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

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

Label
Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more
Title
Game on!
Title remainder
video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more
Statement of responsibility
Dustin Hansen
Title variation
Video game history
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Dustin
Dewey number
794.8/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Age 9 to 12
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video games
  • Video games
  • Video games
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Video & Electronic Games
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Computers / Entertainment & Games
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more, Dustin Hansen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes a bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn961923729
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 352 pages
Isbn
9781250080950
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1235068
  • (Sirsi) o961923729
  • (OCoLC)961923729
Label
Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more, Dustin Hansen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes a bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn961923729
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 352 pages
Isbn
9781250080950
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1235068
  • (Sirsi) o961923729
  • (OCoLC)961923729

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