Blood, Sweat, And Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made

deJason Schreier

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5 septembre 2017|
Blood, Sweat, And Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made de Jason Schreier
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Developing video games—hero''s journey or fool''s errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today''s hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development, where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius. Exploring the artistic challenges, technical impossibilities, marketplace demands, and Donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels reveals how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean—it''s nothing short of miraculous.

Taking some of the most popular, bestselling recent games, Schreier immerses readers in the hellfire of the development process, whether it''s RPG studio Bioware''s challenge to beat an impossible schedule and overcome countless technical nightmares to build Dragon Age: Inquisition; indie developer Eric Barone''s single-handed efforts to grow country-life RPG Stardew Valley from one man''s vision into a multi-million-dollar franchise; or Bungie spinning out from their corporate overlords at Microsoft to create Destiny, a brand new universe that they hoped would become as iconic as Star Wars and Lord of the Rings—even as it nearly ripped their studio apart.

Documenting the round-the-clock crunches, buggy-eyed burnout, and last-minute saves, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels is a journey through development hell—and ultimately a tribute to the dedicated diehards and unsung heroes who scale mountains of obstacles in their quests to create the best games imaginable.

Jason Schreier is the news editor at Kotaku, a leading website covering the industry and culture of video games, where he has developed a reputation for fearless reporting on a variety of tough industry subjects. He has also covered the video game world for Wired, and has contributed to a wide range of outlets including the New York Ti...
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Titre :Blood, Sweat, And Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 po
Publié le :5 septembre 2017
Publié par :HarperCollins
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780062651235

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