Synopses & Reviews
Since the first patented invention in 1947, video gaming has become a key component of modern culture and of our social, creative and technological history. Today its popularity is at an all-time high. This fascinating book takes you through the history of computer games, from the golden age of arcade games in the late 1970s and 1980s to today's revolutionary gaming without controllers.
A look back at the most popular video games
About the Author
Andrew O'Brien was born in Liverpool, in 1976. After gaining his BA Honours degree in History in 1997, he moved to London and spent six years writing for The Daily Telegraph. His first three books, the Little Books of The Orient Express and Deadliest Catch, plus The World's Greatest Sporting Rivalries, were released in 2012. Andrew and his family live in the Nottinghamshire countryside, where he plays golf off an unmentionable handicap.