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The Resource The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world, Steven L. Kent ; [foreword by Peter Molyneux]

The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world, Steven L. Kent ; [foreword by Peter Molyneux]

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The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world
Title
The ultimate history of video games
Title remainder
from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Steven L. Kent ; [foreword by Peter Molyneux]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MHB
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Kent, Steve L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Video games
  • Electronic games
Label
The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world, Steven L. Kent ; [foreword by Peter Molyneux]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The world before Pong -- Forgotten fathers -- Father of the industry -- And then there was Pong -- The king and court -- The jackals -- "Could you repeat that two more times?" -- Strange bedfellows -- The return of Bushnell -- The golden age (part 1: 1979-1980) -- The golden age (part 2: 1981-1983) -- The battle for the home -- A case of two gorillas -- The fall -- The aftermath -- Album covers -- We tried to keep from laughing -- The seeds of competition -- The birth of Sega -- The new empire -- The legal game -- The year of hardware -- Run for the money -- The war -- Moral kombat -- The "next" generation (part 1) -- The "next" generation (part 2) -- the mainstream and all its perils -- And the cycle continues -- Three horses and a pony
Control code
54466996
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 608 p.
Isbn
9780761536437
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world, Steven L. Kent ; [foreword by Peter Molyneux]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The world before Pong -- Forgotten fathers -- Father of the industry -- And then there was Pong -- The king and court -- The jackals -- "Could you repeat that two more times?" -- Strange bedfellows -- The return of Bushnell -- The golden age (part 1: 1979-1980) -- The golden age (part 2: 1981-1983) -- The battle for the home -- A case of two gorillas -- The fall -- The aftermath -- Album covers -- We tried to keep from laughing -- The seeds of competition -- The birth of Sega -- The new empire -- The legal game -- The year of hardware -- Run for the money -- The war -- Moral kombat -- The "next" generation (part 1) -- The "next" generation (part 2) -- the mainstream and all its perils -- And the cycle continues -- Three horses and a pony
Control code
54466996
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 608 p.
Isbn
9780761536437
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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