HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

High Score!: The Illustrated History of…
Loading...

High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, Second Edition (edition 2003)

by Rusel DeMaria (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
1612114,827 (4.2)None
This is a photo-filled look back at our favourite electronic games, the personal histories of the people who made them and the history of an industry that rose from obscurity to mass-market popularity in 30 years.
Member:firestarw
Title:High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, Second Edition
Authors:Rusel DeMaria (Author)
Info:McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (2003), Edition: 2, 400 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:None

Work details

High Score! The Illustrated History of Electronic Games by Rusel Demaria

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 2 of 2
I enjoyed reading this book; it was like a trip through memory lane. The authors start with the pre-Pong days and go all the way up to modern consoles and online games. It took me almost a week to get through it; each page of this full-color book is crammed with articles on various products and quotes from industry insiders. I read about a lot of things from childhood that I had all but forgotten. Definitely a good read if you're interested in knowing the roots of modern electronic gaming. ( )
  irishkitsune | Feb 1, 2008 |
If you like videogames, buy this book. Period.
It's a full-color romp through the history of gaming from 'Space War' to 'Lara Croft'.
DeMaria doesn't just dwell on the games, however; he also profiles the people and companies who made them. This is a comprehensive, scholary, but very, very fun history of a modern obsession.
And it was great to see pictures not only of games that were my old favorites, but many of the people I knew in the game publishing industry from my computer magazine days. ( )
  airship | Jul 7, 2006 |
Showing 2 of 2
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Rusel Demariaprimary authorall editionscalculated
Wilson, Johnny L.Authormain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Information from the Italian Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.2)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 6
3.5
4 8
4.5
5 11

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 139,556,157 books! | Top bar: Always visible