“Video games are bad for you? That's what they said about rock n' roll.” - Shigeru Miyamoto
Here are the best of the early video games, shown in over 400 colour photos and described in incredible detail in the entertaining and informative text.
- Each game's entry features production history, critical commentary, quotes from industry professionals, gameplay details, comparisons to other games, and more.
- Whether you're young or old, new to the hobby or a hardcore collector, this book will introduce you to or remind you of some of the greatest, most historically important games ever made.
This book celebrates the very best of the interactive entertainment industry's games from 1977 to 1987, a highly crucial, fondly remembered decade. This pivotal period was marked by the introduction of the indispensable Atari 2600, Odyssey2, and Intellivision, the unleashing of the underrated Vectrex, the mind-blowing debut of the next-gen ColecoVision and Atari 5200, plus the rebirth of the industry through Nintendo's legendary juggernaut, the NES.
Published: Febraury 2015
Size (cm): 19 x 3.5 x 26 cm
Every purchase supports ACMI.