All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture (Paperback)
How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture
Three Rivers Press (CA), 9780307463555, 327pp.
Publication Date: April 5, 2011
Grand Theft Auto * World of Warcraft * Bioshock * Kings Quest * Bejeweled * Madden Football * Super Mario Brothers * Myst * Pong * Donkey Kong * Crash Bandicoot * The 7th Guest * Tetris * Shadow Complex * Everquest * The Sims * And many more.
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Praise For All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture…
"A love letter to gaming...filled with fascinating behind-the-scenes vignettes of game creation…perfectly encapsulates the passion and dedication of videogames’ creators and fans."—Abbie Heppe, senior producer, G4TV
"The best window into the video game industry on the market today."—Steve Kent, author of The Ultimate History of Video Games
"Harold Goldberg’s portrait of a weird, often dysfunctional and amazing video game industry makes a great, great read."—Ken Levine, co-founder and creative director, Irrational Games
"Indispensable…Goldberg takes us inside the hearts and minds of the hackers, hustlers, engineers, and dreamers who changed electronic entertainment forever."--Matt Helgeson, senior editor, Game Informer
"A story as riveting and addictive as the games it explores…If you’ve ever wanted someone to explain how and why video games captured the world’s imagination, this is the book for you."--James Ledbetter, editor in charge, Reuters.com