The Gamer's Bucket List: The 50 Video Games To Play Before You Die by Chris WattersThe Gamer's Bucket List: The 50 Video Games To Play Before You Die by Chris Watters

The Gamer's Bucket List: The 50 Video Games To Play Before You Die

byChris WattersForeword byCraig Skistimas

Paperback | November 24, 2015

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From pixelated pioneer adventures to stunning space odysseys, the boundaries of the video game world are expanding every day. Grand epics and gritty mysteries. Fierce competition and friendly cooperation. Powerful emotions and uproarious laughter. Video games are fantastically diverse and wonderfully creative, but not all games are created equal. With so many games out there on so many different consoles, computers, and devices, how do you decide which games are worth playing? Backed by years of writing about games professionally and decades spent playing them, Chris Watters lays out a list of 50 games to entertain and enlighten you. Whether you're trying to learn more about the world of gaming or strengthening your claim to true gaming fluency, these are the games you'll want to play, and why you'll want to play them.

Chris Watters has been writing about video games for almost a decade. As an integral part of the editorial team at one of the most popular gaming websites, he has previewed and reviewed high-profile games, published numerous in-depth features, and scripted and presented a number of web series. He regularly hosts live stage shows with g...
Title:The Gamer's Bucket List: The 50 Video Games To Play Before You DieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:139 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Mango MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633531317

ISBN - 13:9781633531314


Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 15 Spelunky 18 Assassin's Creed II 20 Dead Space 22 The Last of Us Remastered 24 Portal 2 26 Mass Effect 2 28 Gone Home 30 Journey 32 Red Dead Redemption 34 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 36 Nidhogg 40 Psychonauts 42 Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP 44 Super Meat Boy 46 Rock Band 3 48 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 50 Super Mario World 52 Half-Life 2 54 God of War III 56 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 58 Minecraft 62 Tetris 64 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons 66 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 68 XCOM: Enemy Unknown 70 Forza Motorsport 5 72 Rocket League 74 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 76 Sid Meier's Civilization V: The Complete Edition 78 Mario Kart 8 80 Trials Evolution 84 Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary 86 Katamari Damacy 88 Grand Theft Auto V 90 Super Metroid 92 Her Story 94 Kerbal Space Program 96 The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition 98 Surgeon Simulator 2013 100 Dark Souls 102 The Sims 3 106 Persona 4 Golden 108 Batman: Arkham Asylum 110 The Walking Dead 112 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 114 Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 116 Mega Man 2 118 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 120 Final Fantasy VI 122 Super Mario Galaxy 2 124 My Bucket List 126 Author Bio 128 A Quick History of Video Games 131 Appendix 138

Editorial Reviews

" We are all going to die. You can't avoid it. But you can chose how you go. Outside, in the sunshine, like some sort of animal, or inside your darkened living room, playing games? If you want to get through the 50 excellent games in this book, then the choice is clear. "Tim Schafer, President and CEO of Double Fine Productions