A Guide to Movie Based Video Games, 1982-2000

A Guide to Movie Based Video Games, 1982-2000

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Publisher's Synopsis

You've seen the movie, now PLAY the movie! Long before gaming came to the big screen, cinema arrived in the homes of millions in the form of licensed video games; playable merchandise that tied in to some of the major tentpoles of cinematic history. Many of these games followed the storylines of the movies on which they were based, as well as providing supplementary adventures to major franchises. Collected in this book are some of the biggest games to come from Hollywood adventures during the '80s and '90s. In this comprehensive book, you'll find over 300 games across 18 chapters, with sections dedicated to major movie franchises such as Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Top Gun, Pixar, Aliens and Indiana Jones, along with nearly 200 full-colour screenshots of major releases. Showcasing the highs and lows of early computer gaming through the 16-bit era and onto the advent of 3D console gaming, A Guide to Movie Based Video Games: 1982 - 2000 covers two decades of video games with trivia, analysis and recommendations. Grab your controller, step into the silver screen and get ready to play!

Book information

ISBN: 9781399085953
Publisher: White Owl
Imprint: White Owl
Pub date:
DEWEY: 794.84
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 1084g
Height: 216mm
Width: 305mm
Spine width: 19mm