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Cunningham, Kevin

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

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Baumann, Ken

Summary: "An RPG for the Super NES that flopped when it first arrived in the U.S., EarthBound grew in fan support and critical acclaim over the years, eventually becoming the All-Time Favorite Game of thousands, among them author Ken Baumann. Featuring a heartfelt foreword from the game's North American localization director, Marcus Lindblom, Baumann's EarthBound is a joyful tornado of history,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boss Fight Books 2014

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Summary: The Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2019 is the global authority on all things videogames. The 12th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual is bursting with amazing records, remarkable feats and marvellous achievements by gamers just like you, who have been inspired by the games they love to play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 793 GUI

Kimball, Michael

Summary: "For fifteen seconds of one of the highest-grossing films of all time, The Avengers' plan to save the world comes to a grinding halt when Tony Stark calls out a low-level member of S.H.I.E.L.D. for playing Galaga on the job. Acclaimed novelist and lifelong Galaga player Michael Kimball knows the compulsion: He's set and re-set high scores on Galaga machines all across America. What many call...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boss Fight Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 793 KIM

Suttner, Nick

Summary: "A massive, open world, brimming with mystery. A gauntlet of giants to overcome, living levels that must be destroyed... but to what end? Since its 2005 release, Fumito Ueda's minimal-yet-epic masterpiece, Shadow of the Colossus, has often been hailed as one of the greatest video games of all time. But why is Shadow still utterly unique over a decade later? Nick Suttner examines this question...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boss Fight Books 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 793 SUT

Ceceri, Kathy

Summary: Explains the compelling nature of video games and the commonalities shared between ancient and modern games, introducing their mathematical, scientific, and psychological properties through a series of design projects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 CEC

Bjornlund, Lydia

Summary: Presents the history of video games, from their earliest incarnations, including "Pong" and arcade games to today's online gameplay.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 794.8 BJO

Carson, Mary Kay.

Summary: Profiles the life of the inventor of video games, discussing how he came up with the idea and early games he invented.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Elementary 2012

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: It's time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition! With over four million copies sold, this is the ultimate annual for every gaming fan. It's bursting with the latest facts and stats on your favorite games from the futuristic soccer action of Rocket League to the psychedelic paint battles of Splatoon. And as Star Wars mania explodes once again, we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2016

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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

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!...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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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 tackles years 1977 through to '79,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Herz, J. C. (Jessie Cameron)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Co. 1997

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

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Summary: From the 8-bit adventure to Twilight Princess HD, here is everything you've always wanted to know-- and more!-- about The Legend of Zelda! Delve into the era of Hyrule in the historical records. Read the developer notes of each game in the archives. And there's even an exclusive interview with series producer Eiji Aonuma.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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Adamson, Heather

Summary: "Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the video game's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 ADA

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. ...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prima Games 2016

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Hennessey, Jonathan

Summary: A complete, illustrated history of video games--highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform--told in a graphic novel format.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

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Corriea, Alexa Ray

Summary: "Light and darkness. Heroes and villains. Final Fantasy epics and... Donald Duck? The Kingdom Hearts series has always walked a fine line between masterfully executed crossover and nonsensical fan mashup, but Square Enix and Disney's intercompany franchise remains beloved throughout numerous sequels, prequels, and remixes. Despite the outlandish premise and convoluted lore, what lies at the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boss Fight Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 793 COR

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)"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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

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"--

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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: "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

Brady, Dustin

Summary: After getting sucked in the new game Full Blast with his friend Eric, Jesse starts to see the appeal of being in the game, but pretty soon, a mysterious figure begins following Eric and Jesse, and they discover they cannot leave the game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2018

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Cube Kid

Summary: "In the first in this series of three unofficial Minecraft adventure books, it's time for our 12-year-old hero to choose his future vocation to study at the Minecraftia school. His options are less than tantalizing: farmer, butcher, crafter, miner. What this noob really wants is to be a warrior like his hero, Steve. So when he learns that the five best students in school that year will get the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2016

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