We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality by Rich Stanton

'Stanton writes with terrific verve and precision . . . his understanding of the seductive pleasures of gaming takes us right to its heart.'

Maria Bustillos, Times Literary Supplement

'The best overview book of the industry that I've read.'

Andrew Liptak, io9

From the first wood-panelled Pong machines in California to the masterpieces of engineering that now sit in countless homes all over the world, A Brief History of Video Games reveals the vibrant history and culture of interactive entertainment.

Above all, this is a book about the games - how the experience of playing has developed from simple, repetitive beginnings into a cornucopia of genres and styles, at once utterly immersive and socially engaging. With full-colour illustrations throughout, it shows how technological advances have transformed the first dots and dashes of bored engineers into sophisticated, responsive worlds that are endlessly captivating.

As thrilling and surprising as the games it describes, this is an indispensable read for anyone serious about the business of having fun.

Buy A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality by Rich Stanton from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781472143815
Format: Paperback / softback
(190mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Robinson
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality by Rich Stanton

Book Reviews - A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality by Rich Stanton

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality book by Rich Stanton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.