Anyone interested in videogame testing should check out Game Testing: All in One. The textbook-like tome is sprinkled with inside jokes that game geeks will appreciate, as well as a deep look behind the mysterious tester curtain.
Starspawn makes for an effective mixture of horror mixed with sword and sorcery. The elements of one reinforce the other well here, so fans of either genre should give it a try.
Set in the Pathfinder world of Golarian, Shy Knives gives us an incredible street level view of the sad history of Taldor, showing how it breeds desperate characters holding on to every little scrap.
If you like the role-playing game Pathfinder, Hellknight is a diverting read and could help provide ideas about creating your own adventures. It also has a lot of twists and turns, and complex relationships, always a good thing.
The role-playing world of Pathfinder is the setting for Pathfinder Tales: Pirates Prophecy, a high-seas adventure novel filled with intrigue, evil plots and gratuitous swashbuckling. Come experience the hiss of foam, the creak of wood and the occasional flap of canvas in this seafaring tale.
Following up on the excellent TV show Orphan Black is a card game of the same name. We draw a few hands, battle with our clones, and give Orphan Black: The Card Game a spin. How close is the card game experience to the twists and machinations as the television show that spawned it?
What a Halo experience! If you like byzantine politics matched with a mystery set in the Halo universe, then author Troy Denning has got a wild ride for you with Halo: Last Light. This one is a real page turner, in the best possible way.
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.