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Game changers : the video game revolution. Cover Image Book Book

Game changers : the video game revolution.


"A visual history of all things video games, this book will provide the reader with an overview of the gaming industry, from the very first game created around the mid-twentieth century, right through to the present day. Particular focus is given to advances within the industry during this time, such as new technologies, innovative gameplay, never-before-seen graphics, and design. An introduction by Simon Parkin provides an overview of gaming history, and exploring how iconic games have pushed the boundaries of the medium and 300 entries, hand picked by a panel of industry experts, showcase the most influential and celebrated games, consoles, publishers, and more. Each entry is accompanied by text informing the reader about the game and its history, its place in wider popular culture, and including useful information and facts, with exciting and sometimes unexpected pairings provided by the A to Z organisation"--Publisher's description.

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  • ISBN: 1838666982
  • ISBN: 9781838666989
  • Physical Description: 351 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Phaidon Press Limited, 2023.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Game changers -- Community through play -- Legend -- The games -- Select biographies -- Chronology -- Glossary.
Subject: Video games > History.
Video games > History > Pictorial works.
Video games.
Genre: History.
Pictorial works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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