Millions of people play video games everyday to relax, entertain, and challenge their brains. Games are all about mastering challenges and having fun. Lately, media's focus on violent games has made some believe that all video games are bad. In fact, the world of video games is as diverse as the world we live in and contains something for every taste.
Featuring major games on all platforms currently on the market, 'The Book of Games' is a complete compendium to this fascintating world. More than 1,500 colour illustrations provide a vivid visual representation of each game's wondrous world by showing what might appear on your TV or computer screen. Each introduction to the eight main genres - action, adventure, entertainment, racing, role-playing, simulation, sports and strategy - includes an illustrated timeline showing their remarkable developments.
Extensive indexes and in-depth feature articles on current and future trends in gaming make 'The Book of Games' the ultimate reference on video games and video games technolog