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The Work of Fumito Ueda
The Work of Fumito Ueda
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.

Sunset Overdrive
Sunset Overdrive
Paperback      ISBN: 0744015979

Thoroughly enjoy your apocalypse and save Sunset City in style with the BradyGames "Sunset Overdrive Official Strategy Guide."

Complete walkthrough leads you step-by-step through the entire game.

Traverse the city with speed and style using our detailed maps.

Obliterate mutants and enemies with our coverage of the game s massive and unconventional arsenal.

Keep the momentum and grab every collectible

Master the Amps special abilities and customize your character using a vast number of possible combinations.

Increase the Chaos and earn the best rewards with tips for the multiplayer Chaos Squad.

About "Sunset Overdrive: " The year is 2027. A toxic energy drink, OverCharge Delirium XT, has turned most of the Sunset City population into mutants. Players must bounce, jump, vault, grind, and shoot their way through the city. The game s open-world becomes the player s playground, as they battle enemies with a massive and unconventional arsenal. This irreverent and stylish game seamlessly transitions between single and multiplayer, and delivers a truly unique adventure."

The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft: Volume I
The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft
Volume I
Hardcover      ISBN: 1945683678

The drums of war thunder once again . . .

World of Warcraft redefined online gaming for millions and millions of people, and in the fifteen years since its launch, each new chapter in the game's story has been bolstered through the Blizzard Entertainment's incredible cinematics. The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft goes behind the scenes with the team who built the game's stunning movies. With never-before-seen concept art and accounts of the creative and technical process, this is the definitive visual gallery of how countless artists brought the world of Azeroth to life in incredible detail and motion.

The first installment in a new series, The Cinematic Art of World of Warcraft: Volume One is a visual chronicle covering the cinematics from the beginning of World of Warcraft through to the Warlords of Draenor expansion.
The Big Book of Apex Legends (Unoffical Guide): The Ultimate Guide to Dominate the Arena
The Big Book of Apex Legends (Unoffical Guide)
The Ultimate Guide to Dominate the Arena
Paperback      ISBN: 2898021369
The Big Book of APEX LEGENDS provides all the information and strategies to dominate the latest free-to-play battle royale game, no matter the platform. Abundantly illustrated with color screenshots, the guide presents: - basic information on weapons, gear and loot; - essential combat techniques; - tips to master your Legend's abilities; - offensive and defensive tactics; - advanced techniques and strategies and much more
The Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox
The Game Console
A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox
Hardcover      ISBN: 1593277431
The Game Console is a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles. You'll start your journey with legendary consoles like the Magnavox Odyssey, Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The visual nostalgia trip continues with systems from the 1990s and 2000s, and ends on modern consoles like the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.

Throughout the book, you'll also discover many consoles you never knew existed, and even find a rare peek at the hardware inside several of history's most iconic video game systems.
Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software
Engineering Play
A Cultural History of Children's Software
Hardcover      ISBN: 0262013355

How the influential industry that produced such popular games as Oregon Trail and KidPix emerged from experimental efforts to use computers as tools in child-centered learning.

Today, computers are part of kids' everyday lives, used both for play and for learning. We envy children's natural affinity for computers, the ease with which they click in and out of digital worlds. Thirty years ago, however, the computer belonged almost exclusively to business, the military, and academia. In Engineering Play, Mizuko Ito describes the transformation of the computer from a tool associated with adults and work to one linked to children, learning, and play. Ito gives an account of a pivotal period in the 1980s and 1990s, which saw the rise of a new category of consumer software designed specifically for elementary school-aged children. "Edutainment" software sought to blend various educational philosophies with interactive gaming and entertainment, and included such titles as Number Munchers, Oregon Trail, KidPix, and Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?.

The children's software boom (and the bust that followed), says Ito, can be seen as a microcosm of the negotiations surrounding new technology, children, and education. The story she tells is both a testimonial to the transformative power of innovation and a cautionary tale about its limitations.

The Crash Bandicoot Files: How Willy the Wombat Sparked Marsupial Mania
The Crash Bandicoot Files
How Willy the Wombat Sparked Marsupial Mania
Hardcover      ISBN: 1506706495
A deluxe hardcover reproduction of Naughty Dog's original Crash Bandicoot developer's bible Take a rare glimpse into the making of a videogame icon, and gain a first-hand taste of the undistilled creativity that brought Crash, Cortex, Aku Aku, and the rest of your favorite characters to millions of screens around the world

Reproducing Naughty Dog's original design document for Crash Bandicoot from the best available sources, this unique volume features original concept illustrations and includes a foreword from Crash's creators to lend insight into how Crash Bandicoot came to be the unforgettable videogame character he is today. This tome is sure to please all who possess a thirst for imagination and curiosity surrounding the creation of games
Battlefield 3: Prima Official Game Guide
Battlefield 3
Prima Official Game Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0307890481

*Dominate all online multiplayer maps with strategies from the pros
*Teamwork tactics to make your squad an effective combat unit
*Labeled multiplayer maps with waypoint, vehicle and fixed turret locations
*Choose the right tools for every job with breakdowns of all classes and weapons
*Step-by-step walkthrough to assist you and your fellow Marines survive missions in the USA, Middle East, and Europe.

Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years
Super Mario Encyclopedia
The Official Guide to the First 30 Years
Hardcover      ISBN: 1506708978
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Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Mario games--from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi Tezuka, tips to help you find every coin, star, sun, and mushroom--even explanations of glitches With information on enemies, items, obstacles, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario
Fortnite: The Essential Guide to Battle Royale and Other Survival Games
Fortnite
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.