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10 books about video games

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

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

368 pages

$8.79

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

Publisher: Square Fish

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

304 pages

$15.49

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

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

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Trapped in a Video Game (Volume 1) cover

144 pages

$8.99

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

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

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The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution cover

192 pages

$13.10

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

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

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

48 pages

$14.24

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

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

Escape from a Video Game: The Secret of Phantom Island (Volume 1) cover

176 pages

$10.79

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

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Video Game Storytelling: What Every Developer Needs to Know about Narrative Techniques cover

208 pages

$18.68

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

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon--The Story Behind the Craze That Touched Our Lives and Changed the World cover

624 pages

$21.64

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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

Publisher: Crown

Trapped in a Video Game: The Invisible Invasion (Volume 2) cover

160 pages

$9.79

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Trapped in a Video Game: The Invisible Invasion (Volume 2) by Dustin Brady

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

An Illustrated History of 151 Video Games cover

256 pages

$29.99

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An Illustrated History of 151 Video Games by Simon Parkin

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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