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Author Kaplan, Arie.
Title The awesome inner workings of video games / by Arie Kaplan.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2014]
book jacket
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Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Series Shockzone. Games and gamers
Shockzone. Games and gamers.
Audience 850L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Contents Under the hood -- The brains of the operation -- A software kernel that really pops! -- Writing in code -- Revving up the game engine -- Where games live -- A great memory -- From console to TV -- Pushing the game's buttons -- Tapped out! -- A player in motion -- Breakthroughs in game technology.
Summary "Ever wondered what's inside the plastic of your video game console but don't want to crack it open to find out? Crack open this book instead! You'll learn what computer code looks like, how a game console's "brain" makes decisions, and how its memory allows you to return to play each day without starting from scratch."--Provided by publisher.
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 1.0 159771.
Subject Video games -- Design -- Juvenile literature.
Video games industry -- Juvenile literature.
Video games -- Design.
Video games industry.
Video games -- Design.
ISBN 9781467712507
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