Author Raymond Benson skillfully humanizes Agent 47 in the Hitman: Damnation book, giving him personal dilemmas and a love interest beyond the game.
Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne takes us into the world of Loghain Mac Tir when he was a freedom fighter and not a traitor to the realm.
Borderlands #2: Unconquered tells us the story of another would-be conquer of Pandora, the psychopathic Gynella who drives men to ruin with her pleasure projector.
The Gears of War: The Slab novel fleshes out Marcus Fenix from the game, and takes us from his horrible time in prison all the way to becoming a hero on the frontlines.
The Getting Started With Dwarf Fortress: Learn to Play The Most Complex Video Game Ever Made book is as essential a tool for new players as your axe and beard.
Darksiders: The Abomination Vault is based on the Darksiders game, and contains much of the same end of the world atmosphere, but with a bit of humor and plenty of action.
As a companion book to the Smithsonian Museum’s exhibit on video games, The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect delves deeply into the concept that games are themselves art.
Dark Horse pools the three Mass Effect comics, Redemption, Evolution and Invasion into a series of graphic novels that run parallel to the games we all know and love.
The History of Nintendo Volume 2: 1980-1991 The Game & Watch Games; an Amazing Invention is a big book about the history of a little game system that changed the world.
Our book review today focuses on, #tweetsmart: 25 Twitter Projects to Help You Build Your Community, which will help raise your Twitter profile, and conquer other social media outlets as well.