The Rough Guide to Videogaming
Aimed at casual and new gamers, this guide contains information on what distinguishes each platform, explanations of game genres and a directory of games magazines, websites and where to find the latest information. The book includes more than 100 reviews of essential games in every genre along with all the information you need to play them, including all the hints, tips, cheats and dedicated websites that make gaming so compulsive. Includes the lowdown on many new 2002 games plus the latest contenders, the Game Cube and X-Box.
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