Game On!: Video Game History From Pong And Pac-man To Mario, Minecraft, And More

November 22, 2016|
Game On!: Video Game History From Pong And Pac-man To Mario, Minecraft, And More by Dustin Hansen
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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!

Dustin Hansen was raised in rural Utah, surrounded by the great outdoors. But even the beautiful mountains couldn''t keep him away from his passion, video games. His love of pixels and controllers led him into a career in video games. He has made titles for everything from a 386 PC to the iPhone, and from the PlayStation One to the Xbo...
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Title:Game On!: Video Game History From Pong And Pac-man To Mario, Minecraft, And More
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9.42 X 6.27 X 1.17 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.42 X 6.27 X 1.17 in
Published:November 22, 2016
Publisher:Feiwel & Friends
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250080950

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