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Author Kaplan, Arie.
Title The biggest names of video games / Arie Kaplan.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Company, [2014]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 794.8 Kap     AVAILABLE
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Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Shockzone--games and gamers
Shockzone. Games and gamers.
Audience 890L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.7 1 1 159772
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Contents The names behind the games -- The earliest pioneers -- Ralph Baer: Bringing games home -- Shigeru Miyamoto: Super Mario's father -- Yuji Naka: A need for speed -- Warren Spector: Imagination at work -- Satoshi Tajiri: Dr. Bug -- Will Wright: City builder -- Roberta Williams: Telling stories with graphics -- Todd Howard: Living in another world -- Ken Levine: Irrational (but in a good way) -- Game creators and their inspirations.
Summary Looks at the contributions made by Ralph Baer, Warren Spector, Roberta Williams, and other video game professionals that helped grow the industry and describes how they got into the field.
Subject Video games -- Juvenile literature.
Video gamers -- Juvenile literature.
Video games industry -- Juvenile literature.
Video games industry.
Video games.
Video gamers.
ISBN 9781467712538 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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