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100 greatest video game characters / edited by Jaime Banks, Robert Mejia, Aubrie Adams.

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100 greatest (Rowman & Littlefield, Inc.)
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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 794.8 BANK (Text) 38650833416496 YA NON-FIC Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442278127
  • ISBN: 1442278129
  • Physical Description: xii, 247 pages ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Though in existence for only a few decades, video games are now firmly established in mainstream culture all around the planet. Every year new games are produced, and every year new favorites emerge. But certain characters have become so iconic that they withstand both time and the shifting interests of players. Such creations permeate other elements of popular culture- from graphic novels to film- and are known not only to dedicated gamers but to the general public as well. In 100 Greatest Video Game Characters, readers can learn about some of the most popular and influential figures that have leapt from computer monitors and television screens and into the public consciousness. The entries in this volume provide general facts about the characters as well as explore their cultural significance. The entries include the following information: ℗ʺgame developer; ℗ʺyear character was established; ℗ʺvideo game franchise. In addition, the book examines the commonalities of various video game characters to help readers better understand their popularity and how they operate within the video games and the industry itself. Whether casually looking up information on video game characters or researching what these icons says about society, readers will enjoy this entertaining and informative volume. Comprehensive and engaging, 100 Greatest Video Game Characters will appeal to fans and scholars alike." -- Description provided by publisher.
Subject: Video game characters.

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