The Game Console

A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox



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Price$14.99 - $25.73
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AuthorEvan Amos
PublisherNo Starch Press
Published2018
Pages264
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101593277431
ISBN-139781593277437
EBook Hardcover Paperback

The Game Console is a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles and their grisly innards. You'll start your journey with legendary consoles like the Magnavox Odyssey, Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The visual nostalgia trip continues with systems from the 1990s and 2000s, ending with modern consoles like the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.

Throughout the book, you'll also discover many consoles you never knew existed, and get a rare peek at the hardware inside some of history's most iconic video game systems.





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