC Number: 761848890
Notes: "Explore five decades of game evolution, includes 1000 photographs and screenshots"--Cover.
"An in-depth exploration of the evolution of video games, the machines they are played on, and the culture that surrounds them; chronicles the history of gaming through the individual stories of the world's most iconic and best-loved games; includes key titles across all platforms, including arcade, console, PC, online and handheld games; charts five decades of video games evolution, from Computer Space to Red Dead Redemption; beautifully illustrated with over 1000 action screenshots, game artworks and photographs"--Backcover.
Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Illustrated history of one hundred fifty-one video games
Responsibility: Simon Parkin.

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Charts the evolution of videogames through 151 most influential titles, with 500 photographs and screenshots.  Read more...

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