Video & Electronic Games

Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games

#ad
McFarland #ad - Today a multinational video game developer, Sega was the first to break Nintendo’s grip on the gaming industry, expanding from primarily an arcade game company to become the dominant game console manufacturer in North America. Drawing on interviews with nearly 100 sega alumni, including sega’s relationship with Tonka, revealing previously undocumented areas of game-making history, the creation of its internal studios, this book traces the development of the company, and major breakthroughs like the Sega Channel and HEAT Network.

. More than 40 of the company’s most influential games are explored in detail. A major part of that success came from the hard work and innovation of its subsidiary, Sega of America, who in a little more than a decade wrested the majority market share from Nintendo and revolutionized how games were made.

More information about McFarland #ad

The Race For A New Game Machine: Creating The Chips Inside The Xbox 360 And The Playstation 3

#ad
Citadel #ad - . But few know the amazing story inside the consoles—how david Shippy and his team of engineers at the Sony/Toshiba/IBM Design Center STI forged the tiny miracle at the core of it all: a revolutionary microprocessor chip that set a new paradigm in personal computing. Beck, author of Got Game "Remarkable.

Drama and secret deals. At war were the giants Microsoft and Sony. The real story of a team of people tasked with doing the impossible. John C. Fascinating. Dean takahashi, author of Opening the Xbox "The story of the whole effort to build the Cell. The wall Street Journal. At stake were the livelihoods—and sanity—of an unsung group of tireless visionaries.

The Race For A New Game Machine: Creating The Chips Inside The Xbox 360 And The Playstation 3 #ad - A fast-paced tell-all. This is the real deal. Bob molyneaux, featuring memorable characters, high-level corporate intrigue, ChipBridge Here is a dazzling, behind-the-scenes account of life in the tech world, and cutthroat business dealings. One of the great business stories of our young century.

More information about Citadel #ad


Similar products:


The Sega Arcade Revolution: A History in 62 Games

#ad
McFarland #ad - Drawing on interviews with former developers and hundreds of documents, this history follows the rise of Sega, from its electromechanical machines of the mid–1960s to the acquisition of Gremlin Industries to its 2003 merger with Sammy Corporation. Sixty-two of sega’s most popular and groundbreaking games are explored.

Long before it took the home video game console market by storm, Sega was already an arcade powerhouse. Parlaying its dominance in coin-operated machines into the home video game boom of the 1980s, the Japan-based company soon expanded with branches in Europe and the U. S. And continues to lead the gaming industry in design and quality.

More information about McFarland #ad


Similar products:


Phoenix IV: The History of the Videogame Industry

#ad
#ad - Now in its fourth edition, the text has been completely rewritten and updated to include videogame history through 2015. Since its debut in 1994 as the first serious book about videogame history, Phoenix has been regarded worldwide as the Bible of videogame history by professionals and fans alike. Illustrated with over 1000 photos from atari to Zeebo, Pong to PlayStation, and arranged chronologically, Phoenix remains the first place to start any study of gaming history.

More information about #ad


Similar products:


Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror

#ad
#ad - Hardcore gaming 101 is proud to present the Guide to Retro Horror! Within these blood-soaked pages you'll find some of the most famous and infamous horror games ever released! .

More information about #ad


Similar products:


Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 2

#ad
Unknown #ad - This book includes collecting advice, photographs, and reviews of more than 20 game systems from across the ages including:- atari 5200- atari 7800 prosystem- colecovision- magnavox odyssey- mattel hyperscan- microsoft xbox- msx computer- nec pc-engine- nintendo 64- nintendo game boy advance- nintendo gamecube- sega dreamcast- sega game gear- sega masteR SYSTEM- SEGA SG-1000- SEGA MARK III- SNK HYPER NEO-GEO 64- SONY PLAYSTATION- SONY PSP- TIGER GAME.

Com- tiger r-zonewritten and photographed by Mark Bussler, producer of Classic Game Room, the longest running Internet video game review show. For example, when collecting for sega dreamcast start out with Chu Chu Rocket, Crazy Taxi and Hydro Thunder; games that are insanely fun and extremely easy to collect.

If you love video games, and spaceships, you'll love the ultra massive series and may find yourself inspired to begin collecting for something new! In addition to playing Nintendo Switch, Pong, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One you may find yourself immersed in the world of Sega Mark III and Magnavox Odyssey! .

Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 2 #ad - Mark has collected more than 100 game systems and thousands of games since he started playing Atari 2600 in 1980 Underrated gems like the sega master System, Hyper Neo-Geo 64, and Nintendo GameCube are covered with stunning imagery and recommended games. Ultra massive volume 2 continues the never-ending saga of celebrating the failed, forgotten and groundbreaking video game consoles from the past, present, and future.

