National Video Game Day Reading List from Sandman Books

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Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781538735497
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.


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Ender's Game (The Ender Saga #1) Cover Image
$11.04
ISBN: 9780765378484
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Published: Tor Teen - March 4th, 2014

The worldwide bestseller, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card comes to the screen at last in a major motion picture event in November 2013. Starring Hugo's Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Ben Kingsley, the movie is sure to inspire a new audience of fans to read the book that started it all.


Ready Player One: A Novel Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.


Warcross Cover Image
$10.19
ISBN: 9780399547973
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Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths.


A Brief History of Video Games Cover Image
$14.20
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ISBN: 9780762456154
Published: Running Press Adult - July 14th, 2015

This Brief History provides a unique look at the history and culture of video games, starting with the 1960s classics like Pong to modern favorites such as Grand Theft Auto V and Bioshock.


Snow Crash: A Novel Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9780553380958
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Published: Del Rey - May 2nd, 2000

In this mind-altering romp—where the term “Metaverse” was first coined—you’ll experience a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you’ll recognize it immediately • One of Time’s 100 best English-language novels


Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years Cover Image
$33.99
ISBN: 9781506708973
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Published: Dark Horse Books - October 23rd, 2018

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The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Cover Image
$33.99
ISBN: 9781616550417
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Published: Dark Horse Books - January 29th, 2013

Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts and The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia. Also look for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild —


Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062651235
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 5th, 2017

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“The stories in this book make for a fascinating and remarkably complete pantheon of just about every common despair and every joy related to game development.” — Rami Ismail, cofounder of Vlambeer and developer of Nuclear Throne


Video Games FAQ: All That's Left to Know about Games and Gaming Culture Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781617136306
Published: Backbeat Books - June 1st, 2017

As their prominence in the news cycle - from Gamergate to the burgeoning smartphone market to the VR realm and beyond - would indicate, video games and gaming have rocketed from a fairly fringe existence to a central position in the everyday lives of millions.


Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062276704
Published: Dey Street Books - June 2nd, 2015

Now a documentary on CBS All Access.