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Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more / Dustin Hansen.

Hansen, Dustin, (author.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 794.8 HAN (Text) 37521530839796 AMPL Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville YA 794.8 HAN (Text) 76895000253056 2nd Floor Young Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/02/2017
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 794.8 HAN (Text) 840191002414634 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 794.8 HAN (Text) 36626103847448 JUV New Nonfiction Checked out 08/15/2017
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV 794.8 HANS (Text) 39213000797757 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello YA 794.8 HAN (Text) 37743002206847 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City YP 794.8 HANSEN (Text) 30403002223527 Young Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library YA 794.8 HAN (Text) 70621000441871 Young Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton YM 794.809 Han (Text) 30890000623809 New Adult Materials Upper level Checked out 06/26/2017
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library YA 794.8 HAN (Text) 70741000141990 Adult Non Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250080950
  • ISBN: 1250080959
  • Physical Description: ix, 352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: A living history: to those that came before -- Pong 1972: game, set, match -- Space Invaders 1978: a first invasion -- Pac-Man 1980: thank you, pizza -- Zork 1980: you are likely to be eaten by a grue -- Donky Kong 1981: It's on like Donkey Kong! -- E.T. the extra-terrestrial 1982: don't phone home -- Super Mario Bros. 1985: the plan, the people, and the plumber -- The Legend of Zelda 1986: it's dangerous to go alone! take this -- John Madden Football 1988: it's in the game -- Tetris 1989: line 'em all up -- Song the Hedgehog 1991: so fast, you'll need a barf bag -- Street Fighter II 1991: Hadouken! -- Mortal Kombat 1992: fatality!: violence and the ESRB -- Super Mario Kart 1992: an all-star cast -- Myst 1993: a planet full of guns -- Tomb Raider 1996: a new face, a new system, a new era -- Gran Turismo 1997: gentlemen, start your engines -- Final Fantasy IV 1997: not as final as you thought -- Half-Life 1998: welcome to Black Mesa -- Dance Dance Revolution 1999: step in a new direction -- Pokémon Yellow 1999: gotta catch 'em all -- The Sims 2000: plenty of room to expand -- Grand Theft Auto III 2001: hijacked! -- World of Warcraft 2004: wowzers! -- Halo 2 2004: one down, fifty billion to go -- Guitar Hero 2005: bring on the plastic! -- Wii Sports 2006: tighten your shoelaces and your wrist strap -- Portal 2007: the cake is a lie -- Little Big Planet 2008: I'll play yours, you play mine -- FarmVille 2009: e-i-e-i-ooo -- Angry Birds 2009: who you callin' angry? -- Minecraft 2009: kick it up another notch! -- Uncharted 2 2009: armor? I don't need no stinkin' armor! -- League of Legends 2009: ten million and counting -- Skylanders 2011: greetings, portal master! -- The Walking Dead 2011: tell me a story? -- Overwatch 2016: on the shoulders of heroes -- The future: tomorrow and beyond.
Summary, etc.: "A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Age 9 to 12.
Subject: Video games > History > Juvenile literature.
Video games > History.
Video games > Social aspects.
Video games > History.

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