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GAME ON! FROM PONG TO OBLIVION: THE 50 GREATEST VIDEO GAMES OF ALL TIME

Simon Byron, Ste Curran, David McCarthy



 

Principles, practices and techniques. The ultimate guide for the aspiring game designer.


Game On! is the only book that gets the raw excitement and sheer heart-stopping thrill of video games: the first book that really understands that THE GAME IS THE STAR.


Authoritative and lavishly illustrated, Game On! gives you the fifty greatest games of all time. It vividly recreates what made each title so great, gives key information on the development and success of each game and, above all, tells the reader how they can be found and played right now.


Compiled by people who know what gets your adrenaline pumping, pulse racing and pulls you deep into the game play, this groundbreaking volume vividly recreates the magic of each title. From Grand Theft Auto to Mario Kart, Halo to World of Warcraft and Pong to Oblivion, Game On! takes gaming books to a whole new level.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback

Headline

9780755315703

2006

256

OTHER NAMES

Game On! From Pong to Oblivion: The Greatest Video Games of All Time

 

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Publishers: #Headline (Headline Publishing Group)

Languages: #English

Format: #Paperback

Accessibility: N/A Year: #Year2006

Genres: #Compendium


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Games:

#AdvanceWars (Advance Wars: Dual Strike)

#AnimalCrossing (Animal Crossing: Wild World)

#Asteroids (Asteroids)

#BangaiO (Bangai-O)

#Battlefield (Battlefield 1942)

#Bemani ( #DDR [Dance Dance Revolution])

#BrokenSword (Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars)

#CallOfDuty (Call of Duty)

#Civilization (Sid Meier's Civilization)

#CommandAndConquer (Command & Conquer)

#DeadOrAlive (Dead or Alive)

#Elite (Elite)

#EyeToy (EyeToy: Play)

#FinalFantasy ( #FinalFantasyVII [Final Fantasy 7, FF7, FFVII, Final Fantasy VII])

#FZero (F-Zero GX)

#GrandTheftAuto (Grand Theft Auto III)

#GranTurismo (Gran Turismo 4)

#GuitarHero (Guitar Hero)

#HalfLife (Half-Life)

#Halo (Halo: Combat Evolved)

#Ico (Ico)

#JakAndDaxter (Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy)

#JamesBond (GoldenEye 007)

#JetSetRadio (Jet Set Radio Future)

#Lumines (Lumines)

#Madden (Madden NFL 06)

#Mario (Super Mario 64, #MarioKart [Mario Kart DS], #WarioWare [Wario Ware, Inc: Minigame Mania])

#MetalGear (Metal Gear Solid)

#OutRun (OutRun)

#PacMan (Pac-Man)

#Pokémon (Pokémon: Ruby, Pokémon: Sapphire)

#Pong (Pong)

#ProEvolutionSoccer (Pro Evolution Soccer 5)

#ResidentEvil (Resident Evil 4)

#Rez (Rez)

#RidgeRacer (Ridge Racer)

#SoulCalibur (Soul Calibur II)

#SpaceInvaders (Space Invaders)

#StreetFighter (Street Fighter II)

#SuperMonkeyBall (Super Monkey Ball)

#Tetris (Tetris)

#TombRaider (Tomb Raider)

#TonyHawk (Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3)

#TheElderScrolls (The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)

#TheSims (The Sims)

#VirtuaTennis (Virtua Tennis)

#Warcraft (World of Warcraft)

#Zelda (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)


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