Classic Home Video Games, 1985ńˇ˝1988: A Complete Reference Guide

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McFarland, Nov 12, 2012 - Games & Activities - 287 pages
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A follow up to 2007’s Classic Home Video Games, 1972–1984, this reference work provides detailed descriptions and reviews of every U.S.–released game for the Nintendo NES, the Atari 7800, and the Sega Master System, all of which are considered among the most popular video game systems ever produced. Organized alphabetically by console brand, each chapter includes a description of the game system followed by substantive entries for every game released for that console. Video game entries include publisher/developer data, release year, gameplay information, and, typically, the author’s critique. A glossary provides a helpful guide to the classic video game genres and terms referenced throughout the work, and a preface provides a comparison between the modern gaming industry and the industry of the late 1980s.
 

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This guide appears to be a labor of love for Texas-based author Weiss, former owner of a comic-book store and self-proclaimed "video kid." It is arranged alphabetically by console, with each chapter ... Read full review

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Fulltime freelancer and pop culture expert Brett Weiss lives in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to his reference books about classic home video games, he has written for numerous magazines and newspapers.

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