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Little Book of Video Games

70 Classics That Everyone Should Know and Play

Melissa Brinks



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Running Press
08 September 2020
A source of inspiration and nostalgia, The Little Book of Video Games is a lighthearted collection of 70 of the most iconic and influential classic video games. From arcade favorites like Pong, Pac-Man, Galaga, Dragon's Lair, or Street Fighter to home console and PC games like The Oregon Trail, Super Mario Bros., Legend of Zelda, Myst, or Final Fantasy -- this accessible guide covers them all. With an brief introduction about the history and evolution of video games, as well as its significance in popular culture, this charming package comes packed with engaging profiles of classic video games from their creation up to the 2000s, plus sidebars about game genres, consoles, and more. Accompanied by graphic spot art, as well as surprising facts and trivia, this book is perfect for fans of all levels. Revisit your favorites, find something new, or play your way through, The Little Book of Video Games offers a way for everyone to learn, share, and enjoy their favorite classic video games without having to press a power button.
Imprint:   Running Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 182mm,  Width: 182mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   460g
ISBN:   9780762496570
ISBN 10:   0762496576
Pages:   144
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Melissa Brinks is a writer and editor for a variety of entertainment sites and publications, including Women Write About Comics. She is co-creator of Fake Geek Girls, a podcast where she talks passionately about the good and the bad of nerdy pop culture. Melissa lives in Arlington, Washington with her husband, two cats, an overgrown pumpkin patch, and dreams of someday keeping bees.

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