The Book of Games
The Ultimate Reference to Videogames
Stang, Bendik / Hoftun, Erik / Kirksaeter, Jorgen
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The third volume in this acclaimed series features more than 100 of the newest games from a variety of platforms. A complete compendium of video game synopses as well as a feast for the eyes with literally thousands of vivid, high-resolution screen shots, this comprehensive visual tour through the world of PC and video gaming is sorted by genre, with each game review containing information of interest to players, parents, and industry professionals. A two-page spread includes detailed game summaries, analysis, and strategies; nine in-game screen shots; lists of games with similar skill and strategy requirements; appropriate age range; notes Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) content ratings; and complete technological specifications to supplement each game's profile. A game developers' Hall of Fame and a thorough run-down of the world's best gamers, clans, and guilds are coupled with fascinating stories about the politics of video gaming, the latest research on gaming's effects, and the world of Flash and Java games. Useful reference tools such as an illustrated glossary, an overview of game publishers, and information on current hardware platforms such as Sony's new PlayStation 3, Nintendo's Wii, and handheld systems, including the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP are also provided.
- Textual Format: Computer Applications
- Academic Level: General Adult
- Dewey: 794
- Pages: 448
- Place Of Publication: Canada
- Published Date: Wed 30 Oct 2013
- Volume: 3
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