THE MINDS BEHIND SHOOTER GAMES: INTERVIEWS WITH CULT AND CLASSIC VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Patrick Hickey Jr., Jeff Paquette (Foreword), Benjamin Johnson (Afterword)



 

Featuring interviews with the creators of 39 popular video games--including Halo 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Medal of Honor and Metroid Prime--this book gives a behind-the-scenes look at the origins of some of the most iconic shooter games. Interviewees recount endless hours of painstaking development, the challenges of working with mega-publishers, the growth of the genre and the creative processes that produced some of the industry's biggest hits, cult classics and indie successes.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

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EDITION

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PAGES

English

Paperback

9781476682730

2021

274

English

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N/A

2021

274

 

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