A History of Video Games in 64 Objects
Video games have truly emerged as their own art form, influencing storytelling, popular culture, technology, and more through a unique, interactive medium. As such, it’s only fitting that there’s a museum dedicated to video games, as well as a hall of fame recognizing worthwhile additions to the video game pantheon, from consoles to games to groundbreaking peripherals.
A History of Video Games in 64 Objects chronicles the incredible evolution of video games from pinball and arcade games to modern consoles and beyond. Atari, Nintendo, Playstation…all of the big names and more get time to shine here as the diversity, complexity, ingenuity, and imagination of the art form comes to life in one engaging timeline of objects.
And even video game devotees will no doubt find one or two surprising entries here, including a Nintendo controller designed to allow a quadriplegic to play video games that I’d never seen before.
With brief yet revealing write-ups for each of the 64 entries, A History of Video Games in 64 Objects is a stroll through video game history with a knowledgeable guide in your ear. It’s elegant, fascinating, and great fun.
|Author||World Video Game Hall of Fame|
|Page Count||352 pages|
|Publisher||Dey Street Books|
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