- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Robinson (23 July 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1472118804
- ISBN-13: 978-1472118806
- Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 2.7 x 19.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 133,460 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Xbox One (Brief Histories) Paperback – 23 Jul 2015
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A Brief History of Video Games is an exceptional work that celebrates gaming without the obsequious flattery, a book that will engross anyone with even the faintest interest in the medium. It's unclear whether we'll be able to write a comprehensive history of the next forty years of games, but at least we've got the perfect history of the first. (Five out of Ten)
A Brief History of Video Games covers a lot of games and a lot of stories spanning many decades. It's well worth your time. (Polygon)
A fascinating exploration of the vibrant history and culture of video gamesSee all Product description
Top Customer Reviews
Note: The physical book is lovely and liberally illustrated. I assume it would look fine on an iPad or Kindle Fire, but have seen reports that it is unreadable on a standard Kindle. Readers should be cautious purchasing a digital copy.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent read. Well written and researched. Full of interesting information and anecdotes from the very beginnings of video games and up until today. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Odd-Arne Andreassen
An enjoyable canter through a half century of games, well researched and very well written. Shame it doesn't alight on some of my particular favourites a little longer (time... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
Format of this Kindle edition is unreadable due to use of a tiny font. Can't believe I paid nearly £10 for something I would need a microscope to read! Avoid.Published 19 months ago by Jon Richards