Comp Video Games
Gears of War
Judgment: Kilo Squad: the Survivor's Log
Hardcover ISBN: 1608873048
Written as a collection of notes in the character Damon Baird's journal, a fictional oral history expands on declassified testimony and other facets of the video game Gears of War and serves as an in-universe artifact within the timeline of the series. 40,000 first printing.
The Essential Guide to Battle Royale and Other Survival Games
Paperback ISBN: 162937637x
Fortnite: Battle Royale is taking the world by storm, combining the high-octane action of traditional shooters with the creative construction elements of sandbox games like Minecraft. With 40 million players and counting, competition is fierce, and strategy is essential. Once you jump from the Battle Bus onto the island below, there can be only one goal: survival. This guide has all the tips and tricks you need to master the melee, whether you're playing on a console, PC, or your phone. Illustrated with dozens of full-color screenshots, find essential information on big-picture offensive and defensive tactics, best practices for building, and indispensable combat techniques. Learn all about uncovering loot, optimizing weapons use, exploring map locations, establishing a fortress, completing challenges, and more—in solo, duo, or squad mode.
Battle Royale Survival Guide
Hardcover ISBN: 0316491268
Covering basic gameplay through more advanced maneuvers, an official Epic Games handbook outlines essential tips and tricks for dominating Battle Royale and provides island walkthroughs, weapons profiles, combat hacks, building guides and team tactics. 300,000 first printing. Video game tie-in. Simultaneous eBook.
The Works of Fumito Ueda
A Different Perspective on Video Games
Hardcover ISBN: 2377840361
An emblematic question that has been fueling debates for years, the question of the artistic essence of video games continues to be debated today. If it appears essential for the recognition of the cultural value of the medium, this subject actually creak many teeth.Among the games that fuel the debate, a trilogy stands out particularly, signed by the Japanese developer Fumito Ueda whose approach to creation -propose something that did not exist elsewhere - has inhabited the making of each of its productions: ICO, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian.
Knights of the Old Republic
Paperback ISBN: 1940535212
Set an even longer time ago in a galaxy far, far away, BioWare's 2003 RPG Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic wowed Jedi and Sith Lords alike with its compelling characters, lightsaber customization, complex morality choices, and one of the greatest plot twists in video game history. Among the droids and blasters, the game delves into themes like choice, free will, and the construction of identity and memory.Featuring brand new interviews with Lead Designer James Ohlen and Senior Writer Drew Karpyshyn, game critic Alex Kane's book unveils how this classic game was made, analyzes KotOR's worldview through the lens of philosophy, mythology, and the ethics of war, and investigates how the game borrows techniques from contemporary films like The Sixth Senseand Fight Club. Whether you align with the light or the dark side, you're invited to dive into this fun and thoughtful exploration of the most beloved Star Wars game of all time.
The Art of Overwatch
Hardcover ISBN: 1506703674
Filled with never-before-seen art, a full-color volume reveals the creative process behind one of the most popular first-person-shooter games of all time, which has become a global phenomenon with over 30 million players.
Masters of Doom
How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
Paperback ISBN: 0812972155
Presents a dual biography of John Carmack and John Romero, the visionary creators of the two most successful video games in history, Doom and Quake, assessing the impact of their creation on American pop culture and the cyber-world and revealing how their phenomenal success eventually destroyed their relationship. Reprint. 22,500 first printing.