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The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames

The Inside Stories Behind the Best Games Ever Made

By Retro Gamer (Author), Iain Lee (Foreword)


Format Hardcover


The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames

The Inside Stories Behind the Best Games Ever Made

by Retro Gamer, Iain Lee



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Love video games? Here’s a huge countdown of the 100 greatest retro games of all time—along with developer interviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and amazing facts and trivia!

From platformers and puzzlers to shooters and racing games, this brilliantly illustrated book showcases the 100 greatest retro video games, as chosen by the experts at Retro Gamer magazine. It looks at everything from 8-bit hits such as Pac-Man and Manic Miner to more recent classics like Halo: Combat Evolved and Resident Evil 4. There’s something here for everyone, whether you’re a fan of Shenmue or Super Mario Kart. In addition to the top 100, there’s also in-depth coverage of the biggest games, including gorgeous screenshots and artworks, and revealing interviews with the people who created them. This is a must-read for all fans.

Interviews include:
  • Shigeru Miyamoto on Super Mario Bros
  • John Romero on DOOM
  • Toru Iwatani on Pac-Man
  • Alexey Pajitnov on Tetris

Retro Gamer is the world’s leading magazine dedicated to retro gaming, covering everything from the ZX Spectrum to Microsoft’s Xbox. It’s the authoritative voice on classic gaming, delivering exceptionally in-depth articles with leading classic developers that can’t be found anywhere else.

Iain Lee is an English broadcaster and writer.

Pub Date: 4/7/2020

ISBN: 9781787393080

Price: $29.95

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 192 pages, 400 color & b-w photos & illus.

Trim: 7.25 x 9.313 Inches

Territories: US Only

Category: Puzzles & Games / Science & Technology

Publisher: Carlton Books

Carton Quantity: 10