A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Xbox One (Brief Histories)

A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Xbox One (Brief Histories)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, …

Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More

Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and MoreFind out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted.Learn about the creators and inspiration (Mario was named after Nintendo’s landlord after he barged into a staff meeting demanding rent), discover historical trivia and Easter eggs (The developers of Halo 2 drank ove…

The Ultimate History of Video Games: from Pong to Pokemon and beyond…the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world: from Pong … touched our li ves and changed the world

The Ultimate History of Video Games: from Pong to Pokemon and beyond...the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world: from Pong ... touched our li ves and changed the worldFind out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted.Learn about the creators and inspiration (Mario was named after Nintendo’s landlord after he barged into a staff meeting demanding rent), discover historical trivia and Easter eggs (The developers of Halo 2 drank ove…

A History of Video Games in 64 Objects

A History of Video Games in 64 ObjectsFind out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted.Learn about the creators and inspiration (Mario was named after Nintendo’s landlord after he barged into a staff meeting demanding rent), discover historical trivia and Easter eggs (The developers of Halo 2 drank ove…

A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Xbox One (Brief Histories)

A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Xbox One (Brief Histories)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, …

Arcadian

ArcadianA memoir of the great arcade games of the 1980s, Arcadian covers Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and just about all the greats….

Der Video Game Crash. Aufstieg und Fall einer Branche (German Edition)

Der Video Game Crash. Aufstieg und Fall einer Branche (German Edition)Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Geschichte – Weltgeschichte – Moderne Geschichte, Note: 2,3, Universität Hamburg, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: „Spielen heißt “so tun als ob”, wobei Körper und Geist gefordert und geformt werden.“, so beschreibt Jürgen Berndt in seinem 2005 erschienenem Band „Bildschirmspiele. Faszination und Wirkung auf die heutige Jugend“ den Begriff des Spielens. Spielen bedeutet also so zu tun, als ob das im Spiel simulierte und erlebte Geschehen die…