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Harris, Blake J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball, a behind-the-scenes business thriller about how the small, scrappy Sega, led by one unlikely visionary, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and changed the face of entertainment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.761 HAR

Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GAM

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Cunningham, Kevin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: With advanced HD graphics, motion controls, and 3-D images, video games have come a long way since their earliest days. While these games are fun to play, making them is no simple process. Readers will see how large teams of specialized workers come together to design, plan, and program today's cutting edge video games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

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Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: "Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

Summary: Check out the ultimate annual video game guide from Scholastic AFK! Game On! 2021 is full of the latest information on the hottest games of 2021, how they were developed, and how to beat them. Get ready for another awesome year of gaming with this ultimate guide to all your favorite games, including a definitive list of the biggest games of the past year and hottest new ones coming in 2021!...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 794.8 GAM

Summary: The Video Game Years is Here! The exclusive RetrowareTV.com show that examines the history, culture and oddities of video game history. It will have you learning, laughing and scratching your head as we examine all that transpired in your favorite hobby's past. Time to laugh, learn and reminisce about those glorious Video Game Years. The Video Game Years: Volume 2 [1980-1982] tackles The Golden...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VID

Summary: The Video Game Years is Here! The exclusive RetrowareTV.com show that examines the history, culture and oddities of video game history. It will have you learning, laughing and scratching your head as we examine all that transpired in your favorite hobby's past. Time to laugh, learn and reminisce about those glorious Video Game Years. The Video Game Years tackles years 1977 through to '79,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VID

Secrest, Meryle

Summary: The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microprocessor, and IBM's PC5150.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 SEC

Wessels, Marcie

Summary: "A picture book biography of Ralph Baer, nicknamed "The Father of Videogames," which shows how a great inventor found a way to transform the early television set into a vehicle for gaming"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAE

Summary: When the power goes out, it sparks an idea for Dot, Hal, Mom, and Dad. But stepping away from gadgets and devices isn't as easy as it seems. No video games, no laptaps or tablet, no drone. A trip to the basement turns up some interesting materials, none of which require electricity, software, or Internet access. What Dot and her family will need to plug into are their imaginations, creativity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Entertainment 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ZUC

Miller, Al

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 386.2243 MIL

Gilman, Carolyn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society 0000

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 381 GIL

Polfeldt, David

Summary: "The inside story of the booming video game industry from the late 1990s to the present, as told by the Managing Director of Ubisoft Massive (The Division, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed: Revelations)"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 POL

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 CLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 970.1 Cleland 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Gerstner, Louis V.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 004.068 GER

Hill, Thomas William

Contents: Carriages -- Furnace -- Curvature -- Refract -- Tongue -- Willow -- Filament -- Flock -- Whorl.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC HIL

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Rocha, Garitt

Summary: "Take a nostalgic look back on the Nintendo Entertainment System in this exclusive hardcover collectoŕђةs edition book. A fascinating retrospective on 17 NES classics including complete walkthroughśђؤincluding Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda! A journey through three eras of NES history. Commentary and history from Nintendo visionaries who pioneered this era of gaming. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prima Games 2016

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Robb, J. D.

Summary: NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas is having as much trouble figuring out how Bart Minnock, founder of the computer-gaming giant U-Play, was murdered as who did the murdering in this mystery revolving around a fantasy game of ultimate seduction and death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ROB

Robb, J. D.

Summary: Bart Minnock, founder of the computer gaming giant U-Play, enters his private playroom, and eagerly can't wait to lose himself in an imaginary world, to play the role of a sword-wielding warrior king in his company's latest top-secret project, Fantastical. The next morning, he is found in the same locked room, in a pool of blood, his head separated from his body. It is the most puzzling case...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Robb 2010

Kearney, Kirsten

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Block City presents a collection of amazing Minecraft cities created by masters, with step-by-step tutorials for readers to build structures and features themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2015

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Sheff, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 794.8 SHE

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