William's Almanac

William's Almanac

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Video Games

Book - 2002
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Investors, players, job seekers, video game lovers of all kinds, here are the answers to your most tantalising questions: How did it all begin? Is it true that Hollywood is now way behind the game industry? Who are the major players? Platform producers? Game designers? Software firms and publishers? What are the best games? What's the work environment like? Do you have to be a nerd to make a name for yourself? How about women? What's their contribution to all this? Are games responsible for street violence? What are the current trends in the business? Find the answers straight from the keyboards of videogamer luminaries: Gabe Newell (Half-Life), Warren Spector (Deus-ex), Ray Muzyka (Baldur's Gate), Dave Perry (The Matrix), Tommy Tallarico, American McGee (Alice), Paul Steed, Trip Hawkins, Lorne Lanning (Oddworld)."
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : General Distribution Services, 2002.
ISBN: 9782922417296
Branch Call Number: YA 794.8 Wil
Characteristics: 286 p. : illus., b&w.


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