Video Game Coffee Table Books

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Video Game Coffee Table Books
Video Game Coffee Table Books

Video Game Coffee Table Books

With a wide variety of books about video games currently in stock, here we choose our top five coffee table titles :

This comprehensive art book traces the graphic evolution from early games through the golden era of arcade gaming all the way to current HD masterpieces. It spans all eras, right from Pong, all the way up to ‘The Last of Us’ and other next gen blockbusters.
4. Generation 64

Generation 64 is a hardback coffee table book that tells the story of how the Commodore 64 influenced an entire generation of Swedish gamers in the 1980s.

The book covers all aspects of this story, from the beginning when the Commodore 64 came to Sweden to its explosion in popularity. Sections also focus on games, the demo scene and crackers, and interviews with prominent Swedish personalities.
3. Artcade – The Book of Classic Arcade Game Artwork

Artcade is a unique collection of coin-op cabinet marquees, some dating back 40 years to the dawn of video gaming.

The full collection of classic arcade cabinet artwork is presented here for the first time in this stunning landscape hardback book, and accompanied by interviews with artists Larry Day and the late Python Anghelo.
2. Sinclair ZX Spectrum Book: a Visual Compendium

A FunstockRetro.co.uk exclusive, this book celebrates the beauty of one of the greatest home computers ever made – the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Accompanying the iconic imagery is a wealth of anecdotes and reminiscences from the artists and developers that made the games, with quotes from the Stamper Brothers, Dave Perry, Bo Jangeborg, The Oliver Twins, Matthew Smith, Dawn Drake, Andrew Hewson and many more.

NES/Famicom: a visual compendium showcases the very best pixel art, product design and box art on each system (Nintendo Entertainment System and Nintendo Famicom). The book features more than 170 legendary and classic retro games, with articles on the leading developers, interviews with key industry figures and mini-features on subjects such as unreleased games, packaging and fan art.

 

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