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10 books about video games

Pick up one of these featured titles on video games in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on video games. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier

Category: Computers & Technology

This book was published 4 years ago by Harper Paperbacks and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

Trapped in a Video Game: The Complete Series by Dustin Brady

Category: Software

This book was published 2 years ago by Andrews McMeel Publishing and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

The Boy Who Thought Outside the Box: The Story of Video Game Inventor Ralph Baer (People Who Shaped Our World) by Marcie Wessels

Category: Entertainment & Games

This book was published last year by Sterling Children's Books and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon--The Story Behind the Craze That Touched Our Lives and Changed the World by Steven L. Kent

Category: Games & Strategy Guides

This book was published 20 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 20.8 hours to read.

Trapped in a Video Game (Volume 1) by Dustin Brady

Category: Programming

This book was published 3 years ago by Andrews McMeel Publishing and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.

Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More (Game On, 1) by Dustin Hansen

Category: Children's Books

This book was published 2 years ago by Square Fish and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey

Category: Educational & Nonfiction

This book was published 4 years ago by Ten Speed Press and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

Escape from a Video Game: The Secret of Phantom Island (Volume 1) by Dustin Brady

Category: Computers & Technology

This book was published last year by Andrews McMeel Publishing and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.

Teacher Created Materials - TIME Informational Text: History of Video Games - Grade 6 by David Paris;Stephanie Herweck Paris

Category: Entertainment & Games

This book was published 5 years ago by Teacher Created Materials and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

Video Game Storytelling: What Every Developer Needs to Know about Narrative Techniques by Evan Skolnick

Category: Digital

This book was published 7 years ago by Watson-Guptill and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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