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Brief History of Video Games (Paperback) (Richard Stanton)

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This Brief History provides a unique look at the history and culture of video games, starting with the 1960s classics like Pong to modern favorites such as Grand Theft Auto V and Bioshock. Focusing on creative and scientific advances between 1962 and today,A Brief History of Video Games offers a global perspective on gaming’s past and its cutting-edge future with the evolution of virtual reality, 3D graphics, and thought-interface technology. It also addresses the design process from concept to packaging, considers the influence of manga and anime, and explores the relationship between video games and movies.

A look at the history and culture of video games, starting with the giant PDP-1 of the 1960s to Donkey Kong in 1981 to modern classics such as Grand Theft Auto V and Bioshock. Focusing on key creative and scientific advances between 1962 and today, A Brief History of Video Games offers a global perspective on gaming?s past and its cutting-edge future, with virtual reality, 3D, and thought-interface technology. It also addresses the design process, from concept to packaging, considers the influence of manga and anime, and the relationship between games and movies.

Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Games
Sub-Genre: Video + Electronic
Series Title: A Brief History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Richard Stanton
Language: English
Street Date: July 14, 2015
TCIN: 16984955
UPC: 9780762456154
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-9420
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