Game On!

Game On!

Video Game History From Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and More

Book - 2016 | First edition.
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Find out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong , the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted .

Learn about the creators and inspiration (Mario was named after Nintendo's landlord after he barged into a staff meeting demanding rent), discover historical trivia and Easter eggs (The developers of Halo 2 drank over 24,000 gallons of soda while making the game), and explore the innovations that make each game special (The ghosts in Pac-Man are the first example of AI in a video game).

Whether you consider yourself a hard-core gamer or are just curious to see what everyone is talking about, Game On! is the book for you!

Audience: Age 9 to 12.
Publisher: New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250080950
Branch Call Number: J 794.8 Han
Characteristics: ix, 352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Aug 18, 2017

It's a banquet of video game knowledge. Inside the book is information about both old stars like Pac-Man and Pong, to modern games like Overwatch and Angry Birds. This book is necessary for those who seek the ultimate game guide.

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