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Author Hansen, Dustin, author.

Title Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more / Dustin Hansen.

Publication Info. New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2016.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 794.809 HAN    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Age 9 to 12.
Contents A living history: to those that came before -- Pong 1972: game, set, match -- Space Invaders 1978: a first invasion -- Pac-Man 1980: thank you, pizza -- Zork 1980: you are likely to be eaten by a grue -- Donky Kong 1981: It's on like Donkey Kong! -- E.T. the extra-terrestrial 1982: don't phone home -- Super Mario Bros. 1985: the plan, the people, and the plumber -- The Legend of Zelda 1986: it's dangerous to go alone! take this -- John Madden Football 1988: it's in the game -- Tetris 1989: line 'em all up -- Song the Hedgehog 1991: so fast, you'll need a barf bag -- Street Fighter II 1991: Hadouken! -- Mortal Kombat 1992: fatality!: violence and the ESRB -- Super Mario Kart 1992: an all-star cast -- Myst 1993: a planet full of guns -- Tomb Raider 1996: a new face, a new system, a new era -- Gran Turismo 1997: gentlemen, start your engines -- Final Fantasy IV 1997: not as final as you thought -- Half-Life 1998: welcome to Black Mesa -- Dance Dance Revolution 1999: step in a new direction -- Pokémon Yellow 1999: gotta catch 'em all -- The Sims 2000: plenty of room to expand -- Grand Theft Auto III 2001: hijacked! -- World of Warcraft 2004: wowzers! -- Halo 2 2004: one down, fifty billion to go -- Guitar Hero 2005: bring on the plastic! -- Wii Sports 2006: tighten your shoelaces and your wrist strap -- Portal 2007: the cake is a lie -- Little Big Planet 2008: I'll play yours, you play mine -- FarmVille 2009: e-i-e-i-ooo -- Angry Birds 2009: who you callin' angry? -- Minecraft 2009: kick it up another notch! -- Uncharted 2 2009: armor? I don't need no stinkin' armor! -- League of Legends 2009: ten million and counting -- Skylanders 2011: greetings, portal master! -- The Walking Dead 2011: tell me a story? -- Overwatch 2016: on the shoulders of heroes -- The future: tomorrow and beyond.
Subject Video games -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Video games -- History.
Video games -- Social aspects.
Added Title Video game history
ISBN 9781250080950 (hardback)
1250080959 (hardback)

 
    
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