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Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More (Game On, 1)


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Veteran online game designer Dustin Hansen takes YA readers on a enjoyable and interesting journey by way of the transient however intensely progressive historical past of video video games.

Discover out in regards to the quick and livid progress and evolution of video video games (together with how they’re shortly taking on the world!) by a number of the hottest, progressive, and influential video games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade recreation ever, to trendy hits like Uncharted.

Be taught in regards to the creators and inspiration (Mario was named after Nintendo’s landlord after he barged right into a employees assembly demanding hire), uncover historic trivia and Easter eggs (The builders of Halo 2 drank over 24,000 gallons of soda whereas making the sport), and discover the improvements that make every recreation particular (The ghosts in Pac-Man are the primary instance of AI in a online game).

Lastly, here is a younger grownup nonfiction guide about video video games. Whether or not you contemplate your self a hard-core gamer or are simply curious to see what everyone seems to be speaking about, Sport On! is the guide for you!

Reward for Sport On!:

“This zippy primer on online game growth takes readers from the arcades of the 1970s to Minecraft and the way forward for gaming. . . . The well-told origin tales are a improbable mash-up of pop and gaming tradition. . . ” ―Faculty Library Journal

“This prolonged love letter comes from a self-professed online game addict. Thirty-nine breezy, irreverent chapters rejoice particular person video games . . . Unabashedly enthusiastic, creator Hansen additionally offers recommendations on the best way to consider video games for private enjoyment. . . . true avid gamers will likely be delighted.” ―Booklist

“This zippy, humorous, enthusiastic quantity presents snapshot seems on the key moments in online game historical past.” ―The Bulletin

Writer‏:‎Sq. Fish; Reprint version (February 19, 2019)
Paperback‏:‎368 pages
Studying age‏:‎12 – 18 years
Lexile measure‏:‎1090L
Grade degree‏:‎7 – 9
Merchandise Weight‏:‎1.06 kilos
Dimensions‏:‎6.13 x 0.87 x 9.04 inches


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