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  • Blog Post: Rethinking Video Game Novels With Boss Fight Books

    Boss Fight Books is a small press with a large sense of scale. Series Editor Gabe Durham Kickstarted a line of books that encapsulates classic video games. Each book is filled with an individual author’s thoughts on a game, relationship to it now, and experiences surrounding their time with it... More
  • Blog Post: Renaissance Geek – Ernest Cline On Ready Player One, Oculus Rift, And Buckaroo Banzai

    In August 2011, Ernest Cline released his debut novel, Ready Player One , a dystopian sci-fi epic about a Willy Wonka-esque treasure hunt through a massive virtual-reality MMO. The novel burst at the seams with references to ‘80s pop culture and gaming, rocketing Cline into the public eye. More... More
  • Blog Post: Top 50 Challenge – Device 6

    For hundreds of years we've been reading printed words off paper pages and imagining the stories they tell. Device 6 preys on that convention, betraying your expectations, and delivering an engrossing tale that's hard to put down. Learn more about the Game Informer Fight For the Top 50 Challenge... More
  • Blog Post: Ten More Authors Who Should Be Making Video Games

    The news that gamer-beloved author Neil Gaiman is working an original video game has inspired us to look at what other authors could do in our favorite medium. Gaiman's project will no doubt be enthusiastically British given his previous work and the fact that he's working with a studio called... More
  • Blog Post: 2012 Holiday Buying Guide

    The end of the year is rolling around, which means it’s time to start thinking about gifts. For the generous gamers, that means coming up with the perfect presents for your friends and family. For opportunistic gamers, that means scribbling out a list of gifts for others to buy you. We’re... More
  • Blog Post: Read A Chapter From Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto

    David Kushner's Masters of Doom , which told the gripping tale of id Software's creation of Doom and the FPS genre, is perhaps the best-written video game book ever released. After exploring some topics outside of games, Kushner returns to video games with Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft... More
  • Blog Post: Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition Preview

    Want to know where the largest working NES controller is located? Or which console game features the most downloadable content? Or how many Star Wars games have been produced over the last three decades? You probably didn’t until we brought it up, but now you’re curious. “The 2012 book... More
  • Blog Post: Books That Should Have Been In Skyrim

    One of the most amazing things about the Elder Scrolls series is just how expansive it is. That goes beyond the number of square miles you can hoof around in, too. Literary types can spend hours poring over Skyrim's vast library of books and other written materials. They're a great way to pick... More
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