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Vintage game consoles : an inside look at Apple, Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, and the greatest gaming platforms of all time

Author: Bill Loguidice; Matt Barton
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vintage Game Consoles tells the story of the most influential videogame platforms of all time, including the Apple II, Commodore 64, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Sega Genesis, Sony PlayStation, and many more. It uncovers the details behind the consoles, computers, handhelds, and arcade machines that made videogames possible. Drawing on extensive research and the authors' own lifelong experience with  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Loguidice, Bill.
Vintage game consoles.
Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013038380
(OCoLC)859170271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Loguidice; Matt Barton
ISBN: 9781135006518 1135006512 0415856000 9780415856003 9780203728314 0203728319
OCLC Number: 874011835
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface: The Birth of Videogames; Generation One (1971-1984); 1.1 Arcade (1971); 1.2 Apple II (1977); 1.3 Atari 2600 VCS (1977); 1.4 Atari 8-bit (1979); 1.5 Mattel Intellivision (1979); 1.6 PC DOS Computers (1981); 1.7 Commodore 64 (1982); 1.8 Coleco ColecoVision (1982); Generation Two (1985-1994); 2.1 Nintendo Entertainment System (1985); 2.2 Commodore Amiga (1985); 2.3 Sega Genesis (1989); 2.4 Nintendo Game Boy (1989); 2.5 Nintendo Super NES (1991); Generation Three (1995-2001). 3.1 PC Windows Computers (1995)3.2 Sony PlayStation (1995); 3.3 Nintendo 64 (1996); 3.4 Sega Dreamcast (1999); 3.5 Sony PlayStation 2 (2000); 3.6 Microsoft Xbox (2001); 3.7 Nintendo GameCube (2001); Index.
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Vintage Game Consoles tells the story of the most influential videogame platforms of all time, including the Apple II, Commodore 64, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Sega Genesis, Sony PlayStation, and many more. It uncovers the details behind the consoles, computers, handhelds, and arcade machines that made videogames possible. Drawing on extensive research and the authors' own lifelong experience with videogames, Vintage Game Consoles explores each system's development, history, fan community, its most important games, and information for collectors and emulation enthusiast.

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