The History of Video Games, 1st Edition

  • Lydia Bjornlund
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  • ISBN-10: 1601527470
  • ISBN-13: 9781601527479
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Video games, introduced not all that long ago, are now a worldwide phenomenon. Games and gaming technology have made huge advances from the simple computer games of the 1960s to the sophisticated graphics and gaming devices now available to gaming enthusiasts around the globe. This book traces the evolution of this technology and examines its place in modern society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Rise of Video Games.
1: From the Laboratory to Main Street.
2: Video Gaming Comes Home.
3: In the Palm of Your Hand.
4: Video Games Break Out of the Box.
Source Notes.
Related Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.