10 Awesome Books for Video Game Enthusiasts

No doubt that it's rather challenging to create a video game that will be warmly accepted by the players and receive a warm spot in the charts of the bestsellers. The book Gamers at Work reveals the challenges, entertaining life stories and lessons learned by the game developers and publishers who once entered the industry rivalry. 18 industry leaders from EA, Atari, Bethesda, Naughty Dog, Insomniac Games, and other studios will tell you their strategy and management tips: how they play the odds, seize opportunities, make necessary sacrifices, and finally transform small startups into great businesses. And who knows — maybe it will help you to push your own project forward and gain success?

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Gamers at Work is solid history, fun read

The definitive history of the computer revolution has yet to be written, but we have an increasing number of fine first-person accounts that will make writing that comprehensive history possible one day.

The latest of the original research is Gamers at Work, a solid and insightful look at the founding of more than a dozen of the most influential developers in the short yet storied history of video games.

The book presents a series of Q-and-A interviews with founders of these game companies. San Diego's Morgan Ramsay makes this better than your standard oral history because he asks questions that don't always appear together.

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