Enjoy a look at failed technology like the Tiger R-Zone and Mattel Hyperscan. Contained within these pages is a fun, stylish look at game systems that were killed off too soon like the Sega Dreamcast and Atari 7800

More information about Unknown #ad


Similar products:


Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 2

#ad
#ad - 2 delves deep into the vaults of sega's most obscure titles, running from the late 70s and their discrete logic boards, though the games released on the 2D powerhouse System 32 arcade board. Get ready to re-enter the world of Sega! The long-awaited Sega Arcade Classics Vol. Covered games include golden era arcade classics like pengo, ranging from their classics like monaco gp and turbo, and Flicky; their racing titles, up through Hang-On and Rad Mobile; beat-em-ups like My Hero and Arabian Fight; the origins of Sega's super scaler line with Subroc 3-D and Buck Rogers and the Planet of Zoom; overlooked classics like Spatter, Congo Bongo, Ninja Princess, Zaxxon, Bonanza Bros.

And aurail; and the long forgotten Sonic the Hedgehog arcade game! .

More information about #ad


Similar products:


Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made

#ad
Harper Paperbacks #ad - Exploring the artistic challenges, marketplace demands, and Donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate, technical impossibilities, Sweat, Blood, and Pixels reveals how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean—it's nothing short of miraculous. Taking some of the most popular, schreier immerses readers in the hellfire of the development process, whether it's rpg studio bioware's challenge to beat an impossible schedule and overcome countless technical nightmares to build Dragon Age: Inquisition; indie developer Eric Barone's single-handed efforts to grow country-life RPG Stardew Valley from one man's vision into a multi-million-dollar franchise; or Bungie spinning out from their corporate overlords at Microsoft to create Destiny, bestselling recent games, a brand new universe that they hoped would become as iconic as Star Wars and Lord of the Rings—even as it nearly ripped their studio apart.

Documenting the round-the-clock crunches, sweat, blood, and last-minute saves, buggy-eyed burnout, and Pixels is a journey through development hell—and ultimately a tribute to the dedicated diehards and unsung heroes who scale mountains of obstacles in their quests to create the best games imaginable.

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made #ad - National bestsellerdeveloping video games—hero's journey or fool's errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today's hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. In blood, and pixels, sweat, jason schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development, where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius.

More information about Harper Paperbacks #ad


Similar products:


Classic Home Video Games, 1989–1990: A Complete Guide to Sega Genesis, Neo Geo and TurboGrafx-16 Games

#ad
McFarland #ad - Appendices list and offer brief descriptions of all the games for the Atari Lynx and Nintendo Game Boy, Sega CD, and catalogue and describe the add-ons to the consoles covered herein—Neo Geo CD, Sega 32X and TurboGrafx-CD. Video game entries include historical information, the author’s critique, when appropriate, gameplay details, and, comparisons to similar games.

The third in a series about home video games, this detailed reference work features descriptions and reviews of every official U. S. Released game for the neo geo, in 1989, sega Genesis and TurboGrafx-16, which, ushered in the 16-bit era of gaming. Organized alphabetically by console brand, each chapter includes a description of the game system followed by substantive entries for every game released for that console.

More information about McFarland #ad


Similar products:


Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 Revised Edition

#ad
#ad - Revised for 2015! get ready to enter the world of Sega! Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 includes extensive reviews of over seventy classic games originating from the 1980s and 90s arcade scene, altered beast, eSWAT, Quartet, Gain Ground, Fantasy Zone, Wonder Boy / Monster World, Golden Axe, Alien Storm, Alex Kidd, Alien Syndrome, Space Harrier, Galaxy Force, OutRun, Thunder Blade, including: After Burner, Shinobi, Dynamite Dux, Crack Down, Power Drift.

More information about #ad


Similar products:


Replay: The History of Video Games

#ad
Yellow Ant #ad - Along the way it takes in the spectacular rise and fall of Atari, the crazed cottage industry spawned by the computers of Sir Clive Sinclair, Japan's rapid ascent to the top of the gaming tree and the seismic impact of Doom. Replay: the history of video games tells the sensational story of how the creative vision of game designers across the globe gave rise to one of the world's most popular and dynamic art forms.

From its origins in the research labs of the 1940s to the groundbreaking success of the Wii, Replay sheds new light on gaming's past. Replay also includes a foreword by richard garriott aka Lord British, a gameography covering more than 800 of the most notable games ever made and a 26-page guide to the consoles and computers of gaming's past and present.

Replay: The History of Video Games #ad - A riveting account of the birth and remarkable evolution of the most important development in entertainment since television, Replay: The History of Video Games is the ultimate history of video games. Based on extensive research and more than 140 interviews, replay includes insights from video game legends such as Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Will Wright - the creator of The Sims, Doom designer John Romero and Hironobu Sakaguchi of Final Fantasy fame.

More information about Yellow Ant #ad


Similar products: