The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977-1987 is a conversation and controversy starter made for prominent display. There is no doubt it will get shakes of agreement and vocal protests from one colorful page to the next.
While it is a common complaint that many video games lack good stories, Video Game Storytelling offers the causes, symptoms and solutions. It’s a must read for any aspiring game designer, or just for folks who appreciate good games.
The Dragon Age: Last Flight novel takes us deep into BioWare’s stylistic world to reveal the history of a long ago blight that wiped out the beautiful griffin riders.
Level Up – The Guide to Great Video Game Design is a book is for anyone who wants to be a serious student, creator or explainer of video games.
While many simulations are bland exercises in physics, Pure Pool perfectly captures the human element of the game, leading to a great standalone or multiplayer experience
Starcraft gamers who want more of the Ramsey and Kerrigan characters should check out the Starcraft II: Flashpoint book. It’s also a nice, quick read for most sci-fi enthusiasts.
Taking one of the most ancient of games to the most modern of platforms is a match made in heaven for chess enthusiasts, or PlayStation gamers who want to challenge their strategic abilities.
Getting away from the theme of the game a bit, Halo: Mortal Dictata delves into the morality questions of the Spartan program, and provides an exciting spy-theme with a twist.
Patrick Weekes’ new The Masked Empire novel adds a bit of intrigue and narrative to the Dragon Age franchise as we await the next game.
While many gamers are diving into the new Reaper of Souls DLC for Diablo III, we take a moment to review the Storm of Light novel, which delves deeper into characters from the game.